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Bob Hall: Tips for voting in primary

By Bob Hall All the chatter about hacking voting machines and fake ads can be overwhelming, but don’t become confused or discouraged. Here are some ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Black Americans must be part of telling own story

By Ada Fisher The sad state of black affairs is the trolling for black votes and misrepresentation of its importance to the state of affairs ... Read more

2 days ago by Ada Fisher.

Leonard Pitts: Living in post-integrity America

By Leonard Pitts Back during the scandal over his sexual exploitation of a young intern, Bill Clinton was pilloried in this space for his moral ... Read more

5 days ago by Leonard Pitts.

Cal Thomas: Bloomberg didn’t get it done

By Cal Thomas The only thing that can be said about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first appearance with his fellow Democratic presidential ... Read more

5 days ago by Cal Thomas.

My Turn: Alexander’s, Post’s arguments on designation don’t compute

By Karen Lilly-Bowyer It seems clear that the Grubb-Sigmon-Weisiger House was used as a political pawn at Tuesday’s city council meeting.  Mayor Karen Alexander voted ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Upcoming racing opportunities, all different Seldom do I just talk races in this column, but this is a good week for it. We have three ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Sharon Randall: Holding world in palm of hand

By Sharon Randall Do you remember the first time you held the world in the palm of your hand? One day when I was 8, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

D.G Martin: Politicians often capitalize on book sales

By D.G. Martin “Politics and books don’t mix well. You need to decide which one you’re going to write about and stick to it.” That ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Fracking the cause for emissions drop in NC

By John Hood RALEIGH — In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: If Concord wants a break, developers should look to southern Rowan

Imagine living in a county where the board of education strains to keep up with the deluge of incoming students and families, the population of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Leonard Pitts: Is ‘vote blue, no matter who’ the right answer?

By Leonard Pitts Vote blue, no matter who. That’s the fall election mantra of Democrats desperate to cleanse the White House of its current occupant. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Steve Roberts: ‘Mayor Pete’ has much in common with past winners

By Steve Roberts Pete Buttigieg is still a long shot to win the Democratic nomination, let alone the White House.  Despite surprisingly strong showings in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: DeVos doubles down on education reform

By Cal Thomas I recently interviewed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who claimed the president’s proposed $4.8 trillion budget includes “a significant step toward returning ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Take a ride on ‘Birthday Express’

By Sharon Randall Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about birthdays. Why? From the end of December to the middle of February, our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ferrel Guillory: Rising education narrows earnings gap

By Ferrel Guillory In the late 1990s, education data showed a widening gender gap in higher education enrollment across the South. Women exceeded men among ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Make it easier to work in NC

By John Hood RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate averaged 3.9 percent during 2019. For economists, that rate signifies “full employment” (the nation is at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My turn, Susan Williams: Trash collection part of city’s litter problem

By Susan Williams I personally believe litter in Salisbury is a problem that will take not only the efforts of the city but also its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Deedee Wright: Achievements of women should be recognized

By Deedee Wright I have been a reader of the Salisbury Post for many years and read the hard copy every day.  I know that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Once top priority, airport’s runway extension shelved for foreseeable future

First, they looked south. Then, they looked north. Then, they looked south again. Now, apparently, an extension of the Mid-Carolina Regional Airport’s runway is indefinitely ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cal Thomas: The state of President Trump

By Cal Thomas The president’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night resembled a campaign rally. Some Republicans shouted “four more years” as he approached ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: GOP playing the game by different rules

By Leonard Pitts Let’s try a thought experiment. Suppose your friend invites you to play Monopoly. But suppose she insists on a set of special ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Winter Flight, 28 years ago A lot of effort goes into NC’s oldest 8K and fourth oldest race of any distance. Last Sunday marked 37 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Sharon Randall: Asking is the answer

By Sharon Randall Remember the old joke about war drums in the jungle? A hunter asks a guide, “Should we be worried about those drums?” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: What if Bernie Sanders wins NC?

RALEIGH — The confusing jumble that was the 2020 Iowa caucuses proved to be a very public disaster for Hawkeye State Democrats, national party leaders, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Larry Efird: Have understanding, even when there’s no answer

By Larry Efird Recently, a student asked me a question I have never heard in four decades of teaching. She innocently inquired, “Mr. Efird, can ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Guest column: Look to NC for solar success

By Mike Hughes North Carolina and Duke Energy have been leaders as solar power has grown as a portion of our energy mix. But in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ferrel Guillory: Suspenseful election in a mega-state

By Ferrel Guillory American elections don’t occur in a vacuum. Influencing the decisions of individual voters, the struggle for power plays out against a broader ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Kent Bernhardt: Carolina snow

  Winter is again upon us, and with it comes the threat of hazardous winter weather which generates not only fear, but copious amounts of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

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