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Editorial: Gov. Cooper’s new order relies on personal responsibility

When Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday began a news conference, people were already preparing themselves for the news that the state might be going backward ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Listen to student on COVID

There’s wisdom in the voices of Livingstone College students and, in particular, Student Body President Carlee Patterson. “A lot of us thought that, ‘We’re young ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Laurels: Keep schedule consistent for Rowan-Salisbury students

Laurel to the suggestion that Rowan-Salisbury Schools should “stay the course,” as Superintendent Lynn Moody suggested during Monday’s school board meeting, instead of opting to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Easy precautions will prevent worst possibilities

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the country turned its attention to projections about total cases, hospitalizations and deaths and how ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: County can unite community to slow increase

It’s unfortunate that large portions of Rowan County’s population have simply moved on with life after an initial COVID-19 lockdown. The mask order was just ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury City Council leaves questions unanswered

There are plenty of times when councils, boards and commissioners go into closed sessions or private meetings to discuss personnel matters. It’s happening now as ... Read more

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

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Editorial: Avoid undue election panic

As a swing state, North Carolina typically gets a sizable share of the political attention during presidential elections. Candidates criss-cross the state, holding rallies in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:09 am

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Editorial: No longer an amenity

At an undetermined point in the future, when they leave the Rowan County Administration Building for the last time, incumbent commissioners will reflect on any ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Three takeaways from local election night results

Rowan County’s unofficial election night results largely went as expected: Republicans won across the board. This year’s election results, though, are no less historic as ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Caravan of cars crossed a line

Elections must be free and fair — to include being free from voter intimidation and disruptions at polling locations. Voters should be able to wait ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:02 am

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Editorial: Are ‘snow days,’ weather cancellations history?

It’s worth wondering whether snow days and other weather-related cancellations are a thing of the past. Last week, when the remnants of Hurricane Zeta brought ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Still options for those who haven’t returned absentee ballot

On Wednesday, there were still a few thousand absentee by mail ballots that had been requested and not yet returned in Rowan County. For some ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Getting texts from political campaigns? You’re not alone

The flood of political text message in this year’s election has gotten out of control. Normally, voters see TV and online advertisements as well as ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Parade plans perfect for year of COVID-19

Laurel to the ingenuity of Hen Henderlite and Shari Graham, who are working to ensure the city’s Christmas parade won’t go the same way as ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:43 am

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Editorial: Commissioners show policymakers have role, too

Shootings don’t typically make their way to the Rowan County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda, but it’s happened twice this year. In both instances, county ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:02 am

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Editorial: Closure decision gets slightly easier for Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education

The closure of Faith Elementary School now seems imminent as a charter school plan moves forward and after no one spoke against the proposal Monday. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Early enthusiasm puts voting records within sight

Get ready for some more records. Rowan County in 2016 saw a record number of ballots cast during early voting — 38,233. In fact, the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: People must make changes to prevent another crash

The images were as shocking as the reality of the incident. A tractor-trailer on Aug. 11 crashed into a stationary fire engine on I-85. That ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Livingstone’s efforts in COVID control paying off

Laurel to Livingstone College for putting in place aggressive testing and infection control measures for a return to classes. The college tested all staff and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:17 am

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Editorial: Don’t wait for election to start superintendent search

At the risk of echoing a white hot national political conversation, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education should continue on its path to find a ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Still good things happening in Rowan County

In a doom-and-gloom year dominated by COVID-19, here are some bits of news to remind you that there are still good things happening in our ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: With options available, no excuse to abstain from voting in 2020

Even in the middle of a deadly, global pandemic, Rowan County voters have the widest array of options to cast a ballot as they’ve ever ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: This time, schools should follow conventional wisdom

Conventional wisdom is usually to make big changes at the same time to avoid dragging things out over weeks and months. Rip the bandage off ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Questions unresolved after weekend shooting

While Reaper’s Realm is not solely responsible for the shooting and unruly crowd at its business on Saturday, owners must face tough questions from the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Keep confusion to a minimum with signs

It’s time for some new material. Months ago, a task force comprised of local agencies formed to help businesses reopen safely. There were members from ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury, Rowan County meet moment of change

Elections can mark major moments of change for Salisbury and Rowan County, but the community has already found one of those moments. Today brings the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Laurels: Cruise-in events bring energy to downtown Salisbury

Laurel to organizers of and participants in recent downtown cruise-ins for bringing some energy to the city’s core in an unprecedented time. On Friday and ... Read more

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

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Editorial: Polarization reaches new depths in gubernatorial race

It’s a strange world when two candidates for the same office post identical graphics to make a political point, but it’s exactly the one we ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

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