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David Freeze column: What I’m thankful for

It has been one of my great privileges to write this column now for more than 10 years. I’m not sure exactly which year this ... Read more

1 day ago by David Freeze.

Home sweet home: Families never tire of decorating Rowan Museum gingerbread houses

By Mark Wineka For the Salisbury Post The Lipscomb family has been building gingerbread houses at the Rowan Museum’s annual workshop for so many years, ... Read more

3 days ago by Mark Wineka.

Ester Marsh column: Eat sensibly with Thanksgiving just a few days away

Don’t blow your diet with Thanksgiving! You finally got back on a schedule of working out and eating better and here we are, just a ... Read more

5 days ago by Ester Marsh.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Jerusalem cherry

There is a plant in our landscape that has a vast display of small, colorful fruit. It has a strange resemblance to a bushy, cherry ... Read more

5 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Rowan County once again hosts NC Farm School

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Cooperative Extension Rowan County will once again host N.C. Farm School in 2021. N.C. Farm School is a comprehensive business ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Non-fiction is important, too

By Hope Loman Rowan Public Library When I hear others talk about the joys of reading, they usually only reference benefits that come from fictional ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams column: Remembering Tom

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post I met Tom Barrett at Danville’s First Presbyterian years ago, sometimes attending Tom’s Sunday school class. I enjoyed ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: Knees less likely to give out from activity

In 2013, I had arthroscopic surgery on a knee, significant because at the time I was nearing 80,000 running miles. And plenty more with other ... Read more

5 days ago by David Freeze.

Ann Farabee column: Feeling thankful

By Ann Farabee Feeling thankful? Should we be feeling thankful? 2020 has been a year. And we are still here. That is something we can ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Thanksgiving 2020

By Doug Creamer The weather has begun to cool down and the leaves are almost all down. The signals are all around; it is about ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Chris Magryta: On screen time, herd immunity, returning to schools full time

Editor’s note: The following are a few recent excerpts from blog posts by Dr. Chris Magryta, who works at Salisbury Pediatric Associates. Read more at ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Adopt-an-Oscar: Innovative litter-catching device cleans waterways, teaches lessons

SALISBURY — Students at Catawba College don’t have a class pet, but they have adopted an Oscar. Nicknamed for the furry green Sesame Street character ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Ester Marsh column: Why rest is so important

Week four of our Strong Challenge focused on rest. Sometimes when we get into the swing of things, we get worried that when we take ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Gotta Run: An incredible October odyssey

Sometimes circumstances come together for something big. That’s just what happened for Lorie and Mark Cauble over an incredible month. I got to play a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Trading Ford Baptist Church celebrates 150 years

On Nov. 1, Trading Ford Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary during annual homecoming services. Four bands honored the church’s musical progression over the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Faith briefs: Thanksgiving meals planned

Free Thanksgiving meal in Spencer Whosoever Will Let Them Come Ministries and CrossLife Church (Spencer) will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, Nov. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Four books

By Doug Creamer A few weeks ago, my sister shared a book with me that I have wanted to read. The book is about personalities. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Cabarrus Christmas celebration events begin Nov. 20

Events modified to comply with COVID restrictions KANNAPOLIS — The City of Kannapolis Christmas Celebration will look different this year. The Grinch (COVID) has impacted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Time to talk turkey

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension With the Thanksgiving holiday coming soon, it is almost certain that everyone will partake in eating turkey. Turkey is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Home and garden Q&A: Roots, weeds and shrubs

We’ve had a few days with cool mornings, but our weather seems more like early May than November. Many are working outdoors with ongoing gardening and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Blackwelder column: Mowing emerging fescue

Those that have re-seeded their fescue lawns are now beginning to experience emerging turf as a result of our warm, wet fall weather. It is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Library notes: Popular titles circulated at Rowan Public Library during 2020

By Amber Covington Rowan Public Library Rowan Public Library offers a collection with more than 173,000 physical items of books, audiobooks and DVDs. Here’s a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column: Ring the doorbell

By Ann Farabee It was early in my COVID journey. Our family was quarantined. We did not ask for help. But others listened to their ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Providence Baptist Church bringing back Thanksgiving meal

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The congregation at Providence Baptist Church comes together every year to give something good to the community. And this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Mack Williams column: Nighttime November sounds

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post The unusually warm weather is allowing many of us, whose windows can be opened, to hear November night ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: A new respect for walkers

I’ve always enjoyed walking and have done a lot of it. I have no idea how many miles I’ve done, but imagine its pretty significant. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

American Cancer Society will have virtual Charlotte benefit

Re-Imagine Charlotte, a benefit for the American Cancer Society (formerly the Cattle Baron’s Ball), will be held virtually this year with an on-air WCCB, TV ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Mack Williams column: Walking in Tropical Storm Zeta’s wake

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post I live close to the border of Piedmont Virginia and North Carolina; and over a week ago, one ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

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