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Josh Bergeron: County Commissioners see role for themselves in school closure talks

Rowan-Salisbury School Board members aren’t the only ones thinking about consolidation in 2020. While commissioners have already promised funding, they made need to offer their ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Republicans don’t want to hear evidence

Settling the grounds for impeachment of President Donald Trump is simple. In a tweet on Jan. 11 at 9:29 AM he said the following: “Now ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Kent Bernhardt: Stir straws and spare tires

  I’m pretty sure modern civilization started to crumble the day stir straws replaced spoons. Well, it may not have been that exact day, but ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Cal Thomas: What I’d like to hear from the candidates

By Cal Thomas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of holding on to the two weak articles of impeachment against President Trump was starting to rattle ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Sheriff’s office right to take on tough fight

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is right to take aim at so-called “fish arcade” businesses. The Sheriff’s Office last week issued a letter to 22 ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Clyde: What will Salisbury residents find in 2040?

By Clyde In the year 2040, if we’re all still alive we may find: • We disembark from the New Salisbury Stanback Station, which has ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Don’t negotiate with foreign terrorists

Even a blind and deaf person could understand what’s going on in Washington, D.C. The leftist, liberal Democrats have turned to the dark side. They ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

My Turn, Olen Bruner: Some work done, more to accomplish one year after resolution’s passage

By Olen Bruner Just one year ago, Salisbury’s City Council unanimously passed a Resolution of Reconciliation, written at its request by Actions in Faith and  ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Kirk Kovach: Kansas offers cautionary tale for North Carolina

By Kirk Kovach What’s the matter with Kansas? That’s the title of a popular book, and a now-popular phrase. In the past 20 years, the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Talkback: What online readers say about …

Letter: Post passes judgment on Landis board too early What is this reason that only a few people know about it for now? I thought ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week: ‘Moving almost 1,000 people’

“It’s probably a little bit slower than we would want it to be, but for the first time, you’re moving almost 1,000 people from one ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Reflections on a table

How many times in my life have I scratched this table? How many times will I be lucky enough to get to do it again? ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: What’s the plan to address litter problem in city

Litter throughout Salisbury is a major problem and an eyesore to what could be a beautiful area. Why hasn’t the city of Salisbury addressed this ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: No communication on what’s next in Woodleaf

In July, a question was asked as to the future of Woodleaf School. At that time, it had not been voted on but a possible ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Cannon Ballers mascot name misses the mark

Kannapolis’ minor league baseball team completed its rebranding Wednesday when the team named its new mascot. In October, a team that had been the Phillies, ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Vote ‘no’ on $45 million bond referendum

On March 3, if you vote to approve the $45 million bond for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, you will guarantee yourself a 3-cent tax increase per ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: Time for end to all of slavery’s permutations

By Leonard Pitts Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld Willie Nash’s sentence: 12 years for possession. Of a cellphone. Read it twice, if you ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Dan Blue: People’s agenda looms large

By Dan Blue Legislators have a lot of unfinished business to attend to now that we’ve returned to Raleigh for a special session. In November, ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

D.G. Martin: What would former major, lieutenant say?

By D.G. Martin “I don’t think the U.S. should be in the business of assassinating foreign leaders.” This was not me talking about last week’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Klusman clarifies Second Amendment statement

When the Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted on the crucial issue of a Second Amendment Resolution, I misspoke. My intent was to say that, ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Thanks deserved for unknown officer’s help

I just want to thank a policeman or a trooper for being so helpful to me on Saturday night. I didn’t get his name and ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Find more ways to protect drinking water

Anyone with the belief that Republicans are dismissive of environmental concerns might find statements and legislation by Rep. Richard Hudson passed last week refreshing. Hudson, ... Read more

6 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: County should commit to accepting refugees

I write today to encourage the Rowan County Board of Commissioners to opt in to continuing to accept refugees into our county. We are blessed ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

John Hood: Prudence needed on voter ID in state

By John Hood RALEIGH — “Prudence,” wrote the British statesman Edmund Burke, “is not only the first in rank of the virtues political and moral, ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Wilson Cherry: Shredding needed in tax season

By Wilson Cherry As tax season approaches, many businesses and individuals find themselves getting snowed under by a blizzard of old bank statements, invoices and ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Sayings then and now

Here are some famous sayings: • “Give me liberty or give me death.” • “I regret I have but one life to give to my ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: House Bill 140 isn’t right redistricting solution

North Carolinians have spent nearly a decade voting in districts manipulated to favor politicians instead of voters. There’s no doubt that voters deserve real redistricting ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Why accept bad behavior from president?

President Trump is impeached. It is not an occasion for celebration nor is it an occasion for protesting. It is an occasion for sadness. It ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

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