Education

Graduation 2018: West Rowan High School Scholarships

The following West Rowan students have received scholarships and awards: Michelle Anderson: Wingate University Presidential Scholarship, Pell Grant, ...

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 ...

Local

Rowan County considers restoring water wheel at Kerr Mill

MOUNT ULLA — In early May, Rowan County posted a request for proposals on a project involving a ...

Local

More than 350 Special Olympics athletes participate in this year’s events

MOUNT ULLA — Ashton McJunkin took a run and leapt high into the air as sand fluttered back ...

Local

Brunch with the Easter bunny at Patterson Farm

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Eva Marie Barnhardt teetered in the grass as the morning sun ...

Local

Egg drop group: Lazy 5 Ranch helicopter eggstravaganza

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Before petting the bunnies at Lazy 5 Ranch’s Easter Egg-stravaganza, 7-year-old Malachi Robinson ...

Local

Belk Road bridge replacement will detour motorists near Mount Ulla

Staff report MOUNT ULLA — N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will begin work Monday replacing the Belk Road bridge between U.S. 801 and ...

Crime

Teen student chokes another student over school bus seat

MOUNT ULLA — A teenager choked another student in a dispute about a seat on a school bus, according ...

Local

Community, coaches honor Scott Young

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Scott Young’s final words early Wednesday morning were “Love, y’all,” and on ...

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Country Life Museum fundraiser set for Saturday at Sloan Park

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com MILLBRIDGE — The Carolina Antique Power Association is a small, but mighty group. The ...

Education

More than just books: Mount Ulla Elementary Summer Library Days

MOUNT ULLA — Thursdays at Mount Ulla Elementary School are called Summer Library Days, but in reality, they ...

Local

West Rowan Fire Department receives ISO rating of 5 from state

MOUNT ULLA — The West Rowan Fire Department has completed its routine inspection and recently received a new ...

Farm & Garden

Farmers Appreciation Breakfast to honor Rowan County farmers and producers

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, along with the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, is asking farmers and producers in ...

China Grove

Walk to raise awareness of PTSD Nov. 5

LANDIS — The N.C. Veterans PTSD Awareness 5K walk will be Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 10 a.m. ...

Local

Spoiled, persnickety and devilish pets ‘paws’ to be blessed

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — If you took a roll call of the six dogs at ...

Local

With its building in place, Country Life Museum set for a major fundraiser Sept. 10

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com MILLBRIDGE — This was a reality check. “I told Dewey (Bryan), ‘Can you believe we’re standing ...

Local

Mud and guts: At Patterson Farm, family-oriented Big Muddy Challenge is ‘squishy, but fun’

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com MILLBRIDGE — What is it about head-to-toe mud — the penetrating, staining, red clay kind ...

Business

Solar farms coming to Mount Ulla, Dunn’s Mountain area

SALISBURY — A Cornelius-based company on Tuesday announced its plans to build solar farms in the Mount Ulla ...

Local

Woman raising money to train her service dog

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Gina Bond needed a service dog, though she said it took ...

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 ...

Local Events

Visitors enjoy Christmas spirit and history at Kerr Mill

By Amanda Raymond amanda.raymond@salisburypost.com Sloan Park hosed its annual Christmas at Kerr Mill event in Mount Ulla on ...

Education

West Rowan teacher wins agricultural education award

MOUNT ULLA — Jason Chester, agricultural educator at West Rowan High School in Moiunt Ulla, is one of ...

Cleveland

Falcons in first place after topping South

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan went from losing to winning in the blink of ...

Local

Rowan Rescue, other agencies conduct White Road mock search drill

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Early Saturday morning confused passersby no doubt were trying their hardest ...

BREAKING NEWS

Crews on the scene of fire at machine shop

Fire and rescue crews from Rowan and Iredell counties have responded to a fire at Midstate Machine in ...

Local

Yesterday: George Basinger, as a boy in Mount Ulla

On Nov. 16, well-known blacksmith George Basinger Sr. died at the age of 84. He worked as a ...

Mount Ulla

It was so cold …

By Wayne Hinshaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA —  It might be even colder this morning, but last Friday ...

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