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Santa visit December 5th- West Side

Santa will visit China Grove on the firetruck Dec. 5th and 12th.  See map below for Dec. 5th route. Dec. 12th will be posted on Dec. 7th.Santa Map WEst Side FB (1)

Glow The Grove Christmas Light Contest

Click here for registration form. Open to residents inside city limits. You must register by Dec. 7th to participate in the contest. $100 prize for each category:
  • Most Original - creative use of lights or theme, non traditional
  • Clark Griswold - over the top lights!
  • Oh Holy Night - best traditional, spiritual display
  • Most Beautiful - elegant, classic display
Judging will take place on Dec. 17th from 6pm-9pm. All lights, animations and decorations must be in place and activated during that time.
light contest flyer (white)

Leaf Collection

The leaf collection schedule began October 19 on a call-in basis. Each following week the Public Works Department will pick up leaves by section and will only collect leaves in that section during the week it is scheduled for.  All bagged leaves will be picked up weekly.
2020-2021 Leaf Schedule

Interested in Serving on a Town Board?

The Town of China Grove Boards & Commissions help shape the future of our community by serving in an advisory capacity to the Town Council.  Those interested in serving in a voluntary capacity on an Advisory Board may submit an application to the Town Clerk.  The applicant must be a resident of the Town or the Extraterritorial Zoning Jurisdiction of the Town of China Grove.


Phase 3

Governor Cooper announced October 21, 2020 that North Carolina will remain under Phase 3 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions until  Friday, November 13th.   For more information on Phase 3, click here.

COVID-19 Worker and Business Resources

COVID-19 has brought considerable changes to our community in a short period of time.  Visit the Rowan County COVID-19 Worker & Business Resources Site for information on unemployment benefits, available jobs, business resources, guidelines, federal, state and local updates regarding impacted industries. This site is updated frequently, so please check it often. There are Covid-19 Business Resource kits available. 

Services During COVID-19

The Town of China Grove is actively monitoring is COVID-19 crisis and are following guidance from government and health officials to keep our community safe.

Currently, The Town of China Grove is functioning under normal conditions. All services are operating on their regular schedules. 
Town Hall is open and staff will continue to work during the business hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday. In order to comply with the recommendations of local, state and federal health agencies, town staff are practicing social distancing by canceling in-office meetings and telecommuting.

Town employees may be reached by phone or email using the staff directory.  
Our parks are open. We are accepting rentals for our Community Building and are following the mass gathering guidelines. 
April 4th - Easter Egg Hunt 
April 9th - Planning Board Meeting 
April 16th - Parks Advisory Board Meeting 
April 18th - CruisIN The Grove
June 6th - Block Party
June 20th - CruiseIn The Grove
July 18th - Farmers Day
August 4th - National Night Out
August 15th - CruisIN The Grove - Postponed
October 30th - Downtown Trick or Treat

Stay Informed
Please follow us on social media and check our website for updates and information.

State of Emergency Declaration

Friday at 11 a.m., Rowan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Edds signed a State of Emergency Declaration in response to COVID-19. China Grove Mayor Charles Seaford signed a Consent to County Declaration. The state of emergency declaration issued by Rowan County shall apply within the corporate limits of China Grove. The declaration helps the county and town seek federal money related to COVID-19 preparation, response and recovery. 

Download Rowan County State of Emergency Declaration (PDF) 
Download China Grove Consent to County Declaration (PDF)

Rowan County COVID-19 Updates