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RSS needs 25,000 bags a day for meals delivered

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is delivering about 25,000 meals a day during school closure at no cost to students, but that number has created one ... Read more

15 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

COVID-19 to dominate agenda of Monday school board meeting

SALISBURY — All but two items on the Rowan-Salisbury School Board agenda Monday will be related to the impact of COVID-19 and the district’s operations ... Read more

15 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan County leaders urge residents to participate in census

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — April 1 is Census Day, and Rowan County leaders are encouraging residents to make sure they participate. So far, ... Read more

15 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Liz Moomey: Historic Salisbury Foundation scavenger hunt connects to city’s past

SALISBURY — Salisbury is known for its history. And while many of us are cooped up due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Historic Salisbury Foundation ... Read more

15 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Faith woman charged after tossing donated food, threatening resident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com FAITH — A Faith resident was charged Thursday after someone spotted her tossing donated food into the street and threatening a ... Read more

22 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

COVID-19 Relief Fund raises $17,665 in first week

SALISBURY — The COVID-19 Relief Fund got a big boost this week after receiving a $10,000 grant from the Truist Foundation. The Rowan County United ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Teen charged with September robbery of cab driver

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An East Spencer teen was charged this week with the September robbery of a Safety Taxi cab driver at ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Two charged with robbery of hotel patron

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two Salisburians were charged this week after police said a man bought a woman a hotel room and other ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

County map shows zip codes of COVID-19 cases

SALISBURY — On the same day as Rowan County saw its first COVID-19 death, Rowan County released a map of the 14 local COVID-19 cases by ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Some restaurants slim down, others hang on during coronavirus outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As some restaurants close their doors completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, other places are doing just enough to ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Chalk it up: Landis children thank town employees with sidewalk drawings

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com LANDIS — On sidewalks outside of the police station, fire station, post office and town hall in Landis are chalk drawings ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Spencer approves $24,900 amendment to rework municipal complex project

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – The town’s Board of Aldermen approved a change to plans  at a Thursday special meeting to transform the old ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Landis modifies town services during COVID-19

LANDIS — Beginning Thursday morning, Landis closed the lobby of town hall. Town staff will continue to work from town hall during normal business hours, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

State House’s COVID-19 health care group hears needs of medical professionals

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com RALEIGH — N.C. Rep. Wayne Sasser, a Republican from Stanly County, listened in Thursday morning as health care professionals shared needs ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Kannapolis City Schools makes face shield holders for medical staff

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Nationwide shortages of important medical supplies has local groups stepping up with homemade solutions or donations, including Kannapolis City ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Novant Health, Attorney General’s Office warns of coronavirus scams

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In a message to its social media audience, Novant Health has warned against being taken advantage of during the ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Tillis, Burr supported $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Late Wednesday night, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a coronavirus emergency relief bill, with the support of both of ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter (March 27): Firearms stolen from Back Creek Church Road residence

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com A man reported on Tuesday someone stole firearms from his property in the 2800 block of Back Creek Church Road, Mount ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

COVID-19 Relief Fund tops $4,000 raised

SALISBURY — The COVID-19 Relief Fund, a partnership between the Rowan County United Way and Salisbury Post, has raised $4,085 to help people with basic ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Salisbury police looking into shots fired call

SALISBURY — Salisbury police say someone fired gunshots Wednesday evening at the corner of 11th Street after receiving phone calls reporting the shooting. Police Detective ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Liquor sales on the rise during coronavirus outbreak

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Officials with the Rowan Kannapolis ABC are reporting an increase in sales similar to surges seen before a snowfall ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blood needed after previous donation sites shut down during coronavirus outbreak

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Bryan Jacobsen was supposed to donate blood last week, but his appointment had to be postponed after the Hurley ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

An essential business, Salisbury auto repair shops take precautions during COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Auto repair shops have generally been considered an essential business during the COVID-19 outbreak, and they’re taking some precautions ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Cheerwine Festival still on schedule for May

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— The Cheerwine Festival, scheduled for May 16, is still on despite the current COVID-19 outbreak. As more events are canceled ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Teachers keeping spirits up while connecting with students during closure

SALISBURY — School facilities have been closed for nearly two weeks as teachers and students continue on with education despite no in-person classes being held. ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone culinary graduate makes first TV appearance

SALISBURY – If it wasn’t for the white chef jacket, his skills in the kitchen would be unassuming. Jordan Walker portrayed a typical student while ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers continues what it started decades ago

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In January, a Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of Spencer resident Michael Paul Miller, who Rowan ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Q&A: Local doctors, health officials dispel myths, misinformation circulating about COVID-19

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the spread of COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, continues, so does the proliferation of myths and misinformation, particularly ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

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