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Steve Langley, "the Bubble Man" makes bubbles at the 4th annual Earth Day at the Dark Before Dawn Farm. Langley calls his business of entertaining the "Soap Bubble Circus."  photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post

Earth Day Jam: Three-day music festival celebrates protection of environment

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:30 am

By Jeanie Groh Music and nature lovers alike are congregating at the fourth annual Earth Day Jam. ... Read more | Add your comment

Randy Brown is one of the many faces of Parkinson’s and recently stepped in the leadership of the local Parkinson support group. Rowan County has an active Parkinson’s Disease support group.

Faces of Parkinson’s: Challenges are as varied as the people

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:00 am

SALISBURY — Randy Brown says the best way he can describe Parkinson’s disease to others is, “You live slower.” ... Read more | Add your comment

Sandy Cashion talks with Steve Kirby, one of her vendors, inside Country Cupboard on Statesville Boulevard. Cashion used to manage the store before taking over operations and evenutally buying it. Her company, Royal Enterprises Inc., now operates 11 convenient stores.

Business has been convenient for 30 years

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:00 am

By David Purtell Sandy Cashion didn’t have a master plan to get where she is today. Instead, ... Read more | Add your comment

Kannapolis youth pastor charged with sex crimes against a minor

Sunday, April 19, 2015 1:30 am

A Kannapolis youth pastor has been charged with felony sex offenses with a 13-year-old church member. Benjamin Ross Hollifield, 25, of the 1000 block of ... Read more | Add your comment

County’s master plan scheduled for presentation Monday

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:10 am

Rowan Commissioners on Monday will receive a master plan for its departments that could decide the future of The West End Plaza. The plan will ... Read more | Add your comment


Parkinson’s disease doesn’t discriminate

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:00 am

When actor Michael J. Fox appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman” last week, it presumably was to say goodbye to Letterman, who will be ... Read more | Add your comment

Darts and laurels (4-18-15)

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:15 am

Laurels to the elder statesmen (and stateswomen) of the local athletic community who come together every year for the Salisbury-Rowan Senior Games. The competitions began ... Read more | Add your comment

Elizabeth Cook: New school building signals new spirit

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:38 pm

One word sums up the sentiment at Saturday’s groundbreaking for the Rowan-Salisbury schools’ central office: finally. When the Rowan and Salisbury school systems merged, my daughters ... Read more | Add your comment

Josh Bergeron: Teachers should be held to a higher standard

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:10 am

As a general rule, teachers in the Rowan-Salisbury School System are adults, at least by virtue of their age. As an adult, teachers are expected ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bread Riot needs volunteers for Riot in the Pasture

Want to help make Riot in the Pasture a smashing success? Bread ... Read more | Add your comment


Rowan weather: A little break from rain Saturday

With drizzle and cool temperatures this morning, it seems like a repeat ... Read more | Add your comment


Rowan weather: Tomorrow will be better

Today looks a lot like yesterday, but it’s even cooler, with a ... Read more | Add your comment



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