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Graduation 2019: Weather forces commencement ceremonies indoors - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — With rain on the horizon for the weekend, educators made a call late Thursday to move graduation ceremonies indoors at five area high schools.



Graduates say goodbye to North Rowan family - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Hensley told the students that, at some point, all good things come to an end so they should make the most of them. “We're not just peers, we're family,” Everhart ...



Rowan County Crosby Scholars celebrate Class of 2019 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The gala was hosted by the hospitality management and culinary arts department of Livingstone College. The gala celebrated the achievements of this year's ...



Graduation 2019: Salisbury Elks awards scholarships - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Salisbury Elks Lodge No. 699 selected five local high school seniors to receive college scholarships starting in the fall of 2019. Gail Sce, Scholarship ...



American Association of University Women holds annual end-of-year picnic - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Salisbury branch of American Association of University Women ended the 2018-19 “Women in Technology”-themed year with its annual Goldman Scholars ...



'The future of education': Rowan-Salisbury Schools unveils renewal plan - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Andie Foley andie.foley@salisburypost.com. Ask North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson about Friday's setting of Rowan-Salisbury ...



School board hits pause on North Rowan High closure - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — At a nearly 10-hour Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education retreat Wednesday, less than seven minutes was dedicated to answering one ...



North Rowan residents make passionate pleas to save school - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Rebecca Rider. For the Salisbury Post. SPENCER — North Rowan residents banded together Wednesday night to fight for the fate of their schools.



Letter: Leave 'Fame' where it is, work on real problems - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

I would like to say that I'm 100% for leaving the “Fame” statue where it is (Sunday letter, “Poverty offends me, not 'Fame' monument”). I have always thought and ...



'The Lion King Jr.' now playing at North Rowan High School - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — Students in North Rowan High School's theater program may have moved on from last year's rendition of “The Wiz,” but the school's auditorium is ...



Spencer aldermen pass resolution against closure of North Rowan High School - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Andie Foley andie.foley@salisburypost.com. SPENCER — At the suggestion of resident Jacquelyn Jensen and North Rowan graduate Karla Foster, ...



Daughters of the American Revolution names Good Citizens - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the 2018-19 Good Citizen Award to high ...



Education briefs - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

John A. Campbell endowment awards scholarships. The John Campbell Endowment awarded seven $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors who are ...



Graduation 2019: Salisbury Academy Class of 2019 and alumni Class of 2015 move onward - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Salisbury Academy congratulates their class of 2019: Miles Abramson, Damian Brandon, Katherine Burton, Jaiden Colbert, Kendall Colwell, Brooke ...



Editorial: Hold on to North Rowan High - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Rowan-Salisbury School System needs to streamline the number of schools it operates, but closing North Rowan High School cannot be part of the plan.



Biz briefs: 5/19 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Food Lion donated 500 million meals to fight hunger. Food Lion announced May 9 that it has reached its goal of committing 500 million meals by the end of 2020 ...



School board presents plans for school closings, consolidations - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Maggie Blackwell. For the Salisbury Post. SALISBURY — In an unprecedented austerity move, the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education on Monday night ...



Graduation 2019: Rowan County Early College All-County Scholar - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Rowan County Early College All-County Scholar. Bobby Cain. Bobby Jack Cain III is the son of Bobby and Penni Cain of Kannapolis. A senior at Rowan County ...



Spencer Town Board approves resolution opposing the closure of North Rowan High  WBTV

SPENCER, NC (WBTV) - The Spencer Town Board approved a resolution opposing a school consolidation plan by the Rowan-Salisbury School Board that ...



Rowan County Early College, North Rowan High to start new school year soon - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — School will start early for some Rowan-Salisbury students. Rowan County Early College will start Wednesday, and North Rowan High School ...



Plan would shutter Faith Elementary, move CTE school into North Rowan High - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — As he presented a plan that would shutter Faith Elementary School at the end of the current school year, school board Chairman Josh Wagner ...



A great day: North Rowan community comes together for Cavalier Christmas - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Susan Shinn Turner North Rowan High School. The holiday spirit was everywhere you looked Saturday in the halls of North Rowan High School. It was in the ...



Upcoming Arts and Ag Tour to promote Rowan agribusiness - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Samuel Motley. Samuel.motley@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — This weekend, the Rowan Arts and Ag Farm Tour will celebrate local farms and artists.



Graduation 2019: Salisbury High School All-County Scholars - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Salisbury High School's All-County Scholars. Roarke Burton. Roarke William Burton is the son of Scott and Melanie Burton of Salisbury. A senior at Salisbury ...



