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Letter: Biden knows agenda isn’t popular

Thanks to the progress we’ve been making against COVID-19, the U.S. economy is poised to take off. That means more businesses re-opening and more people ... Read more

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Letter: Developments will be low-income housing

The Laurel to two new “infill” apartment developments published Thursday (“Infill development is good for the community”) neglected to mention that both are tax credit ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: People have short memories about ‘Fame’

After reading several letters here regarding Fame, it seems to me that some folks have short memories regarding the attempts to desecrate the sculpture. I ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Salisbury cannot be obsessed with looking back

Thank you, Ed Norvell, for putting a realistic and historic image to the fate of “Fame” in your “My Turn” on Thursday. I appreciate the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Viewed through ‘alternative eyes’

Are the contents of editorial submissions monitored for truthfulness?  Richard Roberts on March 21 (“It may already be too late”) stated that the lady veteran ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Thanks to library workers

Since this is National Library Week, a thousand thanks (I wish it could be money) to the staff at the Rowan Public Library. During this ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Why not find place for ‘Fame’ in park?

I grew up in Spencer, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, taught school in Wilmington and Charlotte and was a social worker ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Help in preventing child abuse is available

In the United States, five children a day die due to abuse and/or neglect. Sadly, hundreds of Rowan County children are abused each year. We ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: What more evidence is needed?

Now that ex-officer Buddy Hampton is gone from the Salisbury Police Department, when is he going to be brought up on animal abuse charges? What ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Let citizens decide future of ‘Fame’

Members of the Fame Committee have been working with the United Daughters of the Confederacy to identify other locations in the area which are prominent ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: ‘Fame’ belongs in cemetery

In 1905, when “Fame” was erected on West Innes Street in the heart of Salisbury, it was meant as a symbol of the Lost Cause ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Pay attention to legislation instead

Pay no attention to Republicans when they wax eloquently about the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution. Pay attention, rather, when they pass legislation in open ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: ‘Fame’ deserves an honored place

The city of Salisbury is home to many veterans. There are 142,088 citizens in Rowan County and 33,988 citizens in the city of Salisbury. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Let citizens decide future of ‘Fame’

Members of the “Fame” committee have been working with the United Daughters of the Confederacy to identify other locations in the area which are prominent ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Kudos to Aceves, parks staff, landscaping team

As taxpayers, we often expect government employees to complete their jobs with little fanfare. We are sometimes too quick to speak out when things fall ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Take a break, it’s OK

I took a break from the noisy me — “the I got it or “I’ll get it” to just let it be. I took a ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Progress on voting now being reversed

The Gettysburg address was required reading at Nolan Junior High School in Detroit circa 1972. We learned that the Civil War was fought to preserve ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Kudos to K-9, shame on handler

I am writing this letter in recognition of K-9 Officer Zuul for his demonstration of restraint and adherence to his training while being subjected to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Smith right about ‘Fame’ location

I fully agree with Ronnie Smith’s views expressed in a letter from Sunday’s edition (“Hold off on relocation of ‘Fame'”) This whole matter has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Investigation mishandled from beginning

This “investigation” into the abuse of K-9 Zuul has taken almost a month and is still not completed. It should take, at the most, one ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Good vaccine experience in Davie County

As far as I know, no politicians or dignitaries visited the Davie County COVID vaccination site. Perhaps they should have. This letter is not intended ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Every dog deserves to be treated with kindness, respect

Ingrid Newkirk’s account published Wednesday of D.C. police officer Thomas Delahanty and his K-9 partner, Kirk, is a heartening example of what true partnership looks ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Salisbury owes its citizens voice, right to participate

I don’t know why I am surprised by the actions of Salisbury’s elected leaders. Sometimes the only way to know what they’re up to is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Column was ridiculous

Wow, the Salisbury Post must have needed an article to fill up space to have printed the ridiculous piece published Tuesday (“Assess true meanings of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: YMCA, RAC claim NCAA coach of the year as their own

Todd DeSorbo made headlines in the Salisbury Post sports section Thursday for being awarded CSCAA/NCAA Division 1 Women’s Swimming “Coach of the Year.” Thank you ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Hold off on relocation of ‘Fame’

Many area citizens were shocked and surprised to read the headlines in the March 11 Salisbury Post, “Work on new ‘Fame’ location underway.” Based on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: More questions emerge about K-9 video

Isn’t it amazing what you can learn from reading the newspaper? Apparently, the video of the horrendous abuse inflicted on K-9 Zuul goes back a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Citizens should have voice in ‘Fame’ relocation

A city council is a group of duly elected officials who serve as the legislative body of a city. Council members — also known as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

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