Gold Hill

West Liberty community bids farewell to fallen firefighter Michael Goodnight

SALISBURY — The garage of West Liberty Volunteer Fire Department was filled to standing room only Monday as ...

Gold Hill

Tall Tale Tellers Festival a “preservation of history and art”

By Andie Foley andie.foley@salisburypost.com There’s just nothing like hearing someone tell a story. Think about it. How easy ...

China Grove

Self-guided Arts & Ag farm tours this weekend

It’s a beautiful time of year on the farms of Rowan County, and the first ever Rowan Arts ...

Gold Hill

Gold Hill couple killed in West Virginia traffic collision

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — A Gold Hill couple were killed in a traffic collision April 18 while traveling in ...

Gold Hill

Yesterday: The File Store in December 1974

This December 1974 photograph from the Salisbury Post library shows the File Store, which once stood along Bringle Ferry ...

Gold Hill

Filling in the blank pages around a newsboy named Abe

GOLD HILL — Last week, while sneaking around Gold Hill looking for a story, I stopped at the ...

Entertainment

Rowan Arts & Ag series kicks off Saturday with beer festival in Gold Hill

Staff report GOLD HILL — If you’re looking for a day of family fun, entertainment, food and local ...

Education

North Middle School students take a trip to eastern Rowan County

Editor’s note: North Rowan Middle School students recently visited the eastern part of Rowan County. Here is their report. Erwin ...

Gold Hill

‘Cornish Cousins’ follow their rich mining heritage to Rowan, Cabarrus counties

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Vern Herman, who is Cornish only by marriage, knows the saying nonetheless. ...

Gold Hill

Gathering of the Cornish Cousins coming here Nov. 3-5

SALISBURY — The Cornish-American Heritage Society will hold the 18th Gathering of the Cornish Cousins in Salisbury and ...

Gold Hill

Gold Rush 5K is Saturday in Gold Hill

The Historic Gold Hill and Mines Foundation will host the first Gold Rush 5K on Saturday at Gold Hill Mines ...

Gold Hill

Historic Gold Hill hosts Gold Rush 5K

The Gold Hill Rail Trail will be used for the inaugural Gold Rush 5K at 9 a.m. on ...

Gold Hill

A homecoming in Gold Hill: Service, burial held for airman lost 73 years ago

GOLD HILL —  There was an open casket Sunday for Capt. Lamar Shafer Russell, even though he died ...

Gold Hill

A World War II airman is found: Capt. Russell is coming home

GOLD HILL — The world seemed to stop for a moment when Jim Bell reached into his briefcase and ...

Gold Hill

Tree surgery: Lightning unzips a red oak

GOLD HILL — Randall Smith knows he has a life most people would envy. His property off Old Beatty ...

Gold Hill

In Gold Hill, tall tales abound, but in the end, they pay off

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GOLD HILL — When they called it the “Tall Tale Tellers Festival,” they weren’t kidding. ...

Gold Hill

Crane slips off narrow St. Stephens Church Road, detours traffic

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GOLD HILL — The narrowness of St. Stephens Church Road, something that residents and ...

David Freeze

Gold Rush Days event offers plenty for visitors

A visit to historic Gold Hill is like stepping back in time but a visit offers much more ...

Business

Gold Hill honors Vulcan Materials, others at annual meeting

Vulcan Materials Company, Gold Hill Quarry received a preservation award from the Historic Gold Hill & Mines Foundation ...

Gold Hill

Preservation awards part of Historic Gold Hill’s annual meeting Monday night

Staff report GOLD HILL — The annual meeting of Historic Gold Hill and Mines Foundation Inc. will be ...

Gold Hill

Christmas in Gold Hill Village

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post It’s that special time of the year again, when the shops in ...

Gold Hill

Utility poles stolen from Earnhardt Lumber Co.

GOLD HILL — Rowan County Sheriff’s officials are looking into the theft of 14 utility poles from a ...

Gold Hill

At Gold Hill Founders’ Day, you’ll always find hidden gems

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GOLD HILL — When you’re a young boy, life is pretty simple. You grab ...

Gold Hill

Richfield couple injured in early morning Gold Hill motorcycle crash

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com GOLD HILL — A Richfield couple were injured today following an early morning motorcycle ...

Gold Hill

Meeting Monday on bridge replacement on Stokes Ferry Road

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will hold an informal public meeting regarding the proposed replacement of ...

China Grove

Rowan cities and towns see limited population growth

SALISBURY — The population of Charlotte and its immediate neighbors is growing at notable rates, but the same isn’t true for ...

Business

Branding research: Rowan is country setting with cultural heart

Rowan County is a country setting with a dynamic cultural heart, according to branding research. Steve Chandler of ...

Gold Hill

Fans, friends pay tribute to bluegrass legend

GOLD HILL — Dozens of people on Saturday gathered at the Old Shaver School Event Center to enjoy hours ...

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