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August issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The August issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached subscribers and is now available elsewhere. Closures prompted ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Summer issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The summer issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached subscribers and is now available elsewhere. Closures prompted ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

Local

May issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The May issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached subscribers and is now available elsewhere. Closures prompted by ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Wineka column: Salisbury the Magazine has a proposition for you

SALISBURY — I need a favor — well, several. As we hunker down against COVID-19, it presents a challenge to the usual way we put ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:00 am

Local

April issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The April issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached subscribers and is now available elsewhere. Closures prompted by ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 am

College

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

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:00 am

10 to Watch

10 to Watch 2020: Giannina Monzon

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Giannina Monzon seemed to burst on the scene in Salisbury in 2019, and it’s her promise for more community ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:00 am

10 to Watch

10 to Watch 2020: Karen Alexander

SALISBURY — Karen Alexander — founder, president and lead architect for KKA Architecture — is no stranger to the Post’s “10 to Watch” list. She ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Friday, January 3, 2020 12:05 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:05 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Monday, December 30, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Friday, December 27, 2019 12:00 am

Faith

Alden Wright will give organ concert Sunday at Grace Lower Stone

ROCKWELL — Rowan County native Alden Wright will give a special organ concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church, located at ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Friday, December 27, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, December 22, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Friday, December 20, 2019 12:05 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:05 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:04 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, December 15, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, December 15, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Friday, December 13, 2019 12:04 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:00 am

Cleveland

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

by Mark Wineka, Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:00 am

Education

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

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:44 pm

Faith

First United Methodist will hold Community Christmas Festival on Friday night

SALISBURY — First United Methodist Church will hold its first Community Christmas Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. The theme is ... Read more

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:00 am

Local

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

by Mark Wineka, Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:00 am

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