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Its Time To Get Ready For Lake Recreation Season

I know we are all ready to get out on the lake, but are we? We have been on High Rock Lak a thousand times but really what should we do BEFORE we get out there and let the breeze flow through our hair?

Eating Healthy While Eating Out

As we head into the second summer of COVID 19 we are hopeful of being able to safely enjoy “eating out” and the many wonderful restaurants Rowan County has to offer. We are thankful that many of our restaurants have survived the pandemic and we look forward to eating locally and helping them thrive once again.

Celebrating the 75th Year in 2021

Celebrating the 75th Faith 4th of July Parade, this year’s festivities will begin Wednesday, June 30th and last until Monday, July 5th. In 2021, July 4th falls on a Sunday so they will have the parade and final activities on July 5th.

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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 the 75th Year in 2021

Celebrating the 75th Faith 4th of July Parade, this year’s festivities will begin Wednesday, June 30th and last until Monday, July 5th. In 2021, July 4th falls on a Sunday so they will have the parade and final activities on July 5th.

Salisbury/Rowan Success is Built on Generosity of Our People

We would not be where we are today — in this opportune place to live, work and play — without the generosity of others that came before us and it continues today. It is important that we “pay it forward” and never let go of that spirit, taught to us by the hard-working, community-minded people who made the right choices.

Hard Working and Adapting: Keys to ‘Staying Power’ for Downtown Merchants

Take a stroll on South Main Street, and you’ll quickly find several downtown merchants within a block of each other who have earned the right to celebrate their “staying power,” if they could only take the time to step back and look at their achievements.

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.

Adapting to Learning From Home

Parents and teachers have been forced more than ever to work together to meet the needs of their children. As Washington State Superintendent Judith Billings said, “Children are the priority. Change is the reality. Collaboration is the strategy.”

Who is Behind That Needle?

If you have received your COVID-19 vaccine through the Rowan County Health Department, there is a good chance the person giving you “the jab” was a school nurse.

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.

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.

Eating Healthy While Eating Out

As we head into the second summer of COVID 19 we are hopeful of being able to safely enjoy “eating out” and the many wonderful restaurants Rowan County has to offer. We are thankful that many of our restaurants have survived the pandemic and we look forward to eating locally and helping them thrive once again.

Improving County Health Ranking an Asset for Economic Development

Economic Development of a community is vital to the health of a community. Through Economic Development, jobs are provided and people are able to feed and shelter their families, and thrive in today’s world.

Who is Behind That Needle?

If you have received your COVID-19 vaccine through the Rowan County Health Department, there is a good chance the person giving you “the jab” was a school nurse.

Its Time To Get Ready For Lake Recreation Season

I know we are all ready to get out on the lake, but are we? We have been on High Rock Lak a thousand times but really what should we do BEFORE we get out there and let the breeze flow through our hair?

High Rock Lake – Too Much Rain Lately

Its spring, I get it. But enough with the rain already Mother Nature! How much more can we use?

High Rock Lake Litter – We Need To Be Aware, Come Together and Clean

The High Rock dam catches most of the debris which could remain in High Rock Lake. However, if we all work together to keep our litter – fast food wrappers, grocery bags, soda cans, and more, off the roads, this debris will not end up in the lake.

What’s That Sound Coming Down? It’s Music in Our Towns

There’s a change in the wind, and it involves the word “music.” It’s a good change, or rather a good addition. More and more, our cities and towns are beginning to provide musical entertainment for their citizens, much of it in the form of live music. It’s everywhere, especially this time of year.

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.

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