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Editorials

Darts and Laurels: Current COVID-19 spike likely to bring more deaths in Rowan County

Dart to the high likelihood that Rowan County is in for a deadly spike in COVID-19 cases. Unless there’s a radical change in behavior, COVID-19 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Targeted start best for golf carts in Salisbury

If the Salisbury City Council wants to seriously pursue the idea, it would be wise to start a golf cart ordinance by testing it in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Laurels: Public investment can jump-start bigger job announcements

Laurel to the news last week that MaxLife Industries plans to add 55 jobs and expand its existing footprint in the county. The announcement is ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 18, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Few penalties if RSS holds firm to vote

The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday didn’t make a decision about student and staff health when it chose to make masks optional for ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:10 am

Editorials

Editorial: One pollution issue to be solved while another still needs addressing

After the city addresses one pollution issue, they should take public action to address another. The first case involves light pollution at the yet-to-be-opened Bell ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 11, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Faith Fourth marked return of largest community events

The Faith Fourth of July marked an important milestone this year, and it’s not the one you think. While the event marked its 75th edition, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Study’s findings mean full return to class

A report published Wednesday by researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina lends credence to arguments that Rowan-Salisbury Schools chose a cautious ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Questions for 2021 municipal elections

After a brief reprieve from elections, political contests will start again Friday when filing opens for city councils, town councils and boards of aldermen. The ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 27, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Commissioners plan bold, new investment at county-owned airport

In a business that doesn’t always produce thrilling results — infrastructure investment — the Mid-Carolina Regional Airport is more exciting than most. If things go ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Pickleball conversion paying off

About two years ago, tennis and pickeball players were in a tense debate about a plan for City Park. The plan in question proposed to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Laurels: Plumbing replacement would solve problem

Laurel to the Rowan County Board of Commissioners for considering complete plumbing replacements in the Dukeville area. It might be the only solution to permanently ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Salisbury should talk about solutions to violence, too

It’s understandable if you think gun violence in Salisbury is worse than usual in 2021. From Sunday, June 6, to Sunday, June 13, Salisbury saw ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: More creative vaccination lottery ideas

How about some more creative vaccination lottery ideas? North Carolina last week announced a vaccination lottery offering four $1 million prizes and four scholarship opportunities ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: NC ups the ante on vaccine incentives

What more can they do? Health care professionals and politicians have tried communicating the seriousness of COVID-19 through personal stories and statistics. No less than ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:14 am

Editorials

Darts: RCCC must commit to timely hiring of qualified talent

Dart to Rowan-Cabarrus Community college for avoidable issues that resulted in state auditors finding millions of dollars in understatements and misclassifications in the school’s budget ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Trump endorsement gives Budd GOP primary lead

No one wants to be a Washington insider in North Carolina’s GOP primary for U.S. Senate, particularly if you’re not getting a former president’s endorsement. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Editorial: Other agencies might be forced to raise pay, too

With fewer people entering law enforcement and the city of Salisbury raising police pay to help with recruitment and retention, nearby agencies could be forced ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: County on verge of completing meaningful high school sports year

They’re going to do it. Despite worry about whether high school athletes would have a season amid the pandemic, high schools in Rowan County and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Laurels: County wise to include $55 million for K-8 in budget

Laurel to Rowan County Manager Aaron Church and staff members for including money in the proposed budget to fund the construction of a Knox-Overton K-8 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:10 am

Editorials

Editorial: Back to the future for class of 2021

Every year’s graduating class enters a world with a slightly different bounty of possibilities in front of them. Some years, including for the class of ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: A tale of two cities in Kannapolis, Salisbury

In a city where new developments keep coming across the horizon, the former Kannapolis Intimidators stadium already has a suitor one step from city council ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 23, 2021 12:10 am

Editorials

Editorial: Be careful with proposal to eliminate transit route

It’s easy to talk about government as if it’s a business, saying fees charged and revenue dwarf expenses incurred. It’s important to remember, however, that ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Personal responsibility now reigns as king

New guidance last week about wearing masks indoors doesn’t mean the end of the virus, but it will bring about a new phase of the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 16, 2021 12:10 am

Editorials

Editorial: Gas shortage proves we’re not so good at collective action

On a regular basis, it seems, the country is getting a lesson in its ability to collectively act for the public’s benefit, particularly when people ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Darts and Laurels: New job portal needed

Laurel to the Rowan County Economic Development Commission for creating a tool to pull job listings from across the internet into one portal for local ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:01 am

Editorials

Editorial: Make more substantial progress on bond referendum

Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell described it as “groundbreaking and lifesaving.” County Commissioners Vice Chairman Jim Greene called it one of the most important votes ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: State likely in for future without herd immunity

From a community like Salisbury and Rowan County, it’s hard to see a future where two-thirds of the state’s population receives at least one dose ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Could park come to Enochville property?

The county’s parks master plan in 2016 gave the Rowan County Board of Commissioners a suggestion it may be able to take action on this ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:00 am

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