Rowan County News
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Student shot at school in Salisbury
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:10pm.

Salisbury police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon at Salisbury High School. The shooting occurred outside the gym after classes dismissed for the day, police said.

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NC county commissioners open meeting with prayer
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 9:42pm.

Rowan County commissioners have opened their latest public meeting with a prayer, one week after the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina filed a lawsuit over the practice.

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Food Lion parent company laying off 350 employees
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 11:42am.

The parent company of Salisbury-based Food Lion grocery stores plans to lay off 350 corporate workers.

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NC wreck claims life of 6th person
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 11:29am.

Police in a North Carolina town say another person has died from injuries suffered when an SUV crashed into a tree, raising the death toll to six.

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2 charged in break-in at NC home of dead toddler
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 3:46pm.

Investigators in Rowan County have arrested two people in connection with a break-in at the home of a family attending the funeral of a 1-year-old toddler who drowned.

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4 arrested after calling NC deputy for drugs
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 8:14am.

Four people have been arrested after they called the wrong man about drug purchases. The man was a Rowan County sheriff's deputy.

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Investigators: Man made woman read Bible at gunpoint
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 2:36pm.

Investigators in Rowan County say a man held a double-barreled shotgun to a woman's head and made her read her favorite scripture.

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Thief breaks into prison to steal copper
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 4:34pm.

Police in Salisbury are looking for the rare thief who's apparently eager to go to prison. Someone broke into the Piedmont Correctional Institution, stole copper from an air conditioning unit and escaped.

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Salisbury man charged with stealing metal
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 10:05am.

A Salisbury man has been arrested and charged after sheriff's deputies say he tried to sell about 400 pounds of metal he had stolen.

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Food Lion closing more than 100 stores, none in our area
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 3:28pm.

Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize says it is cutting almost 5,000 jobs in the United States as it closes underperforming stores. No stores in our area will be affected.

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