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My Turn, Ron Bowers: With apologies to Mr. Dickens, a tale of two shots and a suggestion

By Ron Bowers Hooray! Thursday, Jan. 14, my wife and I got our first COVID-19 shots. I had a 10:30 a.m. appointment at the Salisbury ... Read more

6 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Vaccination efforts off to too-slow start

Nearly one month ago, the first people in Rowan County received part one of the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine. But fewer than 4,000 people have been ... Read more

6 hours ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

My Turn, Warren Bumgarner: Never forget what they tried to do

By Warren Bumgarner Wednesday, Jan. 6, is a day that shocked, saddened and angered the nation as we watched the insurrection in Washington on television. ... Read more

6 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Gov. Cooper issues post-Trump challenge

By Gary Pearce As an old speechwriter, I’m a close reader of political speeches, especially important speeches such as Gov. Roy Cooper’s inaugural address. Little ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Protect the right to be wrong

RALEIGH — I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smartphone app, design a golf course or produce ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Elected officials should grow a spine

OK, here we are again. The president has fomented insurrection, sedition, and the violent overthrow of our elected officials. His followers beat a cop to ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: We, as a nation, should repent

What is truth? In John 18:37, Pilate asked Jesus if he is a king. Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Charge Trump with violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice

We’ve had four years of chaos. Last week a mob, incited by out president, sacked the capital for the first time since 1814. He could ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letters: How about a lottery for vaccine?

Distribution of the vaccine by the Health Department is a difficult job. As was explained in the Post, both making appointments and distributing the vaccine ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: But he wasn’t Black

By Leonard Pitts Jr. To the Republican Party: As the Trump administration stumbles through its final hours, it seems a proper time to offer a summation ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, David Post: Trump is no Grover Cleveland

By David Post In the 1988 vice presidential debate, Republican Dan Quayle, who was 41 years old, compared himself to President Kennedy. His Democrat challenger, ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Rowan County needs your help to address potential lead crisis in Dukeville

Just when one crisis seemed to dip below the horizon, a new one has appeared for people living in the northern Rowan community known as ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

George B. Jackson: An unpopular King stayed the course

By George B. Jackson In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. was fed up with the almost decade long American occupation of Vietnam. Military advisers ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Media, Democrat, social media collusion is real problem

Despite three attempted coups by Democrats, President Donald Trump has done a lot of great things for our country (low unemployment, rising wages for everyone ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Job well done for drive-thru organizers

Congratulations to the many, many individuals who planned, orchestrated and carried out the administering of the COVID-19 vaccine at the West End Plaza. Being one ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Nalini Joseph: Disappointment on your child’s path to greatness

By Nalini Joseph Start talking to your child now about some of the negative emotions he will experience as he climbs the ladder of success.  ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: Telemedicine could stop invisible calamity

By Francis Koster We have two health care calamities unfolding before us — one visible, the other not yet. The first you at least know ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: For Trump, what might have been

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ ” — John Greenleaf Whittier By Cal Thomas There ... Read more

4 days ago by Cal Thomas.

Letter: No American winners on Jan. 6

The long history of the Republican party has, until now, stood for certain verities: less taxation, limited government, law and order, family values, freedom from ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: County should keep adapting to find best plan for mass vaccinations

Last week marked the first major test of the Rowan County Health Department’s vaccination plans. Including those who arrived too late, as many as 1,000 ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Steven V. Roberts column: ‘Just go, go, go!’

“There has never been a greater betrayal by a president of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution,” said Rep. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“So in 10 months, we have dedicated two years of our lives to the COVID response. It really hit me. I do think it’s pretty ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York column: A crazy impeachment

Democrats started trying to remove President Donald Trump from office before he entered office. Now they are proposing to remove him from office after he ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Trump not to blame

I don’t believe Trump is solely to be blamed for the events of Jan. 6. He called for a peaceful protest, but fringe groups came ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Why didn’t Budd criticize North Carolina’s votes

In Sunday’s Post, Rep. Ted Budd elevated hypocrisy to new heights. He complained about Pennsylvania’s Electoral College voting system because its legislature made changes to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: With worsening virus, state avoids return to shutdowns

The calculations are different this time around. Even as COVID-19 has produced new records locally and across North Carolina, there has not been a return ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Nothing harmless about it

Harmless grandstanding and posturing? Nothing harmless about it when it incites violent insurrection. These North Carolina members of congress are complicit: • Dan Bishop • ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Ada Fisher: College education should not be on taxpayers’ dime

By Ada Fisher Any plan to do national forgiveness of student loans is wrong unless those loans had a service or in-kind contract that such ... Read more

1 week ago by Ada Fisher.

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