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August 8, 2020

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Amy-Lynn Albertson: Who are the bad guys among bugs of summer?

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension It’s been hot and sweltering, like North Carolina hot, summer. Our flowers are wilting. Our grass is turning brown. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Taking a weed-infested yard and starting over

I spoke to a friend a couple of weeks ago and he told me that he couldn’t tell the grassy weeds from his normal grass. ... Read more

6 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Library Notes: Everyday people helping find solutions with citizen science

By P.L. Stiles
 Rowan Public Library With a news cycle that creates more chaos and distress than enlightenment, do you ever wonder how the human ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Creek Week to include irrigation workshop

By Michael O. Fine Rowan Cooperative Extension Rowan County Creek Week is an annual event that will take place during the week of Aug. 22-29. ... Read more

6 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

Ann Farabee column: The rules

Back when I was in school…. I know. That is a phrase no one wants to hear. But, I will say it anyway. Back when ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run: Humidity and other updates

Running is a daily struggle right now with the oppressive south Florida-style humidity. On a recent morning, I planned to do 5-6 miles but tempered ... Read more

6 days ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Chris Magryta column — Coronavirus update

By Dr. Chris Magryta Rowan Pediatric Associates Latest numbers show that, on balance, COVID-19 incidence is rising rapidly in certain parts of the nation while ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

China Grove Farmers Day takes a village to put on

By Janet Ruffin The cancellation of Farmers Day in China Grove made me think even more about the fun, family-friendly event in Rowan County that ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer: Keep watch

By Doug Creamer If you think I am hiding from COVID-19, you are wrong. Yes, I am staying indoors, but it is not the virus ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Hager’s art reflects people who live here

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local artist Cherrathee Hager is the mind behind a number of the painted windows in Downtown Salisbury. Hager has ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Spalding named 2020-2021 president of Salisbury Rotary Club

Elaine Spalding, who leads the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, has been named Salisbury Rotary Club president for 2020-21 and Vergel Lattimore, who leads Hood ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Doctor from Salisbury helps family with nonprofit while living in Chicago

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One Salisbury native may have taken his medical talents to Chicago, but he’s helping his family make an impact ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Doug Creamer column: Refreshing

By Doug Creamer I like to have my quiet time on my front porch. I do this most of the year. It is a quiet ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Turtles and trash: Hurley Park Q&As

By Danelle Cutting For the Salisbury Post Have you stopped by Hurley Park lately? It has definitely been a hot spot for exercise and just ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Danelle Cutting.

Dr. Chris Magryta column: Back to school

By Dr. Chris Magryta Salisbury Pediatric Associates I thought that it would be useful to discuss teachers and risk moving forward. Teachers are about to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Lantanas full of color

Lantanas are an excellent choice of summer color for our landscapes, especially with the excessively hot weather we’ve experienced over the past few weeks. It ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Library notes: Chill out with fresh fiction this summer

By Abby Hardison Rowan Public Library Need to escape the dog days of summer? Kick back and relax with some great new fiction titles arriving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams column: Looking for the comet

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post Hearing about the recently discovered comet Neowise and being an old astronomy enthusiast (nut) from way back, I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column — The race

By Ann Farabee For one who loves to watch sports as much as I do, it would stand to reason that at some point I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

By the yard: Kannapolis firefighters go beyond the call of duty

Blair Sasser alerted Kannapolis about a good deed by three of the city’s firefighters, Dan Brown, Capt. Scott Smith and Jarrett Caskey. One of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Be kind and engaged, even when times are tough

By Laura Allen North Carolina Cooperative Extension The 4-H’s “Learn by Doing” approach teaches youth in our area how to gain new skills in a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta’ Run — Blumenthal goes a very long way

The Last Annual Heart of the South (HOTS) is a 340-mile unsupported journey run in which participants had 10 days to finish. Participants parked cars ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Lowe-Shuping Wedding

Jocelyn Lowe and Logan Shuping of Salisbury are proud to announce they were married on June 20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at Nazareth-Community Church in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Feaser Birth

Todd and Felicia Feaser of Concord are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Everly Iris Feaser. Everly was born May 9, 2020 at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Many plants suffer in the heat of July

Many shrubs and bedding plants are suffering in the normal hot weather of July. Homeowners are concerned about their plants, especially newly set trees shrubs ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Library notes: Taking a healthy look at racism during the pandemic

By Stephanie Reister Rowan Public Library I am watching what is going on during the pandemic. Numbers rising-falling-rising, staying home, businesses closing, jobs evaporating, social ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Hydrangeas are in full bloom

Many are curious about shrubs blooming throughout the county garnering white, puffy blooms. Some are confused and think these profuse bloomers are some type of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Ester Marsh column: Look to the future and be positive

Where to begin when you have been inactive the last 4 months? I have had numerous people reach out to me and ask where and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

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