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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Francis Koster: Kids can help other succeed during online learning

By Francis Koster A fierce, disorganized debate is raging as our country approaches the time schools traditionally open.  Those fearful of millions more citizens suffering lifelong ... Read more

1 week ago by Francis Koster.

Leonard Pitts: Donald Trump says ‘Nobody likes me’

By Leonard Pitts “Nobody likes me.” — Donald Trump “Truth or Consequences” is the name of a town in New Mexico, and of a game ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Leonard Pitts.

Byron York: Biden’s vice presidential search underscores age problem

By Byron York An article in Politico got a lot of buzz in Washington, D.C., by reporting that Sen. Kamala Harris might not be a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Founder of Hood seminary, Livingstone deserving of monument

By John Hood RALEIGH — If you’ve lived in North Carolina for even a few years, you’ve probably formed an opinion about whether statues and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: How should voters view polls after 2016?

By Gary Pearce “The polls were wrong in 2016. Why should I believe them now?” The more polls you see this year, the more you’ll ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: Government really is coming for our guns

By Cal Thomas For years, conservative groups and especially the National Rifle Association have been warning that the government would find a way to confiscate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cal Thomas.

Francis Koster: During COVID-19 war, make sure all are counted

By Francis Koster We are at war with COVID-19. What is surprising, though, is that the casualty reports are leaving an entire group out.   ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: Trump knows how to put on show

By Leonard Pitts We are watching a show. It’s important to keep that in mind. It has its villains — Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Leonard Pitts.

Josh Bergeron: Discovering new joys in changing times

With more COVID-19 cancellations than I can count, it’s been easier than usual to become engrossed in sports I’d usually avoid watching.  NASCAR has its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

My turn, Karen Alexander: Cities need resources to lead

By Karen Alexander In these trying and tumultuous times, North Carolinians are hurting.  Across our state, people are seeking social justice and more equitable approaches ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: COVID-19 infections far exceed cases

RALEIGH — You may recall that back in early April, a panel of health analysts presented Gov. Roy Cooper with two forecasts: 250,000 COVID infections ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Our own signs of life

By Sharon Randall Somedays when I’m feeling low, wishing the world were a better place than it seems at times, I tell myself that I’m ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Betsy Overcash: Did council take path of least resistance?

By Betsy Overcash Today, I chose to ride down Innes Street to see for myself where “Fame” once stood. She was sculpted to show her ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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