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March issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The March issue of Salisbury the Magazine has reached subscribers and is available at locations throughout Rowan County. The magazine, a publication of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Mark Wineka.

Ernest Moss’ long coaching career now lands him at Tiffin University

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Ernest Moss was home during the recent Christmas vacation, taking a break from his duties at Tiffin University where ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Unsung heroine: For United Way, Jackie Harris used her blue-collar work ethic to touch thousands of lives

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After almost 30 years, the United Way campaigns sort of run together, but Jackie Harris remembers one autumn when ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

So you think you know the past decade? Try this Salisbury Post news quiz

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The past 10 years have been full of national and world news that clearly identifies this decade we’re leaving. ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Wineka column: It’s time for me to pack up a lizard and go

Back when my sons were young and still sharing the same bedroom, they sort of aged out of having a book read to them before ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Hurricane Floyd: Over his 100 years, Burton has taken life by storm

SALISBURY — In the middle of Floyd Burton’s big 100th birthday party Sunday, Tony Hoty walked up to Floyd’s chair and starting rustling through the ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Yesterday: In 1961, Distributive Education luau celebrates high school student employers with luau

Margaret Thompson-Shumate of Salisbury provided this photograph taken in 1961 at the Salisbury Elks Club on South Main Street. The Distributive Education programs at Boyden, ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Yesterday: Who is this intriguing woman?

Barbara Wagoner of Salisbury would like to know who the intriguing woman in this photograph might be. It was a newspaper clipping from the Salisbury ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Winter issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — Just in time for the new year, the Winter 2020 issue of Salisbury the Magazine has reached subscribers and is available at locations throughout ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

White noise: Are these squirrels in Spencer, Salisbury from the North Pole?

SALISBURY — Don’t worry about whether or not we’ll have a white Christmas. It’s already here. Consider it more of a fascination than a craze, ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Highway song: Chris Corriher’s decorated career has followed a road map

SALISBURY — Chris Corriher will be the first to tell you he’s a homebody. At South Rowan High School, Corriher ranked among the top five ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Party on: Students celebrate Christmas at Jarrett Legion Post

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mrs. Claus stopped and asked for the students’ attention. “Boys and girls, I think I hear Santa Claus!” said ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

A friend to the end: Johnny Safrit made sure his circle included you

SALISBURY — Early Thursday afternoon, there’s a good chance the 30 or so men of the Everyman’s Bible Class will walk together into First Presbyterian ... Read more

3 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Donation of Florida collection thrills N.C. Museum of Doll, Toys & Miniatures

SPENCER — The dolls from the late Ruth E. Funk’s collection already have found a cozy home at the N.C. Museum of Dolls, Toy & ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Circle of hope: 93-year-old Salisbury woman believes lost ring could still show up

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 93-year-old Salisbury woman holds out hope a precious diamond engagement ring, which she thinks was lost in or ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Warmhearted: THREE WIDE Foundation’s Christmas dinner will have students covered

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With their three sons grown and out of the house, Steve and Donna Thomas have two back bedrooms they ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Elizabeth Cook: Wineka ready to set out on a new path

By Elizabeth Cook For the Salisbury Post He came to town a stranger — a quiet, lanky 20-something from Pennsylvania who followed his college girlfriend ... Read more

4 months ago by Elizabeth Cook.

With Stanbacks’ help, Hurley Family Y lets the sun shine in

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The J.F. Hurley Family YMCA is a new planet in the solar system. The Y’s board of directors and ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Christmas in Cleveland: A ‘genuine’ town delivers another homespun parade

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — When you come to the Cleveland Christmas Parade, you expect certain things. Horses, Hay bales, vintage vehicles. Freightliner trucks. ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Hospital auxiliary’s Tree of Hope proceeds go to Wallace Cancer Center

Staff report SALISBURY — This past Thursday, for the 46th year, the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Auxiliary held its Tree of Hope lighting ceremony, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Habit for Humanity, Rowan-Salisbury Schools forge ahead on model partnership

SALISBURY — If you drove down Union Heights Boulevard on Thursday, you probably noticed one of the busiest residential construction sites in Rowan County. Out ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour promises conversation pieces around every corner

SALISBURY — In preparing to host a stop on Saturday evening’s Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour, Maggie Blackwell came up with a three-week plan. She ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Mount Ulla now has a sign for all times

MOUNT ULLA — Natalie Wilson made no attempts to hide her excitement Tuesday. “Today is the most exciting day in the world,” she said, standing ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Former Granite Quarry mayor gives new board food for thought

GRANITE QUARRY — During an evening when November’s Granite Quarry election winners took their oaths for new terms, a former mayor gave them something to ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Christmas lights come on in Granite Quarry, thanks to ‘Danny’

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — While she and her family waited early Wednesday evening in the Town Hall parking lot, Danette “Danny” Vernon ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular lives up to its name

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For 12 years now, even before Cheryl and Ted Goins restored a downtown building to house Pottery 101 downstairs ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

Citizenship and friendship: This Thanksgiving has new meaning for Luz ‘Paty’ Bodine

SALISBURY — The day before Luz Patricia “Paty” Bodine was supposed to take the oath making her a U.S. citizen, she felt awful. She had ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

In effort packed with meaning, teen raises big money for Brenner and UNC children’s hospitals

SALISBURY — Archie Dees was a busy guy Saturday night. For the first time outside church programs, the 17-year-old found himself on stage, playing acoustic ... Read more

4 months ago by Mark Wineka.

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