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  1. Rep. Budd opens office for Salisbury and Davie residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WBTV

    From Congressman Budd's office: Congressman Ted Budd hosted a ribbon cutting to mark the ceremonial grand opening of the Davie County office in North Carolina's 13th congressional district. Joining Representative Budd and the entire district staff were members of Davie County Chamber of Commerce, community leaders and residents in the district.

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  2. PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WBTV

    Mike Menius, Libby Post, and Rob Miller have been elected to three year terms on the Board of Directors for Meals On Wheels of Rowan County. Menius, Post, and Miller join members, Renee Gray, Amy Ritchie, and Connie Basinger, who were re-elected for three year terms.

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  3. Service for Gilley family set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WBTV

    A service to honor the memory of the Gilley family of China Grove will be held on Friday on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury. Carl David Gilley, 48, Christine Tara Warden Gilley, 42, daughter Grace Margaret Gilley, 13, and son Jack Nathanael Gilley, 10, were all killed in a traffic accident in West Virginia last Thursday.

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  4. Salisbury firefighters battle fire at vacant houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WBTV

    For the third time in just a few days Salisbury firefighters had to battle a fire at a vacant house. On Wednesday afternoon fire was reported at a house in the 200 block of S. Shaver Street.

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  5. PA man wanted for stealing from police gets wake up call in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WBTV

    A man wanted in Pennsylvania, accused of committing fraud against a local police department, was arrested in Salisbury late on Tuesday. Scott Arthur Bird, 43, of Matthews, NC, was charged as a fugitive from justice and is now out of jail on $25,000 bond.

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  6. Major job fair set for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WBTV

    The Centralina Workforce Development Board, the NCWorks Career Center-Rowan, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, the City of Salisbury, Rowan-Salisbury School System, RowanWorks Economic Development, Rowan County Chamber, and Rowan-Salisbury School Systems will host a Community Job Fair at the Salisbury West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. A free Employment Information session, which includes resume assistance, interviewing tips, what you bring to any job, and job fair success, will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm at the NCWorks Career Center-Rowan,1904 S. Main St., Salisbury.

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  7. NCAA expected to announce tournament host sites today, NC back in the runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WBTV

    Now, many towns across the state are optimistic after the NCAA said a majority of the board "reluctantly" agreed to allow consideration of championship bids in North Carolina. "We had hoped that the NCAA would stand with the LGBT community.

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  8. Fair Housing Forum set for Thursday in Cabarrus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WBTV

    Anyone interested in owning a home is invited to attend the free Fair Housing Forum from 6 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, April 20, at The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. The forum will be hosted by the City of Kannapolis, City of Concord, Cabarrus County, and Prosperity Unlimited.

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  9. Three convicted as habitual felons in Rowan courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WBTV

    Three men have been convicted as habitual felons in Rowan County court, according to a news release from Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook. Following a two-day jury trial, Robert Lewis Jefferson of Salisbury was convicted by a jury on April 12 in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony possession of cocaine.

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  10. Salisbury names new Deputy Chief of PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WBTV

    In a press release that was sent out on Monday afternoon, the City of Salisbury announced that it has named Greensboro Police Captain Shon Fitzgerald Barnes as its deputy police chief. Barnes has an varied background in law enforcement, with a career spanning nearly two decades serving the City of Greensboro Police Department.

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  11. Police release photo of vehicle that reportedly crashed into officer, left sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WBTV

    Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that reportedly crashed into a police cruiser in Salisbury and took off. According to Salisbury Police, the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. Sunday night along the near Statesville Blvd and West Ines Street.

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  12. Salisbury council likely to approve contracts for two new fire stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | WBTV

    In its meeting this week, the Salisbury City Council is likely to approve contracts to build two new fire stations in the city limits. Local architects Ramsay Burgin would oversee the design and construction aspects of new fire stations near the Rowan County Airport and on Mahaley Avenue.

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  13. Funeral arrangements complete for Gilley familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | WBTV

    Funeral arrangements are now complete for a Rowan County family of four who died in a car crash on Thursday morning in West Virginia.

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  14. Woman ejected, airlifted with serious injuries from Mooresville wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | WBTV

    A man and woman crashed in Salisbury after heading back from the Lazy 5 Ranch Saturday afternoon, Highway Patrol says. According to Highway Patrol, the wreck happened around 5 p.m. on Jones Road in western Rowan County.

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  15. More officers joining ranks at Salisbury Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | WBTV

    The Help Wanted sign is out in a big way at one local police department. In the last few months the Salisbury Police Department has been down in numbers by nearly 20%, and the chief says filling the ranks will go a long way towards fighting crime.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | WBTV

    The City of Salisbury was among 22 North Carolina local governments to earn recognition in the Tenth North Carolina City & County Communicators' Excellence in Communications Awards, according to a press release. The City of Salisbury received a first place award for its "Rumor Control Page," designed to dispel rumors heard around the city after an officer-involved shooting by a member of the Salisbury Special Response Team.

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  17. College visit inspires students in alternative high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | WBTV

    College visits for high school students aren't very unusual, except when you're talking about a high school that rarely has students who are even thinking about a college degree. In Salisbury recently students from the alternative high school made a college visit, and it seems to have sparked something for them.

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  18. Italian restaurant burglar wanted in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | WBTV

    The incident happened Monday around 11:30 p.m. at Romano's Italian Restaurant on the 1500 block of W. Innes Street. Police say a man came through the side door and took an undisclosed amount of money from the business.

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  19. Downtown Salisbury and City create 'semi-public/private partnership'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | WBTV

    According to a news release from the City of Salisbury, the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. executive director will become an employee of the City of Salisbury, creating a semi-public/private partnership with the Main Street program, effective Saturday, July 1. The DSI staff and its board of directors will continue to maintain DSI's mission to "promote, enhance and manage the development of the central business district in a manner which will make the district the economic, governmental, social and cultural center of Rowan County." "I am very excited about the DSI director becoming a department head within the Salisbury city government," said DSI President Greg Shields.

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  20. Founder of Highland Brewing to speak at Catawba forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | WBTV

    Oscar Wong, the founder Highland Brewing in Asheville will offer remarks at the annual CEO Lecture presented by the Ketner School of Business at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11. The event, which is free and open to the campus and Rowan-Salisbury communities, is scheduled in Tom Smith Auditorium of Ketner Hall on the Catawba College campus with a reception following in the Ketner Hall Atrium. The Jamaican-born Wong left his home at age 18 to attend the University of Notre Dame, where he completed his Master's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.

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