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David Freeze

David Freeze Day 17: Heavy rain, hills make for a long day of biking

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

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Rowan Arts Council accepting Grassroots Grants applications

The Rowan Arts Council has set Friday, Aug. 26, as the deadline for the 2022-2023 Grassroots Grants applications. ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 15: Changing direction, getting in just ahead of big storm

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Local

Project Light distributes essential bags to human trafficking victims

SALISBURY — To spread awareness and education of human trafficking in Rowan County, participants in Project Light have ...

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Eagle project completes bridge at Community Park

SALISBURY — Josh Douthit is nearing the pinnacle of his Scouting career. But before he does, he had ...

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St. Stephen’s Lutheran homecoming

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church is celebrating 185 years of ministry. The church’s annual homecoming will be Sunday, Aug. ...

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Gotta Run: New September races update

Previously, I had mentioned that three new races were in the works for September. Here are the details, ...

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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ full of laughs

 By Mike Cline “The Play That Goes Wrong” is supposed to. Audience members are in for the wildest ...

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Upcoming pesticide training sessions

Rowan County Extension All private pesticide license applicators are required to obtain two hours of “V” training and ...

Gold Hill

Saving Grace Farm fundraiser Sept. 24

GOLD HILL — Saving Grace Farm is celebrating 22 years as Rowan County’s only Equine Assisted Services organization ...

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Kysha Rooks: Back-to-school nutrition tips

By Kysha Rooks N.C. Cooperative Extension After the summer’s indulgences of all sorts, fall is around the corner. ...

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Doug Creamer: Old pictures

By Doug Creamer I went to my mom’s recently and she had a box of old photographs for ...

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Ann Farabee: Jesus loves us

By Ann Farabee He was a little restless, and I knew he was about to cry, so I ...

Faith

St. Luke Hallie Hawkins to celebrate Missionary Day

The St. Luke Hallie Hawkins missionaries are celebrating their annual Missionary Day on Sunday, Aug 14. The program ...

Clubs

Girls on the run set for fall, holding fundraising event

Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont is creating teams for the fall for grades third through ...

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Darrell Blackwelder: Controlling noxious weed chamberbitter can be tough

There is a relatively new lawn and flower bed weed that has become a royal pain for many ...

Books

Library Notes: Summer Reading readers and prize pick up

Rowan Public Library Rowan Public Library has had a fun, sea-worthy summer filled with storytimes, workshops, performances and ...

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Center Stage dancers, parents bring home honors — and more than $4,000 donation

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. —  Dance parents from Center Stage Dance Co. in China Grove recently competed at Groove ...

Entertainment

Swanee Theatre gets new marquee with an old name

KANNAPOLIS — The Swanee Theatre, built in 1940 as one of four movie theaters in Kannapolis, is well ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 10: Good progress on an exhilarating day

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Faith

My Turn, Roger Barbee: A better way

Some years ago I led a men’s Sunday School class in Woodstock, Virginia. When we were studying Job, ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 9: Pedaling hard on way to St. Louis

I am watching the minor league game from the Field of Dreams, loving the coverage and excited about ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 5: A wonderful ride with no troubles in metropolitan area

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Lifestyle

Cody Craddock: Be on the lookout for the spotted lanternfly

By Cody Craddock N.C. Cooperative Extension A recent news release from the NCDA&CS notified the public that the ...

Celebrations

Dye claims title of National Classic Ms. Regal Elegance

Chariel Dye, who has lived in Rowan County for 21 years, won the Classic Miss category and earned ...

Books

Library Notes: RPL’s Summer Reading prize raffle winners announced

Rowan Public Library The Rowan Public Library’s Summer Reading program this year provided an “Ocean of Possibilities” for ...

Lifestyle

Darrell Blackwelder: What to do about late-summer lawn problems

In early summer, fescue lawns looked fantastic. Now, many lawns are nearing a total disaster. Here are a ...

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Woodleaf Tomato Festival set for Aug. 20

WOODLEAF — The Woodleaf Tomato Festival, a family tradition in the tomato-farming community of Woodleaf, will be held ...

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