Local

Highway song: Chris Corriher’s decorated career has followed a road map

SALISBURY — Chris Corriher will be the first to tell you he’s a homebody. At South Rowan High ...

Local

Party on: Students celebrate Christmas at Jarrett Legion Post

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mrs. Claus stopped and asked for the students’ attention. “Boys and girls, ...

Local

A friend to the end: Johnny Safrit made sure his circle included you

SALISBURY — Early Thursday afternoon, there’s a good chance the 30 or so men of the Everyman’s Bible ...

Local

Donation of Florida collection thrills N.C. Museum of Doll, Toys & Miniatures

SPENCER — The dolls from the late Ruth E. Funk’s collection already have found a cozy home at ...

Local

Circle of hope: 93-year-old Salisbury woman believes lost ring could still show up

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 93-year-old Salisbury woman holds out hope a precious diamond engagement ring, ...

Local

Warmhearted: THREE WIDE Foundation’s Christmas dinner will have students covered

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With their three sons grown and out of the house, Steve and ...

Columnists

Elizabeth Cook: Wineka ready to set out on a new path

By Elizabeth Cook For the Salisbury Post He came to town a stranger — a quiet, lanky 20-something ...

Local

With Stanbacks’ help, Hurley Family Y lets the sun shine in

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The J.F. Hurley Family YMCA is a new planet in the solar ...

Cleveland

Christmas in Cleveland: A ‘genuine’ town delivers another homespun parade

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — When you come to the Cleveland Christmas Parade, you expect certain things. ...

Health

Hospital auxiliary’s Tree of Hope proceeds go to Wallace Cancer Center

Staff report SALISBURY — This past Thursday, for the 46th year, the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Auxiliary ...

Education

Habit for Humanity, Rowan-Salisbury Schools forge ahead on model partnership

SALISBURY — If you drove down Union Heights Boulevard on Thursday, you probably noticed one of the busiest ...

Local

Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour promises conversation pieces around every corner

SALISBURY — In preparing to host a stop on Saturday evening’s Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour, Maggie Blackwell ...

Local

Mount Ulla now has a sign for all times

MOUNT ULLA — Natalie Wilson made no attempts to hide her excitement Tuesday. “Today is the most exciting ...

Granite Quarry

Former Granite Quarry mayor gives new board food for thought

GRANITE QUARRY — During an evening when November’s Granite Quarry election winners took their oaths for new terms, ...

Local

Christmas lights come on in Granite Quarry, thanks to ‘Danny’

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — While she and her family waited early Wednesday evening in the ...

Local

‘Tis the Season Spectacular lives up to its name

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For 12 years now, even before Cheryl and Ted Goins restored a ...

Local

Citizenship and friendship: This Thanksgiving has new meaning for Luz ‘Paty’ Bodine

SALISBURY — The day before Luz Patricia “Paty” Bodine was supposed to take the oath making her a ...

Local

In effort packed with meaning, teen raises big money for Brenner and UNC children’s hospitals

SALISBURY — Archie Dees was a busy guy Saturday night. For the first time outside church programs, the ...

Local

Generation span: Chris Masingo keeps up the family tradition with his new automotive shop

SALISBURY — When you say Chris Masingo is a car guy, you’re not fooling. It’s in his genes. ...

Entertainment

Rowan County singer/musician Darrell Connor again brings home top awards from N.C. State Fair

SALISBURY — Darrell Connor’s performance at the N.C. State Fair in October again earned him two of the ...

Kannapolis

Cabarrus Shrine Club gearing up for another Breakfast With Santa Dec. 7

KANNAPOLIS — Over the years, the Cabarrus Shrine Club’s yearly Breakfast With Santa has become more than just ...

Business

Former Durafiber workers bring class-action suit against Blue Cross, executives

SALISBURY — Velvie Gray had worked at the Durafiber plant off U.S. 70 since 1978 and kept his ...

Gold Hill

‘Life in the Carolinas’ television crew coming to Gold Hill for Christmas special

GOLD HILL — Carl White’s “Life in the Carolinas” 2019 Christmas special will be filmed in Gold Hill. ...

Local

Entertainers, bands, dignitaries, floats coming together for Tis the Season Spectacular

Staff report SALISBURY — Tim Elliott, twice voted by fans as Male Country Artist of the Year in the ...

Education

Angelic notes: With help of mentor, blind Catawba College fiddler takes on ‘Bright Star’ musical

SALISBURY — Years from now, maybe sooner rather than later, Catawba College senior Angel Paez pictures himself being ...

Health

‘Right to Harm’: Film, panel discussion give environmentalists’ take on factory farms

SALISBURY — Elsie Herring lives in Duplin County on land her grandfather bought in the 1890s and on ...

Local

Over big lunch, military veterans connect with food, song, services and friendship

SALISBURY — As Mike Czuba tackled his plate of fried chicken, ham, green beans, macaroni and cheese, salad ...

Local

‘We will always remember these heroes’: Rowan County now has Vietnam memorial

SALISBURY — In an authoritative voice, Dr. Karl Hales announced the names etched into the black granite monument ...

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