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Ester Marsh: Why rest is so important

Especially in the beginning of the year when so many people started or re-started their exercise routine, some ...

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Kysha Rooks: Fitness and children with disabilities

By Kysha Rooks N.C. Cooperative Extension No matter what your child’s abilities, some form of physical activity is ...

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Doug Creamer: A quiet week

By Doug Creamer For many years I listened to Garrison Keillor on Saturday nights. He had a variety ...

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Church Women United annual meeting is Feb. 5

SALISBURY — The annual meeting of the Salisbury-Rowan Church Women United will be held at Jerusalem Baptist Church, ...

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Library Notes: Cooking for one at Rowan Public Library

By Amanda Brill Rowan Public Library The start of a brand-new year is a great time to commit to ...

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Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Church observing Men’s Day on Sunday

EAST SPENCER — Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Church is observing its Men’s Day on Sunday, Jan. 29, ...

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Rev. Jon Schell: Commitments worth making

Bible verse: Luke 2:39-52 New years often bring new commitments. Some last and some don’t. We need to ...

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Darrell Blackwelder: Provide food and water for our feathered friends

Cold weather takes its toll on many animals outdoors including our birds. Freezing temperatures greatly reduce song birds ...

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Author donates caregiver collection to Trinity Oaks

Caregiving isn’t always easy. Caregivers often need resources to guide them along the way. Thanks to a Harrisburg ...

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All Hood Symposium set for April 21

SALISBURY — The eighth annual All Hood Alumni & Friends Symposium will be held on April 21 from ...

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Rowan Chamber Young Professionals Program February Events

SALISBURY- The 2023 season of the Rowan Chamber’s Young Professionals program is off to a strong start with ...

Crime

Rockwell man arrested for sex crimes

A Rockwell man faces 1st-degree statutory rape charges following a month-long investigation by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office ...

Sports

NFL: Hargrave, Eagles vs. 49ers on Sunday, 3 p.m., FOX

  Playoffs   Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 14 San Francisco 41, Seattle 23 Jacksonville 31, L.A. Chargers 30 ...

Arion Broadnax

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Men’s college basketball: Back at home, Blue Bears win

  Staff report SALISBURY — Putting only one man in double figures ordinarily means defeat in a men’s ...

Bria Griffith

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Women’s college basketball: Livingstone perseveres, has won 4 of last 5

  Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone’s women’s basketball team shot 1-for-17 on 3-pointers and turned it over 21 ...

Chasen Hall

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High school basketball: 1,000 points for Rockwell Christian’s Hall

  Staff report Rockwell Christian School junior Chasen Hall surpassed 1,000 career points on Tuesday. The 5-foot-11 Hall ...

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High school girls wrestling: East’s Edwards wins regional

  Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The Midwest Regional for girls wrestling was held at A.L. Brown on Thursday. ...

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COVID-19 cases are slowing in Rowan County

SALISBURY  — While COVID-19 cases increased to a high level in the early weeks of the new year, ...

Sports

High school wrestling: West at home on Saturday

  Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s wrestling team will be at home on Saturday as the ...

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College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) —  Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who ...