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January 27, 2021

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Christmas in Cleveland: A ‘genuine’ town delivers another homespun parade

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — When you come to the Cleveland Christmas Parade, you expect certain things. Horses, Hay bales, vintage vehicles. Freightliner trucks. ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Hospital auxiliary’s Tree of Hope proceeds go to Wallace Cancer Center

Staff report SALISBURY — This past Thursday, for the 46th year, the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Auxiliary held its Tree of Hope lighting ceremony, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Habit for Humanity, Rowan-Salisbury Schools forge ahead on model partnership

SALISBURY — If you drove down Union Heights Boulevard on Thursday, you probably noticed one of the busiest residential construction sites in Rowan County. Out ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour promises conversation pieces around every corner

SALISBURY — In preparing to host a stop on Saturday evening’s Fulton Heights Holiday Home Tour, Maggie Blackwell came up with a three-week plan. She ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Mount Ulla now has a sign for all times

MOUNT ULLA — Natalie Wilson made no attempts to hide her excitement Tuesday. “Today is the most exciting day in the world,” she said, standing ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Former Granite Quarry mayor gives new board food for thought

GRANITE QUARRY — During an evening when November’s Granite Quarry election winners took their oaths for new terms, a former mayor gave them something to ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Christmas lights come on in Granite Quarry, thanks to ‘Danny’

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — While she and her family waited early Wednesday evening in the Town Hall parking lot, Danette “Danny” Vernon ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular lives up to its name

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For 12 years now, even before Cheryl and Ted Goins restored a downtown building to house Pottery 101 downstairs ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Citizenship and friendship: This Thanksgiving has new meaning for Luz ‘Paty’ Bodine

SALISBURY — The day before Luz Patricia “Paty” Bodine was supposed to take the oath making her a U.S. citizen, she felt awful. She had ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

In effort packed with meaning, teen raises big money for Brenner and UNC children’s hospitals

SALISBURY — Archie Dees was a busy guy Saturday night. For the first time outside church programs, the 17-year-old found himself on stage, playing acoustic ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Generation span: Chris Masingo keeps up the family tradition with his new automotive shop

SALISBURY — When you say Chris Masingo is a car guy, you’re not fooling. It’s in his genes. On his first date with Robin, who ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Rowan County singer/musician Darrell Connor again brings home top awards from N.C. State Fair

SALISBURY — Darrell Connor’s performance at the N.C. State Fair in October again earned him two of the N.C. Folk Festival’s top awards. Judges named ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Cabarrus Shrine Club gearing up for another Breakfast With Santa Dec. 7

KANNAPOLIS — Over the years, the Cabarrus Shrine Club’s yearly Breakfast With Santa has become more than just breakfast, and more than just a visit ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Former Durafiber workers bring class-action suit against Blue Cross, executives

SALISBURY — Velvie Gray had worked at the Durafiber plant off U.S. 70 since 1978 and kept his job through all the different owners and ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

‘Life in the Carolinas’ television crew coming to Gold Hill for Christmas special

GOLD HILL — Carl White’s “Life in the Carolinas” 2019 Christmas special will be filmed in Gold Hill. White and his film crew will be ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Entertainers, bands, dignitaries, floats coming together for Tis the Season Spectacular

Staff report SALISBURY — Tim Elliott, twice voted by fans as Male Country Artist of the Year in the Carolina Music Awards, will be part of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Angelic notes: With help of mentor, blind Catawba College fiddler takes on ‘Bright Star’ musical

SALISBURY — Years from now, maybe sooner rather than later, Catawba College senior Angel Paez pictures himself being in demand as a session artist. Could ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

‘Right to Harm’: Film, panel discussion give environmentalists’ take on factory farms

SALISBURY — Elsie Herring lives in Duplin County on land her grandfather bought in the 1890s and on which her late mother lived for 99 ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Over big lunch, military veterans connect with food, song, services and friendship

SALISBURY — As Mike Czuba tackled his plate of fried chicken, ham, green beans, macaroni and cheese, salad and dessert, he paused for this review: ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

‘We will always remember these heroes’: Rowan County now has Vietnam memorial

SALISBURY — In an authoritative voice, Dr. Karl Hales announced the names etched into the black granite monument behind him slowly and clearly. For each ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Two in one: Legion Auxiliary celebrates 100th anniversary, plus a Salisbury homecoming

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were two reasons the Department of North Carolina’s American Legion Auxiliary had a big party in Salisbury on ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Girl Scout’s project brings Concordia Lutheran congregation together to honor its military veterans

CHINA GROVE — Led by an ROTC color guard from South Rowan High School, the congregation at Concordia Lutheran Church walked out the red doors ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Beautiful Dentistry provides free dental care to dozens of military veterans

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Even though he was in a dentist’s chair having his teeth cleaned, Air Force veteran Patrick Broadway was having ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Antiques show hits the ground running today, extends through Sunday

SALISBURY —Susan Curran Wright will tell you the Edwardians and Victorians had a utensil for every food, and she has examples of many of them ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Granite Quarry receives clean audit

GRANITE QUARRY — The town of Granite Quarry looks to be in good financial health, according to an audit conducted for the fiscal year ending ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Granite Quarry fire, police join teen’s drive for food, toys, backpacks

GRANITE QUARRY — Members of the Granite Quarry Fire Department and Granite Quarry-Faith Police Authority were looking for a way to help needy families at ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Granite Quarry ready to tackle some sidewalk repair

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen, which has been looking to address street and sidewalk improvements for a long time, voted Monday ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

Granite Quarry elects Shelton as alderman, re-elects Feather, Costantino

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Granite Quarry voters gave retired accounting manager Doug Shelton a resounding nod Tuesday for a seat on the ... Read more

1 year ago by Mark Wineka.

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