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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.

Sharon Randall: Keeping close to family from afar

By Sharon Randall Hardship comes in different shapes and sizes. Losing a job. Bills overdue. Illness or injuries or the death of a loved one. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

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.

Rowan County now has 12 local COVID-19 cases

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County government on Thursday announced there were 12 local COVID-19 cases — double the number from one day ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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.

Rowan Register of Deeds, other agencies modifying contact during coronavirus

The Rowan County Register of Deeds and other county agencies are modifying public access effective immediately, according to a statement from the county. A phone/intercom ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

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.

Education Briefs

Catawba College plans free college credit course for Rowan Latina High School juniors SALISBURY – Catawba College has scheduled its second year of the Unanue ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Rep. Howard leads NC House’s response to COVID-19

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rep. Julia Howard, R-77, says now is the time to get benefits out to the members of the working ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Woman reports stolen motorcycle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com   A woman reported on Monday a motorcycle was stolen from the 200 block of Honeysuckle Lane, according to the Rowan ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Cabarrus, cities tell residents to stay home after being site of first coronavirus deaths

CONCORD — On the same day as the county became the site of North Carolina’s first deaths connected to the coronavirus, Cabarrus County and its ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Woman caught on tape rummaging through West Rowan Middle School buses

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking to determine why a woman rummaged through a number of West Rowan ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Novant Health says it will accept supply donations

SALISBURY — In response to a growing number of businesses and community members reaching out to help, Novant Health says it will accept donations of ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

North Carolina reports first 2 coronavirus deaths

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina reported its first two COVID-19 deaths Wednesday as some local governments ordered their residents to stay at home to slow ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

Town of Faith flies American flags to boost spirits

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com FAITH — American flags line the streets of downtown Faith around the Fourth of July and for major holidays, but flags ... Read more

5 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Teachers will be able to renew certifications during closure

SALISBURY – Proms and graduations are likely to be affected by ongoing, mandated school closures, and teacher certifications may change slightly, too. Teachers who need ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC webinar offers small businesses Covid-19 advice

SALISBURY – To assist small businesses suffering due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center is joining other centers across the state to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Local man’s case is example of time between COVID-19 testing and results

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As more local people test for COVID-19, caused by coronavirus, the wait time for those results is now expected ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

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