Salisbury

Rowan County investigators seek assistance identifying individuals on surveillance

Rowan County Sheriffs Office seeks assistance identifying suspects.

Rowan County volunteers ramp up efforts to those those affected by Florence

In the Rowan County town of Faith, members of the Faith Lutheran Church are distributing supplies provided by a North American Lutheran Church warehouse in Ohio, but also collected supplies of their own.

New Salisbury cancer center named in honor of major contributor

Novant Health revealed that the center would be known as the Wallace Cancer Center, named for contributors Lee and Mona Lisa Wallace.

Rowan County Fair finally back open after closing due to Florence

And for many, it’s not just a Ferris wheel and cotton candy, it’s about doing something they wait all year for.

Registered sex offender faces new charges in Rowan County

Keith Alan Barbee, 35, of Bear Poplar Road in Cleveland, was jailed under a bond of $7,500.

Two US Congressman crossed paths in Rowan County as they each toured areas affected by Florence this weekend.

Congressmen visit Rowan County following Hurricane Florence.

Emergency crews keeping close watch over lake levels after Florence

At the Tuckertown reservoir in Rowan County on Tuesday the water was churning and rolling and is well up from how it normally appears.

Deadlines approaching for Rowan voters for November election

Rowan County residents who are not registered and wish to vote in the general election must register or make changes of address by October 12, 2018.

Levee in Landis partially breeched, evacuations nearly ordered before water receded

Levee in Landis partially breached.

Local firefighters head to hurricane affected eastern NC

One group left from the Concord Airport Monday afternoon. They are leaving behind their own families and friends to help those in need.

Flash Flood Warning issued due to dam failure in Rowan County

Around 8:44 p.m, Rowan County Emergency Management reported a partial breach of the Lake Corriher levee in Landis.

Dozens of trees fall, power outages across Rowan County

Dozens of trees fall, power outages across Rowan County.

Suspect accused of shooting man in head at Salisbury apartment

According to the Salisbury Police Department, the incident happened in the 500 block of North Ellis Street at an apartment building.

Dozens of evacuees at Charlotte Motor Speedway brace for Florence issues

Dozens of evacuees from eastern North Carolina are sheltering in two campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, but with conditions in our area starting to deteriorate, how safe are they?

Grocery store hostage situation suspect released from hospital, charged

“He was armed with a handgun and the things he was doing with the handgun indicated that we needed to take action,” said Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes.

Duo charged with Harrisburg bank robbery

Aaron Gray Holt, 19, and Diante Ricardo Roach, 21, were both arrested and charged with common law robbery.

Salisbury woman sentenced for shooting at ex-boyfriend during 100 mph chase

Teresa Christina White was convicted of felony attempted first-degree murder, felony discharging a weapon into occupied property, felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and two counts of felony possession of a stolen firearm.

Woman reported missing in Rowan County

Detectives say Stacy Jethroe was last seen at her job last Wednesday in China Grove. She was reported missing from her home on York Road in Salisbury.

Salisbury VA Medical Center welcomes patients in path of Florence

On Wednesday, veterans from the Community Living Center, and the Salisbury VA staff welcomed the staff who have joined them to help ensure continuity of care.

Fire officials: Damaged extension cord causes Salisbury house fire

The fire was reported just after 6:00 pm at a home in the 1500 block of West Colonial Drive.

Rowan County man pleads guilty to double homicide

Kenneth Abel, Jr., 32, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the deaths of 29-year-old Tony Walker and 44-year-old Junior Walker.

Three wanted in Salisbury for drug/weapon charges

Three wanted for firearm and drug charges in Salisbury.

Catawba College cancels Thursday and Friday classes

Catawba College cancels classes for Thursday and Friday.

Empire Hotel project in Salisbury wins approval from state

Hotel project in Salisbury wins state approval.

Salisbury woman charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon

Woman charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in Salisbury.

Rowan County declares state of emergency ahead of Florence’s projected landfall

“Citizens should be confident that all elements of response and care systems are being activated to prepare for this event,” County Manager Aaron Church stated.

Man shot 5 times in driveway of Salisbury home, autopsy states

The incident happened on May 28 at a home on the 500 block of North Shaver Street. A resident heard gunshots around 2 a.m., then found 44-year-old Michael Duren Faulk dead in a neighbor’s driveway.

Dogs enjoy dip in Salisbury pool

Dog owners and their pets got to take a refreshing dip in a public swimming pool on Saturday, all to raise funds for a good cause.

Man charged after armed robbery at Salisbury Walmart

A man is being held under a bond of $50,000 after being charged with armed robbery.

Man accused of beating father to death in Salisbury arrested, now back in NC

Juan Renardo Chunn, 49, was indicted in July by a Rowan County grand jury for first-degree murder in the death of his father, Eugene Milton Chunn.

Ei SolutionWorks closing plant in Kannapolis, laying off about 300 workers

Ei SolutionWorks announced on Friday it would be closing a plan tin Kannapolis, laying off approximately 300 workers.

  Man charged for two fires in Iredell and Rowan County

Brandon Daniels, 22, was arrested on Rowan County charges of Felony Burning a Building Under Construction, and he received a $1,000 bond, in Iredell County.

Hope Over Heroin rally this Friday and Saturday in Kannapolis

The Hope Over Heroin rally will bring together speakers, live musical groups, a BMX biker group, addiction resources and more at Village Park in Kannapolis.

Rowan-Cabarrus holding police training for encounters with victims, witnesses with intellectual disabilities

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will host a two-day symposium on October 11 – 12, 2018 at the Kannapolis Police Department to train law enforcement officers on working with victims and witnesses with intellectual disabilities.

Rowan County man charged with kidnapping

Joey Martin Ijames, 25, of Castle Drive in Salisbury, was charged originally on Sunday morning just after 2:20.

Salisbury adding firefighters, arson task force with grant help

The department plans to add nine firefighters to its staff at the new fire station and an arson task force to the department’s Loss Prevention and Investigations division.

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

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

Man pleads guilty in brutal killing of Kannapolis toddler

Investigators say Malaya Heun was assaulted on January 19, 2014, and died two days later of complications from blunt force trauma and hypovolemic shock.

Rowan Sheriff: Arrest made in Rowan homicide

The day after a 67-year-old woman was found dead in her Smith Road home, Rowan Sheriff's investigators say they are continuing to work the case and hope to have new information soon.

Police: Shotgun found in book bag in City Park

Police are investigating after a shotgun was found in a book bag in the Salisbury City Park on Monday.

15-year-old reports being robbed and shot while walking

The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting involving a 15-year-old.