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Learning Institutions are Essential to the Growth of Your Environment

We have so many, wonderful learning institutions in Rowan County along with many, brilliant students. See what some star students of RoCo are planning for after college and learn about their college experiences. Congratulations to our class of 2020! You did it!

Activism Through the Arts

Individuals and organizations are mobilizing positive change in our community through art. It allows us the opportunity to ponder, to reflect, and to consider other points of view. Learn how a voice is being given to the voiceless in our latest arts blog post.

Together We Got This

We’re all in this together and we made that known this weekend out on High Rock Lake! If you need more information on the Dragon Boat Festival, High Rock Lake’s Patriotic Competition, lake rules, and more, keep on reading.

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Activism Through the Arts

Individuals and organizations are mobilizing positive change in our community through art. It allows us the opportunity to ponder, to reflect, and to consider other points of view. Learn how a voice is being given to the voiceless in our latest arts blog post.

Seek and You Shall Find

Let’s play a game of hide and seek! Not only is Rowan County a great place for visiting outdoors, but it’s a great place for a history lesson. Check out some of the historical artwork all throughout Downtown Salisbury for your next game of hide and seek.

Art in the Times of COVID-19

During these times, our community continues to shine a light on our county through the arts! Several Rowan County residents have let their art beam all throughout the county. How have you transformed Rowan County with the arts?

Farmer’s Day…It Takes a Village

The China Grove Farmer’s Day is everything to ever look forward to! Due to the cancellation of the 2020 Farmer’s Day, we want to take you down memory lane and enjoy these facts about the fun, family-friendly event. Reminisce on the times of before and look forward to the 2021 Farmer’s Day!

Eat Local in Rowan County, NC

Hungry? Stop by one of the many, local restaurants in Rowan County for your favorite meals. Do dine in, take out, or curbside service and get everything you need for your next meal.

Shop Local in Rowan County, NC

Head to all your favorite downtown stores for your next shopping day! It’s so important to shop local in your favorite county. Our Rowan County community continues to stay original and thrive due to our small businesses.

Eat Local in Rowan County, NC

Hungry? Stop by one of the many, local restaurants in Rowan County for your favorite meals. Do dine in, take out, or curbside service and get everything you need for your next meal.

Shop Local in Rowan County, NC

Head to all your favorite downtown stores for your next shopping day! It’s so important to shop local in your favorite county. Our Rowan County community continues to stay original and thrive due to our small businesses.

Support Materials Available for Rowan Original Businesses

Our local businesses and attractions are what make Rowan County so original! A Business Resource Kit has been created to lessen the stress of local business owners and to encourage our community to shop, visit, and eat local.

Learning Institutions are Essential to the Growth of Your Environment

We have so many, wonderful learning institutions in Rowan County along with many, brilliant students. See what some star students of RoCo are planning for after college and learn about their college experiences. Congratulations to our class of 2020! You did it!

Kindness and Open-mindedness is What We Need

During these difficult times, teaching students kindness and open-mindedness can create a ripple effect that we desperately need. If you’re looking for inspiration on how to spread kindness and teach open-mindedness, keep reading to see examples of how kindness is already being spread throughout Rowan County.

More than a Degree

The higher institutions of learning that we have in Salisbury provide educational opportunities for those who don’t want to go out of town for their education, while also bringing in outsiders who eventually make Salisbury their forever home. To learn about all of the wonderful options for higher education in Salisbury keeping reading!

Visit Local in Rowan County, NC

Enjoy the outdoors in Rowan County! There are dozens of places to choose from for your next adventure. Start Visiting Local with your favorite county today!

Red Wolves at Rowan Wild

Rowan Wild has the honor of housing two red wolves, one of the most endangered canids in the world. There are currently 200 red wolves in captivity in the United States. Learn more about where and the importance of our red wolves in Rowan County!

The Year the Earth is Healing Better Than Ever!

Enjoy Earth Day! Here are some activities that you can do safely at home to celebrate Earth Day!

Heroes, Health, and Supporting our Seniors in Rowan County

Our Rowan County community is filled with dozens of citizens always ready to help others! Local agencies such as Meals on Wheels, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, our local YMCA’s, and more, all work together to make sure our seniors are happy and healthy.

Trying to Stay Healthy: Shopping for Fresh Food for You and Your Family

Rowan County is filled with places to shop for fresh food for you and your family! It’s important to keep fruits and vegetables in your daily diet to ward off COVID-19. Don’t know where to go? This blog will tell you all about it!

Telemedicine: Changing the Way We Take Care of Our Community

Due to the drastic changes the Coronavirus has brought Rowan County, our brave doctors are figuring out a new way to communicate with their patients and give them the help they need. Through telemedicine, gynecologists, dentists, ophthalmologists, and family physicians are using this new form of communication to make sure their patients continue to be happy and healthy.

Together We Got This

We’re all in this together and we made that known this weekend out on High Rock Lake! If you need more information on the Dragon Boat Festival, High Rock Lake’s Patriotic Competition, lake rules, and more, keep on reading.

Let’s Take a Drive around High Rock Lake Together – But Separately

Need an exciting adventure? Take this boat tour on High Rock Lake and let us know what stops you make. It’s time to make memories in Rowan County together, but of course, at a distance!

“Be An Original” Bingo Challenge

A fun activity is to participate in the “Be An Original” Bingo! Mark off all the different things you can do in Rowan County while still maintaining social distancing!

Eat Local in Rowan County, NC

Hungry? Stop by one of the many, local restaurants in Rowan County for your favorite meals. Do dine in, take out, or curbside service and get everything you need for your next meal.

Shop Local in Rowan County, NC

Head to all your favorite downtown stores for your next shopping day! It’s so important to shop local in your favorite county. Our Rowan County community continues to stay original and thrive due to our small businesses.

Visit Local in Rowan County, NC

Enjoy the outdoors in Rowan County! There are dozens of places to choose from for your next adventure. Start Visiting Local with your favorite county today!

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