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My Turn, Tim Deal: Resist promotion of distrust, hate

By Tim Deal Showing there’s still a glimmer of common sense in government, North Carolina’s House and Senate both recently passed House Bill 324 to ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Don’t forget about renters in economic development talk

Affordable housing units aren’t usually at the top of economic development conversations, but they should be if 1,000 or more jobs come to town with ... Read more

18 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Virginia falls victim to woke mob

I trust you saw where the far left Democratic governor of Virginia toppled the statue of General Robert E. Lee in Richmond and had it ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Solar power education needed

Solar power isn’t “free” or “clean.” It destroys oxygen-producing forests and wildlife habitat and is much more expensive than electrical power generated by abundant, clean-burning ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Faithful Friends has raised $80,000 from aluminum can recycling

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary, with the can drops made by our supporters and the tireless work of our volunteers, has raised over $80,000, from aluminum ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Article is from when people were patriotic

I found a newspaper clipping written by former Post reporter Rose Post about Confederate Memorial Day (Titled “War started as lark, ended as tragedy”). It ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Letters.

Mook’s Place: We’re gonna need a bigger boat

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18 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Easier to choose business as usual in 2021

With more experience and vaccines, it’s easier to choose business as usual in 2021. Proof of that truism lies in the debate Rowan-Salisbury Schools and ... Read more

18 hours ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Power grid needs to be strengthened

We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by terrorists ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Gotta Run: Everyone can do pushups

I am a pushup nut. I love doing them, and normally will challenge myself each morning, right after my run, to reach a certain number ... Read more

18 hours ago by David Freeze.

Byron York: The great Democratic panic

President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer have based the future of the entire Democratic agenda on a trick. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“We’re excited about getting to 3-0 for the first time since 2017. It’s tough to be 3-0, and that was a goal. We had to ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: What will Manchin do?

OK, Joe, it’s time to get serious. Are you really ready to protect our political system or not? Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Senate’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Some ways to stop all the killings

Michael Rashad Payne, 29, was shot and later on died recently near Livingstone College. Around that same time, Gary Lowe, 39, was murdered on Carpenters ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Biden riding bike at beach while nation burns

While Rome burned, Nero, allegedly, played his fiddle. I don’t know if Joe has a fiddle, but he does like to ride bicycles at his ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Board of Education interviews a joke

I was amazed at the way the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education interview process was handled for the recently vacant seat of Mrs. Cox. It ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Good to see new requirements in tax incentive deal

In an era where people are more divided than ever on politics, there’s some agreement on a common economic development practice. Tax incentives attract opposition ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Voting Rights Act is critical to US

John Hood, “What’s more democratic than elections?” (Sept. 14), failed to support the Voting Rights Act pending in Congress. Passage of the Voting Rights Act ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Treat immigrants from all countries equally

By Ada Fisher Many are complaining about the continuous flood of immigrants from Mexico and other Latin and South American spots, noting the lack of ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

DG Martin: Losing our grandchildren before finding them again

By D.G. Martin In some North Carolina houses, this is a time of empty rooms and empty spaces. Children, so long ever-present, are now suddenly ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ray Nothstine: Cooper’s all in on critical race theory

By Ray Nothstine Even in North Carolina, the rejection of fundamental American principles thunders ahead. The proof? Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed an anti-critical race theory bill on ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Scott Maddox: Salisbury has to get out of easy chair to address problems

By Scott Maddox At least once a day as I travel around Salisbury, I see a “Cease Fire Salisbury” sign. My first thought each and ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: For sick sister, gift aims to remind of good times

By Sharon Randall My sister will celebrate her birthday this week, but it won’t be much of a celebration. Never mind how old she is. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Income and poverty facts matter

By John Hood The income of the median American household fell by nearly 3% last year as the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent regulations shuttered many ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Parents need to take hard look at themselves

I’m so frustrated with our county right know. Our children are being affected by COVID-19. This is not about freedom. This is about keeping our ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Francis Koster: We’re at war with COVID, but ‘patriots’ won’t wear masks, get vaccinated

By Francis Koster Sometimes I will be in a large gathering of thousands of people, and the speaker will ask all veterans to rise and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: You’ve got to be taught to love

The lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II wrote many beautiful songs for Broadway musicals. One that was not beautiful, but powerful for what it said about race ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Mook’s Place: COVID-19

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1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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