• Fundraiser planned for wife of Rowan Co. slain firefighter


    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A fundraiser is being planned for the wife of a local firefighter who died after he was shot in the head.

    Marco Kauffman's former Fire Department is planning a barbecue for Jan. 17 and 18.

    It will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Scotch Irish Fire Department, 3220 Needmore Road, Woodleaf.

    IMAGES: Marco Kauffman

    Jerry's Chicken is putting together plates with half a barbecued chicken, baked beans, slaw, bread and a dessert for $8.

    Pre-orders end Friday. Call 704-431-2559. A blood drive will also be held at the same place and time.

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