3 min ago
Deputies breakup illegal gambling house
On Wednesday the Rowan County Sheriff's Office-Special Operations Division executed a search warrant at 160 Hader Street, Salisbury, North Carolina, an illegal gambling business.
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9 hrs ago
New farmer's market and flea market coming to fairgrounds
The Rowan County Fair Association and The Seed Foundation of North Carolina announced today in a press release that it will be partnering to produce a new marketplace at the Fairgrounds on Wednesday's beginning March 19, 2014.
13 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
Firefighters rescue Kannapolis teen trapped in mud
Kannapolis firefighters use a board to help pull a 14-year-old male from a muddy area Wednesday afternoon.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Duke discloses eight more corrugated metal pipes at coal-ash plants
Duke Energy scaffolding supports equipment plugging the pipe that leaked coal ash into the Dan River.
The Charlotte Observer
Rowan man accused of running gambling operation
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said its Special Operations Division cited Laurence Joseph Beauchamp IV, 40, of China Grove, after executing a search warrant Wednesday morning at a building near Salisbury.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Two hurt in Rowan Co. school bus crash
One student suffered minor injuries in a Rowan County school bus crash. The call came in around 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Student, driver taken to hospital after car slams into school bus
The crash was reported around 9:45 a.m. on Woodleaf Road in Rowan County just outside of Salisbury near W. Ridge Road.
Warren's Weekly: candidate filings, coal ash spill, and more
Each week NC State House Representative Harry Warren, provides a weekly update to WBTV detailing what he sees in Raleigh, with a particular eye towards bills and action having an impact on Rowan County.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Richmond County Daily Journal
Four candidates file on last day
Candidates' filing deadline for the 2014 elections was noon Friday and two more Richmond County residents decided to run for public office.
The Charlotte Observer
3 arrested, 1 sought in Rowan store burglaries
Three people have been arrested and a fourth is sought in connection with a string of break-ins from Rowan County stores last week, police say.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
N.C. Police Investigate Instagram Photos of Naked Teen Girls
North Carolina police have launched a state-wide investigation into naked pictures of teenage girls after receiving several tip offs about lewd Instagram accounts.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Teen charged with cyberbullying after posting nude photo of 15-year-old girl
A 17-year-old North Carolina boy was charged with cyberbullying Friday after he posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl to an Instagram site, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office reported.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Police: Rowan bus driver let students smoke pot
Police in Landis accuse a Rowan County school bus driver of allowing student to smoke marijuana on the bus.
Deputies: Student arrested in connection with naked photo posted to Instagram
Rowan County Sheriff's deputies said they have arrested a teenager connected with the posting of a nude photograph of a girl to Instagram.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Rowan County deputies hunt for smash-and-grab robbers
Rowan County deputies want the public's help finding two men they said broke into a Salisbury store early Thursday morning.
Cheap sunglasses lead to felony charges for Rowan couple
The theft of a $14.99 pair of sunglasses has resulted in felony robbery and weapons charges for a Rowan County couple, according to a report at the Rowan Sheriff's Office.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Warrant: Nude photos of underage Rowan Co girls appear on Instagram
State officials have expanded an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media and a new search warrant uncovered by WBTV shows some of the victims were in Rowan County.
NC nude student photo investigation widens to Rowan Co.
Rowan County is now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media, and the state's attorney general says the problem could get worse.
Landis police arrest man on several drug charges
A long list of drug charges accompany a man who is now in the Rowan County Detention Center under a bond of $129,000.
No quick fix for St. Matthews Church Road causeway
A representative from the Department of Transportation says it may be a year before its experts can even begin to determine how to fix the causeway on St. Matthews Church Road in eastern Rowan County.