Education shoutouts - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Arcadia University. Glenside, Pa. — Verlishia Clay, a resident of Salisbury, was awarded a master's of fine arts degree in creative writing at Arcadia University's ...



Grassroots group meets to save North Rowan - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Andie Foley andie.foley@salisburypost.com. A communal sentiment hung heavy in the air on Thursday as over 100 gathered within the walls of Central ...



Letter: What about North Rowan High? - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Why is everyone worried about if President Donald Trump's border wall is going to be built? Maybe they can build a new North Rowan High School. — James ...



JC Price Legion Auxiliary sponsors three for Girls State - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Contributed. The Joseph Charles Price Unit 107 of the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored three young women to attend the 80th session of the American ...



RSS visited by Senate education co-chair as 'renewal' launch gets closer - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Josh Bergeron josh.bergeron@salisburypost.com. SPENCER — N.C. Sen. Deanna Ballard, R-45, says she wants to set up Rowan-Salisbury Schools for ...



North Rowan High school students head back to class - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — North Rowan High School launched the 2018-19 school year a little early. Students returned to classes Thursday morning — more than two weeks ...



Editorial: Tough choices await for Rowan-Salisbury Schools in 2019 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

This year, the Rowan-Salisbury School Board's plate of work is filled with what's surely to be the most difficult and important work in decades for our community's ...



My Turn, Scott Maddox: School status quo has to change, but not so fast - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Difficult decisions are often followed by controversy, the closing of schools in Rowan County certainly fit into this category. I don't think the citizens of Rowan ...



North Rowan High's new calendar begins in August - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Meredith Williams. Rowan-Salisbury Schools. Editor's note: This is one of a weekly series of articles from Rowan-Salisbury Schools to help keep readers ...



Rowan-Salisbury High School All-County Jazz Ensemble in concert - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

7:30 p.m. March 30. The Rowan-Salisbury High School All-County Jazz Ensemble will perform in concert Saturday evening, March 30 at Salisbury High School ...



Why Rowan-Salisbury Schools Could Close 11 Schools  Spectrum News

Rowan-Salisbury schools laid out its plan to close or consolidate 11 of its 35 schools at a school board meeting Monday night.



Graduation 2019: South Rowan seniors receive 'Wild Bill' Corriher scholarships - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

On May 24 during the Senior Awards Program at South Rowan High School in China Grove, “Wild Bill” Corriher presented his “Wild Bill” Corriher JROTC ...



The path to graduation: North Rowan High School's Kierra Wilson - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

When Kierra Wilson walked across the stage at North Rowan High School's graduation, she knew the accomplishment had not come without a fight.



Graduation 2019: Salisbury High School scholarships - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The following scholarships were awarded to Salisbury High School graduates: Academy of Art University Scholarship: Gwendalyn Watkins. Alpha Kappa Alpha ...



Graduation 2019: Jesse Carson High School class of 2019 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Anderson University: McKenzie Gadson. Appalachian State University: Dallas Cobb, Hunter Lund, Drew Magnuson, Madison Miller, Brooklyn Smith, Gilberto ...



Business briefs for May 26 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Sixth annual Dragon Boat Festival set for July 27. SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce will host its sixth annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat ...



Editorial: School consolidation starting point - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

When North Rowan High School opened in August 1958, a Salisbury Post headline declared, “First Rowan Super-High Colorful and Convenient.” North was the ...



Graduation 2018: North Rowan Senior intentions - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Graduating North Rowan High School seniors have made the following plans: Catawba College: William Anthony, Breanna Deal, Isaac Gibson, Ninee Herh, ...



The schools report: Building for the future - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

A consolidation proposal that would close 11 schools in the Rowan-Salisbury Schools district has prompted a lot of questions from the public. The school board ...



Graduation 2018: North Rowan High School scholarships - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Scholarships and awards received by North Rowan High School graduates: William Anthony: C.W. Herman Memorial Scholarship. Dhasan Boler: University of ...



Rowan-Salisbury Schools begins gathering input on consolidation plan - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Rebecca Rider. For the Salisbury Post. SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools' first community input session on a proposal to close and consolidate ...



East Rowan's Carmen Fraley heading to Montreat for golf - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Dennis Davidson. dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com. GRANITE QUARRY — Just because East Rowan's Carmen Fraley was a little late to the party, ...



Meetings about school consolidation start Tuesday - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Rowan County residents will have six opportunities in the coming weeks to learn more about a school closing and consolidation proposal that ...



North Rowan graduates told to appreciate memories, forge into the future - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com. SPENCER — Isaiah Gibson has post-graduation plans to “get out of Salisbury” he declared. He has ...



