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Jenn West: Exercise is a good prescription for controlling COVID-19, maintaining quality of life

By Jenn West Exercising is probably not at the top of our list as we struggle with how to protect ourselves, our families and our ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Will NC get real on climate change?

By Gary Pearce When I think about climate change, I think about my brother-in-law Tillman. Tillman spent his career with Big Oil. He travelled the ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Guest column: Beach home case shows more insidious example of property rights conflict

By Erin Wilcox When is losing the entire value of your property due to government regulation, not an “undue hardship”? According to the North Carolina ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Navigating through life’s rough spots

By Sharon Randall The message from my sister was brief: “Sissy, call me.” But I knew by the sound of her voice the news wasn’t ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Conspiracy theories damage democracy

By John Hood RALEIGH — For weeks after the ballots were counted, supporters of the defeated presidential candidate insisted the election had been stolen. Some ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: SC senator’s response a lot better than Biden’s speech

The contrast between President Biden’s first address to Congress last Wednesday night and the Republican response delivered by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) reminded me of ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Local news outlets, governments take on technology giants

I started some time in the mid-2000s. Interested in connecting with my friends also in American military families, I created my first social media account ... Read more

7 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

My Turn, Renee Bradshaw: Family Crisis Council here to help domestic violence, sexual assault victims

By Renee Bradshaw The Family Crisis Council of Rowan is the only domestic violence and sexual assault Agency in Rowan County. We were established in 1978 ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Jim Weaver: Ensure officials have accurate internet access data

By Jim Weaver Still cannot get high-quality, reliable, high-speed internet service at home? You are not alone. In fact, more than 500,000 North Carolinians do ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

DG Martin: Without Daniels, parkway would have gone to Tennessee

By D.G. Martin The National Park Service’s recent announcement that a woman would be the new superintendent of the Blue Ridge Parkway is a reminder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Nationalizing politics was a mistake

By John Hood RALEIGH — If Californians want to make their government the monopoly payer of all medical bills, why should North Carolinians be able ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Will Gov. McCrory become Sen. McCrory?

By Gary Pearce Maybe you can’t stand Pat, but former Governor McCrory could be future Senator McCrory. When McCrory announced he’ll run for the Senate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Feeling of going home

By Sharon Randall What does “home” mean to you? Is it a person? A place? Or a feeling you can’t quite explain? As a child, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors should be returned home

By Ada Fisher The caravans of illegal unaccompanied minors at the U.S. border with Mexico are not acceptable and should not be tolerated. The Biden ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ada Fisher.

Josh Bergeron: Vaccine passports next up in partisan debates

First it was masks. Vaccines came next. Now, people are finding ways to stake out partisan positions on so-called vaccine passports. A vaccine passport may ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cal Thomas: Chauvin verdict correct; theatrics leading up to it not so much

By Cal Thomas The guilty verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts was correct, based on the evidence, but the theatrics ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: Cop put in a no-win situation in case of 16-year-old with a knife

By Leonard Pitts Sorry, but this is not an open-and-shut case. This is not Tamir Rice, Philando Castile or Walter Scott, unarmed and clearly executed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Finally, the facts about a Capitol riot casualty

It took nearly 3 1/2 months for the District of Columbia medical examiner’s office to announce a cause of death for Capitol Police Officer Brian ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: Two truly terrible ideas

The Biden White House seems tempted by two truly terrible ideas. One would expand the Supreme Court to neutralize the current conservative majority. The other ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Sister songs float through the breeze

By Sharon Randall At sunset, a breeze blew in from the coast and swirled up the valley, ruffling feathers on a jay that was perched ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Too many workers are sidelined

By John Hood RALEIGH — The latest federal job report is out — and it shows North Carolina’s employment recovery stalling out a bit during ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Roy and Phil’s ‘Excellent’ school adventure

By Gary Pearce Bipartisanship, like pollen, has been in the air in Raleigh lately. Both will be gone soon. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Kenneth L. Hardin: COVID-19 came to visit me, too

By Kenneth L. Hardin As hard as I’ve tried over the last year to avoid it, I had the opportunity to meet COVID-19 personally last ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Carl Blankenship: Pollen and prejudice make their return

‘Tis the season for the greater Piedmont to transform into a green-tinted pollenscape thanks to the wonders of plant reproduction. It is the least wonderful ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Clyde: Get out of your hibernaculum 

By Clyde Ah, the first signs of spring — groundhog sightings, the first warm day, the first worm in a mud puddle and the long-awaited ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Children deserve to live in bubbles of safety

By Nalini Joseph Human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children does not appear to be going away in Rowan County.  The Charlotte metro area consistently ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Time to go digital on letters, columns

I got started on writing in newspapers earlier than most. My first published piece of writing was an illustrated book for a class project in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Thomas Mills: Trump primary takes shape in North Carolina

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from recent columns by Thomas Mills, founder and publisher of PoliticsNC.com, on his website.  By Thomas Mills It’s very ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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