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Celebrate July 4th on High Rock Lake

When I first moved to High Rock Lake in Rowan County, one of the coolest things that I witnessed were fireworks over the lake – the sound, the reflection over the water, and the boats situated as one large floating audience with their lights illuminating the surroundings.

Rowan County’s Only Nationally Accredited Young Child Center

Partners in Learning is the only nationally accredited young child center in Rowan County through the National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC), the highest accreditation that early care centers can receive.

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Arts for All This Summer

Organizations throughout Rowan County are working to incorporate the Arts into festivals, Vacation Bible School programs, and summer camps.

When Art Tells a Story – The Dixonville Cemetery

Here in Rowan County history is plentiful, and oddly enough, a big part of that history lies in a grassy knoll located just behind Salisbury National Cemetery.

What Goes Down in Western Rowan County?

You cannot live in western Rowan County and not enjoy the great outdoors!

Family Owned Farm Growing Healthy Traditions For Over 100 Years

Did you know that Patterson Farm is more than 100 years old? The farm is over 1,100 acres!

From Glitz to Chrismons, Long-Time Salisbury Design Business Lives Christmas Every Day

It’s Christmas every day at Piedmont Floral Galleries in Salisbury, NC.

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.

Hitting the Sweet 16 Spot in the Business World

Rowan County is not called “Original” for nothing. Small businesses are original, and they are our backbone.

Rowan County’s Only Nationally Accredited Young Child Center

Partners in Learning is the only nationally accredited young child center in Rowan County through the National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC), the highest accreditation that early care centers can receive.

North Rowan High is Reigniting Creativity through Challenge Based Learning

North Rowan High School is on the move and has shown that being a part of North Carolina’s pilot ‘Renewal School System’ gives them the opportunity to think “outside of the box”.

What Goes Down in Western Rowan County?

You cannot live in western Rowan County and not enjoy the great outdoors!

How Rowan County Locals are Changing the Plight of the Honeybee

Have you seen stacked beehive boxes while driving along the countryside, or even on more urban roads in Rowan County?

Mental Health at the Forefront of Rowan County’s Health Community

In Rowan County, we have a renewed and energized focus on Whole Health, which is an approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of mental, physical, and emotional health for all.

A Healthy Rowan is a Happier Rowan

Rowan County is that there are a LOT of opportunities to be active and have fun throughout our community.

My Heart Belongs to Rowan County

I ask myself now: How did I end up moving here seven years ago? Why do I call it the best decision we ever made?

Celebrate July 4th on High Rock Lake

When I first moved to High Rock Lake in Rowan County, one of the coolest things that I witnessed were fireworks over the lake – the sound, the reflection over the water, and the boats situated as one large floating audience with their lights illuminating the surroundings.

High Rock Lake Clean Sweep – An Effort to Protect A Natural Habitat

We are looking forward to another successful HRL Clean Sweep and for our residents to come together again in the surrounding communities for such a great cause!

Vote for Your Favorite Activity on High Rock Lake

Share with us what activities you love to enjoy on High Rock Lake – North Carolina’s second largest lake located conveniently in Rowan County right off of I-85.

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.

Not Just Trains Anymore!

From the NC Transportation Museum, to an amazing nature preserve, to shopping galore, and plenty of places to eat a wonderful meal, Spencer has something to offer everyone.

A Local Love Story by the China Grove Mayor

I guess nowhere better than introductions.  I am Lee Withers, mayor of the “Great Little Town” China Grove, NC.  I have lived in Rowan County all my life.

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