Rowan-Salisbury Schools responds to mixed bag in state test results  WBTV

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - State test results released today held a mixed bag for Rowan-Salisbury Schools. While five schools did exceed expectations, thirteen ...



Letter: Don't shut down schools - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

My name is Taylor Smith and I am a senior social work major at Appalachian State University. I was a student of Rowan-Salisbury Schools for over a decade of ...



West Rowan consolidation meeting draws small crowd - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

MOUNT ULLA — A small crowd kept West Rowan's community input session on a proposed school consolidation plan short and sweet. Only about two dozen ...



Week in review: Test your nose for local news - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

1. The 700,000-square-foot Chewy distribution center will be built on property that two Salisbury couples bought more than 30 years ago as an investment.



School board begins long look at redistricting - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Since November, the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education has faced ire and scrutiny as parents and other residents became familiar with a ...



County permit data show residential growth in RSS school zones - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Josh Bergeron josh.bergeron@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — In what's scheduled to be a jam-packed meeting, the Rowan-Salisbury School Board on ...



Rowan-Salisbury school board approves alternative calendar for North Rowan High School - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Cheers and applause filled the room Monday night as the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education approved an alternative calendar for North ...



49 Days of Gratitude: Merci Train's legacy of thanks will hit home during February, March - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Here's a rundown of events in February and March connected with the 49 Days of Gratitude: • Feb. 9 — The Gratitude Parade in Spencer, followed by the grand ...



Faith community rallies to protest school closure proposal - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

FAITH — Victoria Lane is a mother of two, and when she moved to this small Rowan County town in 2005, its elementary school was part of the allure.



Some see consolidation plan as the right path for schools - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Rebecca Rider. For the Salisbury Post. GRANITE QUARRY — While a proposal to close nearly a dozen local schools has rocked some parts of Rowan ...



Year in review: Test your nose for 2018 local news - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Here are 50 Salisbury Post news quiz questions covering 2018. If you answer 45 to 50 correct, consider yourself a great news hound; 40 to 45 correct, a wily ...



ROWAN SALISBURY SCHOOL CLOSING: Leaders, parents meet over possible school consolidations, closures  WSOC Charlotte

Parents in Rowan County got a chance to give their input on the district's plan to close and consolidate several schools.



Camden names Josh Sophia head football coach  The Daily Advance

Saturday, April 13, 2019. CAMDEN — Camden County High School will have a new head football coach for the 2019 season. The Camden County Schools ...



Renewal flexibility could affect vacancies, shortages for Rowan-Salisbury Schools - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — Attracting and retaining good teachers is a riddle that puzzles every school district.



Two candidates, two perspectives running for school board seat - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — There's only one seat on the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education up for election in November. That's the seat representing North Rowan.



Blotter: Rowan authorities charge Salisbury pair with drug offenses - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Shavonne Walker. shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — Authorities charged a Salisbury pair with drug offenses after a traffic stop.



Rowan-Salisbury School officials ready for changes under 'renewal school system'  WSOC Charlotte

Local public schools will be run more like charter schools for the first time.



Meeting planned by those who want to save Faith Elementary School  WBTV

A school redistricting proposal has neighbors in one small community rallying to try and save their school. It's a familiar effort across the area anytime a school ...



REGIONAL NEWS: Merci Train's legacy of thanks will hit home - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

By Mark Wineka, The Salisbury Post. To know about the “49 Days of Gratitude” coming to Rowan County in February and March, one first needs a history lesson ...



French connection: Parade, opening ceremony usher in '49 Days of Gratitude' Saturday - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — French dignitaries, music, veterans, inspiration and history will all be part of the 10 a.m. parade and 11 a.m. ceremony kicking off Rowan County's ...



10 to Watch in 2019: Kevin Jones - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

For former Spencer alderman and school board newcomer Kevin Jones, the journey into public office came from a desire to connect more with his hometown.



Alexis Cowan named principal of Henderson Independent High School - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Alexis Cowan will take over as principal at Henderson Independent High School in the upcoming school year. Cowan currently serves as ...



Rowan-Salisbury School System's Title I program accepting applications through Friday - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Rowan-Salisbury School System's Title I program is now accepting applications for children to enroll in pre-kindergarten programs to be held at North ...



Blotter: Feb. 15 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

... • Flowserve Inc. reported a theft from a vehicle at the Courtyard by Marriott Salisbury overnight Tuesday. • The city of Salisbury reported vandalism at the 500 ...



Eighth-graders mentor first-graders in North Rowan schools - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Maggie Blackwell. For the Salisbury Post. SPENCER — “We lead them; we represent as role models.” Eighth-grader Kathrine Ellis tosses a braid over her ...



