The Salisbury Post is spending February exploring figures and moments in Rowan County’s Black history that have impacted the area in a significant way. They recently featured the late George Knox, Salisbury’s first and only African-American County Commissioner. 

Keep reading to learn more about Mr. Knox from a 2017 tribute that centers on his army and baseball career as well as his life of service.

If you have a photo or story to tell illustrating Black History Month, please email editor Chandler Inions at  

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