This year’s Woodleaf Tomato Festival will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road, Cleveland.
We’ve all heard the term “heat lightning” but what if I told you there’s no such thing? There really isn’t anything called heat lightning, it’s just a term people mistakenly give to distant thunderstorms.
Summer days have arrived in Rowan County! Whether you're searching for an escape from the heat, outdoor festival and anything in between, you're in for an original experience when you visit Rowan County.
This summer has not been very kind to the farmers here in Rowan County. The lack of rain has had a devastating effect on their crops. If you look around it’s easy to see we are getting into some early stages of drought with no relief in sight. The chart below issued by the National Weather Ser
The scorching heat filled days of summer are upon us in Rowan County! We have already had thirteen days of high temperatures of 90 degrees or higher. As this heat builds we will continue to see afternoon and evening thunderstorms as a possibility.
The June Full Moon is called the Full Strawberry Moon. This Full Moon got its name from the Algonquin tribes who knew it as a signal to gather the ripening fruit of wild strawberries. It has also been known as the Honey Moon, Mead Moon, and the Full Rose Moon in Europe.
It’s an unfortunate story that occurs every summer. A parent leaves their child in the car unattended with the engine off and the windows rolled up. On average, 37 children die in hot cars each year in the United States.
Monday night the skies turned ominous as storms began to move through the county. Rowan County Weather started warning residents of a severe thunderstorm approaching the county shortly after 5:30 pm.
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – It’s farm fun. It’s arts galore. It’s kinda country. Kinda cool.