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High school football: Scores

  Wednesday’s scores Kinston 45, Southwest Onslow 32 New Bern 57, South Central Pitt 6 Wallace-Rose Hill 68, ...

College

College football: Indians take it on the chin again

Staff report EMORY, Va. – Catawba’s football team played better after the rain finally arrived late in the ...

Lifestyle

Doug Creamer: A storm

By Doug Creamer Most of my readers know that I have a fascination with storms. I love winter ...

Lifestyle

Darrell Blackwelder: Light pruning can be done year-round

Pruning can still be done. Contrary to popular belief, pruning can be done year-round. Light, judicious pruning in ...

Lifestyle

Cody Craddock: Fruit production in the backyard with 4-H plant sale

By Cody Craddock N.C. Cooperative Extension Maybe you’ve thought about growing a few blueberries in your backyard, growing ...

Sports

Braves hit 3 homers off deGrom, beat Mets to move into tie for NL East lead

By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA — Austin Riley doesn’t want to put too much emphasis on ...

Lifestyle

A salute to dolls made in USA

“Salute to the USA,” was the theme for the N.C. Museum of Dolls, Toys and Miniatures annual fundraiser ...

Lifestyle

Ann Farabee: Like a dove

By Ann Farabee Bear with me, as I continue to soak in the words from Mark 1:9-11. Jesus ...

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Toi Degree: Practicing self-care

By Toi Degree N.C. Cooperative Extension I’m sure by now you have all heard the term “self-care,” but ...

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Laura Allen: Upcoming 4-H opportunities

By Laura Allen N.C. Cooperative Extension Oct. 2-8 is National 4-H Week, and what better way to celebrate ...

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4-H agent recognized for accomplishments

Laura Allen, 4-H youth development agent in Rowan County with N.C. Cooperative Extension, was recognized for various awards ...

Books

Library Notes: Spellbinding reads at Rowan Public Library

By Lyndsey Maloney Rowan Public Library Stepping outside this week, we felt the chill in the air. The leaves ...

Lifestyle

Program has provided leadership, service and cultural opportunities for 4-H’er

By Olivia Stirrup Happy National 4-H Week! I’m Olivia Stirrup and I’m celebrating this week by sharing my ...

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: What happens if you sleep too much?

We are constantly bombarded with specifics on what issues occur if we don’t get enough sleep in this ...

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh: Love/hate relationship with food

I had a lot of great feedback after last week’s column and lots of questions. I want to ...

Entertainment

Brewfest offers flash sale tickets through Sunday night

SALISBURY — Downtown Salisbury is offering a flash ticket sale for Bell Tower Brewfest through Sunday, Oct. 2. ...

News

Into the Light suicide and mental health awareness walk postponed

SALISBURY — United Way’s Into the Light walk for suicide and mental health awareness, scheduled for Saturday morning, ...

Crime

Charges filed in East Spencer homicide

EAST SPENCER — Charges have been formally filed against a man taken into custody immediately following a homicide ...

Local

Rowan County parks will be closed Saturday

SALISBURY — All Rowan County parks will remained closed Saturday but gates will reopen at 9 a.m. on ...

Crime

Man arrested in SC on local warrant for sex crimes against child

A man wanted by Rowan County Sheriff’s Office since 2014 was found in South Carolina Thursday and taken ...