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  1. 69-year-old Rowan man faces drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Charlotte Observer

    Henry Herman Blankenship, 69, of Salisbury, was arrested last Friday and charged with trafficking oxycodone, according to Rowan County authorities. The sheriff's office said deputies arrested Henry Herman Blankenship, of Salisbury, last Friday.

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  2. Rowan County Sheriff’s Officer looking for endangered missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who they believe is endangered. The mother of Elisha Maurice Walker said her son has not been in contact with any friends or family since late October.

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  3. Church leader charged with sex crimes against childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    SALISBURY, NC A local man known for his work with youth in schools and churches is facing a number of sex crime charges involving an underage victim. Michael Lynn Jolly, 54, of Mooresville, was arrested Thursday night and booked into the Rowan County Detention Center just before 10:30 pm.

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  4. Device found at school was bomb, Rowan deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Charlotte Observer

    Rowan County Sheriff's Office investigators said Monday that the suspicious device they found Friday at Southeast Middle School was a makeshift pipe bomb. Deputies said they don't believe the two students accused of bringing the device on campus planned to use it at the school, but the 13-year-olds have been suspended from school and arrested, authorities said.

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  5. Device found at school was bomb, Rowan deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Charlotte Observer

    Rowan County Sheriff's Office investigators said Monday that the suspicious device they found Friday at Southeast Middle School was a makeshift pipe bomb. Deputies said they don't believe the two students who allegedly brought the device on campus planned to use it at the school, but the 13-year-olds have been suspended from school and arrested, authorities said.

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  6. Bodies of 95-year-old woman and 63-year-old son found in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Charlotte Observer

    SALISBURY Authorities are trying to determine how a 95-year-old woman and her 63-year-old son died outside the woman's home in the 1700 block of St. Paul's Church Road. A meat salesman called 911 after spotting the woman's body behind the house about 1:30 p.m. Friday, Rowan County sheriff's investigators said.

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  7. Rowan nabs drug suspect known as 'Chemist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    Thomas David Martinez, 27, of Salisbury, was arrested by Rowan County sheriff's deputies Tuesday night in methamphetamine charges, authorities said. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said these are some of the materials confiscated in the arrest of Thomas David Martinez on Tuesday night.

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  8. Rowan couple faces meth-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Charlotte Observer

    Melanie Ann Pruitt, 38, was accused by authorities of being involved in a methamphetamine operation with her boyfriend, Robin Lee Guest, according to Rowan County sheriff's deputies. A Rowan County man who worked for Catawba College has been charged in a California-to-North Carolina methamphetamine ring.

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  9. 1 killed in Salisbury shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Salisbury police have taped off part of an apartment complex in Salisbury, following a reported fatal shooting early Thursday. The shooting was reported at the Colonial Apartments in southwest Salisbury.

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  10. Salisbury woman dead after being stung by beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The woman, whose name has not been confirmed, was raking leaves at a home on Bethel Drive when she was stung. Rowan EMS and the Salisbury Fire Department responded to the call late Tuesday afternoon.

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  11. Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This 2011 file photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., at a wedding in Ghana. Duncan's records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were vulnerable to the deadly virus.

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  12. First US Ebola victim remembered for compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    SALISBURY, N.C. Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and death as the first victim of the disease in the United States. Family and friends gathered Saturday at a Southern Baptist church with a primarily Liberian flock in the North Carolina city of Salisbury, near where Duncan's mother lives.

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  13. 2nd arrest made in killings of 2 Spencer menRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Darius Obryan Abel, 24, has been charged with murder in the deaths of a man and his uncle earlier this month in Spencer, authorities said. Kenneth Abel Jr., 27, has been charged with murder in the deaths of a man and his uncle earlier this month in Spencer, authorities said.

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  14. Salisbury man shot to death in living roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A 37-year-old Salisbury man was found shot to death in his home early Saturday morning, Salisbury police said. The call came in at 1:05 a.m., police said, and Aaron Phillip Vaughn was found at the Victory Street address lying on the living room floor.

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  15. The new deep fried foods at this year's NC State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Miss Debbie's Specialty Apples will be serving a new line of apples paired with Krispy Kreme doughnuts at this year's N.C. State Fair. This year's N.C. State Fair has several new deep-fried offerings, including barbecue, bananas Foster and mini cupcakes.

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  16. Rowan County solar energy initiative to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Solarize Salisbury-Rowan cuts costs by using competitive bids by pre-approved installers. It’s a partnership of the national nonprofit SmartPower and the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.

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  17. 3 California brothers arrested in Rowan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Foryst Souza, 24, of Oakdale, Calif., was arrested on 15 charges Tuesday in Rowan County, authorities said. Investigators say they have linked Souza to marijuana-growing operations.

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  18. Elderly man attacked, robbed in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    An 89-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by a man claiming to work for the power company, according to a report at the Rowan Sheriff's Office. The man told deputies that a truck pulled up into his driveway in western Rowan County Friday, and that two men got out and came to the door.

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  19. Too big to be home? Changing Medicaid rules force closing of Bell HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Next month she's losing it. The residents and staff she considers family, some of whom have been together for 35 years, must scatter.

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  20. Hearing: More difficult for Parsons to win custody of youngest childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Sandy, left, and Casey Parsons leave the Federal Courthouse in Winston-Salem on Wednesday. They were arrested on a list of federal charges on Wednesday, July 28, 2014, including fraud charges based on collecting benefits for their missing daughter, Erica.

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