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Byron York: What next for Trump legal team?

By Byron York The Trump campaign’s top lawyers — Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Jenna Ellis — went into last weekend on the offensive. On Thursday, ... Read more

6 mins ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the Week: ‘All of the trash is pretty remarkable’

“All of the trash is pretty remarkable, the amount of trash it actually collects. As we cleaned it out, we were collecting about four 96-gallon ... Read more

8 mins ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze column: What I’m thankful for

It has been one of my great privileges to write this column now for more than 10 years. I’m not sure exactly which year this ... Read more

1 day ago by David Freeze.

My Turn, Mary James: My gig as a Census worker in 2020

By Mary James “I’ll do my civic duty,” I thought when the little Census Bureau post card arrived in the mail asking citizens if they’d ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Focus on roadside litter instead

Waterway litter is minuscule as compared with trash on our highways. I applaud Mr Hanna and Catawba College for efforts described in an article published ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: When will they ever learn?

According to the IZA Institute Of Economic Studies, data shows that the Sturgis, South Dakota, biker rally, which attracted an estimated 460,000 people this past ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Other voices: Home for the holidays

From the Winston-Salem Journal   Christmas Eve’ll find me Where the love light gleams I’ll be home for Christmas If only in my dreams As ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Linda Darden: Hospice care business has grown to meet community needs

By Linda Darden Since our inception in 1979, Trellis Supportive Care (formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter) has grown to meet community needs and has benefited ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Are candidates like Gov. Cooper history?

By Gary Pearce North Carolina may never see another Democratic governor like Roy Cooper. In fact, we may never see another Democratic statewide candidate like ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Gov. Cooper’s new order relies on personal responsibility

When Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday began a news conference, people were already preparing themselves for the news that the state might be going backward ... Read more

3 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Sharon Randall: New ‘mug’ shows different phase of life

By Sharon Randall My granddaughter, Eleanor, is 5 years old. She loves to have her photo taken. And every photo is just like her: beautiful. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Good news on state budget

By John Hood RALEIGH — Since the beginning of the COVID-19 recession in March, North Carolina policymakers have been watching government revenues and expenditures carefully. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Rare milestone, 2 more years for current commissioners

Naturally, Craig Pierce’s and Mike Caskey’s re-election didn’t get much attention after the primary because they saw no Democratic competition. Their victories, however, secured a ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: One six-year term for president?

What if a sitting president could not run for re-election? Instead of serving a four-year term with the possibility of four more, the president was ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Nalini Joseph: Keeping your child on even keel during coronavirus

By Nalini Joseph Everyone’s talking about mental health these days. Most of us have good food to eat, a warm bed to sleep in and ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Kathryn Lopez: Christians in Middle East need us

By Kathryn Lopez Archbishop Bashar Warda is a man of hope, humility, courage and defiance. Christians will stay in the Middle East, like it or ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letters: Mental health scholarships help RSS students

Abundant research has shown that a child who develops strong social and emotional skills is in a better position to be fully engaged in school ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Thanks for generous donations

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary (a no-kill sanctuary for dogs and cats here in Rowan County) wishes to thank the public for their generous contributions of ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Chris Magryta: On screen time, herd immunity, returning to schools full time

Editor’s note: The following are a few recent excerpts from blog posts by Dr. Chris Magryta, who works at Salisbury Pediatric Associates. Read more at ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Editorial: Listen to student on COVID

There’s wisdom in the voices of Livingstone College students and, in particular, Student Body President Carlee Patterson. “A lot of us thought that, ‘We’re young ... Read more

5 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Cal Thomas: Alito’s warning signs ring true

By Cal Thomas Everywhere one looks there are warning signs, from labels on cigarette packs warning that smoking causes cancer, to ridiculous labels on thermometers ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: Think of battling COVID-19 like civil defense

By Francis Koster There are four facts in this article you do not know. Our population of COVID-19 infected people is split into two groups. ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Laurels: Keep schedule consistent for Rowan-Salisbury students

Laurel to the suggestion that Rowan-Salisbury Schools should “stay the course,” as Superintendent Lynn Moody suggested during Monday’s school board meeting, instead of opting to ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

My Turn, Renee Bradshaw: United Way supports work of Family Crisis Council

By Renee Bradshaw October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about domestic violence, services for survivors and recognize those working to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

D.G. Martin: Greek and Hebrew guides to our political differences

By D.G. Martin How can ancient Greek and Hebrew thinking help us understand why our friends who support other political candidates see things so differently ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Easy precautions will prevent worst possibilities

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the country turned its attention to projections about total cases, hospitalizations and deaths and how ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Thomas Mills: Lessons learned from Cunningham’s loss

By Thomas Mills Cal Cunningham very likely cost Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. He was running against an unpopular incumbent and led by a ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: When so much is different, Thanksgiving is, too

By Sharon Randall Different. That’s a word I’ve been saying a lot lately. Maybe you’ve been saying it, too. I’ve said it so often it’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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