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Man on bond for alleged shooting arrested again

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A Rowan County man accused earlier this year of shooting a woman in the face was arrested again Wednesday. Derrick Dashawn Brown, 27, was considered a wanted fugitive prior to his arrest. Rowan County Sheriff’s Office had been searching for Brown for outstanding warrants related to common law robbery, larceny of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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Winston-Salem Journal

3 Bedroom Home in Winston Salem - $99,999

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What's on your ballot? How Lexington redistricting could change voting wards for some residents

Some Lexington residents will soon find themselves in a different electoral ward once the city finishes redrawing district boundaries due to an increase in the population. According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the City of Lexington has seen a 3.7% increase in population causing unequal growth between the city’s voting wards. Voting districts in North Carolina are based on the “one person/one vote” principle that means each ward needs to be nearly equal in population.
Salisbury Post

Livingstone offers full scholarship to Liberian teen who returned money

SALISBURY — Livingstone College on Wednesday granted a full scholarship to a Liberian teenager who became a national hero after returning tens of thousands of dollars to the rightful owner. Emmanuel Tuloe, 18, was driving his motorcycle taxi in northeastern Nimba County in Liberia when he discovered $50,000 in U.S....

18th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest On Saturday, November 6

Statesville, NC – Mark your calendars for the 18th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, November 6. The Statesville Pumpkin Fest held in Downtown Statesville is truly a fall festival for the entire family. Enjoy live entertainment, craft and food vendors, Kids Zone, and Classic Car Show. The festival runs from 10am – 5pm.
Salisbury Post

Education briefs: Catawba helps build Habitat home

SALISBURY – Catawba College has been putting in work at 136 Union Heights Boulevard to make the Habitat for Humanity home become a reality. It has been nine weeks since the Catawba community began laboring on the volunteer site. The house already has a floor system, exterior walls, interior walls, trusses, roof, and windows. Work on the interior has begun.
Salisbury Post

RSS celebrates principals in October

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ social media pages have been filled with photos of principals with text posing the same question: What is your favorite thing about them?. Part of a monthlong celebration of principals, the responses have been from parents to faculty who have spoken about their kindness, their energy...
Statesville Record & Landmark

Statesville beats Hickory, clinches WFAC title outright and finishes regular season undefeated

Statesville clinched the inaugural Western Foothills Athletic Conference championship outright in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale, dominating the first half on its way to a 34-13 victory over visiting Hickory. It marked the Greyhounds’ fourth conference title in as many seasons. They won three North Piedmont Conference crowns before realignment moved...
Salisbury Post

In bid for China Grove Town Council, Cheryl Sheets hopes to ‘pay it forward’

CHINA GROVE — When Cheryl Sheets and her family relocated to China Grove from Charlotte more than two decades ago, the move was supposed to be temporary. “We had moved around quite a bit and my daughter was going into high school and she had friends at South Rowan and wanted to go to high school at South,” Sheets said. “We looked and we found a house and said we will stay here for two years and when (my daughter) graduates from high school, then we’ll look for something else.”

Winston-Salem YMCA's Halloween fitness class helps many with differing abilities build confidence, friendships

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Halloween is just around the corner!. To celebrate the sweet holiday, the Winston-Salem YMCA, located at 3474 Robinhood Road, held its annual Halloween-themed Let's Get Fit program Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. The program focuses on helping many, including those with differing abilities, exercise their mind and body,...
Salisbury Post

Area Sports briefs: Salisbury soccer shuts out Gray Stone

Salisbury’s soccer team closed out the regular season with a 3-0 non-conference victory over Gray Stone Day on Wednesday. It was scoreless at the half. Brayan Avilez continued to work his way back to full strength and scored twice, both on assists from Colin Donalson. Donaldson scored the third goal...