Cornelius, NC Celebrates the Opening of The North Meck Community Farmers MarketKim JosephNewsBreak Contributor
North Carolina woman gives birth to her son and walks to receive her doctorate degree in 24 hoursWilliamNewsBreak Contributor
Longstanding Dollar General Store Permanently Closing July 1st, as a New Location is Also AnnouncedJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Real Life Hot Wheels Truck!!!Traveling With Em & MeNewsBreak Contributor
Special performances highlight May offerings by Piedmont FolkwaysKim McKinneyNewsBreak Contributor
Sprawling Rowan County truck plant catches on fire
The facility employs more than 2,000 people. It's the largest Freightliner truck manufacturing plant in the United States and is the largest manufacturer in Rowan County.
I-85 wreck turns car around
EAST SPENCER — A vehicle ended up facing north in southbound lanes of I-85 Sunday morning. The cause of the accident is unclear. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. near exit 79 for East Spencer. Traffic slowed to get around the car until firefighters arrived. At this time, it is uncertain if another car was […] The post I-85 wreck turns car around appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Developer facing charges buys NC property seized by Secret Service
The U.S. Secret Service has sold a High Rock Lake property it had seized to a prolific developer who is now facing criminal charges of his own in California.
F&M Bank robbed Thursday
SALISBURY — The F&M branch on Avalon Drive in Salisbury was robbed on Thursday. According to the Salisbury Police, a 911 call came in at 11:51 a.m. regarding a robbery underway at the bank. Reports indicated that the suspect was an older white male wearing a camo hat and driving a newer model SUV. Additional […] The post F&M Bank robbed Thursday appeared first on Salisbury Post.
First of her kind: Audrey Mackey promoted to captain
SALISBURY — Audrey Mackey has a reputation at the jail for always respecting the inmates whose care is entrusted to her, but this week, she earned a new distinction as the first Black female captain in the department’s history. Mackey started as a detention officer in 1997. “I love what I do,” Mackey said. “That’s […] The post First of her kind: Audrey Mackey promoted to captain appeared first on Salisbury Post.
GALLERY: East Rowan Class of 2023
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GALLERY: Carson High Class of 2023
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Rowan-Salisbury Schools changes graduation plans ahead of possible severe weather
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - There are big changes to graduation plans for high school students in Rowan-Salisbury Schools due to potential inclement weather. Graduations are set to take place on Saturday, May 27. “𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐝 𝐚𝐭 𝟕 𝐚.𝐦. 𝐆𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐭 𝟔 𝐚.𝐦. With...
Salisbury native serves with US Navy in Japan
By Xiaoming Zheng Navy Office of Community Outreach SASEBO, Japan — Petty Officer 1st Class Woodroe Ducksworth, a native of Salisbury, serves the U.S. Navy in Japan. Ducksworth attended Salisbury High School and graduated in 2008. Ducksworth joined the Navy seven years ago. “Joining the Navy is a family tradition because many of my family […] The post Salisbury native serves with US Navy in Japan appeared first on Salisbury Post.
The Salvation Army serves up smiles on National Donut Day June 2
Davidson County, NC – Held annually on the first Friday in June, National Donut Day is a sweet time to celebrate America’s heroes. The holiday was originally established to honor The Salvation Army’s service to soldiers during World War I. Nearly 250 volunteers traveled overseas to provide...
DSS hosting job fair
The Davidson County Department of Social Services will host a job fair on Thursday, June 1 at the Governmental Building located at 913 Greensboro St., Lexington. The Davidson County Department of Social Services has openings for social workers, income maintenance workers and more. Please join us for a job fair to learn more about these opportunities.
Business roundup: Couple gets walk-in tub donation, Salisbury communications department honored
SALISBURY — Safe Step Walk-In Tub has donated and installed an a walk-in tub for Otto and Patricia Borden through a donation that aims to enhance the safety and comfort of veterans and retirees in communities across the country. The Bordons live on Maple Ridge Circle in Salisbury. Otto Borden, a U.S. Navy veteran, and […] The post Business roundup: Couple gets walk-in tub donation, Salisbury communications department honored appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Memorial Day tributes planned at Salisbury National Cemetery
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Before any of the barbecues or parades, there’s tribute to fallen heritage. One such tribute will take place at Salisbury National Cemetery Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, beginning at 10 a.m. The program features keynote speaker, award-winning author Tom Ruck along with Salisbury Mayor Karen...
‘A Mile in Their Shoes’ event helps paint a picture of life after prison
SALISBURY — Most people assume once someone gets out of prison, their troubles are over. In reality, it’s actually the opposite. Even though there are programs and systems in place to help with the re-entry process, they can often do more harm than good. This past week, Project Safe Neighborhoods held “A Mile in Their […] The post ‘A Mile in Their Shoes’ event helps paint a picture of life after prison appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Overnight fire breaks out at popular Salisbury restaurant
SALISBURY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – An investigation is underway following an overnight fire at a restaurant in Salisbury, the Salisbury Fire Department confirmed on Wednesday. Crews responded to the three-alarm fire overnight at 431 E. Innes Street., which is where Christos Family Restaurant is located. No injuries were reported and the cause of the […]
Manufacturing Facility Fire In Rowan County Is Under Control
CLEVELAND, NORTH CAROLINA — A massive fire broke out Friday evening at Daimler Trucks North America in Cleveland, North Carolina. Rowan County Red Cross Disaster Services tells WCCB the fire is under control and most companies have cleared the scene. No injuries have been reported. The cause is still...
Multiple agencies involved in investigation leading to drug suspect’s arrest
SALISBURY — A drug suspect who quickly met his $250,000 secured bond is now being held in the Rowan County Detention Center after that initial bond was revoked. Multiple agencies were involved in an investigation that turned up drugs, cash, phones and stolen firearms. On Thursday, May 18, warrants were issued for Aaron Dominique Wilks […] The post Multiple agencies involved in investigation leading to drug suspect’s arrest appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks unveiling of new Cabarrus Courthouse
CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Cabarrus County and the local judicial community will commemorate the opening of the new 250,000-square-foot Courthouse with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour. The public is invited to join in the celebration on Wednesday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. at the courthouse front steps or virtually...
Father, son lose everything in blaze
SALISBURY — What was supposed to be a joyous occasion, a proud father sending his son off for the last day of high school, was upended after a fire consumed their Salisbury home shortly after midnight. The father, Willie Jackson, awoke around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday in his home in the 300 block of Pickler […] The post Father, son lose everything in blaze appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Rowan County group gives family platform to honor late father, WWII airman
The Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society will honor one of its most decorated WW2 veterans on Sunday, June 4.
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