Andy Mooney, Author at Salisbury Post

Opinion

Dear Neighbor: Silvia Middleton: Let’s vote!

By Silvia Middleton Dear Neighbor, As we face the upcoming election season (and the dreaded political commercials), I am struck by the thought that our ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:00 am

Opinion

Kenneth L. Hardin: Can adults run away from home?

By Kenneth L. Hardin I saw a quote on social media recently that I agreed with so passionately it caused me to have a strong visceral ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 12:00 am

Opinion

Kenneth L. Hardin: I love my dog more than people

By Kenneth L. Hardin I’ve written on social media how I love my dog so much that if he asked to borrow my car, I ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, January 21, 2024 12:00 am

Opinion

Lib Campbell: Reflections on a 58-year marriage

By Lib Campbell Tom and I got married on a cold December Wednesday in the Ayden Christian Church at three o’clock in the afternoon. It ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Congressional candidate meets with Mayor Alexander

SALISBURY — Former High Point Mayor Jay Wagner is running for U.S. Congress in the 6th Congressional District. After there was redistricting done to North ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Thursday, January 11, 2024 12:07 am

Local

Growing club is ‘like a family’

By Karen Kistler karen.kistler@salisburypost.com “We’re like family,” said both Ellen Thomas and Jane Cooper, as they were speaking of the local TOPS (Take Off Pounds ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, January 9, 2024 12:05 am

Books

Library Notes: Visit the “We Built This” exhibit at Rowan Public Library through Jan. 27

By Laurie Lyda Rowan Public Library This January, you’re invited to visit the traveling exhibit “We Built This: Profiles of Black Architects and Builders in ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, December 30, 2023 12:00 am

Opinion

Kenneth L. Hardin: We have to pour into our youth 

By Kenneth L. Hardin I don’t believe in criticizing young people for their nefarious behavior nor laying all the blame on them for their misguided ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, November 12, 2023 12:00 am

Opinion

Brad Rhodes: Alternatives to traditional long-term care policies

Navigating long-term care: New avenues for protection Long-term care (LTC) is a daunting subject for many. Historically, there were limited avenues for managing LTC costs, ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, November 5, 2023 12:00 am

Nation/World

Hurricane Idalia hits Florida with 125 mph winds, flooding streets, snapping trees and cutting power

By Terry Spencer Associated Press PERRY, Fla. — Hurricane Idalia tore into Florida at the speed of a fast-moving train Wednesday, splitting trees in half, ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, August 30, 2023 7:43 pm

News

Karen Peck and New River in concert

Karen Peck and New River will be in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at West Corinth Baptist Church, 120 Corinth Church Road in Mooresville. ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Thursday, July 27, 2023 12:00 am

Faith

Lilly’s Chapel Church of God annual Men’s Day service

Lilly’s Chapel Church of God will hold its annual Men’s Day service on Sunday, July 16, at 3 p.m. The service, under the direction of ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Thursday, July 13, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Mooney column: Riding the rails — From scrap yards to risqué murals, Amtrak journey brings different perspective

There is just something about trains.  A rail journey has always been appealing to me. It is lower stress than traveling by automobile since trains ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, November 5, 2022 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Ann Farabee: It passes all understanding

By Ann Farabee Peace — we all need it. How do we define peace? Freedom from disturbance, tranquility, calm, restfulness, quiet, freedom from interference and ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, October 8, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Doug Creamer column: More backyard adventures

By Doug Creamer I take the trash out late at night. Often, I will turn out the spotlights and stand in my yard to look ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, June 18, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Doug Creamer column: Planting hope

By Doug Creamer It has been a tough year for many home gardeners. We had some late frosts and cold spells. I was late getting ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, June 4, 2022 12:00 am

Sports

Rowan Legion vs. Cherryville photo gallery

Rowan County Legion rolled behind pitcher Casey Gouge on Monday night to an 8-1 victory over Cherryville. Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 12:00 am

Faith

Ann Farabee column: Get to work!

By Ann Farabee It was 1972. I had just graduated from high school and had been offered summer employment at Cannon Mills. I would be ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, March 26, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Photo gallery: Wreath ceremony at Salisbury National Cemetery Annex

Locally, wreaths at the Salisbury National Cemetery and annex are the result of a national and local partnership. The wreaths are supplied by Wreaths Across ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, December 19, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden, Putin set video call Tuesday as Ukraine tensions grow

By Dasha Litvinova, Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long Associated Press MOSCOW — Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak in a video call Tuesday, ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, December 4, 2021 11:55 pm

Local

Dyke Messinger column: Bell Tower Green will be your park

We at Bell Tower Green are excited to open the park on Sept. 10, the day before Pops at the Post. This project has been in ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, September 5, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Other voices: NCHSAA can be saved

Small-government Republicans in Raleigh have a super-sized addiction to irony. The more they preach the gospel of reducing the size of government, the more humongous ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Local groups dedicated to historic buildings

By Steven S. Cobb Historic Salisbury Foundation Salisbury prides itself on being a historic town — and rightly so. It has an abundance of historic ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, July 18, 2021 12:00 am

Farm & Garden

Darrell Blackwelder column: Confederate jasmine is a blooming vine that does well here

Implementing vining plants can be very useful in any landscape, pot or outdoor planting providing colorful blooms, interesting texture and fillers for barren areas. Confederate ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:00 am

Farm & Garden

Darrell Blackwelder column: Deciduous magnolias

When you think about magnolias, you first thought is large, broad-leafed evergreen trees of the South. However, there are many deciduous magnolias species now in ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Darrell Blackwelder column: Fall is the best time for cool-season fescue

Fall is the best time of the year to seed cool-season fescue lawns. This narrow time frame promotes optimum root growth and development for this ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

News

Booking agent: Smart Start Rowan’s Reach Out and Read program stresses the importance of literacy

By Susan Shinn Turner Smart Start Rowan For the Pulliam family, a love of reading spans four generations. Karsen, 3, and Kyzer, 1, have family ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, December 26, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Prevent Child Abuse Rowan wraps up capital campaign

By Susan Shinn Turner Prevent Child Abuse Rowan Beth McKeithan, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Rowan, is in the process of wrapping up a ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00 am

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