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Editorial: No minority status lesser than another

That the color of a Jewish person’s skin is white has no bearing on the fact that he or she is a minority in America. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: More answers needed about K-9 video

The public is owed more answers about a training incident involving a police department K-9. A video that appeared to be filmed with a smartphone ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: What project will be ‘the next big thing’ in Salisbury?

What’s the next big thing in Salisbury? What new project will generate a large amount of community excitement along with new jobs, living spaces or ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am

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Laurels: Broadband in rural areas should be accompanied by talk about competition, regulation

Laurel to local legislators’ stances in support of broadband expansion into more rural areas such as the far southeastern corner of Rowan County. It shouldn’t ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Have behaviors helped or hurt virus’ spread?

One year ago today, the headline in the Salisbury Post stated in bold letters, “Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus.” The story, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Cooper should make changes to COVID-19 rules

In North Carolina, it’s time to refine or lift some COVID-19-prompted restrictions. Case numbers have plummeted from their peak at the start of the year. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Elected officials have relevant advocacy role, too

With COVID-19 vaccines, there’s a lot easily said. But it’s hard to translate words into action. The miracle of safe, effective vaccines being available to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: For now, no deal on Faith Elementary

The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education may end up spending money rather than making a few bucks on Faith Elementary School. Following the necessary, slow-moving path ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:05 am

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Editorial: Senators split over impeachment

Perhaps the biggest surprise in Saturday’s impeachment vote was a split between North Carolina’s two U.S. senators. Donald Trump’s removal from office and/or conviction on ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Vaccinations could turn into tale of keeping phases in order

Things may get a little unruly when North Carolina moves into vaccination phases that aren’t age-limited. Making sure people don’t skip the vaccine line is ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: State COVID-19 data on Rowan’s positives best for now

For now, data maintained by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services provides a more accurate picture of COVID-19 than Rowan County government data. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Some resources make dealing with pandemic easier

The coronavirus pandemic shows people with a support system and resources — particularly a tank of gas, a car and a reliable internet connection — ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: More hard feelings than needed for trail network’s adoption

It all seems like a little bit much today. Both in 2009 and in 2015, eminent domain became a significant concern among county commissioners opposed ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 7, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ best option may be staying the course

When Gov. Roy Cooper made an announcement Tuesday about students needing to return to classrooms, he wasn’t talking to Rowan-Salisbury Schools. In both a letter ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Court system on track for important restart

For much of the previous year, North Carolina’s directives on court operations placed many cases in a state of limbo. There’s been some progress made in civil ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Warren’s bill will hide public notices, hurt local newspapers

Rep. Harry Warren just doesn’t get it. When he personally resumed Republican legislators’ crusade against local newspapers and the public’s right to know last week, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: New vaccine site will boost community capacity

Laurel to the news that Novant Health has set up a vaccine clinic at the J.F. Hurley Family YMCA. Its creation is because the clinic ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: More of the same in 2021?

In 2021, the story about community events may end up being more of the same rather than a return to pre-pandemic times. The rescheduling of ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Vaccination efforts off to too-slow start

Nearly one month ago, the first people in Rowan County received part one of the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine. But fewer than 4,000 people have been ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: County should keep adapting to find best plan for mass vaccinations

Last week marked the first major test of the Rowan County Health Department’s vaccination plans. Including those who arrived too late, as many as 1,000 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: With worsening virus, state avoids return to shutdowns

The calculations are different this time around. Even as COVID-19 has produced new records locally and across North Carolina, there has not been a return ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Budd’s statements, actions don’t line up

The statement does not square with reality. “Going through the Constitutional process of debate was never about overturning an election. It was about standing up ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:10 am

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Editorial: Congressmen must call out cause of violence

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 will forever be a stain on American democracy. During a joint session of Congress that’s almost always a routine step in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Questions for Salisbury, Rowan County in 2021

With the start of the new year, here are some questions about what’s to come in Salisbury and Rowan County in 2021: • Who will ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: First duties of schools are health, education, well-being

For the first time in months, high school athletes next week are scheduled to hit the hardwood for the first games in the 2020-2021 basketball ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Rep. Budd says he’ll support latest effort to challenge election results

For those still insisting the 2020 election is not over, Jan. 6 is the next date circled on calendars. It’s Jan. 6 when some members ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Good riddance to 2020

Laurel to to the impending arrival of a new year on Friday. Good riddance to 2020. There won’t (or there shouldn’t be) any large celebrations ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:04 am

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Editorial: New relief package is welcome, but there’s still more work to do

It was welcome news Sunday that Congress reached a compromise on an estimated $900 billion financial relief package and was on track late Monday for ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:00 am

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