People & Places Sunday, Jan. 10

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 10, 2016

Granite Quarry Class of 1948

Submitted by Doris Cline

The Granite Quarry High School Class of 1948 held its 67th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2015 at the K&W Cafeteria in Salisbury. Arrival time began at 10:45 a.m. giving the class members time to visit with each other.

Buddy Foster welcomed everyone and gave the blessing for lunch, which everyone enjoyed. A brief meeting was held after lunch. Rose McCombs gave a financial report and some information on the classmates unable to attend. There were 45 who graduated in 1948; only 19 are still living.

Local classmates and spouses attending were Harry Basinger, Doris Peacock Cline, Rose McCombs Holshouser, Faye Cauble Kesler, May Frances Oddie Wells.

Out-of-town classmates and spouses were John “Buddy” Foster and wife Treva from Sherrills Ford, Glenn Webb and wife Martha from Stoneville. Invited guest was Betty Morgan.

Doris Cline, Rose McCombs and Buddy Foster were asked to serve again for next year’s reunion.

Before the classmates said their goodbyes, they took time to take several pictures of the group.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder seminar

Jointly hosted by The Arc of Davidson County and The Arc Rowan, this timely and informative seminar about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St. 2.0 NCSAPPB credit hours are available. To attend, RSVP to Shela Sapp, Executive Director Arc of Rowan, 704-637-1521 or


Second Annual Awareness Gala

Submitted by  Mitzi Weber, Triad Ladder of Hope

The second annual Awareness Gala to fight human trafficking will be at the Rowan Museum on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Local musical talent will be Dana and Pam Bryan of Center City Chapel in Charlotte. Dana is the Pastor at CCC and a classical baritone. His wife Pam is a master pianist, who has written and performs her own arrangements. Doug Rice, veteran radio broadcaster covering NASCAR since 1980 and current president and co-anchor of the PRN broadcast for the NASCAR races, will host the evening. Anna Malika, the keynote speaker, is an internationally recognized motivational speaker as well as a survivor and policy advocate in the movement to end human trafficking.

RSVP to See for more information.


McGill to give vocal recital

Frances McGill will present “An American Trilogy” this evening, with a program repertoire spanning the 20th century of American song.

The recital is at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Salisbury. The public is invited.


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