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August 2, 2021

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Library’s summer reading clock winding down

Rowan Public Library SALISBURY — Rowan Public Library’s Summer Reading 2021 is drawing to a close, and this week offers the last chance for participants ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Morgan Watts column: Upcoming small ruminant events

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension Join us from 6:30-8 p.m. on Aug. 3 for our first Piedmont Small Ruminant meeting of 2021. The meeting ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: When can you prune trees and shrubs?

Pruning is constant part of gardening regardless of the season. Seems like everybody has a pruning question, generally when the weather changes or a change ... Read more

2 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Doug Creamer column: The garden season

By Doug Creamer How is your garden doing? I went out the other day and checked on my potatoes. I have never learned the proper ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

These days at Waterworks, the walls have eyes

By Kathleen Bergeron For the Salisbury Post “Art is part of public health. Rather than making people feel bad, I try to do it in ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh: Leg cramps are no joke

Leg cramps are more common during these hot temperatures. If you have ever had one, you  know it’s no joke. Sometimes it is in the ... Read more

2 days ago by Ester Marsh.

Mike Wilson column: Lick Creek days: my river family

By Mike Wilson After I recently lectured to a Hispanic culture class about the profound importance of “fictive kinship” (social bonds unrelated to blood or ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Controlling Japanese beetles

Nextdoor neighbors of my breakfast buddy had some insect problems with their flowers. Their canna lilies and roses were being quickly mutilated by a strange ... Read more

2 days ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Rowan Farm and Food Network promotes healthy eating

By Dottie Hoy Rowan Farm and Food Network, a food council, has been in existence for just over two years and has been an important ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta Run: Molly Connor is glad to be back on the road

Molly Connor is one of my longest-term friends in running. She was very active in Salisbury events for many years, either racing or volunteering. Molly ... Read more

2 days ago by David Freeze.

Ann Farabee column: Grains of sand

By Ann Farabee Sand. We love it. We hate it. Mostly love it. The times I hate it are when I am trying to get ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh column: Have you experienced vertigo?

I have heard friends talking about bouts of vertigo, but just last week I personally experienced a severe case of it. In the past few ... Read more

1 week ago by Ester Marsh.

Cleveland plans to build walking trail, community barn quilt mural

CLEVELAND — The town of Cleveland is creating a healthy and artistic way to connect generations to come within the community. New walking trails with ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mike Wilson column: No breakfast left behind

By Mike Wilson I have been extremely fond of breakfast all my life. My granddaddy had a taste for fresh pork tenderloin — supplied to him ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta Run: Aaron Plummer begins his streak

Almost two years ago, I met Aaron Plummer on an assignment to cover his daughter’s health problems. Merritt was 3 years old at the time ... Read more

1 week ago by David Freeze.

Darrell Blackwelder column: What’s the deal with dodder?

One of my traveler friends sent me a photo of her flowers invaded by a strange, almost alien-type growth. A yellow, spaghetti-like plant called dodder ... Read more

1 week ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Doug Creamer column: Living with excellence

By Doug Creamer The rumor that Larry Macon allowed me to fly his plane solo is just not true. I am going to have to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Historic McCanless House sold, buyers plan on converting home into events venue

SALISBURY — From the moment she laid eyes on the Napoleon Bonaparte McCanless House, Sandra Toscano was enchanted by its exterior.  With a facade covered ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Library’s Summer Reading Week 10 has virtual storytime, last chance to log hours

Rowan Public Library Rowan Public Library’s last week of programs designed for school age children features the third and final “Time for Tales” virtual installment. ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Amy-Lynn Albertson column: Groundhogs Day

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director We have a groundhog living at the Extension Office gardens. He’s been living there for a while. He’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column: Lay down with me

By Ann Farabee This is a difficult column to write. Not easy, but applicable to our lives, for sure. Grab a tissue and hang with ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program off to great start

Rowan County’s Expanded Food Nutrition and Education Program (EFNEP) Educator Kysha Rooks has recruited two organizations for their summer camp program. EFNEP is currently partnered ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh column: Flying home after the lockdown

I was finally able to see my family in the Netherlands after 22 months and one rescheduled, and one canceled flight, one in December and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

First Church China Grove to host free community-wide Back to School Bash

CHINA GROVE — Preparing students throughout Rowan County with supplies for the 2021-2022 school year is the goal of First United Methodist Church in China ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee column: We say

We say: My load is heavy. God says: Cast your burden upon me. Psalm 55:22 We say: It is incurable. God says: With My stripes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Artist from Rowan County gets opportunity to showcase his painting skills in San Francisco

SALISBURY — After bouncing around from seasonal job to seasonal job for most of his early 20s, Ethan Strickland decided to go all in on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Local groups dedicated to historic buildings

By Steven S. Cobb Historic Salisbury Foundation Salisbury prides itself on being a historic town — and rightly so. It has an abundance of historic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andy Mooney.

Pollinators and summer blooming flowers are loving the heat

By Sarina Dellinger Hurley Park I’m sure you’ve noticed that summer is here in full swing. The midday humidity and temperatures can make it pretty ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

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