• 73°

People & Places Sunday, April 2

New support group will meet

A new dialysis support group meets on first Thursdays of the month (next one, April 6) at 6:30 p.m. at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, fourth floor Kiser Building, Clay Classroom. Contact Caroline at 704-637-2107 for more information.

Aggrey Memorial resumes meetings

LANDIS — Aggrey Memorial High School Alumni Association resumes its monthly meetings today at 6 p.m. at Sandy Ridge AME Zion Church, Mt. Moriah Church Road. Please remind your classmates. Dues remain $20. Info at 704-273-8318.

A.L. Brown Class of ‘63 Spring mini reunion

KANNAPOLIS — Meet Saturday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m. for lunch at Logan’s Roadhouse near Sam’s and Wal-Mart, in the “Garage Room” which is being reserved for us. RSVP by Thursday, April 20 to Joyce E. Bost at 704-224-3776, Linda L. Turner at 828-230-1750, or Brenda L. Hodgens at 704-467-5708.

On human trafficking 

The Salisbury-Rowan AARP Chapter will meet on Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m. at Rufty-Holmes Sr. Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. On program is Mitzi Weber, executive director of the Triad Ladder of Hope, speaking on human trafficking. Weber is a native of Salisbury, educated in the Salisbury and Rowan County schools. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

Art at the SBC 

Art enthusiasts have enjoyed various art exhibitions sponsored at the Salisbury Business Center. The SBC is currently adding new office suites and anticipates completion of construction later this year, at which time they will renew their commitment to support the local artist community with more art exhibitions.

Deadline for Treasure Feamster scholarship 

The deadline for the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship (IMF) Treasure Feamster Scholarship is Monday, April 3. The scholarships are available for high school seniors who are members of an IMF-affiliated church. High school seniors can check with the Guidance Office or affiliated churches for applications. Call Jacqueline Springs at 704-639-1894 or Dr. Ethel Bamberg-Revis at 704-647-9545 for details.

‘George Washington: Myths, Legends and Stories’

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis History Associates host Terry Holt, president of the Rowan History Club, on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. as he tells some of the Washington myths, legends and stories and share why they were woven into Washington’s life. Held in the A. L. Brown High School social room, 415 East First St. Park in the lot East of Trinity Methodist Church. For more information call Phil Goodman at 704-796-0803.

Annual ‘Because We Care’ Night 

Coming up at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 7: AmVets Post 460 presents its annual night of bingo and fun, with hot dogs and chips. Held in the social room in Building 6 at the VA Hospital, 1601 Brenner Ave. Call 704-732-4316 for details.

Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium

The Robert F. Hoke Chapter 78 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy hosts its annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium April 28-30. Registration is $65 when postmarked by April 7, and $75 afterwards. RSVP to Sue Curtis at 704-637-6411 or southpaws@fibrant.com

Scheduled speakers and subjects include:

Author and historian Robert Carpenter, senior reserve prison guard from Gaston County;

Historian Dr. Kevin Cherry, Resources concerning the prison;

Author and historian Dr. Gary Freeze, Introduction to the prison;

Historian and descendant Ron Nichols, Salisbury POW from Wisconsin;

Archaeologist Ken Robinson, 2005 and 2012 studies of the prison;

Historian and descendant Geoffrey Ryder, M.D., PTSD among prisoners;

Author and historian Dr. Jim Tootle, Baseball played at the prison.

Author Susan King

The AAUW Outlook Readers discussion hosts author Susan King on April 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Card Room of Trinity Oaks Retirement Center, 728 Klumac Road. In 2014, King released the book, “Optimism for Autism: The Inspiring Journey of a Mother and her Autistic Son,” which she co-authored with her son  Patrick. It has been a bestseller in Rowan County for several months. A member of First Baptist Church, King lives in China Grove with her husband David. You can find out more about Susan at susanjaneking.com


About Post Lifestyles

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalPostLifestyle/ and Twitter @postlifestlyes for more content

email author More by Post



Man charged for stowing away on Norfolk Southern train, impeding railroad operations


Group will protest treatment of Georgia woman during 2019 traffic stop


Man overdoses at Piedmont Correctional Institute


Sheriff’s Office: Two men escape from jail, found in bushes on Fulton Street

Ask Us

Ask Us: When will North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue be resurfaced?


Political Notebook: Rowan’s lawmakers pass 140 bills into the opposite chamber before deadline


Police chief to present use of force policy; city manager to present 2021-22 budget


Blotter: Rockwell man arrested on charges of felony larceny, possession of stolen vehicle


CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science


Catawba College hosts three in-person commencement ceremonies


With high case loads causing numerous staff departures, Child Protective Services seeks more positions


Livingstone College graduates celebrate ‘crossing the finish line’ during commencement celebration


Rowan sees 4 new COVID-19 deaths as mask mandate lifted, vaccines administered continue decline


Spencer is latest town updating its development ordinance


Salisbury native Kristy Woodson Harvey makes NY Times bestseller list


Board of Commissioners will convene for third time in May


Biz Roundup: Salisbury, Kannapolis among recipients of Region of Excellence Awards


Cheerleading team competes at Disney


Salisbury High to celebrate football, swimming champions with parade


Spencer awarded $10,000 to develop trails at Stanback Forest

High School

High school girls soccer: Isley, Webb lead all-county team


‘Tails and Tales’ coming to library this summer


Public Records: March Deeds


Salisbury Symphony’s ‘Return to the Concert Hall’ available May 24-31