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Josh Bergeron: Temporary break from county’s optimism-inducing period

It came with a sigh of relief. After months of hard work on the Post’s annual Spirit of Rowan publication, we had finally sent it ... Read more

15 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Steven Fisher: Banks across nation are ready for pandemic

By Steven Fisher As a 110-year old community bank, nothing is more important than the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. F&M ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Thomas Mills: Democrats should avoid blame game now

By Thomas Mills This week, Gallup released polls showing President Donald Trump’s approval ratings improving by about five points. By a large margin, people approve ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: Credit system will be useful in downturn

By Francis Koster The coronavirus is going to impact our local economy for several years. Just because the federal government has taken some steps this ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Gotta’ Run: There is always something good

While all of us have been limited by the state and national response to the coronavirus, we are still fortunate. Yes, we are! I will ... Read more

15 hours ago by David Freeze.

Ann Farabee — Bless you

By Ann Farabee Bless you. We say it in daily conversation. We say it in the church. We say it to those grieving or suffering. ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Elaine Spalding: Rowan in prime location to recover from COVID-19 crisis

By Elaine Spalding Rowan County Chamber of Commerce One of my mentors in the Chamber of Commerce industry used to say, “Chambers do what most ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Ann Coulter: How do we flatten panic curve?

By Ann Coulter If, as the evidence suggests, COVID-19 is enormously dangerous to people with certain medical conditions and those over 70 years old and ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Biden catches up while rest of world deals with crisis

By Byron York Give Joe Biden some credit. On Jan. 27, he published an op-ed in USA Today recognizing that the coronavirus outbreak could become ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Deregulation has place in COVID-19 crisis

By John Hood RALEIGH — As North Carolina and other states inch towards increasingly draconian measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are all ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Biking journey across all 50 states hits its end

The Big Island of Hawaii is the nation’s largest island, with an area of 4,028 square miles. It has the world’s tallest mountain from ocean ... Read more

6 days ago by David Freeze.

Gary Pearce: Socialism goes viral amid coronavirus crisis

By Gary Pearce Coronavirus may not make us all sick, but it may make us all socialists. Washington is suddenly awash in ideas that some ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Tanzania pastor’s prayers answers by China Grove church

China Grove First Baptist Church began the process of looking for a new pastor in November 2018 and entered into a month of prayer. The ... Read more

1 week ago by David Freeze.

Cal Thomas: The virus and what matters most

By Cal Thomas Some years ago, I wrote a book titled “The Things That Matter Most.” It was a critique of the continuing impact the ... Read more

1 week ago by Cal Thomas.

Leonard Pitts: Viruses don’t carry passports

By Leonard Pitts Viruses do not carry passports. Nor do they have birth certificates or other markers of citizenship. So the insistence of Donald Trump ... Read more

1 week ago by Leonard Pitts.

My turn, Larry Efird: Lessons from a bird and a prophet

By Larry Efird As I sit in my empty classroom today, looking out my third-floor window at a gray sky, the only sound I hear ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Bike rental comes out cheaper than expected

I had been curious for the last two nights about a bunch of tall palm trees with Christmas lights wrapped around them. After dark last ... Read more

1 week ago by David Freeze.

Sharon Randall: Take time to appreciate every second

By Sharon Randall Twenty seconds is a long time, especially when washing your hands. I’ve noticed that lately. Maybe you’ve noticed it, too. It might ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Nominee should pick female running mate

Though many are lamenting the lack of women in elective office in US society, the cardinal rule of politics here is golden — ye who ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ada Fisher.

John Hood: Believing in rumors can become dangerous

By John Hood RALEIGH — If you draw your information about current events only from politicians, news outlets, and social-media influencers that share your worldview, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Break from biking to enjoy scenery

Friday didn’t have much bike riding here in Hawaii. About 6 miles total, which seems like a paltry amount. I wanted to take a good ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Salisbury Mayor Alexander: Protect yourself, community as a whole

By Karen Alexander As the number of cases of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to grow, I want to reassure our residents that the city ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: Justice comes for Harvey Weinstein

By Leonard Pitts He said, she said. Then Justice James Burke said: “Although this is a first conviction, it is not a first offense. There ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze: Visit to smallest post office

Today (Thursday) felt more normal with a great mix of people and scenery. And some challenges and surprises too. To begin with, my butt is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Running and back pain Two of my current personal training clients want to become runners but are experiencing back pain issues. I had another topic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Josh Bergeron: Preparation is better than panic

For now, store shelves in many places are empty or, at least, a little more sparse than usual. Temporarily, paper towels and toilet paper are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cal Thomas: Gaffing his way to the presidency?

By Cal Thomas The modern media trend is to make fun of President Trump for his alleged and actual misstatements of fact. You have to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Donald Doering: Help others at Rowan County Literacy Council

By Donald P. Doering In the Sunday, March 8, edition of the Salisbury Post there was an opinion piece which reported on an event hosted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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