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May 6, 2021

Scott Jenkins, Author at Salisbury Post

Columns

Wayne Hinshaw: A visit to the World of Coca Cola

ATLANTA —This world is truly the world of Coca Cola. A company brand name that is known world wide having created formulas for some 500 ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:00 am

Education

Raemi Evans honored at Livingstone banquet

By Laurie D. Willis Livingstone College News Service SALISBURY – Raemi Evans has received recognition for her community and civic involvement over the years, and ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:04 am

Local

Tuesday seminar aims to help residents identify, avoid scams

Pat Wiles smelled something fishy when a man with a foreign accent called her at home recently with great news — she’d won nearly $400,000 ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Monday, September 21, 2015 12:00 am

News

United Way kicks off $2M fundraising campaign with patriotic flair

Rowan United Way With a patriotic theme inclusive of Uncle Sam, the Rowan County United Way kicked off its 2015-2016 campaign Friday to raise $1,999,999.99 ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:05 am

Books

Bestsellers

Rowan bestsellers Literary Bookpost 1. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey 2. The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough 3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee 4. Where They Found ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Give us your father’s best advice

We all know fathers are endless founts of wisdom. At least, that’s what I keep telling my son. What’s the best advice you ever got ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, June 13, 2015 12:04 am

Columnists

Are we at peril in Pineland?

Fellow Pinelanders, lend me your ears — or eyes, because this is a column, but you get the point. First we are told by a ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, May 9, 2015 12:00 am

Lifestyle

The best advice you got from mom? We want to know

Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s a day to honor mom, to celebrate her, to let her know just how much we care and how thankful ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:17 am

Local

Blue Bell recalls all products after listeria illnesses

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:12 pm

Local

David Bush named Salisbury Civitan Club’s Good Samaritan of the Year

Civitan Club of Salisbury For his dedication to the needs of others, the Civitan Club of Salisbury named David L. Bush its Good Samaritan of ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Monday, April 20, 2015 4:36 pm

Columnists

Seeing is believing — but video is evidence

On April 4, North Charleston, S.C., police officer Michael Slager leveled his service weapon and fired eight shots at a fleeing, unarmed Walter Scott. Sometime ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:20 am

Editorials

Darts & Laurels: Making the most of a snow day

Laurels to all the Rowan County residents who found ways to be productive and creative Thursday after a winter storm dumped half a foot or ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Local

Post wins 11 awards in annual editorial contest

The Salisbury Post won 11 awards, including four first-place awards, in the N.C. Press Association’s annual editorial and photojournalism contest. The awards were presented Thursday ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Friday, February 27, 2015 12:00 am

Columnists

Scott Jenkins column: Too hard to swallow?

Once, when I was very young, I got so sick that I’m told I became delirious and stood in the middle of the bed yelling ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Black History Month: Dolls were toys and cultural symbols

Aggie Harrington remembers staying with her grandparents in North Carolina as a child and her mother sending her dolls from New York, where she worked. ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Monday, February 2, 2015 12:00 am

Health

Health Link program promotes minority infant health

By Beverly A. House-Kerr Rowan County Health Department The Health Link program is an initiative at the Rowan County Health Department that is observing 16 ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:00 am

Columnists

Jenkins column: Tragedy and memories

From the April 18, 1977, Beckley (W.Va.) Post-Herald: ROBSON — An eight-year-old Fayette County girl died shortly after being admitted to Montgomery General Hospital on ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, January 17, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Top 10 stories of 2014

He was a native son and a wunderkind, so when Doug Paris became the seventh city manager in Salisbury history at the relatively young age ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:00 am

Columnists

Scott Jenkins column: Make that two darts

If the aim of an opinion piece was to evoke reaction, then last week’s Darts and Laurels would have been a raging success. Or a ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis offers facade grants to businesses

KANNAPOLIS – The city of Kannapolis is offering façade and site improvement grants to businesses and property owners on Cannon Boulevard between Interstate 85 and ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 am

Editorials

Darts and laurels – Hateful language hurts everyone

Dart to now-former Salisbury police officer Bill Torrence for the hateful language he reportedly used in a Facebook posting. In a news release Friday, the city ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:00 am

Opinion

Scott Jenkins column: Keeping warm by the hot stove

I am not a summer person. I was born in the fall, and it’s my favorite time of year, with the kaleidoscope of colors, the ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, December 6, 2014 12:00 am

Education

Livingstone hosting UNCF ‘casino night’ fundraiser Friday

Livingstone College is hosting Casino Night, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, to kick off the 2014-2015 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Campaign for Davidson County, ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:00 am

Uncategorized

Livingstone instructor’s play about domestic abuse to be performed tonight

By Laurie D. Willis Livingstone College News Service Nowadays it’s hard to turn on the television news or pick up a local newspaper and not ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Columnists

Scott Jenkins column: This Christmas, give if you can

I have the memory of being a child, standing with my younger brother in a dark parking lot, in the cold, while my mother waited in ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, November 8, 2014 1:36 am

Local

Liberia native living in Salisbury calls for work toward Ebola cure

Alexander Freeman has lived in the U.S. since 1996. Even so, when he sees how the Ebola virus has ravaged his home country of Liberia, ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:00 am

Columnists

Scott Jenkins: Not a big party guy

In my southern West Virginia, coal-country family, you were born two things: a Cincinnati Reds fan and a Democrat. My grandfather was the undisputed patriarch ... Read more

by Scott Jenkins, Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:13 am