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Darrell Blackwelder: Time to start working on May chores

Last week’s frost was a major issue — one week later, and we had July temperatures. Gardening activities have increased as homeowners venture outdoors to ... Read more

7 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Union Lutheran Church welcomes new music director

Union Lutheran Church, at 4770 Bringle Ferry Road, will welcome a new music director today during a reception after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Isaiah ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

4-H happenings: Competition winners and Summer Fun

By Laura Allen N.C. Cooperative Extension On April 19-21, Rowan County 4-H’ers competed in 4-H presentations and 4-H talent competitions for our annual County Activity ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Clematis are picky about growing conditions

It’s spring and bountiful flowers and shrubs are in full bloom, including vines. Clematis, a vine featuring bright and colorful flowers can be a challenge ... Read more

7 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Library Notes: Bookshop, membership help support library

By Jennifer Hubbard For the Salisbury Post “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” —Walter ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column: The overcomer

By Ann Farabee Without a doubt, the columns I have received the most messages and emails about have dealt with going through difficult circumstances in ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan Museum History Club presents: The Revolution in Rowan County, the 240th anniversary of the race to the Dan

SALISBURY — On Tuesday, May 4, the Rowan Museum will host a History Club meeting at 7 p.m. in the front yard of the Old ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

‘We need some fun’: Lee Street theatre unveils in-person shows of Season 14

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After a difficult year marked by lockdowns, quarantine and social distancing, Lee Street theatre officials say it’s time to ... Read more

7 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Doug Creamer column: Listening

By Doug Creamer I thought spring had arrived and was planning to stay, but last weekend Mother Nature reminded us that she can be fickle. ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: Upper body strength, what you can do?

One of my favorite things to do each year is returning! The dragonboat festival is set for July 24. Our running club members look forward ... Read more

7 days ago by David Freeze.

Mack Williams column: Tree rings

By Mack Williams Recently, the tree which had fallen into my son Jeremy’s yard was cut up. The larger sections of the trunk were removed, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Celebrating a half a century of the Week of the Young Child

By Susan Shinn Turner Smart Start Rowan   This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Week of the Young Child, and Smart Start Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Gotta’ Run: Heather Fidler in pursuit of better health

Long before the coronavirus became an issue, I had a regular monthly column following two people on an extended wellness journey. We had some fun ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Morgan Watts column: Always share the road with your farmer 

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension You may have read this article in the past; I try to submit this article annually as a reminder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Separating the bearded iris

A friend of mine said she had bearded irises that had beautiful blooms this spring. Unfortunately, they have spread too much and she needs to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Exploring and connecting pieces of the Easter story

By Felecia Wesley When we explore the account of the Easter story in the New Testament, we unearth stories that are connected to Easter after ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Salisbury-Rowan Heart Fund raises $20,000 for Community Care Clinic

Thanks to the generosity of its membership, the Salisbury-Rowan Heart Fund raised $20,000 despite this year’s event being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lori ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Pond ponderings: Hurley Park Q&A

By Danelle Cutting Hurley Park It has been a great time to visit Hurley Park with the beautiful weather we’ve had lately. Since we have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Danelle Cutting.

Historic Salisbury Foundation announces volunteer chair for 46th annual OctoberTour

Historic Salisbury Foundation has announced the volunteer chair for the 46th annual OctoberTour of homes. Diane Young is the vice president of LMY, Inc., a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

East Spencer Spring Fest planned

The town of East Spencer will celebrate its first Spring Fest on Saturday, May 8. The festival will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Ester Marsh: Abs of steel instead of a muffin top

Even after a cold snap, the weather is finally getting warmer and closer to bathing suit season. I have had many requests about what to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Through community involvement, art and music, Carlton Jackson has made a ‘rich impact’ on Salisbury

SALISBURY — Growing up in his mother’s kitchen on West Monroe Street, Carlton Jackson Jr. wanted to be a professional cook. “My mother was a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Woodson Harvey column: Creating memories — and our families

By Kristy Woodson Harvey For the Salisbury Post Growing up, the last week in July was the week I wished would never end. Because that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column: Weak but strong

By Ann Farabee On an early March morning in 1995, my family gathered around the bedside of my mother. She was on her final earthly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Passing the torch

By Doug Creamer After a long pause caused by COVID, our church has decided to begin offering children’s church again. Our children enjoy the music ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Pasin – Cook

Taylor Kathleen Pasin and Christopher Allen Cook were united in marriage on March 20, 2021. The 3:30 p.m. ceremony took place at the Pasin family ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan County Master Gardener Plant Sale May 1

By Amy-Lynn Albertson N.C. Cooperative Extension The Rowan County Master Gardeners are excited to host their annual plant sale again this year. It will be ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Don’t slip into the summer slide; get teens reading with Rowan Public Library

By Sydney Smith Rowan Public Library Whether your teens attended school in-person, virtually, or a combination of both, the 2020-2021 school year has inarguably been one ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

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