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Spencer Gettys, Author at Salisbury Post

10 to Watch

10 to watch 2020: Wallace Cancer Institute

Last year, Novant Health began construction on the Wallace Cancer Institute, the newest addition to their services. The institute aims to bring all of Novant’s ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:00 am

Education

Knox Middle School PTA Hosts Cleanup Day

SALISBURY — Knox Middle School PTA held a cleanup day recently as part of its “Invest in a Child” annual fundraising initiative. Knox PTA President Joy ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Bail out farmers? Yes

Infrastructure, veterans benefits, security — none of this matters if we don’t have food. Farmers are gamblers — big time. Do I plant, or is ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Museum brings history to life and to light with Summer Camp

By Spencer Gettys intern@salisburypost.com Two troops of soldiers march across the field. The British redcoat commander calls out marching instructions. A colonial militia fires its ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Friday, July 27, 2018 12:00 am

News

Future downtown park causes parking conundrum

SALISBURY — Since late August of last year, the property that was formerly home to First Bank has stood empty. People who shopped downtown and ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Traveling couple visits Salisbury, another entry for the journal

By Spencer Gettys For the Salisbury Post Maybe Johnny Cash didn’t actually go everywhere, but Karen Minard and Dan Rodwill are close to that goal. ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Monday, July 23, 2018 12:00 am

Business

Comfort Keepers celebrates 20 years of helping seniors

SALISBURY — Wednesday morning, the Salisbury Civic Center was rockin’ and rollin’ to the music of The Old Rockers, a band of local veterans, as ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Hot, dry weather results in tough farming conditions

SALISBURY — Anyone can tell you that it’s hot. But what they probably can’t tell you is that Rowan County is within one degree of ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Friday, July 13, 2018 12:00 am

News

Gold Hill Fire Department family gets a new truck

GOLD HILL – The Gold Hill Volunteer Fire Department put a 2018 model Sutphen firetruck into service Tuesday. All the men and women of the ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:00 am

Local

79th annual Tar Heel Boys State builds camaraderie, brotherhood among future leaders

SALISBURY — This week, rising seniors from across North Carolina are taking part in the 79th annual session of Tar Heel Boys State. Boys State, ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Blockwork 2018 accepting applications through June 15

By Spencer Gettys intern@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The annual Blockwork program is back again. Blockwork brings residents, volunteers and community partners together to build cleaner and safer ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 12:30 pm

Education

American Legion Auxiliary Tar Heels Girls State Selection

SALISBURY — The Kennedy-Hall American Legion Auxiliary Unit 106 has selected the students who will attend Tar Heel Girls State this year at Catawba College. ... Read more

by Spencer Gettys, Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:00 am