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WBTV Charlotte
More than a dozen overdose calls, three fatal since Thursday in Rowan County21 and Tuesday, September 26, there were at least fourteen overdose calls inves
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 41 minutes ago
21 and Tuesday, September 26, there were at least fourteen overdose calls investigated by police in Salisbury and by the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Three of those cases resulted in death. On Thursday a 29-year-old woman died in a mobile... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Driver strikes tree, travels through soy bean field in police chaseto give them encouragement as they walked into school. More than a dozen overd
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 41 minutes ago
to give them encouragement as they walked into school. More than a dozen overdose calls, three fatal since Thursday in Rowan CountyMore than a dozen overdose calls, three fatal since Thursday in Rowan County Between Thursday, September 21 and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Providence Road closed for hours as crews work to remove hazardous treeMonday. Rowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme CourtRowan prayer case
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 hours ago
Monday. Rowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme CourtRowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme Court Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Rowan Co. commissioners vote unanimously to appeal prayer case to Supreme CourtROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- Rowan County Commissioners voted unanimously to take the
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- Rowan County Commissioners voted unanimously to take the prayer case to the Supreme Court Monday night. The county commissioners voted 5-0 in favor of appealing the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. BREAKING: Rowan county... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rowan Co. commissioners vote to bring fight over prayer to U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this summer that Rowan County commi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this summer that Rowan County commissioners couldn't open meetings with sectarian prayers from just one faith. Commissioners heard from the public Monday night and voted unanimously to appeal this case all... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme CourtThe Rowan County Commission decided Monday in a 5-0 vote they will take the ong
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
The Rowan County Commission decided Monday in a 5-0 vote they will take the ongoing lawsuit over sectarian prayer during commission meetings to the United States Supreme Court. A special meeting was called for commissioners to decide whether or not... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Child dead after he was left in car all day at Miles CollegeMonday. Rowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme CourtRowan prayer case
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
Monday. Rowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme CourtRowan prayer case appeal heading to US Supreme Court Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rowan Co. commissioners to decide if fight over prayer should go to U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this summer that Rowan County commi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this summer that Rowan County commissioners couldn't open meetings with sectarian prayers from just one faith. The American Civil Liberties Union challenged the county’s practice of opening commission... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Salisbury Police wrap month long investigation with arrest, seizure of guns, drugs, casha dwelling, maintaining a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon and drug
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
a dwelling, maintaining a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon and drug paraphernalia. Alexander was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $1,500,000.00 bond with a first appearance in court set for September 27,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Prayer returns to Charlotte city council meetingswas violating freedom of religion. She says the city attorney pointed to a numb
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
was violating freedom of religion. She says the city attorney pointed to a number of other municipalities, including Rowan County, that lost battles in court to be able to pray. But the city attorney's office disputes those statements,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Salisbury man gets at least 20 years for 2013 murderyears in prison for the 2013 murder of 19-year-old Abraham Jenkins. Bognuda, 26
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 hours ago
years in prison for the 2013 murder of 19-year-old Abraham Jenkins. Bognuda, 26, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in Rowan County Superior Court on Monday. Bognuda entered the plea of guilty pursuant to State vs. Alford which means he... Read more
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The Star
Punishment in child deaths often less severe than for killing adultsbut a judge later overturned the conviction, saying prosecutors overemphasized
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
but a judge later overturned the conviction, saying prosecutors overemphasized Sadie’s death at the second trial. •In Rowan County, a medical examiner ruled the cause of 2-month-old Jy’hime Bacon’s death as “undetermined.” Authorities said the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Charlotte City Council continues to have invocationthe law here." Part of Monday's discussion also included explaining a recent c
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 hours ago
the law here." Part of Monday's discussion also included explaining a recent court ruling that found commissioners in Rowan County violated the Constitution with their meeting prayer. Charlotte City Council now has a set of guidelines for the... Read more
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The Star
Justice for the childrenbut a judge later overturned the conviction, saying prosecutors overemphasized
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
but a judge later overturned the conviction, saying prosecutors overemphasized Sadie’s death at the second trial. •In Rowan County, a medical examiner ruled the cause of 2-month-old Jy’hime Bacon’s death as “undetermined.” Authorities said the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Warm temps expected to continue throughout the weekto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Charlotte City Council to debate return of pre-meeting prayercity violates freedom of religion, citing laws in other municipalities. Earlie
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
city violates freedom of religion, citing laws in other municipalities. Earlier this year, a federal appeals court told Rowan County leaders they needed to change their prayer before meetings because nearly every prayer was Christian, which... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Landis man faces sex crime chargesto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One killed in Lancaster County crashto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Teacher Exchanged Thousands of Messages With Student Via Text, FacebookSALISBURY, N.C.-- A middle school teacher in Rowan County is facing charges for
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
SALISBURY, N.C.-- A middle school teacher in Rowan County is facing charges for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The investigation started Monday when a family member of the Erwin Middle School student file a complaint with the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Multiple people injured in shooting at Tennessee churchto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One shot in northwest Charlotte during armed robberyto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man reported missing in Lancaster Countyto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Will Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayThe Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take the last
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take the last available step in the ongoing lawsuit over sectarian prayer during commission meetings. A special meeting has been called for commissioners to decide whether or not to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Community members bond with CMPD officers one year laterto Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to Supreme Court? Vote coming MondayWill Rowan prayer case be appealed to Supreme Court? Vote coming Monday Source: Rowan County Commission The Rowan County Commission will decide on Monday if it wants to take last available step in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Duke Dash 5K and Healthfest Saturday in Kannapolisin Kannapolis. “We are thrilled to host the Duke Dash 5K and Healthfest to hon
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
