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Wayne Hinshaw, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

Butterflies roam free

Maybe you’ve noticed it — a lot of butterflies are visiting our area, getting ready for the great fall migration. Regular contributor Wayne Hinshaw, retired ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Photos: Kannapolis observes National Night Out

Singer Darrell Harwood was the featured entertainer for the National Night Out observance in Kannapolis. The annual gathering is designed to bring police officers, firefighters ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00 am

News

The long and short of basketball uniforms

Photographing four to six basketball games a week for the Post, starting in December, I have become curious about whether I am seeing a trend ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:00 am

Faith

New pastor hopes to lead John Calvin Presbyterian ‘out of our comfort zone’

SALISBURY — “I hope to carry on the tradition every day of carrying on the conversation with folks who look different from me and think ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:42 pm

Local

Hinshaw column: The Old Gourd

As we go though life, it is amazing the things we get attached to and why we get attached. Some of the attachment is for sentimental reasons, ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, December 26, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Personal parking: East Rowan High seniors turn spaces into painting canvases

High school senior parking lots are typically rather dull places that serve the purpose of a place for seniors who are lucky enough to have ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:00 am

Gold Hill

Lighting of the Fall Fires in Gold Hill warms holiday nights

GOLD HILL — The Lighting of the Fall Fires in historic Gold Hill Village, held on Saturday, continued an 18-year-old tradition that kicks off the ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Rockabilly Resurrection rocks Kannapolis VFW

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — The third annual Rockabilly Resurrection brought rockabilly music and dances, a pre-1973 car show and a ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, August 20, 2018 12:07 am

Local

National Night Out brings people together

More than 20 Salisbury communities participated in the National Night Out event on Tuesday, some offering free food, children’s games and other outdoor activities and ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 12:00 am

News

Carolina Pickers event showcases a wide variety of collectibles

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post What’s the price for this table? What will you take for this jug? Such is the talk at ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, July 28, 2018 12:10 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: TV series tells the story of tortured art genius Pablo Picasso

“When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: July 4th from seven stories high

Sitting on the balcony of a condominium seven floors above the Atlantic Ocean at North Myrtle Beach (alias Windy Hill), feeling the ocean breeze, smelling ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Historic tintypes preserve images of mysterious people with stories to tell

Tintypes are photographs exposed on a thin sheet of iron that has been coated with collodion. They are also called “ferrotypes” because of the iron ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Friday, July 6, 2018 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw column: World viewed from my belly

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post Imagine, just imagine, lying on your belly on a wet soggy front yard to get an ant’s-eye view ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, June 18, 2018 12:05 am

News

J.C. Price American Legion Post continues long tradition with Memorial Day celebration

The J.C. Price American Legion Post Memorial Day celebration has for decades been the primary fundraiser to support the post’s youth program. The children’s rides ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, June 2, 2018 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis Memorial Day ceremony moves inside because of rain

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — With rain falling Monday, the parade of veterans was moved from South Main Street and Veterans ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Wayne Hinshaw column: Gargoyles on the Salisbury Station

The scary looking gargoyles on the tower of the Salisbury Station (formerly Salisbury Depot) have always been of interest to me. They are ugly, scary, and so ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, May 14, 2018 12:05 am

Columns

Stepping out in style at graduation

The Livingstone College lady seniors made that final step to graduation last Saturday in classic style wearing the latest, fanciest, most unique shoes to be ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Sunday, May 13, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Wayne Hinshaw column: Maple tree seeds

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post While walking to my car, I noticed that the wind was full of some sort of seeds fluttering, ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, April 23, 2018 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Lighting the hyacinth bulb

The hyacinth bulb is often given as a gift from one friend to another during the winter months. The roundish brown bulb can then be ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Friday, April 6, 2018 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Dilly dilly

If you have watched any TV sports broadcast in the past month, you have seen the Bud Light beer commercials in which the Medieval court is ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, March 24, 2018 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: There is a moon out tonight

On a recent night, following several days of fog, clouds and rain, the sky began clearing and the moon played the old children’s game of ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 am

News

Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean that cold weather is done

Ready or not, today is the first day of spring. Recently, some days are warmish, feeling a bit cozy and lazy like spring, and then ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:00 am

Local

The atmosphere was hearty during Saturday’s party: Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post The 114th birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was celebrated at an annual event at the East Branch ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, March 5, 2018 12:10 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw column: My forefathers were immigrants

Have you ever wondered, “Who Am I?” “Where did I come from?” “Who were my ancestors?” I have done some research on my ancestors to ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, March 5, 2018 12:05 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Warm weather coaxing flowers into bloom; it’s just not normal

Driving around Salisbury on Saturday, it was easy to observe that the warm weather is not normal for February. When you change from coats and ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 12:00 am

Local

In a fog: Scene reminiscent of scissor-cut folk art

The heavy fog that covered the Polar Plunge on Saturday created a surreal feeling of being captured in a giant low-flying cloud. It was like ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, February 12, 2018 12:00 am

News

Warm sunshine draws Catawba College baseball team outside

With the 60-degree weather and the start of a new season just weeks away, Catawba College baseball players took to the field Tuesday for conditioning ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:00 am

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