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Rowan County Republican Party’s annual convention goes digital

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though different than meeting in person at the Rowan County Administration Building, the local Republican Party hosted its annual ... Read more

15 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

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.

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.

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.

Reps. Warren, Howard, Sasser will get to work this week on coronavirus committees

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County’s legislators will get to work this week on ways state government can help amid the outbreak of ... Read more

6 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Political notebook: Reps Warren, Howard, Sasser appointed to COVID-19 House Committee

Reps. Harry Warren, R-76, Julia Howard, R-77, and Wayne Sasser, R-67, have been appointed by House Speaker Tim Moore to the bipartisan North Carolina House ... Read more

7 days ago by Liz Moomey.

As coronavirus crisis deepens, congressional rescue deal teeters

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House teetered Sunday over a now nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package, as the ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

Elections board approves budget with Sunday early voting

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the Rowan County Board of Election approved an increase in their budget to allow for ... Read more

1 week ago by Liz Moomey.

Political campaigns halt during coronavirus outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The COVID-19 outbreak has caused delays on the campaign trail. In-person campaigning is halted as the CDC has recommended ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Political notebook: Budd votes against, Hudson for Coronavirus Response Act

One of Rowan County’s Republican congressmen voted against and the other voted for a coronavirus response bill that passed by a bipartisan count early Saturday. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Republican candidate for lieutenant governor details differences between parties

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Republican lieutenant governor candidate Mark Robinson told Lincoln-Reagan Dinner attendees Friday night that the country’s two major political parties ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Canvassing completed: Biden won in all but one precinct in Rowan County

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections on Friday announced primary election results were official and the winners were unchanged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Trump puts limits on travel from Europe to US for 30 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is sharply restricting passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Congressmen advocate for additional COVID-19 testing resources

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8, were part of a bipartisan letter sent Wednesday morning to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Political notebook: Rep. Pittman wins district moved out of Rowan

By Liz Moomey liz.mooomey@salisburypost.com After redistricting altered N.C. House District 83, the district will no longer be in Rowan County, but the at-times controversial Rep. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Rowan County voters again turned out at lower percentage than state

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In the 2016 primary, Rowan County voters turned out at a lower percentage than the state, and they did ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Withers outspent Caskey, Pierce during county commissioner race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Former China Grove Mayor Lee Withers spent significantly more in his campaign for county commissioner and received much more ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

After two tiebreakers, funding request for Sunday voting moves forward

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – People lined up out the door and into the lobby at the Rowan County Board of Elections on Tuesday ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Here’s how Rowan voted in state, national primary races

By Natalie Anderson and Liz Moomey news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In Tuesday’s primary election Rowan County’s results were similar to the state’s when local voters supported ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Incumbent commissioners Caskey, Pierce beat Republican challenger Withers

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Republican incumbents Craig Pierce and Mike Caskey comfortably secured the two seats up for grabs on the Rowan County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Political newcomer Tarsha Ellis will face Ford for N.C. Senate seat

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In her first race, Tarsha Ellis handily beat Rowan County Democratic Party Chair Geoffrey Hoy in the Democratic primary ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Bond referendum passes easily, paving way for RCCC program expansions

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Voters on Tuesday said “yes” to a $45 million bond referendum that will provide funding Rowan-Cabarrus Community College needs ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

FINAL: Rowan County 2020 primary results

Below are results of how Rowan County voted in local, competitive races. Results will be updated as precincts come in. Polls opened at 6:30 a.m. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Rowan residents hope to make their vote count

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — More than 25,000 voters turned out to participate in the primary election on Tuesday to decide winners in partisan ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Commissioners approve help for Powerhouse Recycling expansion, discuss plans for new Waffle House

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday approved an incentive request from Powerhouse Recycling that plans to expand by 100,000 square ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Commissioners hire new county tax assessor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday appointed Wendell “Chip” Main II as the new tax assessor for the county with ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Political notebook: Rowan Republicans to host Lincoln-Regan Dinner March 13

SALISBURY — Rowan County Republicans have a a busy March ahead of them. The Rowan County Republican Party will hold its annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Voters face uphill climb to being well-informed for primary

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On a day colloquially known as Super Tuesday, Rowan County voters will have their selection of 15 Democratic presidential ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

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