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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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Editorial: Embrace new lights at Bell Tower Green Park

Developers of downtown’s Bell Tower Green Park have added lights to the structure as a means to celebrate special occasions. And believe it or not, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: County commissioners take on project that could become major restructuring

Rowan County commissioners may have just taken on one of their most ambitious projects yet or a relatively small staffing change. The scale of the change ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Be clear-eyed about need for lobbyists

Particularly amid a pandemic where future revenue is not certain, Rowan County commissioners should ensure they are clear-eyed and sure of their reasoning for unbudgeted ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Take action to stem effects of K-shaped recovery

A V-shaped economic recovery would be ideal. An immediate return to the economy in February could alleviate concerns from families who have suddenly faced questions ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Report provides valuable insight on market for downtown living

Sonyia Turner, of the N.C. School of Government, said something worth keeping top of mind and repeating when she made a presentation to the Salisbury ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury, Rowan must find ways to reconnect

What makes a community? Is it a group of people who live in the same place? Does it involve people who share common beliefs and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Announcement proves businesses still want to grow here

Laurel to the news that Continental Structural Plastics is planning to add dozens of jobs here, invest tens of millions of dollars and add 50,000 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury makes appearance in ‘The 24th’

The streets, structures and houses of Salisbury made a digital debut Friday when a movie filmed here last year — “The 24th” — was released ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Demand transparency, rapid response when COVID-19 cases arise in schools

There will be COVID-19 clusters in public schools in Rowan County as classes get underway. There’s no avoiding it. But what matters most is how ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:00 am

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Laurels: Expanded outdoor dining could be nice, COVID-19-prompted change

Laurel to restaurants working to provide patrons with more opportunities to dine outdoors. Especially as the community continues to cope with changes and cancellations prompted ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Voters can avoid worries about postal service delays

People are justifiably concerned about the U.S. Post Office’s ability to handle what’s expected to be a deluge of absentee by mail ballots this year. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Novel, challenging school year to come

When schools return to session next week, educators will also face novel and unique challenges of their own. It could end up being one of ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Put disposable masks in their place, too

These are divisive times in America, but there’s at least one thing around which we can unite. For the love of any remaining litterless parking ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Everyone has role in helping local economy

There’s less focus now on employment rates than there was in the days immediately following shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, but the data available is still ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Months into a pandemic without an end in sight

Plenty of people have made up their minds on the effectiveness of North Carolina’s COVID-19-focused restrictions. It’s important to recognize, however, that there are no ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:26 pm

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Editorial: Respond to Census, help the community

If you’re having trouble keeping up with 2020, you’re not the only one.  With roughly five months left, it’s safe to say this will be ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Embrace civility now for better discourse

The country has been growing more divided politically for years, and the health crisis has made the divisions even more pronounced.  A study conducted in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:01 am

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Darts and Laurels: Technology fee waiver will help during virtual learning

Laurel to the Rowan-Salisbury School Board for waving technology fees for students this year. Particularly during a changed class schedule because of the continuing COVID-19 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Early user’s guide for 2020 elections

Midterm elections traditionally bring a larger number of local races worth watching. With the Rowan County Board of Elections considering an early voting plan today, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Make sure election resources adequate for surge

Predictions about record mail-in voting numbers appear to be well on their way to coming true this year.  With roughly three months until Election Day, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:42 am

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Editorial: City must continue planning for eventual utility cutoffs

The city of Salisbury is right to seek ways to help with utility bills, but it must also ensure future plans include the reality that ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Mural that reflects Salisbury’s diversity worth seeing through to completion

Murals that aim to promote a city’s diversity do not tend to stoke fierce opposition, but that’s exactly what’s happening as Mayor Pro Tem Al ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Mistake to host indoor political gatherings now

Dart to large, indoors, maskless political events while COVID-19 remains a concern. In a time when routine community events and informal gatherings aren’t happening to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Choose caution for schools

Call it the COVID-19 culture wars.  Communities across America are mostly facing the same tough issues and decisions right now. And perhaps because COVID-19 has ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: All can take steps to make sports possible this school year

The N.C. High School Athletic Association made the most responsible decision Wednesday when it announced that fall sports would be pushed back until at least ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

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