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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.

Quotes of the week: ‘Never in my wildest dreams’

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think something so near and dear to my heart as foot- ball could be taken away … But now I’m hopeful, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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.

Darts and Laurels: Technology fee waiver will help during virtual learning

Laurel to the Rowan-Salisbury School Board for waving technology fees for students this year. Particularly during a changed class schedule because of the continuing COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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.

Letter: The South lost; get over it

Why am I not surprised that Faith would love to be the repository for the Fame statue? After all, history tells us that Faith was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Post made bad photo choice

Dr. Darren Lambert, the senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Salisbury, has been at our church for less than one month. I am very ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Say ‘no’ to Sunday voting

Today, the Rowan Board of Elections will vote on the schedule for early voting (one-stop voting) for the November general election. The meeting will be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Pandemic could have never happened

If things don’t turn around soon, there won’t be enough of us left to even bother with an election. If all international air travel had ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Early user’s guide for 2020 elections

Midterm elections traditionally bring a larger number of local races worth watching. With the Rowan County Board of Elections considering an early voting plan today, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Sharon Randall column: Packing up a lifetime

By Sharon Randall The fire started without warning, roaring like a ravenous lion through tinderbox brush in the canyon below our house. It was late ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Wouldn’t gloves do the job?

I read about the NAACP wanting to bar the use of touch screen voting machine due to COVID-19. Why don’t they just tell people to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Show some kindness

I’m writing to respond to the letter to the editor published July 21 by Wayne Drye (“Free meal delivery great deal for students”). Food stamps ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Make sure election resources adequate for surge

Predictions about record mail-in voting numbers appear to be well on their way to coming true this year.  With roughly three months until Election Day, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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.

Letter: Police need alternatives to deadly force

Well, we have taken down “Fame” and it appears we will soon have a “Diversity and Inclusion” mural.  Would that either of this purely symbolic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

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.

Letter: Try a cooling off period in city

It’s been only two weeks since the “Fame” statue was removed from downtown street because so many called it too controversial, and now the City ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

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.

Letter: What ever happened to gratitude?

We are here because our mothers chose not to abort us. We have grown to adulthood because someone fed us every day. We are reading ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Nation returns to mistrust, hatred

I grew up in a small town 3 miles east of Salisbury. All my life, I was taught to judge an individual by the way ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: City must continue planning for eventual utility cutoffs

The city of Salisbury is right to seek ways to help with utility bills, but it must also ensure future plans include the reality that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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.

Editorial: Mural that reflects Salisbury’s diversity worth seeing through to completion

Murals that aim to promote a city’s diversity do not tend to stoke fierce opposition, but that’s exactly what’s happening as Mayor Pro Tem Al ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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