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Rowan’s Summer Camps: Options for All

For parents and caregivers around Rowan County, the Thursday morning following the close of the 2021-22 school year went one of two ways. The lucky clutched mugs of hot coffee, gazing dreamily on the sight of dozing children taking full advantage of one of summer break’s many perks: sleeping in.


Summer Fun Without The Burn

With temperatures reaching into the 90’s last week, and people heading out to sunny places for vacation, I thought it would be good to review sun protection strategies.


Farm to Table

Ironically this “new” movement dates to the early 1960s as a biproduct of the “hippie movement.” As people grew bored with processed foods, they looked to local farms to provide them with fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats. 

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The Empire Hotel Restoration: Building a New Empire for Salisbury/Rowan

When Brett Krueger first visited Salisbury’s Empire Hotel, he couldn’t believe what he was seeing. It’s always been the most talked about building in town, but Brett is from Charlotte. Salisbury was not on his historic-development radar. A developer for 25 years, he was busy making buildings beautiful in Asheville and Charlotte.


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10 Best Things to Happen in Rowan in 2019

2019 was a spectacular year, especially for Rowan County! Whether it be the million dollar investments into our community or the largest incoming freshman class for the number eight private college in North Carolina, Rowan County has made several memories for the books. Take a look at the top 10 accomplishments and some honorable mentions in Rowan County for 2019!