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Darts and Laurels: Sunday voting needed in Rowan

Laurel to the many people who have spoken in favor of and the Rowan County Board of Elections for making plans to discuss Sunday early ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Bond to prepare workers, open door to prosperity

On May 15, I will walk across the stage at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s graduation. As a proficient welder with an associate’s degree, I am excited ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Time for county to show commitment to education

It takes many partners across our community — in education, business and government — to ensure citizens have access to the resources, services and opportunities ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Don’t cut down forests for solar panels

I am a retired professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering at N.C. State University. I have been a proponent of solar energy for over 40 ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Race plays critical role in food deserts, hunger

Kudos to Carol Schmitz-Corken and all collaborating to launch Farm and Food Network Rowan. Feeding hungry people is important work. Changing the system that supports ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Bob Hall: Tips for voting in primary

By Bob Hall All the chatter about hacking voting machines and fake ads can be overwhelming, but don’t become confused or discouraged. Here are some ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Black Americans must be part of telling own story

By Ada Fisher The sad state of black affairs is the trolling for black votes and misrepresentation of its importance to the state of affairs ... Read more

2 days ago by Ada Fisher.

Letter: Bond referendum needed to innovate, educate

I am a proud Rowan County resident and supporter of the 2020 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College bond referendum. As a member of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Raise fines to stop littering on roads in Rowan County

I have a suggestion on how to get rid of trash along the roads in Rowan County. Raise the fine for littering to $500 and ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Faith charter school planning kicks into gear

Let’s build a school Faith-area residents may want to adopt the phrase used last year by then-Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins in her advocacy for a ... Read more

3 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Seek out sources other than Fox News

In reference to a letter published Wednesday and written by Allan Gilmour (“Trump used power properly, didn’t abuse it”), Allan must have been getting his ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Kudos for adopting stretch of Long Ferry Road

My hat goes off to Mitchell Snider, owner of Snider’s Quality Roofing, not for his roofing abilities, although I’m sure they are great, but for ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Be kind to others regardless of ethnicity

You may or may not have heard about the problem of Hispanics being deported and also, about Donald Trump as our president, there’s been a ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Bond referendum will help Rowan County move back to forefront

If Rowan-Cabarrus Community College President Carol Spalding and the late Carroll Overton were to have a conversation today about a bond referendum on the March ... Read more

5 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Readers should maintain healthy skepticism

Consider the source, readers. My interest was piqued by Wednesday’s column by John Hood (“Fracking the Cause for Emissions Drop in NC”), in part, because ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Forest right about need to protect students

I was really happy to see gubernatorial candidate Dan Forest’s message for law enforcement in Tuesday’s article titled “Lt. Gov. Forest tells Rowan County gathering ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: Living in post-integrity America

By Leonard Pitts Back during the scandal over his sexual exploitation of a young intern, Bill Clinton was pilloried in this space for his moral ... Read more

5 days ago by Leonard Pitts.

Cal Thomas: Bloomberg didn’t get it done

By Cal Thomas The only thing that can be said about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first appearance with his fellow Democratic presidential ... Read more

5 days ago by Cal Thomas.

My Turn: Alexander’s, Post’s arguments on designation don’t compute

By Karen Lilly-Bowyer It seems clear that the Grubb-Sigmon-Weisiger House was used as a political pawn at Tuesday’s city council meeting.  Mayor Karen Alexander voted ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Employers will be drawn to Rowan because of complex

As a longtime resident of Rowan County, I have seen for many years what an important role Rowan-Cabarrus Community College plays in growth, development and ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Another solution needed for people living alone

Since July, I have had to use 911 on several occasions that were not the type that emergency medical services were designed for. I was ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Upcoming racing opportunities, all different Seldom do I just talk races in this column, but this is a good week for it. We have three ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Sharon Randall: Holding world in palm of hand

By Sharon Randall Do you remember the first time you held the world in the palm of your hand? One day when I was 8, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week: ‘I just reacted’

“When I realized he was going to hit the car, which he did … I just reacted. It’s pitch black dark. I was thinking I ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Talkback: What online readers are saying about …

Letter: Facts for Fox News viewers The economy is cyclical, and presidents often receive more blame or credit than they deserve. When the economy bottoms ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

D.G Martin: Politicians often capitalize on book sales

By D.G. Martin “Politics and books don’t mix well. You need to decide which one you’re going to write about and stick to it.” That ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Prioritize truth over convenience

Facts matter — facts that reporters work to confirm before stories are published. It’s why Salisbury Post reporter Natalie Anderson spent hours last week working ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

John Hood: Fracking the cause for emissions drop in NC

By John Hood RALEIGH — In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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