Rowan County Newswire

Rowan County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rowan County, NC.

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  1. Banks in Albemarle and Rockwell robbed, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... weapon from the Rockwell robbery, and additional warrant for the Albemarle robbery. He was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $500,000 secure bond with a first appearance in court of July 1, 2016. The Rockwell Police Department was ...

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  2. Crime 22 mins ago 8:47 a.m.Dallas murder suspect arrested in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The Rowan County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Wednesday who's wanted on a murder charge out of Dallas. Eric Warren McClendon, 51, in connection with a March murder of a 23-year-old woman who was found beaten to death inside of a home.

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  3. Man accused of trying to shoot his ex-girlfriend and her friends with a bow and arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    ... not find him. It was later discovered he had climbed to the top of a tree to hide. While one deputy went to the Rowan County Magistrate's Office to get an arrest warrant, other deputies continued searching the area. That's when Hall reportedly ...

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  4. Suspect in Dallas slaying arrested in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... numerous times and leaving the 32-year-old unresponsive at the location, police said. He was brought to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office and detectives arrested him for being a fugitive from justice in North Carolina and for being wanted in Dallas, ...

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  5. Sheriff: Texas murder suspect arrested in Rowan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBTV

    According to Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten, earlier this month the Dallas Police Department requested assistance with a murder investigation that occurred on March 3, 2016. The alleged victim was a 32 year old woman who had been found beaten to death inside of a home in Dallas.

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  6. US Supreme Court rejects appeal from missing girl's parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | White Lake Beacon

    ... han the federal guidelines recommended because of testimony about how Erica was treated in the Parsons' home in Rowan County.

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  7. Supreme Court denies appeals by adoptive parents of missing Rowan girl Erica ParsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WBTV

    ... described the couple's cruel treatment of Erica, who was an infant when she came to the Parsons household in Rowan County. Members of the Parsons family testified before Schroeder that the girl was trapped in a cycle of cruel physical and emotional ...

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  8. Salisbury man accused of trying to kill ex-girlfriend, friends with bow and arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WBTV

    ... not find him. It was later discovered he had climbed to the top of a tree to hide. While one deputy went to the Rowan County Magistrate's Office to get an arrest warrant, other deputies continued searching the area. That's when Hall reportedly ...

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  9. Rowan man faces drug charges, sex charges involving childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WBTV

    A man is being held under $250,000 bond on charges that he possessed drugs and was involved in sexual activity with children. Michael Lynn Shores, 48, was arrested on Sunday by Rowan Sheriff's deputies and booked into the Rowan County jail just before 7:00 pm.

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  10. Disappointment in Speedway's decision to stop bidding for X GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WBTV

    ... d only has so many hotel and motel rooms. "I think the impact of the events at the Speedway spread even up into Rowan County and certainly into Mecklenburg," Morris said, "as far as the room nights that are generated."

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  11. Chief lobbyist for McCrory confirmed for new positionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Washington Times

    ... . He'll take over the seat on the three-member board held by Keith Holliday. Steen, a former mayor of Landis in Rowan County, served in the House before becoming McCrory's legislative liaison as the 2013 session began.

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  12. Kent WinrichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WBTV

    Salisbury's broadband utility is taking its first steps toward expansion into parts of the county outside of the city. The Rowan County Commission gave its approval this week for Fibrant to expand into two business parks, including the Summit Corporate Center and Chamandy Drive, in order to serve companies such as Agility Fuel Systems and Gildan Yarns.

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  13. Lunch Break (6/21/16): Arrests made in two local fire-related...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Creative Loafing

    ... of Amanda Kay Smith, 33, whose burned remains were discovered Friday morning on the side of Leonard Road in Rowan County. Shortly before discovering Smith's body, fire officials had responded to a burning building on Honeysuckle Lane. Investigators ...

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  14. Dollar General gives $3000 grant to Rowan Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WBTV

    ... enhance the library's newest outreach program, Books & Bites, and will benefit school children throughout Rowan County." The Friends of Rowan Public Library works to support the mission and services of the Rowan Public Library by providing financial ...

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  15. Pair arrested near Myrtle Beach after Salisbury woman's body found burnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Amanda Kay Smith's body was found burned on the side of the road Two people have been arrested and charged after the body of woman was found, burned, on the side of the road early Friday morning. According to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, the woman's body was found along the 300-block of Leonard Road around 6:30 a.m. Friday morning by a man driving by.

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  16. 2 arrested near Myrtle Beach after woman's burned body found in Rowan Co. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Authorities arrested two people and charged them in the murder of a Rowan County woman whose burned body was found on the side of a road last Friday. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Amanda Kay Smith.

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  17. Making up for lost timeRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... children, including exploitation. In an email to the Tribune Chronicle last week, Capt. John Sifford of the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said arrest reports indicate the alleged victims were 12 or younger. Madison's stepfather is being held at the ...

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  18. Salisbury misses out on All America City designation, Asheboro wins spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | WBTV

    ... and Fit for Motion, a youth exercise and nutrition program through Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and the Rowan County YMCA. The award, given to 10 communities each year, celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, ...

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  19. Salisbury to recognize 50th anniversary of the Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | WBTV

    ... for services in the Municipal Service District for FY2016-2017. 11. Council to consider a request to the Rowan County Board of Commissioners regarding a $40,000 appropriation for a dog park. 13. Council to receive public comment. Public comment will ...

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  20. Teen killed in Rowan County crash, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | WSOCTV

    ... Highway Patrol said they are investigating after an 18-year-old driver was killed in a rollover crash in Rowan County Saturday. According to officials, the teen driver over corrected his vehicle on Goodman Lake Road and rolled his SUV, ejecting him ...

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