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Whitey Harwood: Things aren’t funny anymore

By Whitey Harwood This story is not about being 6 feet apart, staying at home or Donald Trump, but it is about presidents. Last spring, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: People, not rides made Faith Fourth special

One year without the Faith Fourth is not the end of the world. In this new world of uncertainty and daily increases in COVID-19 cases, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Tea brewing again from new socialist party

I smell tea brewing again. A decade ago, it was from socialized medicine being shoved down the throats of America’s citizens. This boiling pot stems ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Byron York: Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions in wild Alabama Senate race

By Byron York Jeff Sessions is in a surreal place. He spent 20 years as a senator from Alabama, followed by 21 months as U.S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Past graduation photos should have been excluded

As a proud parent of a class of 2020 high school graduate, I enjoyed seeing all the graduates’ pictures and all-county scholars write-ups in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Yadkin Riverkeeper: Buy local, support small farms during the pandemic

By Brian Fannon If trips to the supermarket are stressing you out these days, consider that your next food run could take you to a ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: City must prioritize citizens’ essential needs

I echo the sentiments shared in the article “Lack of payment from East Spencer, Spencer contributed to city manager’s transit proposal” that suggests that municipalities ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Faith’s community spirit, patriotism must prevail

In our divided America, politics seep into everything. And division often follows politics. Mask-wearing recommendations are entirely too divisive and political for a health recommendation ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Stay-at-home order based on bad data

This lockdown order is based on what? Where is Gov. Roy Cooper getting his data from? Why has he not shared this info with us? ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Pray for those who have gone before

As we express our gratitude, we must not forget that the highest appreciation, is not to say the words but to live by them. Each ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Guest column: Make Google, Facebook pay for news just like you

By Dean Ridings If you are a newspaper subscriber or you pick up a copy at a local retailer, you pay for the news and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Go-slow reopening may be costly

By John Hood RALEIGH — Over the first two months of the coronavirus crisis, our labor-market cratered. The number of employed North Carolinians dropped by ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Salute to the service of essential workers, businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic and the shutdowns it has caused should bring an increased appreciation for businesses and people that are often taken for granted. Without ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Trump looks like picture of health

Trump revealed he has been taking hydroxychloroquine for a couple of weeks. Do you suppose he washes it down with Lysol then bask in his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Gary Pearce: Coming apart or coming together?

By Gary Pearce COVID-19 might as well be called Divided-2020. When the pandemic started, optimists thought it might inspire us to come together, the way ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: London keeps sports covering going when events canceled

The article last week titled “Looking back on track” by Mike London certainly brought back many memories from that era. Indeed, track and field was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Ada Fisher: Trump still has my vote in 2020

By Ada Fisher As a black Republican of over 52 years, President Donald Trump has my vote not because of party loyalty but because of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ada Fisher.

Editorial: Will virus change context for school closures?

Rowan-Salisbury Schools has rightly been focused on many other important items in recent months rather than closures and consolidation. Among other things, there’s teaching students ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Talkback, what online readers say about …

Ask us: When will road construction end in southern Rowan … Street light installation, Ivey said, will be delayed because of a lack of utilities ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Finding places to hide

By Sharon Randall Do you recall the first time you climbed a tree? How old were you? How did you feel? Scared? Proud? Happy? Free? ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Provide more reassurance about graduation promise

Community members have done their best to honor Rowan-Salisbury high school seniors amid uncertainty about graduation during a global pandemic. There have been drive-by celebrations ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Josh Bergeron: Personal suspicions proved wrong by COVID-19 test

I’m probably not alone in being somewhat disappointed that my COVID-19 test results came back negative. On Friday, May 15, I was tested for COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cal Thomas: ‘Snake oil’ cures don’t usually pan out

By Cal Thomas On Monday, in an off-the-cuff comment following a White House meeting with restaurant industry leaders, President Trump revealed that he has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cal Thomas.

My turn, Le’Andre Blakeney: Public transportation should be more equitable

By Le’Andre Blakeney Anyone in Rowan County who needs to ride the bus should have that right. They should able to use the bus as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Now is time to redistribute wealth

As a great many states, including our own, push to reopen their economies, the American left should say the following, in no uncertain terms: we ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: A reminder of how much it took

Oh beautiful, for heroes proved, in liberating strife Who more than self their country loved, and mercy more than life. — “America The Beautiful,” by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Leonard Pitts.

Letter: Reduce salary of Lynn Good instead of raising bill

Last month, I received my electric bill and it informed me the bill was $159.99 higher than the previous month. I have suggestion for Duke ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Some need to give IRS bank information

Would someone please explain to people that it is not your Social Security direct deposit that is used to send your stimulus check? It is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

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