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My Turn, Larry Efird: How about being pro-humanity?

By Larry Efird I was rummaging through some old pictures while decluttering my classroom recently, and I came across a vintage campaign poster which silently ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Senators split over impeachment

Perhaps the biggest surprise in Saturday’s impeachment vote was a split between North Carolina’s two U.S. senators. Donald Trump’s removal from office and/or conviction on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Thanks for kind gesture

Many thanks to the lady in the white Nissan Murano who paid for my breakfast in the drive-thru at Burger King on Jake Alexander this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Letters.

My Turn, Bradley Bethel: Congressman Budd fails to tell the truth

By Bradley Bethel Ted Budd has been making my job more difficult for months. The third-term U.S. congressman represents North Carolina’s redrawn 13th district, where ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Credit or blame will lie on senators

I concede I am not a supporter of Trump. I have observed his publicity-craving, huckster-conman personae for decades. He revels in exploiting any platform to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: President takes virus seriously, represents best of party

Thank you, President Biden! Thank you for taking the coronavirus seriously and taking responsibility for protecting our country. Thank you for wearing a mask and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Byron York: When the White House can’t handle the truth

On Jan. 21, President Biden’s first full day in office, White House press secretary Jen Psaki began her briefing with this: “When the president asked ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“You watch TV at night, and you’re pretty sure the world is coming to an end. But … on the ball field, it’s as much ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: The party of truth

After Republicans lost the White House and both chambers of Congress last November, you might think they’d be asking themselves: How can we attract more ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Is 100-county tour the path to U.S. Senate victory?

By Gary Pearce When Jeff Jackson jumped into the 2022 Senate race, he revived an old staple of North Carolina politics, the “100 county campaign.” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Vaccinations could turn into tale of keeping phases in order

Things may get a little unruly when North Carolina moves into vaccination phases that aren’t age-limited. Making sure people don’t skip the vaccine line is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Thanks to sheriff, Thomason

I want to publicly thank Sheriff Kevin Auten and his team of officers, especially Jeremy Thomason. They worked quickly and efficiently to apprehend the assailants ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Change the channel if you don’t like it

Ladies and gentlemen, in this corner, weighing 1,200 pounds, is ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and PBS. And in this corner, weighing 200 pounds is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Letters.

D.G. Martin: When do we change names, history?

By D.G. Martin Last week, the Raleigh City Council removed the historic designation of Wakestone, the former home of Josephus Daniels. That action is just ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: Right-wing media bad for American business

By Leonard Pitts Jr. Tribune Content Agency ‘You think we’re bad for America?’ Sean Hannity of Fox “News” asked that question of Ted Koppel four ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: State COVID-19 data on Rowan’s positives best for now

For now, data maintained by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services provides a more accurate picture of COVID-19 than Rowan County government data. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

John Hood: Nonprofits must go the distance

By John Hood RALEIGH — The COVID-19 crisis has brought death, economic destruction and wrenching social change. As a combination of post-illness immunity and rising ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Some resources make dealing with pandemic easier

The coronavirus pandemic shows people with a support system and resources — particularly a tank of gas, a car and a reliable internet connection — ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Sharon Randall: Making the best of it

By Sharon Randall Birthdays in my childhood were always remembered, but not especially memorable. My mother would bake a cake and the family would sing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: What gets measured gets managed

When I was in school, one of the most dreaded sentences my teacher uttered was, “Close your books, we are going to have a pop ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Better-than-usual flu season attributed to COVID-19 precautions

Mask wearing and social distancing are proving their worth for more than COVID-19. While there’s no previous coronavirus pandemic to compare to, the N.C. Department ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Response lacking from Salisbury Rehabilitation Program officials

My experience with two representatives of the Salisbury Rehabilitation Program has left me with the opinion the program lacks accountability. I was at a disadvantage ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Thomas Mills: In defense of Marjorie Taylor Greene (well, kind of)

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from blog posts by Thomas Mills, the founder and publisher of politicsnc.com. By Thomas Mills OK, here’s my unpopular ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Vaccine priorities in the wrong place

I am a senior citizen, but it seems to me, we have some vaccine priorities in the wrong place. We vaccinate our elderly first, but ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: A suggestion for vaccine distribution

A couple weeks ago, I complained about the long lines for vaccine distribution without giving an alternative. So here is a possible recommendation for Rowan ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: More hard feelings than needed for trail network’s adoption

It all seems like a little bit much today. Both in 2009 and in 2015, eminent domain became a significant concern among county commissioners opposed ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Nalini Joseph: We could learn gratitude from poorer places

One of the wonderful things about living in a third world country is the daily opportunity that children have to show kindness and charity to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: A flicker of hope

President Biden faces a major decision just weeks into his presidency: Does he genuinely try to work with Republicans to produce a bipartisan compromise aimed ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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