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Deadline for the 2020 4-H Fall Plant Sale is Thursday

By Michael Fine N.C. Cooperative Extension Fall is an excellent time of year to establish fruit bearing perennials to enjoy for years to come. In ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Toi Degree column: Halloween celebration guidelines

With the convergence of a full moon, a blue moon, daylight savings time and Saturday celebrations — plus the unprecedented events of this year — ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Kiwanis Club names five recipients of Centennial Awards

SALISBURY — This year hasn’t quite been the centennial the Kiwanis Club of Salisbury hoped for, but its members got back to business Friday when ... Read more

7 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan County bridge dedicated to local police officer who made ultimate sacrifice

SALISBURY — Lunda Eller has one request for people when they drive over the overpass formerly known as bridge No. 141 that spans South Second ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Ester Marsh column: Are you in need of a slight push?

Are you in need of a slight push to get moving? Getting out of a habit makes it so much harder to get back into ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ester Marsh.

Church foundation distributes record amount of money

First United Church of Christ Foundation distributed a record amount of money this year.  Due to a generous contribution, the foundation has doubled in size. ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

My COVID journey — Part 5: In spite of me

By Ann Farabee Day 11.  Charles tested for COVID. Day 12.  Results were positive. Another 10-day isolation began. Our 14-day quarantine was extended to 21 ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Faith briefs: Oct. 25

Bluegrass worship service Trading Ford Baptist Church will be hosting a bluegrass worship service on Friday at p.m. Special guests for the evening will be ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: October chores

As our outdoor temperatures fluctuate, homeowners are considering landscape and other outdoor maintenance chores. There are a number of chores home gardeners must do before ... Read more

7 hours ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Doug Creamer column: Obedience

By Doug Creamer My pastor was traveling last Sunday and asked me to fill in for him. Needless to say, I was excited to have ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: SideKick Learning Center completes One Mile Challenge

Races are beginning to happen again and an unusual one took place on Wednesday. SideKick Karate sponsored a mile run and walk for breast cancer ... Read more

7 hours ago by David Freeze.

Library Notes: Streaming soon: Read before you watch

By Abby Hardison Rowan Public Library Television, through both cable and Internet streaming platforms, provides viewers the perfect place to enjoy shows adapted from bestselling ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan Helping Ministries golf tournament raises $20,000

Rowan Helping Ministries’ 10th-annual golf tournament raised nearly $20,000 to help support the food, shelter and crisis assistance programs that serve citizens in need in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Mack Williams column: Anna the cat

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post I have an indoor, blond, long-haired cat, minus any noticeable tabby stripes, named Anna. She’s weathering her totally ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Elderberry syrup: the popular purple product that has become a mainstay in local stores

SALISBURY — It doesn’t take long for Shelly Corriher to figure out whether a customer has entered her shop to browse the selection of home ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

4-H happenings: pumpkin decorating contest, plant and wreath sales

By Laura H. Allen Rowan County Cooperative Extension Even though 4-H is still in virtual mode, despite the circumstances, we have continued having lots of ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee — My COVID journey part 4 — Taste and see

By Ann Farabee After the overnight emergency room visit ended, we headed home with hope. I was starting to believe I may recover from COVID. ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Time to move houseplants indoors

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves are a signal for those with houseplant outdoors to move them indoors soon. Nighttime temperatures dipping down into the 40-degree ... Read more

1 week ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Third Creek AME Zion Church to celebrate 136th anniversary

The 136th church anniversary will be celebrated at Third Creek AME Zion Church, 415 E. Main St. in Cleveland, during a parking lot service at ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Library notes: America’s record of voter suppression reminds us to use our right

By Stephanie Reister Rowan Public Library Consider yourself lucky to have the right to vote. A key element in America’s history has been suppressing the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: That still, small voice

By Doug Creamer Have you ever had one of those weeks when you had more to do than you thought you could accomplish? Yeah, I ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Lee Street theatre improves virus prevention tactics, “determined” for ‘Fun Home’ to open

SALISBURY — Rod Oden said that it was almost like watching a scene from E.T. as he observed the crew from PuroClean systematically sanitize every ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Darrell Blackwelder: Camellias are beginning to show their beautiful bloom colors

Sasanqua camellias (camellia sasanqua) are beginning to show their beautiful bloom colors throughout the county. Sasanqua-type camellias bloom in the fall while the larger bloomed camellia ... Read more

1 week ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Ester Marsh column: What is blood pressure?

Today, I will be talking about blood pressure. Getting your blood pressure checked is a requirement each visit at your doctor’s office. So, what is considered ... Read more

1 week ago by Ester Marsh.

Gotta’ Run: Too much sugar?

Last week, I got several wonderful replies from people who plan to get more vitamin D, either by spending increased time in the sun or ... Read more

1 week ago by David Freeze.

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Fun fruit for the garden during 4-H plant sale

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director It’s time for our annual 4-H plant sale again.  This year we have added a few novelty fruits ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Morgan Watts column: 4-H Pullet Project show goes virtual

By Morgan Watts Rowan County Cooperate Extension Earlier this year, a group of 4-H youth started the Rowan County Pullet Project. The 14 participants started ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams column: Games of chance

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post The signs are everywhere. No, not those pertaining to the Second Coming, the apocalypse (religious or zombie-wise), but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

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