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Crowd converges on Salisbury for state pickleball tournament

SALISBURY — A flurry of rackets, bright yellow balls and competition is filling a corner of Catawba College’s campus this weekend. Johnson Tennis Center is ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan County Fair back in full force with rides, livestock, vendors

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Fair opened its doors for the first time in two years this weekend, and it also marked a first for ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Couple hopes to create a unique destination with nostalgic arcade, upscale cocktail bar

SALISBURY — There were moments when Samantha Haspel was undergoing treatment for blood cancer that she wasn’t sure if she was going to live or ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Rowan Public Library offers online resources for skill building

By Amanda Bosch Rowan Public Library SALISBURY — Looking to build your computer skills? Need to practice before taking a career licensure exam? Perhaps your ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan County YMCA will provide $75 vouchers for health care plan members

SALISBURY — North Carolina YMCAs are partnering with UnitedHealthcare of NC and Carolina Complete Health to provide Medicaid members age 6 to 18 with $75 ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Report.

Biz Roundup: Rowan Chamber wraps up recruitment campaign

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce has announced the successful completion of its “Having Fun in 21” recruitment campaign with the addition of ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Faith Briefs: St. Luke’s Episcopal bids farewell to music director

From staff reports Matthew Woods, director of music ministries at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, will lead his final liturgy at the downtown church today. Woods ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Salisbury resident Nalini Joseph named to NC chief justice’s new task force

SALISBURY — Nalini Joseph has spent most of her professional career advocating for children in the state’s courts. Joseph, a Salisbury resident, has served as ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Sports obituary: Former South Legion, West baseball coach Wright was a builder

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE— Baseball coach and teacher David Curry Wright was a unique combination of dreamer and doer. The Blue Monster that ... Read more

18 hours ago by Mike London.

RSS school board to receive update on pay study

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education will receive an update on the results of a pay study commissioned for ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba College’s first choral concert is Oct.3

SALISBURY – Catawba College’s Shuford School of the Performing Arts will present the Catawba Singers at 4 p.m. on Oct. 3. The concert will be ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan County’s COVID-19 death toll tops 40 for September

SALISBURY — Now 24 days through September, Rowan County has seen at least 44 residents die from COVID-19, according to North Carolina Department of Health ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Sept. 24

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A student at West Rowan Middle School was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct. • A man on Wednesday ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Crowd turns out to raise money for hospitalized sheriff’s deputy

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has fired up grills in its parking lot 100 or more times to raise money for employee needs or nonprofits, ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

COVID-19 death tally continues rising, now at 391 in Rowan County

SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday reported four new COVID-19 deaths among Rowan County residents, bringing the death tally ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

‘No winners’: Mason found guilty in fish arcade murder trial

SALISBURY — As soon as the court clerk read the verdict aloud, the tangible tension enveloping the courtroom immediately gave way to gasps and uncontrollable ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Dixonville task force working to engrave names, quotes at cemetery

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With the second phase nearly complete, Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force Chair Emily Perry says recent efforts have focused on ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Mason found guilty in deadly fish arcade shooting

SALISBURY — A jury on Thursday found Dedric Michelle Mason guilty of second-degree murder for the killing of James Christopher Davis at a fish arcade ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Men stripped, robbed en route to buy beer

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two men were stripped and robbed while trying to buy beer from a convenience store. ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Jury begins deliberations in Fishzilla murder case

SALISBURY — A jury began deliberating Wednesday afternoon in the Fishzilla murder case, but a verdict wasn’t reached on the guilt or innocence of Dedric ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Stansell.

East Rowan culinary students feed staff who helped build new classroom

GRANITE QUARRY — When East Rowan High School closed for summer break in June, classroom 604 was a Cold War relic, but it transformed into ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Schultz selected to NCDPI’s Teacher Leadership Council

SALISBURY — Knox Middle School teacher and 2020-2021 Rowan-Salisbury Schools Teacher of the Year Sally Schultz was recently named to the new North Carolina Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba to induct six into Blue Masque Hall of Fame

SALISBURY– Six artists will be inducted into the Blue Masque Hall of Fame by Catawba College’s Theatre Department on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Two ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Cavs After Hours: A new tutoring space at North Rowan

SPENCER — North Rowan High School’s Cavs After Hours has a new home. The school unveiled a new space dedicated to the after-school tutoring program ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Shive Elementary Good Citizens Shive Elementary has recognized the following students for being September good core value citizen for the character trait of being good ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Police: Toyota Prius is most popular target for catalytic converter thieves

SALISBURY — Police say the Toyota Prius is the most popular make and model of car among catalytic converter thieves in 2021. Catalytic converters are ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office holding fundraiser for deputy hospitalized with COVID-19

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office will hold a fundraiser today for an investigator who’s been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a month. ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

State reports 10 new COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County, 18 this week

SALISBURY — With 10 new deaths reported Wednesday, Rowan County’s COVID-19 fatalities reached 387 since the start of the pandemic. Dates of death vary, but ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

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