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My Turn, Ronnie Smith: Put ‘Fame’ on the ballot in November

By Ronnie Smith Like many citizens, I have been hesitant to get involved or speak up about the local controversy over “Fame,” the magnificent and ... Read more

3 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Put disposable masks in their place, too

These are divisive times in America, but there’s at least one thing around which we can unite. For the love of any remaining litterless parking ... Read more

3 hours ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Amy Cooke: Children, parents must have opportunity to choose

By Amy Cooke A save-the-system-not-the-student mentality is at the center of the “left-leaning” N.C. Association of Educators’ lawsuit to thrust a dagger into the heart of our ... Read more

3 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Presentation on chemical agents informative for public

The Salisbury City Council’s agenda item Tuesday about banning chemical agents was divisive. But for any division it caused, Tuesday’s discussion was equally as informative ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Remember obstruction  of justice statements

What did I do? What did we do? Let us go back about a year when several patriotic citizens appeared before the House panel and ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Kathryn Lopez: Who’s really hurting God today?

By Kathryn Lopez I find myself in the odd position of being grateful this summer for both Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Donald Trump. The two celebrity ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Everyone has role in helping local economy

There’s less focus now on employment rates than there was in the days immediately following shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, but the data available is still ... Read more

2 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Steve Roberts: Families fail while Congress flails

By Steve Roberts “Congress flails as coronavirus ravages the nation and the economy stalls.” That Washington Post headline sums up the national crisis we’re now ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Paul Fisher: Bell Tower Green’s brighter future within view

By Paul Fisher The year 2020 will certainly be one for the history books. Our daily routines have been altered, loved ones have gotten sick ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Let’s vote at Walmart

There is a lot of argument about how the November election should be handled. Democrats are afraid that there will be virus infections as a ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Months into a pandemic without an end in sight

Plenty of people have made up their minds on the effectiveness of North Carolina’s COVID-19-focused restrictions. It’s important to recognize, however, that there are no ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Cal Thomas: Trouble with Biden’s VP choices

By Cal Thomas Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman — and ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Wilson Cherry: Be mindful of mental health issues during pandemic

By Wilson Cherry Many people previously working in various businesses and industries have had their lives disrupted by the effects of the coronavirus. At Rowan ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Let people decide on date of Farmers Day

Due to the virus, Farmers Day did not happen this year. It seems like every year is hotter and hotter. I will venture to say ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Some reforms needed for police

I oppose any efforts to defund the police. However, I do believe that we should have a citizen’s advisory board to the police force to ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

My turn, George W. Benson: Ensure safe, free, fair elections

By George W. Benson Let me say right off the bat I am very honored to be representing the more than 140,000 citizens of Rowan ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: GOP control of counties show voters want practical solutions

By John Hood RALEIGH — As the fall homestretch of the 2020 election approaches, you’re probably not spending much time considering the implications of county-commission ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

My turn, Susan Lee: Intentional changes needed to become authentic democracy

By Susan Lee Open dialogue, hard won collaboration and equitable outcomes are the heart of democracy.   As concepts, these ideals are beacon lighting the ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Respond to Census, help the community

If you’re having trouble keeping up with 2020, you’re not the only one.  With roughly five months left, it’s safe to say this will be ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Sharon Randall: Sunny days ahead

By Sharon Randall My grandmothers did a lot of fine things for me. Both were great cooks, specializing in all my favorite foods, cornbread and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Rowan poised to capitalize on shifting attitudes about small town living

It’s a question many workers in America are asking themselves: when it’s possible to work from anywhere with a reliably fast internet connection, why pay ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Leonard says he was fired by PPT board

In April of this year, the Piedmont Players Theater Board sent Facebook posts, emails and articles to the Salisbury Post and the PPT membership thanking ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Cal Thomas: Black Lives Matter movement, organization don’t match

By Cal Thomas Politicians and various social justice groups have long used labels that have nothing to do with the real intent of legislation, or ... Read more

1 week ago by Cal Thomas.

Editorial: Embrace civility now for better discourse

The country has been growing more divided politically for years, and the health crisis has made the divisions even more pronounced.  A study conducted in ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Virtual community forum this week

Who has not been inspired these last few days by the life of the iconic civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis? Who has not been ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Political correctness is a virus

Recently, China marked the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, where over 7,000 peaceful, pro-democracy protesters were slaughtered. Why any country in the world ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Still time to make right call

In an address to the American Federation of Teachers, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the highly respected member of the White House COVID-19 taskforce, stated that “you’re ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Guest columnist: Health crisis exposes social service limits

By Cori Buck Both COVID-19 and drug addiction have struck North Carolina.   This dual threat has created a public health crisis that has inadvertently ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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