American Legion Magazine
Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte
The 70-year-old North Carolina native had been sleeping at bus stops for the past month - he had nowhere else to go.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Salisbury felon charged with having firearms in home
Anthony Worth Wyrick, 56, was arrested and charged as a for felon in possession of a firearm after authorities say they found a loaded .22 caliber revolver and two long guns in his home last Friday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Gulf Coast VA director reassigned to Jackson
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
American Bass Anglers
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North Carolina anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their final stop of the year at the High Rock Lake on August 30th & 31st, 2014.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Seize the opportunity of life'
On the 50th anniversary of the Kittrell Job Corps Center, 37 graduates celebrated the event with their brand-new diplomas.
Knox Middle co-principals: promise the "wow factor" when school starts Monday
Monday will be the first day of school for students in the Rowan-Salisbury system but for Knox Middle School it will be more than that, it will be the first day of a new era.
School supplies to be given away Friday and Saturday
Two big events will take place on Friday and Saturday that are aimed at getting students all the supplies that they need for the coming school year.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
2 Rowan men face drug-related charges
The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said Cody Lane Morris, 24, was arrested this week on drug-related charges.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it refused to provide time off for a worker who is a Jehovah's Witness and then fired him.
Though never promised, many in Salisbury who were hoping a bridge on a busy road would be replaced by the time school starts next Monday, are going to be disappointed.
Amtrak train runs over pedestrian in Salisbury
Amtrak train runs over pedestrian in Salisbury Crews sounded the train but the victim did not respond, police say.
Person killed by train in Salisbury
It happened around 1:30 p.m. between Monroe Street and Military Avenue. Officials said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
A guide to cheap local eateries for college students
Trapped for cash and looking for a place to eat off-campus? As the school year begins, Charlotte welcomes more than 30,000 post-secondary students to campuses across the city.
Holiday Inn gets go ahead from City Council; Livingstone buys old HI
The Holiday Inn brand is returning to Salisbury in the form of a new Holiday Inn Express to be built near I-85 and E. Innes Street.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
2 charged in Salisbury 'slap tagging' case
Jeremy Wayne McKeithan, 27, of Woodleaf was charged with injury to personal property, in what authorities say was a series of acts of vandalism.
Jacksonville Daily News
Carpenter awarded scholarship
Garrett Carpenter of Swansboro received the Samsung American Legion $20,000 scholarship while attending the American Legion Tar Heel Boy's State.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
The Great NC BBQ Map Lists 434 BBQ Restaurants, On Sale to Public...
Charlotte pair, Amanda Fisher and Paul Bright, released The Great NC BBQ Map for sale to the general public Friday, August 1. The printed road map is the most comprehensive guide to the state's barbecue tradition, including information on 434 barbecue restaurants, a list of 42 barbecue festivals, and historical information about barbecue in America ... (more)
Rowan-Salisbury Schools Working to Assist Employees Impacted by Positions Lost Through Budget Cuts
Due to cuts in the Rowan-Salisbury School System's 2014-2015 operating budget, 46 employees are being notified that their position will be part of the district's Reduction In Force.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Responding to complaints received in June about illegal activity at the Economy Inn on Bendix Drive, Salisbury Police and the state ALE began an investigation that resulted in a raid on the property Thursday.
Union County Weekly
Moving up: Former middle school principal takes over Porter Ridge High
Harris's desire to help more students brought him across the county line to Union County Public Schools and, eventually, to Porter Ridge High School, where he recently began serving as head principal.