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September 26, 2020

Lifestyle

Marsh column: Y finally open again

Hallelujah! Phase 2.5 is here! As most of you know, I have been saying that exercise is essential not only the body but also the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Ann Farabee column: Hard to say

By Ann Farabee Some things are just hard to say, aren’t they? Here are my top three: 1. I need help. We may often need ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Faith, hope and love

By Doug Creamer It’s been a rainy, lazy Monday. I sat quietly on my front porch listening to the falling rain. It has been a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Chris Magryta: Vaccine response

By Dr. Chris Magryta Salisbury Pediatric Associates It has long been known that metabolic health corresponds to vaccine effectiveness as well as general immunity against ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Core aerating is an important part of regular lawn maintenance

Core aerating is an important part of regular lawn maintenance, especially for renovation and maintenance of cool season fescue lawns. Core aerating penetrates the soil ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Toi Degree column: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Wake up, America — let’s make the most of our mornings. Eating a healthy breakfast has never been more important. We’re a nation on the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Norris 50th Anniversary

Mr. J. Eric Norris and Mrs. Kathy Weaver Norris of Salisbury celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 23, 2020. The couple was united in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

World record holder Randy Santel clears Go Burrito challenge

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Randy Santel on Saturday added a win to his ever-expanding list of food challenge conquests. Santel packed away about ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith briefs — Aug. 30

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Foundation seeks grant applicants for local and international projects St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Foundation in Salisbury is now using a new ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Michael Fine column: Raising fruit and vegetables: Mitigating excessive rainfall

By Michael Fine For the Salisbury Post The 2020 growing season (though not yet finished) will be remembered for several off-beat weather patterns that skewed ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: A check up 

By Doug Creamer I just came back from my annual physical. I don’t like going to the doctor. What interests me is that many of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Shoaf turns sewing talent toward massive mask-making endeavour

SALISBURY — Selfless acts may seem few and far between these days, but Cathy Shoaf has been busy doing good deeds thousands of times over. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Ann Farabee column — A little sweeter

By Ann Farabee I sat down beside my four-year-old granddaughter to watch her enjoy some chunks of watermelon I had put in a bowl for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Posture, balance go hand in hand

Balance is so important in your life. Not only balance between work, pleasure, relaxation, family and friends, but balance as in not falling — to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

David Freeze column: Found — the site of a historic mill

For most of my life, history has fascinated me. I read all the time, book after book, and most have some historical element. And I’ve ... Read more

4 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Lawn mushrooms are popping up

Mushrooms seem to be popping all over the county with the unending rainfall, warm temperatures and extreme humidity over the past few weeks. My breakfast ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Morgan Watts column: Farm school is coming back

By Morgan Watts North Carolina Cooperative Extension North Carolina Farm School is coming back to the southern Piedmont in 2021. That may seem like a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

New old books: The Second Saturday Bookshop is now open

By Jennifer Hubbard For those who have missed browsing the shelves at Rowan Public Library, I bring good news: The Second Saturday Bookshop, a used ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Blume 60th Anniversary

The Rev. and Mrs. Harvey L. Blume recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with immediate family and special guest, Diane Everhart, at a festive dinner ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Johnson-Clark Wedding

Lauren Johnson, of China Grove, and Chris Clark, of Kannapolis, were united in marriage on August 8, 2020. Their ceremony took place at Boxwood Estates ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Lawn and order: Renovating a yard

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension I recently bought a home in Salisbury and moved from a 100-acre farm to a ¼-acre lot in city ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Would you identify with Hagar or Sarah?

By Patricia Kadick You may recall God’s promise to Abraham: he’s to be the father of nations. For Hagar, it’s a tale in two parts. ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library notes: ecoEXPLORE encourages kids to enjoy the outdoors

By Hope Loman Rowan Public Library Last fall at the North Carolina Library Association Convention, I happened to pass by a booth in the vendor ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Sapona District recognizes district leadership award recipients

The Sapona District of Scouting USA recently recognized its 2019 District Leadership Award recipients during the annual program preview picnic on July 26. The following ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Grow where he plants you

By Doug Creamer For the Salisbury Post It has been a hot summer. I tend to stay inside in the air conditioning when summer reaches ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

4-H summer success

By Laura Allen North Carolina Extension This summer, numerous Rowan County 4-H’ers have been engaged in various 4-H competitions, workshops and activities. Despite changes to ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams column: Seasonal blur, then a sign

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post There’s always a difference between spring and summer, but 2020 seems like the summer without a spring, following ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta run: Pushups drive magical transformation

Elaine Brown has been a long-time friend and member of Salisbury-Rowan Runners. Also a W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center employee, she currently helps organize ... Read more

1 month ago by David Freeze.

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