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New Hurley Park assistant has a passion for plants

Back in October, our Hurley Park assistant manager took a new position and we were left short on staff. We were lucky in the fact ... Read more

18 hours ago by Danelle Cutting.

Training offered on using herbicide, respirators

By Morgan Watts Rowan Livestock and Field Crops Agent Anyone planning to apply the herbicide dicamba to Xtend cotton or soybeans or 2,4-D to Enlist ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Faith briefs Jan. 17-19

Roseman to deliver initial sermon CONCORD — Sondra Roseman will give her initial sermon this evening, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at New Beginning Church ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library card lends itself to travelers

By Brooke K. Taylor Rowan Public Library Want to take a trip, but don’t have the money right now? Consider your library card a free ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Roundabout: What’s happening Jan. 16-22

Night Life Mean Mug coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — Tonight: Jan 16: College Night Open Stage 7-10 pm Music, Stand-Up, Poetry. Friday Jan ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Martin Luther King celebration and Humanitarian Awards Sunday

SALISBURY  — Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Salisbury will host the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration and Humanitarian Awards Program ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Symphony to showcase our state’s musical heritage

‘Come Hear North Carolina’ Near the end of this month local audiences will be treated to an exceptionally varied program of music inspired by our ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Imagination, love and hope fill ‘The Starless Sea’

“The Starless Sea,” by Erin Morgenstern. Doubleday Books. 2019. 512 pp. By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Erin Morgenstern’s second book, “The Starless Sea,” comes eight ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Symphony’s family-oriented concert features Rowan County students

The Symphony’s annual family-oriented concert will again feature more than 100 members of the Rowan County 5th Grade Honors Chorus as they perform James Taylor’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Blackbeard to prowl the NC Transporation Museum

In 1718, the famed and feared pirate, Blackbeard, ran his flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, aground near what is now known as Beaufort Inlet. Actual ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Bestsellers (1-16-20)

Rowan bestsellers 1.Tell Me a Story, by Cassandra King Conroy. 2.The Guardians, by John Grisham. 3. Wilmington’s Lie, by David Zucchino. 4. Wild Game, by Adrienne ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Pastor launching new book on finding success

Jody Almond, senior pastor of Transformation Church in Salisbury, has published a book, “Going All In: Finding Success Through Surrender.” He’s also the founder of ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Local arts & entertainment news Jan. 16-22

  Advance tickets required for the Parks & Rec father/daughter dance Feb. 1 Experience an enchanted evening between father and daughter, sponsored by the City ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Call for readers for Symphony’s multimedia performance of ‘Ellis Island: The Dream of America’

Call for readers Jan. 19 • 2-4 p.m. The Salisbury Symphony, in conjunction with the Phoenix Readers, will hold open auditions for seven readers, four ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Start the day right with protein

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com These dreary, dark mornings call for something more than cold cereal or a banana. Do yourself a favor and kick ... Read more

4 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Final notes: Organist Matthew Michael Brown taking lots of beautiful memories from his time in Salisbury

By Susan Shinn Turner For The Salisbury Post From an early age, Matthew Michael Brown learned the importance of community and relationships. He’s the son ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

People & Places Sunday, Jan. 12

Carter Becomes 125th Leader of Oasis Shriners CHARLOTTE — A family tradition continued Jan. 4 as long-time Shriner Bill Carter of Blowing Rock became the ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: North Carolina weather confuses the plants

Our recent weather has been confusing to say the least. Cold weather one day, warm the next; with a few days of intermittent downpours thrown ... Read more

6 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Birth, Sunday Jan. 12

Wyatt Thompson A son, Wyatt James Thompson, was born to Miranda and Derrick Thompson of Richfield on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Novant Health Rowan ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Margie Heilig Young turns 100

Margie Heilig Young turned 100 years old on Jan. 9. She was born in Rowan County on Jan. 9, 1920 to Lucy Watson Heilig and ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams: Remembering ‘Ernest T’ (Wesley L. ‘Wes’ Carter Jr.)

This isn’t about the late Shakespearean-trained actor, Howard Morris, famed portrayer of “Mayberry’s” Ernest T Bass. It’s about another talented “Ernest T” portrayer, the late ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta’ Run

Once a Warrior, always a Warrior! I can’t begin to remember the first time I met Kevin and Ester Marsh. It seems like they have ... Read more

7 days ago by David Freeze.

Ann Farabee: The legacy

   As I stood in the funeral home, it seemed the stories all centered around what she had done for others during her 99 ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer: God in everyday activities

  It’s not a very exciting day at my house today. I am busy doing the ordinary things of life. I am washing clothes, changing ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

St. Luke’s Episcopal to present ‘lost chapter’ of church history on MLK weekend

SALISBURY — As part of its “Becoming the Beloved Community” series, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host Dr. Gary Freeze, professor of history at Catawba ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Dr. Magryta: back to sleep

Sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, is a sad and serious disease that we still know very little about. One risk factor that has been nailed ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Hedges make good neighbors

High-density housing and other situations dictate the use of screens and border plantings of shrubs and trees for added privacy. Informal mass plantings of trees ... Read more

1 week ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

2020 is full of 4-H opportunities for youth

By Laura Allen Rowan County 4-H Agent Happy New Year! 4-H enrollment begins annually in January of each year, so now is a great time ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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