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Get ready for the holidays with 4-H

By Laura Allen Rowan County Cooperative Extension The holiday season is just around the corner, so it’s time to start preparing. Rowan County 4-H is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Kahrs painting accepted into art show

Keyth Kahrs, of Salisbury, has been accepted into the Arts Council of Wayne County’s 41st National Annual Art Show. Out of more than 370 entries, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Oak tree not producing acorns

A Salisbury resident emailed me last week and was concerned about his oak trees. They were doing quite well but had no acorns for the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Ann Farabee column — My COVID journey, part 7 — The hope

By Ann Farabee That word — COVID — still feels like it belongs to someone else — not me. My writing often is built around ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Final harvest

By Doug Creamer Is it really November? It is getting dark awfully early. While I really enjoy the cooler temperatures of fall and the beautiful ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Marsh column: If you have knee replacement, do your exercises

At least four people I know have had knee replacement surgery in the past six months. And I have dealt with a lot more who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

First Baptist taking its Christmas music service outside

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Living Christmas Tree has been a holiday staple for First Baptist for the past 28 years, but things ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Celebrate Rowan County agriculture during Farm City Week Nov. 16-20

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension The first Farm City Week was declared by a joint resolution of congress in 1957 under the Eisenhower administration. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Rowan Public Library to host informational program about alternative education options for local students

By Sydney Smith Rowan Public Library During the pandemic, people are rethinking the way they approach different daily tasks. Whether it’s changes at work, changes ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan Arts Council grants available

The Rowan Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina CARES for Arts grants through Nov. 9. The North Carolina General Assembly designated $9.4 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Storing and replanting amaryllis

Many have decided to retain their spent amaryllis bulbs for another spectacular bloom over the upcoming holiday season. Expensive holiday bulbs can be kept and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: My best friend

By Doug Creamer I am very blessed to have a number of very good friends. I invest time to build friendships. When my phone rang ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: Beginners get it done

We had to cancel our beginning runners class in the spring but just finished a small, yet very enthusiastic fall class. The main advantage of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Faith briefs: Nov. 1

China Grove Church of God fall bazaar China Grove Church Of God, 413 N. Franklin Street, will have its fall bazaar on Saturday. Breakfast will ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Ann Farabee column: My COVID Journey, Part 6 — It was beyond me

By Ann Farabee Day 17. Just when isolation seemed to be lasting forever. Just when my bedroom walls had closed in on me. Just when ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Marsh column: My, what a crazy year this has been

We can all agree that 2020 is and has been the craziest year ever. We just went back one hour, had Halloween and a blue ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Mack Williams column: Beethoven live

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post Whenever Beethoven’s music is heard in person, on TV, radio or recordings, he lives again. My son, Jeremy, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Danelle Cutting column: That sinking feeling: Work continues to fix hole at Hurley Park

By Danelle Cutting Hurley Park This year, everyone has had some twists and turns like a rocking roller coaster, even Hurley Park has experienced some ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Danelle Cutting.

First United Methodist hosts alternative fall festival

Families and volunteers celebrated the changing of seasons and Halloween on Wednesday at First United Methodist in downtown Salisbury.   The socially distant, family friendly event ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Chef Santos to host benefit dinner for Piedmont Players

Chef Santos will host a benefit dinner for Piedmont Players Theatre, donating all proceeds to the local performing company, on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Morgan Watts column: Farm school

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension Do you want to start up your own farm? Or have one and want to enhance the skills you ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ministry making 500-mile trek passes through Rowan

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local pastor Rev. Johnny Boggs was walking up West Innes Street adorned with sack cloth and lugging a cross ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Library Notes: Reflecting on challenging times

By P.L. Stiles Rowan Public Library During dark and challenging times, stories illuminate shared humanity. Stories of frightened courage, of the anguish of facing mortality, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Deadline for the 2020 4-H Fall Plant Sale is Thursday

By Michael Fine N.C. Cooperative Extension Fall is an excellent time of year to establish fruit bearing perennials to enjoy for years to come. In ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Toi Degree column: Halloween celebration guidelines

With the convergence of a full moon, a blue moon, daylight savings time and Saturday celebrations — plus the unprecedented events of this year — ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Kiwanis Club names five recipients of Centennial Awards

SALISBURY — This year hasn’t quite been the centennial the Kiwanis Club of Salisbury hoped for, but its members got back to business Friday when ... Read more

1 month ago by Josh Bergeron.

Ester Marsh column: Are you in need of a slight push?

Are you in need of a slight push to get moving? Getting out of a habit makes it so much harder to get back into ... Read more

1 month ago by Ester Marsh.

Rowan County bridge dedicated to local police officer who made ultimate sacrifice

SALISBURY — Lunda Eller has one request for people when they drive over the overpass formerly known as bridge No. 141 that spans South Second ... Read more

1 month ago by Ben Stansell.

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