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Local

Wayne Hinshaw: Remembering photographer Ben Martin

In December on Time Magazine’s “Lightbox” blog, Liz Ronk wrote a recap of the great photographers who passed away in 2017. The title of the ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:03 am

Lifestyle

Wayne Hinshaw column: Christmas Cards, Oh Christmas Cards

My mother passed away about four years ago, leaving a house packed full of too much of everything. She was a pack rat in the ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Sunday, December 24, 2017 12:00 am

Entertainment

McAdenville lives up to reputation as Christmas Town, USA

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post McADENVILLE — It is hard to image any town in the country having more Christmas spirit that the ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Friday, December 15, 2017 12:01 am

Food

Making sorghum molasses the old-fashioned way

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post SOPHIA — Years ago, in the rural South, the clock would alarm in late October and early November ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis holds Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival of the Lights

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Village Park and the Festival of the Lights were switched on Saturday night by ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Sunday, November 26, 2017 12:05 am

News

Postage stamps celebrate the works of Andrew Wyeth

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post While purchasing postage stamps at the Salisbury Post office, I noticed a display of colorful commemorative stamps including ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, November 25, 2017 12:05 am

Education

Literacy Night at Overton Elementary School

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Reading was the subject for parents and students at Overton Elementary School’s Literacy Night. Parents were ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, November 13, 2017 12:05 am

Local

James A Wicks: Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley crew member from Salisbury?

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post In writing a column about the cause of death of the Confederate submarine crew members on the CSS ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, October 23, 2017 12:05 am

Education

Fun learning: STEM stacks up for Overton Elementary School students

SALISBURY — The STEM challenge was simple: Build a tower using only 40 spaghetti noodles, a yard of tape and one giant marshmallow in 18 minutes. ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:01 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: The mystery of the H.L. Hunley submarine crew

One of the great military mysteries in American history might now be solved by a Duke University graduate student after three years of research. Rachel Lance ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, September 16, 2017 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw column: Following paths

Have you ever taken a walk and ended up following a path or paths in some direction where you did not know where you were ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Remembering the summer

With the opening of schools, the start of fall athletic events, even the horrible storm damage and flood that struck Texas, plus the ongoing shootings ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Rockabilly rolls again at Kannapolis’ Resurrection Car Show

KANNAPOLIS — It was rockabilly time once again Saturday at Kannapolis VFW Post 8989. Dr. Kenny Welch staged the second annual Rockabilly Resurrection Car Show. Welch travels ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:05 am

News

1970 solar eclipse was a sight you’d never forget

The “Great American Total Solar Eclipse” is coming Aug. 21. That is a little over a week away, for those of you who are slow ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, August 12, 2017 12:07 am

News

Carolina Pickers Festival: One man’s junk is another man’s treasure

SALISBURY — Well, what is a picker anyway? If you have watched the TV program “American Pickers,” then you have some idea. The Wikipedia definition ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, August 3, 2017 12:05 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw column: Crabbing at Kiawah Island

I must have discovered a new sport, if you are ever on the hard-packed sand of the beaches on Kiawah Island, S.C. Well, truly, it ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:00 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Still looking for an echo

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post Doo Wop singing legend Kenny Vance sings a beautiful song, “Looking For An Echo,” that carries a wheelbarrow ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:05 am

News

Wayne Hinshaw: Popular Photography Magazine is gone after 80 years

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post Growing up in Randleman, I devoted most of my free time to playing sports. As a high school ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Wayne Hinshaw: Even the ‘miracle fiber’ has its limits

Nylon is a plastic that can be molded into all types of products. A tough fiber, it is resistant to most chemicals, as well as mold, insects ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:00 am

Faith

Seder service marks Passover

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post Passover is a springtime Jewish festival that celebrates the Israelites gaining their freedom from ancient Egyptian slavery, as explained ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Friday, April 14, 2017 12:05 am

Local

Steam locomotive photo triggers a funny story from Post history

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post Wow! Seeing Jon C. Lakey’s extraordinary photo in Monday’s Post reminded me of a funny story from the ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:05 am

Local

Fort York: The Last Confederate Victory in NC

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post I was asked by Ray Barber if I would like to go up and see Fort York. My ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:05 am

Local

Women Embracing Excellence fashion show features diverse styles

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post A fashion show with an emphasis on  diversity was held at the Spencer Women’s Club hosted by Women Embracing ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, March 20, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Wayne Hinshaw: The buds and the bees

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post “Let me tell you ’bout the birds and the bees And the flowers and the trees … .” ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:05 am

Entertainment

Autoharpist Adam Miller performs at Rowan Public Library

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post One of America’s best known autoharp players brought his folk songs and stories to the Rowan Public Library on Tuesday ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:05 am

Health

Program helps seniors protect themselves against falls

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post “Who has had a fall? Did it happen at your home?” Those were the opening questions from Diane Spicer, ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Monday, February 27, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Photographing life’s everyday things

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post You don’t have to travel far and wide to discover interesting photos. You don’t have to climb mountains or ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:10 am

Local

Castlebay performs Celtic music for Cheerwine Concert Series

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post The musical duo Castlebay returned to Salisbury this week for an evening of Celtic music and poetry. The ... Read more

by Wayne Hinshaw, Saturday, February 4, 2017 12:05 am

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