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First in a Series: “Don’t Blame Us, Fibrant Got Done in by a Suprise Recession”

July 24, 2017

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Todd Paris, Staff Writer, Salisbury Attorney, and Candidate for Salisbury City Council ♦ The city newsletter began a series focused on Fibrant this past Sunday written by Josh Bergeron. The first installment centers on the the decision by Mayor Susan Kluttz, and council members Bill Burgin, Mark Lewis, and  Pete Kennedy to borrow well over $33,000,000 dollars in 2008 to build the […]

Houston Mccarn and Amber Scarborough Charged with First Degree Murder for an Alleged 2016 Blunt Force Infant Killing in Rockwell

July 23, 2017

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RFP Staff ♦ According to Rowan County Sheriff’s Office sources Houston Ray Mccarn, 20, living at a Howard Johnson motel in Concord, was arrested Saturday and his ex-girlfriend Amber Lane Scarborough, 18, staying on Lower Stone Church Road in Rockwell, was arrested Friday both for the alleged blunt force murder of their 8-week old infant son […]

Kenny Hardin, Salisbury City Councilman: “Why I’m Seeking Re-Election and the Mayor’s Office”

July 23, 2017

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Kenny Hardin, Salisbury City Councilman and Mayoral Candidate After initially deciding not to run again, I’m seeking re-election to the Salisbury City Council with the goal of winning the Mayor’s seat in the upcoming November 2017 election. My original decision to not run was based on that I’ve been serving my community for nearly 30 […]

Salisbury: Burglary Turns into a Shooting Thursday Morning on Fairmont Avenue. Burglar Scores $200 in Cash

July 23, 2017

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RFP Staff ♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Thaddius Rhames, 47, living at 938 Fairmont Avenue, was the victim of an “assault-gun” and a “burglary-forcible entry” at his home on Thursday.  The crime was reported to 911 dispatch at 12:47 a.m.  The burglar (a stranger) broke into home through a window (damage estimated at $100).  $200 in cash was stolen […]

Downtown Salisbury Hit by a Rash of Counterfeit Money at South Main Books, Critters, and Stichin’ Post Gifts. How to Spot Counterfeit

July 22, 2017

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RFP Staff/Marketwatch.com/wikihow.com ♦ In an area already suffering from blight, an army of vacant store fronts, a lack of foot and vehicular traffic, musical chair retailers and restaurants that open and close within a year, violent crime, vandalism, exorbitant municipal service district taxes to support a former flophouse not opened since 1963, aggressive panhandlers, triple-net leases, and a […]

Salisbury: Trio Busted Thursday by Probation Office and Salisbury Police in Alleged Large Scale Drug Haul on Pine Street

July 21, 2017

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RFP Staff ♦ According to Salisbury Police sources a probation officer made a surprise home visit on Thursday evening to 806 Pine Street in Salisbury and hit the jackpot where a pair of probationers lived: Sebastian Lamon Rankin, 31, and Dichris Terrell Wood, 29.  Wood’s friend Kennedy Brooke Campbell, 21, living on Brantley Road, Kannapolis, was also on hand […]

Salisbury: Samuel Lee White Arrested Thursday for Allegedly Shooting Kenneth Durant White on Carpenters Circle Back on June 25th

July 21, 2017

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RFP Staff ♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Samuel Lee White, 36, was arrested at his home on 839 Carpenters Circle on Thursday at 1:49 p.m. for allegedly shooting Kenneth Durant White, 33, living at 822 Carpenters Circle during a gunfight over loud music in the wee hours of Sunday morning June 25th.  Kenneth Durant White was struck by a […]