in Kannapolis. “We are thrilled to host the Duke Dash 5K and Healthfest to honor our participants and thank Cabarrus and Rowan county residents for their commitment to helping us better understanding health and disease,” said Perla Nunes,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Spotty fog by sunrise, hot and humid weekendNorth Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. >> Read more trending news Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Look it up: Twitter abuzz after Kim Jong-Un calls Trump a ‘dotard’North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. >> Read more trending news Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Deputies: Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookA North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crim
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate messages to their... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Deputies: Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and ch
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and ch
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate... Read more
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ajc.com
Deputies: Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookA North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crim
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate messages to their... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookA North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crim
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate messages to their... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Deputies: Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookA North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crim
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate messages to their... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Deputies: Teacher accused of sex crime exchanged messages via FacebookA North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crim
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
A North Carolina middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate messages to their... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Teacher Exchanged Thousands of Messages With Student Via Text, FacebookSALISBURY, N.C.-- A middle school teacher in Rowan County is facing charges for
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C.-- A middle school teacher in Rowan County is facing charges for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The investigation started Monday when a family member of the Erwin Middle School student file a complaint with the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
NC middle school teacher accused of taking indecent liberties with studentROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina middle school teacher is accused of havin
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina middle school teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student, according to a press release. Family of a student at Erwin Middle School in Rowan County complained that Mark Dexter, 42,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rowan County teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with studentROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A Rowan County middle school teacher was arrested and char
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A Rowan County middle school teacher was arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a child, officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said. Parents of a student complained that Mark Dexter, 42, sent inappropriate... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Sheriff: Teacher sent student 'thousands' of inappropriate messages via FacebookROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – An Erwin Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday afte
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – An Erwin Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday after investigators said he had an inappropriate relationship with a student. According to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a complaint on September 18... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Local group receives grant to fight drug abuse among youthlaw enforcement, businesses, and others to prevent drug use and improve the hea
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
law enforcement, businesses, and others to prevent drug use and improve the health of the community.” “Our goal is to make Rowan County a safe and drug-free place for our youth,” said Karen South Jones, Coalition Coordinator and Executive Director... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Davidson County improving access to the Yadkin Rivershelters. Nearby, the historic Wil-Cox Bridge will become a walkway that will c
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 5 days ago
shelters. Nearby, the historic Wil-Cox Bridge will become a walkway that will carry visitors across the Yadkin River into Rowan County. York Hill boat access improvements will begin in early 2018 and finish just in time for the summer season.... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting caseEmergency Services Director announces retirementRowan Emergency Services Direct
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Emergency Services Director announces retirementRowan Emergency Services Director announces retirement From Rowan County Emergency Services: After 31 years in local government with 30 of those serving Rowan County. From Rowan County... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan emergency Services Director announces retirementFrom Rowan County Emergency Services: After 31 years in local government with 3
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
From Rowan County Emergency Services: After 31 years in local government with 30 of those serving Rowan County. Rowan County Emergency Services Chief Frank Thomason announced to his staff on Monday his decision to retire effective January 1,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Baby run over during fight between parentsRowan emergency Services Director announces retirementRowan emergency Services
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Rowan emergency Services Director announces retirementRowan emergency Services Director announces retirement From Rowan County Emergency Services: After 31 years in local government with 30 of those serving Rowan County. From Rowan County Emergency... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Livingstone College investigating scuffle between security guard and studentforce in World War II. (Credit: Photo provided to the Observer courtesy of Alex
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
force in World War II. (Credit: Photo provided to the Observer courtesy of Alex Hutchinson - NYT) The remains of a Rowan County soldier who vanished during World War II have been found and are being brought home this week for burial in his... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC soldier’s remains found decades after he vanished in WWII. Now, he’s coming home.CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The remains of a Rowan Cou
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The remains of a Rowan County soldier who vanished during World War II have been found and are being brought home this week for burial in his hometown of Gold Hill, 60 miles northeast of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gov. Pat McCrory to make daily appearances on Charlotte radio stationmeeting. The city might end the tradition of praying before council meetings af
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
meeting. The city might end the tradition of praying before council meetings after a recent court case ruled against Rowan County commissioners’ method of prayer. “Sadly, they brought this up probably to stir controversy,” McCrory said on... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
PHOTOS: Eight wanted in Rowan County The eight people face a number of charges including larceny, assault, robbery
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
The eight people face a number of charges including larceny, assault, robbery, and murder. The eight people face a number of charges including larceny, assault, robbery, and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Charlotte city council replaces prayer before meetingof a prayer, the council recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The U.S. 4th Circui
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
of a prayer, the council recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this summer that Rowan County commissioners couldn't open meetings with sectarian prayers from just one faith. After that, Charlotte City... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Mayor Roberts, City Council eliminates prayer before meetingsin other municipalities being the reasons for the change in opening the city co
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
in other municipalities being the reasons for the change in opening the city council meetings. A federal court told Rowan County earlier this year to change its opening prayer because almost every prayer they did was of Christianity, which... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Animal Shelter to offer discounted adoption rates SaturdayShelter to offer discounted adoption rates Saturday The Rowan County Animal Sh
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
Shelter to offer discounted adoption rates Saturday The Rowan County Animal Shelter will offer a discount on the rates normally charged for adoptions this Saturday. The Rowan... Read more
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