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Kicking off the New Year with Good News

Of course you want hear more about the great programs, events, and initiatives that make Rowan County a healthier place to live in! We’re diving into the NAPSACC and learning what it does for the youth and the overall health of the county.

Some Gave All…A Way to Give Back: Old Armour Beer Company

A new brewery is opening up in Kannapolis and it is like no other! A very endearing and inspiring story about three men with a plan to honor their military past with their love of beer. Get an inside look of the Old Armour Beer Company now!

Unique Places to Stay in Rowan County

What better way to get away and relax than at these cozy places in Rowan County! Rowan County is known for its originality and unique environment. Register for one of these hot spots before they get booked up!

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When Railway Towns Embrace Street Art

Rowan County is not only a convergence of major interstates, but it also has a railway junction. What’s a better canvas than an old rail car? Keep a lookout throughout Rowan County to spot some of the most beautiful pieces that local artists have shared with us.

Collaboration Opportunities for Local Artists

In Rowan County, art organizations are combating the known “artist block” by providing fun opportunities for artists to work in spaces that are filled with lively energy. These collaborative opportunities spark important and inspiring ideas and dialogue that help artists to overcome that block and move onto their next great feat.

Local Colleges Invest in Rowan Arts Community

Locals colleges, such as Catawba College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, are paving the way for creative minds throughout Rowan County. With their wide assortment of art-based programs, students are engaging in changing Rowan’s creative economy.

Some Gave All…A Way to Give Back: Old Armour Beer Company

A new brewery is opening up in Kannapolis and it is like no other! A very endearing and inspiring story about three men with a plan to honor their military past with their love of beer. Get an inside look of the Old Armour Beer Company now!

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!

Horizons Unlimited: One Man’s Dream for Rowan

Have you visited Horizons Unlimited in Salisbury? If not, take time this year and explore all the different exhibits from the planetarium to the new “Glow Room” that displays space pictures from NASA! Take your friends and family! This isn’t just a fun spot for kids!

Unique Places to Stay in Rowan County

What better way to get away and relax than at these cozy places in Rowan County! Rowan County is known for its originality and unique environment. Register for one of these hot spots before they get booked up!

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!

Make 2020 Count

Many people use the new year as an opportunity to commit to making a change. Whether you are looking to strengthen your mind or body, these Rowan County businesses are here to help.

The Power of The Career Coach

Not many teenagers know what they want to do when they grow up. Thankfully, there are mentors, such as Career Coaches, that are here to help and guide them on their path to success.

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!

Give Back to Schools in 2020

The holiday season isn’t the only time to spread cheer. There couldn’t be a better way to spread cheer in 2020 than giving back to our students, teachers, and school staff personnel. Check out all the different ways you can help out in Rowan County!

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!

Lush & Vibrant Hurley Park

Hurley Park is an 18-acre public park composed of woodlands, gardens, quiet pathways, and a pond.

Kicking off the New Year with Good News

Of course you want hear more about the great programs, events, and initiatives that make Rowan County a healthier place to live in! We’re diving into the NAPSACC and learning what it does for the youth and the overall health of the county.

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!

Make 2020 Count

Many people use the new year as an opportunity to commit to making a change. Whether you are looking to strengthen your mind or body, these Rowan County businesses are here to help.

Yadkin Riverkeeper

What do you really know about the Yadkin River? Is it High Rock Lake? Is it a part of High Rock Lake? Is High Rock Lake actually a river? See how High Rock Lake transformed itself into the recreational use spot we know it as today.

High Rock Lakeside Personalities

Here are just a few people that love High Rock Lake. Take a look at how a long-term resident and one who found the area through research and good business sense wouldn’t want to be anywhere else, but on a chair looking out at High Rock Lake.

Business is Booming on High Rock Lake

Many family-owned businesses provide needed services for those who live on High Rock Lake or for those who are visiting for the day.

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!

A Tale of a New City – Kannapolis, NC

“We’re trying to build community, not bricks and mortar,” Hinnant adds. “Places for people to live, work, worship, and play. And we are shovel ready.”

Town of Cleveland Poised for Growth

Cleveland is poised for what I call ‘intentional growth’. The 21-cent tax rate is the lowest in Rowan; there is easy access to Interstates 77, 40, and 85; and 3.5 million people live within a 50-mile radius.

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