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Education roundup: Williams promoted to associate director at Hood Seminary

SALISBURY — Dr. Rona M. Williams has been promoted to associate director of the Congregational Faith and Learning ...

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Rowan Democratic Party to host Annual Family Fun Fest at Sloan Park

MOUNT ULLA — The annual Family Fun Fest, sponsored by the Rowan Democratic Party, will be held Aug. ...

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Deputies arrest man calling himself God after nearly four-hour standoff

MT. ULLA — Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputies faced off against a man who insisted he was God for ...

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Signs of progress on display as Kerr Mill water wheel nears completion

MT. ULLA — Visitors to Sloan Park on Tuesday afternoon were met with quite the surprise while passing ...

Education

A fall theme on learning math at Mt. Ulla Elementary

MT. ULLA — More than 125 students poured into Mt. Ulla Elementary on Oct. 12 excited for something ...

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Keeping family legacy alive, Lutheridge Farm forges through challenges

MOUNT ULLA — Tears welled in Leigh Anne Wetmore’s eyes as she watched thousands of gallons of milk ...

Elections

Voters excited about record early voting turnout, have mixed feelings about election possibilities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — With early voting over and Election Day on Tuesday, locals say ...

Elections

In Senate race, Ford doubles cash on hand; Townsend spends $10,000 in House campaign

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In the contest for N.C. Senate District 33, Sen. Carl Ford doubled ...

Business

Evans Family Farm reaps benefits of higher demand for locally grown meat

MOUNT ULLA — Thursday mornings have been a lot busier this year for Jessica Evans and her family. The ...

Politics

Mount Ulla Democrat to challenge longtime Republican state legislator

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local Democrat from Mount Ulla has been picked to challenge longtime ...

Local

Some local farmers seeing bump in direct-to-consumer sales

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on local farms may vary, but for ...

Business

Patterson Farm Market creates strawberry drive-thru, sells other growers’ products

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Though many local events have been canceled or moved online during ...

Coronavirus

Local farms, organization encourage buying from businesses here during coronavirus outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As stores and supermarkets continue work to keep up panic buying during ...

Crime

Iredell Sheriff looking for man charged with assault with deadly weapon

MOORESVILLE — On Dec. 27,  Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call for shots fired at ...

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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 ...

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New book tells personal stories behind Bear Poplar’s Community Barn Quilt Mural

BEAR POPLAR — “M for Mother’s Love,” is the name Betty and Steve Massey gave to the quilt ...

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Fire investigator: Brown Road home cause undetermined

MOUNT ULLA — The cause of a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a home on Brown Road remains ...

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Brown Road house destroyed by fire; no injuries reported

MOUNT ULLA — A Mount Ulla home was destroyed by fire Wednesday after a neighbor and area firefighter ...

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Barn Quilts of Rowan calendar for 2020 is now available

SALISBURY — The Barn Quilts of Rowan 2020 calendar, featuring frame-worthy photographs from December 2019 to December 2020, ...

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Different kind of mural: Bear Poplar store now home to country’s biggest community barn quilt

BEAR POPLAR — When you think about it, the Community Barn Quilt Mural is just what a quilt ...

Faith

St. Luke’s Lutheran congregation still going strong after 150 years

Special to the Post MOUNT ULLA — In 1869, a few families who shared faith in God and a ...

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A splash of color: New barn quilts make dynamic statement at Country Life Museum

MILLBRIDGE — Every visit to the Country Life Museum at Sloan Park seems to reveal something new. Inside, ...

Business

Mount Ulla residents reject possible Dollar General store

MOUNT ULLA — A full room of people at the West Rowan Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday fought ...

Crime

Man asks for a ride, is robbed

A Mooresville man and a Cleveland woman were charged Monday with robbing someone they offered a ride to. ...

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House fire displaces western Rowan couple

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — A Wednesday afternoon fire caused significant fire and smoke damage to ...

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‘We have arrived’: Signs go up on Country Life Museum

MOUNT ULLA — Overhead, Stephen Hochstettler and Daniel Hochstedler were working off a lift and affixing the sign ...

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Production of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ brings arts and ag together

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — The theater went to the farm for a production of “Charlotte’s ...

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‘Miss Phyllis’ barn quilt brings smiles to Patterson Farm

MOUNT ULLA — As she watched an army of eight men hoist the third panel into place Tuesday ...

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