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April 20, 2021

Lifestyle

Darrell Blackwelder column: Leyland cypress is very susceptible to insects and disease

A few years ago, Leyland cypress was considered the perfect shrub for crowded urbanites. Unfortunately, these shrubs have become overplanted, sharing the same fate as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Spring is springing at Hurley Park

By Danelle Cutting For the Salisbury Post I was remarking the other day that I think we need to change the old adage “April showers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Danelle Cutting.

Innospec donates $5,000 to Terrie Hess House

On Thursday, friends from Innospec Performance Chemicals in Salisbury made a very special visit to the Terrie Hess House Child Advocacy Center. The Salisbury Innospec ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Using your talents

By Doug Creamer It seems like we have been fighting water problems for several weeks at our house. First, we had an underground leak. We ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Carousel at Village Park opens this weekend

KANNAPOLIS — As warmer weather approaches, the Village Park Carousel will operate on a limited schedule. The carousel will be open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Finding summer fun in HomeGrown eBooks

By P.L. Stiles Rowan Public Library Summer is nearly here and, following a year of lockdown, finding new outdoor adventures in North Carolina will feel ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Morgan Watts column: Upcoming Extension events

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center will be having two upcoming events on April 13. Rowan County will have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Celebrate National Library Week 2021 with Rowan Public Library

SALISBURY — Celebrate National Library Week with Rowan Public Library. From April 4-10, libraries everywhere will practice this annual, week-long observance sponsored by the American ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta Run: When is the right time to get new shoes?

Our latest beginning runners class is going very well. Attendance is up from the fall and it is sure exciting that spring is here. I ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Church Women United’s theme: Becoming One in 2021

Salisbury-Rowan Church Women United unit has continued to meet through the long pandemic. The organization, founded in 1941, is a culturally, theologically inclusive Christian women’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Abby Hardison’s Library Notes: Celebrating friends in fiction this spring

The flowers are blooming and spring is official here. It’s time to shuck the sweaters and coats and revel in the warm breezes and birdsong ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer column: Turn to the word

By Doug Creamer My wife used to work as an elementary school librarian many years ago. She read and talked about many children’s books. Some ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh: Accept your body as is

Love and accept what your family genetics and God gave you. Unfortunately, so many people I meet, especially after the quarantine, are so unhappy with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Voice of gold: After many musical feats, former Salisbury resident Vincent Eury launches new endeavor

SALISBURY — After moving to Salisbury from New York at the age of 7, Vincent Eury was desperate to fit in. Boasting a thick New ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Ann Farabee column: COVID vaccine No. 2

By Ann Farabee The memory: While sitting in the auditorium of my elementary school, looking up into the eyes of a nurse dressed in white ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Laura Allen: Register now for 4-H Summer Fun programs

Rowan County 4-H is ready for in-person and kit-based Summer Fun activities. It’s so important that children continue to learn and grow during their time ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Don’t overdo it when working in the yard

I mowed my lawn earlier this week and I paid for it the next morning. I couldn’t hardly walk I was so sore. Rainy weather ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center to host events for caregivers

SALISBURY — Are you caring for a loved one with dementia in the Salisbury area? Are you looking for an educational forum where you can ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Pollen a cause of spring woes for gardeners

Like many people, my daughter and I suffer from seasonal allergies. Every year, our cars, patio furniture and pets get covered in a fine coat ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Calvary Day School films ‘Jane Eyre’ adaptation in Salisbury

SALISBURY – A Winston-Salem private school recently produced a film adaptation of the classic Victorian novel “Jane Eyre” that was mostly shot in Salisbury. Calvary ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Geigher-McCoy Wedding

Dennis Lee McCoy of Salisbury wed Margaret Elayne Geiger of Greenville, S.C., on the big Island of Hawaii on Valentine’s Day. Dennis is a retired ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Library Notes: Coming to terms with the full legacy of Dr. Seuss

By Stephanie Reister Rowan Public Library The Rowan Public Library celebrates the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day every year on March 2, ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doll artist tells stories with creations, donates to Spencer museum

By Mikayla Hamilton  For the NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures Some people craft stories with their words. Adrienne Brown crafts stories with her ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Making a different commitment: Runners set new marks at Rowan Helping Ministries

Through January and February, the 2020 road racing season was off to a great start. Salisbury’s signature running event, Winter Flight, had been a huge ... Read more

1 month ago by David Freeze.

Review: Even tough crowds will be delighted by Salisbury Symphony’s April streaming performance

By W. Gerald Cochran The Salisbury Symphony is now presenting its second performance of the season, entitled “PLAYUL Chamber Music” via internet streaming from April ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Arbor United Methodist Church to resume sanctuary worship

The Arbor UMC, located at 5545 Woodleaf Road, will resume sanctuary worship on Palm Sunday, March 28, at 9 a.m. with social distancing. There will also be ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder column: Deciduous magnolias

When you think about magnolias, you first thought is large, broad-leafed evergreen trees of the South. However, there are many deciduous magnolias species now in ... Read more

1 month ago by Andy Mooney.

Help needed to restore Utzman-Chambers garden

When volunteers started spring cleaning at the Utzman-Chambers House on March 1, they found the wet winter had significantly damaged the little garden by the ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

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