Rowan County Peace Poles

Peace Poles Unite Many in Rowan County

The symbol erected in parks throughout Rowan County is simple, its message clear and easy to understand no matter the language: May Peace Prevail On Earth.
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Arts & Culture


Readings on Roslyn: A Literary Salon in Winston-Salem

A Winston-Salem woman starts a literary salon by accident, and the event grows to five large gatherings a year.
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The Character of Woody Pines

An Asheville musician alters traditional songs to fit his diverse styles, and entertains crowds across the United States and United Kingdom.
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Birdhouse Mansions in Blowing Rock

A dentist builds palaces for his feathered friends at his cabin in Blowing Rock.
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A closer look at this quiet mountain town reveals a community that’s just now growing up.
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Mountain Moss in Brevard

A Pisgah Forest horticulturalist shines light on an overlooked plant.
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Kinston’s Tiny Town

Housed in an unlikely place, a miniature train set-up matches the state’s landscape exactly.
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Lanscaping Tips For Summer

Horticulture expert Toby Bost offers his gardening tips for early summer.
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Is Walnut Wilt Affecting Your Tomatoes?

When the trees and plants in your garden do not get along, you’re left with few options.
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Why Heirloom Tomatoes Taste Better

Find out why true tomato aficionados are only satisfied with heirlooms. Plus, grab a free heirloom tomato salad recipe!
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Our State's Summer Reading List presented by Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Summer Reading List from Park Road Books

Check out the latest summer reading list with recommendations from Park Road Books in Charlotte.
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