Rowan-Salisbury school board sets public hearings for Faith, Enochville closures - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — The closures of Faith and Enochville elementary schools moved one step closer to a final vote Monday when the Rowan-Salisbury Board of ...



We are North: principals join forces to steer North Rowan - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Meredith Williams. Undergrad degree: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Graduate degree: Wake Forest University. Family: Married to husband ...



Josh Bergeron: Decisions await for RSS redistricting - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Redistricting is a matter that will affect hundreds, perhaps even thousands of students in the Rowan-Salisbury School System. And while the school board is ...



North Rowan High School 2017 graduation - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

North Rowan High School: There were 127 students who graduated during Saturday's commencement ceremony at North Rowan High. The administrators took ...



Strong winds bring down trees, power lines - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Strong winds brought down trees and limbs across parts of Salisbury and beyond Friday, prompting local emergency crews and utility services to ...



Back to School: School information - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Faith Elementary School: 1000 School St., Faith. 704-279-3195. Principal: Dr. Denita Dowell-Reavis. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Mascot: Firecrackers.



Elizabeth Duncan Koontz remembered at annual awards - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — For the 30th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz, her legacy and those who carry it on by serving youths were recognized ...



Roundabout: What's happening Feb. 14-20 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Night Life. DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St —• 7:30 pm Monday, Musical Bingo • 8 pm Tuesday, General Trivia • 9 pm Wednesday, Karaoke • 9 pm Friday ...



Artwork, receptions connected to '49 Days' tonight at St. John's Lutheran, Waterworks - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Connected to the ongoing 49 Days of Gratitude in Rowan County, artwork by local students and seniors will be showcased from 6 to 8 p.m. today ...



Spencer police looking for missing man with dementia - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — A Spencer man who suffers from dementia went running about 3:15 p.m. Monday and never returned home, according to the Spencer Police ...



Graduation 2016: North Rowan High School seniors make plans - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

North Rowan High School graduates have made the following plans: Appalachian State University: Madison Howe and Phillip Martin. Art Institute of Charlotte: ...



Justin Heilig remembered by family as a caring, funny guy - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — Since he was a child, Justin Heilig had been making people laugh. Even after his ...



Across Rowan County, students rally for stricter gun laws - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Wednesday marked one month since the shooting in Parkland, Florida, took the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.



A new heart, a new life: Brenda Brotherton is coming back strong - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By David Freeze for the Salisbury Post. Her own life and family seemed normal and good even through the loss of her mother and oldest brother to heart disease ...



School board to hear specifics on Faith, Enochville closures - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is scheduled to get its first look at more detailed plans for the closure of Faith and Enochville ...



Spirit: 'Serve people and help somebody': Tony Hillian is passionate about youth, community - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com. EAST SPENCER — Since his youth, Tony Hillian has followed in the footsteps of a family of ...



High school basketball: Crunch time for local teams - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — It seems like the 2018-19 basketball season has flown by, but that's not really the case.



Rowan County declares state of emergency - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Rowan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Edds has signed a State of Emergency Declaration for Hurricane Florence. This was effective as of 9 ...



Rowan sports: 18th Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame class announced - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY— The Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame made its debut in 2001, the same year that Jim Gantt took ...



Warsaw man identified as pedestrian killed in Interstate 85 crash - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — A Warsaw man was identified as the driver who was struck and killed while changing a tire on Interstate 85 on Saturday afternoon. According to ...



High school students do well in college classes - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. SALISBURY — Emma Ryerson might be a senior at West Rowan High School, but she's already earned 31 college ...



Graduation 2018: East Rowan High School senior intentions - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

East Rowan High School seniors have made the following plans: Appalachian State University: Cassidy Allen, William Brown, Joseph Diaz, Carsen Fleming, ...



Murder trial: Family says man later ID'd as Kenneth Abel killed 2014 murder victims - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — In tearful testimony, Jasmine Walker recounted the night in 2014 when three masked men walked into her family's Spencer home and shot her ...



Rowan County high school seniors ready to take big step into the future with graduation - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Today is the last day of school. As youngsters are racing to the buses and dreaming of summer vacation, more than 1,000 Rowan-Salisbury ...



Students dive deep into the story of Alexander Hamilton - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SPENCER — Tenth-graders at North Rowan High School are getting the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to show their stuff on the big stage in front of a ...



Public hearing on Faith closure canceled; new meeting scheduled - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education has canceled a public hearing about the closure of Faith Elementary School that was scheduled for Monday. Instead ...



Blotter: Police looking for two after stop in stolen vehicle - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

The Salisbury Police Department is looking for two people who ran from a stolen vehicle after a traffic stop near Kelsey Scott Park. A police officer got behind a ...



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