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Education

Hood Theological Seminary to hold art dedication event Nov. 29

SALISBURY — Hood Theological Seminary will hold an art dedication event Nov. 29 at noon for the collection donated by Dr. Harold Robinson, who is ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Books

Library Notes: Studying the American Civil War

By Paul Birkhead Rowan Public Library I have been fascinated by the American Civil War since I was a young boy. I grew up in ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Mike Wilson: Scouting days

By Mike Wilson   I loved Scouting. I “went the distance” from Cub Scout on my eighth birthday — the first day I was eligible ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ann Farabee: Love a veteran?

By Ann Farabee It seemed that he talked about it non-stop. The same stories over and over. I remember very little about it — mostly ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Liz Senn’s Women of a Certain Age: Do you like me? Check Democrat or Republican

A child of the 1980s, I’m still waiting for the cute boy in class to pass me a note. But as our social climate becomes ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Doug Creamer: Lessons in Life

By Doug Creamer Last Friday I worked at getting up the leaves from my yard. My preferred method is to use my lawnmower and bag ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Mack Williams:  A man resting against a tree

Upon the recent anniversary of the early death of my father, Bernard Williams on Nov. 5, 1966 at age 60, my thoughts return to him; ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Nickels to Know How and so much more

By Amy-Lynn Albertson N.C. Cooperative Extension Nov. 13-16 is Farm City Week in Rowan County. Farm City Week is the week we celebrate the farms that ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Mike Wilson: A handy guide to low disposable income fowling

A well-heeled middle-aged acquaintance of mine recently decided to take up hunting for the first time and asked for my guidance in gearing up for ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, November 6, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ann Farabee: The Dirt

By Ann Farabee It was a typical day when the family comes to visit. Instead of four of us, the number increased to double digits. ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Library Notes: Poppies for Remembrance

By Gretchen Witt Rowan Public Library The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month — as a child I remembered hearing this ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Doug Creamer: Choices

By Doug Creamer Many trees have dropped most of their leaves, but if you look around you can still see some beautiful fall colors. October ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Rowan County EFNEP educator receive Extension Team Award

Rowan County Cooperative Extension (EFNEP) Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program Educator Kysha Rooks received the 2022 Extension Team Award, which is presented by Extension Leadership ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Morgan Watts: Time to talk turkey

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension With it being the month for Thanksgiving, it is almost certain that everyone will get to partake in eating ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Books

Friends of Rowan Public Library book sale Nov. 12-13

SALISBURY —  The Friends of Rowan Public Library’s Second Saturday Bookshop in the West End Plaza will be open Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m.-4 ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Entertainment

Big Chili Cook-off returns to Waterworks

SALISBURY — After a two-year absence due to COVID restrictions, the annual Waterworks Visual Arts Center’s Big Chili Cook-off returned to the F&M Trolley Barn ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Entertainment

Phoenix Readers Theatre offering the ‘real’ story of the Three Little Pigs

SALISBURY — What is the “real” story of the Three Little Pigs? Have you ever heard the wolf’s point of view? You will if you ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Retelling tales of ’12 days in June, 1951′

By Margaret T. Shumate Dottie Jean (Dorothy) Kirk is a Salisbury native and 1961 honor graduate of Boyden High School. She is a well known ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Entertainment

Polar Express train rides start Nov. 11 at NC Transportation Museum

SPENCER — The N.C. Transportation Museum is offering a return of The Polar Express train ride that more than 1 million riders at over 50 ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:00 am

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony seeks young singers for Nutcracker Ballet Chorus 

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony seeks young singers aged 8 to 14 to help with Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Ballet” performance. An open house this Sunday, ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Thursday, November 3, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Susan Shinn Turner: Iris Evans, leader of Salisbury sister city contingent, dies

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post In 2001, a sister cities program began between Salisbury, England, and Salisbury, North Carolina. The resulting friendships ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:01 am

Lifestyle

Rowan Roadrunners softball team claims silver at Senior Games

The Rowan Roadrunners 60+ team from Rowan County won a silver medal in the 2022 North Carolina Senior Games State Finals Softball Tournament held at ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:00 am

Columns

Mike Wilson: Hunting with the King

By Mike Wilson Sorry, this is not about Elvis, though I did encounter him twice as a teenager in Memphis. The first time, I was ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:00 am

News

Coat, pajama drive for Family Crisis Council

SALISBURY — Erica Leigh Averill is holding a coat and pajama drive for the Family Crisis Council in Rowan County as a project as she ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:00 am

News

Mack Williams:  I was a ‘Float’ in the Mayberry Days parade

Back in 2014, I got to play the part of Dr. Herman Einstein in a stage production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Peter Lorre played ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Mook in Color: Brincefield’s new website makes its debut

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post All of the seven Brincefield boys are talented in many different ways, but Mark? Ah, Mark is ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, October 29, 2022 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Farm estate planning workshop planned for Nov. 30

By Amy-Lynn Albertson N.C. Cooperative Extension It’s never too early to start planning for the future of your family farm. No matter the size of ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, October 29, 2022 12:05 am

Faith

Arbor Church barbecue set for Nov. 5

WOODLEAF — The Arbor Church, at 5545 Woodleaf Road in Salisbury, is having a semi-annual Bible Fair and chicken and pork barbecue on Saturday, Nov. ... Read more

by Post Lifestyles, Saturday, October 29, 2022 12:00 am

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