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Laurels: More progress to make on Census response

Laurel to census tract 518.02, in western Rowan County, for having a 2020 Census response rate well above state and local averages. The tract, starts ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Rally around bipartisan consensus for voting plan

Americans are more divided than ever, with seemingly everything falling victim to a political divide. Consider this result from a June 16-22 Pew Research Center ... Read more

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

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Editorial: Numbers give scale to local impact of Paycheck Protection Program

The positive impact of the Paycheck Protection Program in the Rowan County area is undeniable, especially now that there are numbers available for individual loans. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: County health departments need additional test data

There’s clear evidence that COVID-19 cases are growing at their fastest pace yet in Rowan County. That a key part of data is missing, though, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Details on classes, sports must come soon

When Gov. Roy Cooper last week delayed a recommendation about resuming classes, he simultaneously put off a decision about a key component of high school ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Take precautions during Fourth of July gatherings

The Fourth of July is typically a time to enjoy the company of family and friends and maybe a freshly grilled meal in addition to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Disliked option may be best for students returning in fall

It’s somewhere between difficult and impossible to predict how COVID-19 might spread in the fall and winter, but Gov. Roy Cooper must offer some sort ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Citadel outbreak grows more tragic with state’s report

Even as COVID-19 case totals continue to rise across North Carolina, one thing remains true about Rowan County: it’s the site of the state’s largest ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: First game will shift Kannapolis redevelopment to new gear

It’s hard to argue against the notion that COVID-19 has impacted every sector of life.  Even as society collectively tries to slow the spread, there ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:05 am

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Editorial: Do your part, wear a mask

Wear a mask in public and do your part to limit the spread of COVID-19. It’s as simple as that. Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Stay connected, engaged in local community

When information is just a Google search away, it might be surprising that some locals called police Monday to report their recycling bins had been ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: What next after monuments come down?

The city of Salisbury is not alone in its ongoing effort to remove Confederate monuments. Across the state and nation, monuments are coming down. In ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Tuesday’s ‘Fame’ City Council vote followed decades of discussion

In an age when information is just a Google search away, our collective memories have become shorter than ever. When it’s easy to look up ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Check on registration status, ballot requests now

If you’ve received an absentee ballot request from the Center for Voter Information, you may want to check with the Rowan County Board of Elections ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Swedish announcement adds context to local case

The case drew international attention. And why wouldn’t it? A former Salisbury police officer had been accused (and would later be convicted) of killing a ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Some answers will remain unclear for mountain of questions

The start of the next school year is sooner than it might seem, and questions abound about how to safely return students to the hallways ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: NAACP president’s message to continue building

Across the country, some groups advocating for change in law enforcement have found a louder voice with which to call to the defunding or dismantling ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Not much good news in April numbers

There was some good COVID-19 news on the jobs front nationwide last week when the Labor Department announced the unemployment rate dropped in May to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury Police make the right call

Salisbury Police made the right call Wednesday by seeking equal justice in an incident that has altered the course of protests in Salisbury. First on ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Laurels for police, peace keepers, good citizens

In a chaotic moment on Sunday, there were plenty of laurels to go around for keeping things from escalating. When shots were fired into the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Rowan-Salisbury Schools can be more strategic about coming school year

This school year, in particular the final few months, were not what Rowan-Salisbury Schools leaders expected from the first year in which its renewal status ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 31, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Faith’s community spirit, patriotism must prevail

In our divided America, politics seep into everything. And division often follows politics. Mask-wearing recommendations are entirely too divisive and political for a health recommendation ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Will virus change context for school closures?

Rowan-Salisbury Schools has rightly been focused on many other important items in recent months rather than closures and consolidation. Among other things, there’s teaching students ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Provide more reassurance about graduation promise

Community members have done their best to honor Rowan-Salisbury high school seniors amid uncertainty about graduation during a global pandemic. There have been drive-by celebrations ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Don’t eliminate bus routes entirely

The Salisbury City Council would be making a mistake by voting for a budget with a proposal to nix transit service entirely to Spencer and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Changes will be needed for 2020 general election

On the last day of early voting in the 2016 election, voters lined up hundreds at a time in front of West End Plaza to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Budgets for coming year more of an educated guess than usual

It’s unusual for managers of municipal and county governments to propose a budget to their board or council by saying he or she hopes it ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Cheerwine event should serve as example for digital events

There’s something nice about enjoying an ice cold Cheerwine and some local food in downtown Salisbury while listening to hit songs with thousands of our ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05 am

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