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Salisbury Teen Invents Special Bra for Women After Surgery

By Amanda Foster | June 8, 2019 at 12:28 AM EDT - Updated June 9 at 8:23 AMSALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A teen in Salisbury is working to make life less painful for women battling breast cancer.“It’s just amazing to see how many women develop these post-operative...

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Next Big Idea Pitch Contest Will Give Entrepreneurs Chance to Prove Themselves

Mikey Wetzel said the Next Big Idea Pitch Contest is shaping up to be “a big deal.”

“We are very excited about it,” Wetzel said in an email.

The contest, which will be held May 5 at the Rowan IDEA Center in the former Salisbury Mall, will encompass two “Shark Tank”-style competitions. One will involve high school students, and one will involve Rowan County residents at large.

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10 to Watch: Addison Davis

Addison Davis is spearheading the Rowan IDEA Center as project manager, and he’s one to keep an eye on as the center’s vision comes to life.

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Rowan Idea Center to begin work in January

The Rowan IDEA Center, Inc., a new partnership among government, academia and private sector leaders in Rowan County, has adopted a logo and will begin its program to reach regional entrepreneurs at its location at West End Plaza in January 2018, according to a press release.

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