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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!

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Rowan County, NC by Drone

Just an hour’s drive from Charlotte and the Greensboro and Winston-Salem areas, you’ll find both a quiet countryside filled with wineries and pick-your-own farms, and a bustling downtown district with breweries, historic trolleys, a thriving arts scene, and more.

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Get Caffeinated in Rowan County

We couldn’t agree more! Luckily, in Rowan County, North Carolina we have four original coffee shops that area fully equipped to satisfy your coffee cravings. These local businesses are a daily staple for many that live in Rowan’s borders and also a great place to stop and grab a cup o’ Joe if you’re visiting the area.

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Rowan’s Original Newsmakers

Rowan’s Original Newsmakers Rowan County, North Carolina is making headlines for all the right reasons. This is just the beginning because Rowan originals live here... and they can't be stopped! Winner of the 2019 Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte Award Rowan...

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Our State Magazine Features the Woodleaf Tomato Festival

Our State Magazine Features the Woodleaf Tomato Festival Features/July, 2019  | Emily Cataneo  |  Our State Magazine Patti Safrit and Libby Watson are everywhere at once. At the tomato sandwich stand, the two volunteers wield plastic knives, spreading globs of...

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OFS Publication Features North Rowan High’s Design Thinking

OFS Publication Features North Rowan High’s Design Thinking We recently published a blog about the amazing impact of North Rowan High School challenge-based learning class, which uses design thinking and entrepreneurship. Now North Rowan High School has been featured...

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Salisbury Ranked 16th Best Small Cities to Start a Business 2019

Size matters when choosing a city in which to launch a startup. As many veteran entrepreneurs — and failed startups — understand well, bigger is not always better. A city with a smaller population can offer a greater chance of success, depending on an entrepreneur’s type of business and personal preferences.

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