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Welcome to Your Rowan, a central place for sharing positive information about Rowan County, North Carolina.

We’re all about connecting and promoting goodwill about the amazing places and people that make Rowan a great place to live, learn, work and play. We look around and see all the good in this community, and we’re here to share it with you. And we want you to share your good news, too.

It’s smart business. And it makes you feel good about the place we call home.  

Rowan County is a place where you can be as connected as you desire to be.

These connections are built in our schools, businesses, houses of worship, local attractions, and any gathering place. They bond us together and Your Rowan is all about celebrating these connections.

To help us promote these connections, we’ve enlisted a team of local ambassadors to tell Rowan’s story. Think of them as bloggers and social media influencers. These individuals are called Connectors. We have our Connectors spread out all over the county, looking for original stories. You’ll see it in their monthly blog posts and social content, and we hope that you will spread it around.

Each Connector represents a different category to focus their storytelling. These are called Connections and include Arts, Attractions, Business, Education, Greenspace, Health, High Rock Lake, and Municipalities. 

Connect with us and build pride in Our Rowan.

Embracing the Digital World: A New Step for Rowan’s Arts Community

About a month ago Rowan County citizens were welcoming the new year, anxious to put 2020 in the rearview mirror. Many of us secretly hoped that all the problems of 2020 would somehow disseminate and that the new year would usher in lively concerts, bustling weddings, cookouts, and gatherings with friends.

Reveal Your Attitude with Roman & Grey Bath and Body

Founded by a female entrepreneur, Roman & Grey Beauty specializes in unique, eco-friendly bath and body products. Their products can be found locally at Grievous Gallery and Lost & Found in downtown Salisbury.

Celebrating Black History Month in Rowan County

In a time full of chaos and change, there are few constants that remain. However, as our history changes there are parts that we cannot leave behind or forget. With February being Black History Month, it is an important time for us to reflect on the changes that have been made to promote racial justice and equality and explore the ways we can still continue to grow as a community.

The Little Park That Could

Known as Spencer Woods to locals, the Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve is a 42-acre park with 2.5-miles of hiking trails. It’s pet-friendly but leashes are required. It’s great for trail biking and features two wooden shelters and a small pond with floating dock.

Reveal Your Attitude with Roman & Grey Bath and Body

Founded by a female entrepreneur, Roman & Grey Beauty specializes in unique, eco-friendly bath and body products. Their products can be found locally at Grievous Gallery and Lost & Found in downtown Salisbury.

Lake Dining Options Make Big Impact to the Community

Explore the newest lakeside restaurant at High Rock Lake – Waters Edge Bar & Grill. Known for their weekend bloody mary bar, live entertainment, and delicious food, this watering hole is becoming a food destination in Rowan County. It’s just a short drive from downtown Salisbury!

Salisbury Academy: Thriving Through these Unprecedented Times

Salisbury Academy has been thriving and seeing that their students are provided a quality education throughout this pandemic.

Get to Know the Candidates for the Rowan County Board of Education

It is important that we are represented by leaders who are passionate about the students, families, teachers, and support staff they serve. The Rowan Salisbury School Board of Education has continued to thrive in this area and because we have a voice as citizens of this wonderful place to live, we have the opportunity to decide who represents us.

Keep On Moving

An area of our lives that has been most affected during this unprecedented time is our education system. No one could imagine that education would have to pivot so swiftly for many to continue to have the wonderful opportunity of learning. Rowan Salisbury School System had a decision to make while considering students, teachers, families, and how to continue moving forward in education.

The Little Park That Could

Known as Spencer Woods to locals, the Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve is a 42-acre park with 2.5-miles of hiking trails. It’s pet-friendly but leashes are required. It’s great for trail biking and features two wooden shelters and a small pond with floating dock.

Have a Healthy New Year Rowan

Vaccines are now available in Rowan County but how else can you keep yourself healthy in 2021. Watch the video.

Rowan County Organizations Find Innovative Ways to Support Families

As the world changes around us, countless Rowan County organizations are stepping up to the plate to help our neighbors in need. Continue reading to learn about two examples of work being done in our community.

Staying Prepared for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here and although they are not overly common in this part of the state, that doesn’t mean that we can’t feel the effects of hurricanes right here at home. Read more to learn how to be prepared for hurricane season in Rowan County.

High Rock Lake Birds of a Feather

I appreciate the varied species of birds that makes High Rock Lake their home. I marvel at the sheer volume of waterfowl during certain seasons, how they navigate amongst themselves, even in heavy wind, swoop down to grab a fish out of the lake for dinner and stay warm during these cold months.

Lake Dining Options Make Big Impact to the Community

Explore the newest lakeside restaurant at High Rock Lake – Waters Edge Bar & Grill. Known for their weekend bloody mary bar, live entertainment, and delicious food, this watering hole is becoming a food destination in Rowan County. It’s just a short drive from downtown Salisbury!

The Little Park That Could

Known as Spencer Woods to locals, the Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve is a 42-acre park with 2.5-miles of hiking trails. It’s pet-friendly but leashes are required. It’s great for trail biking and features two wooden shelters and a small pond with floating dock.

Have a Healthy New Year Rowan

Vaccines are now available in Rowan County but how else can you keep yourself healthy in 2021. Watch the video.

How Holiday Celebrations are Changing

The holiday season is upon us, and things are already looking a little different this year. Our holiday season might be different, but it will not be stopped. There are a few ways that our beloved holiday celebrations are changing in Rowan County.

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