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Editorial: Early enthusiasm puts voting records within sight

Get ready for some more records. Rowan County in 2016 saw a record number of ballots cast during early voting — 38,233. In fact, the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: People must make changes to prevent another crash

The images were as shocking as the reality of the incident. A tractor-trailer on Aug. 11 crashed into a stationary fire engine on I-85. That ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Livingstone’s efforts in COVID control paying off

Laurel to Livingstone College for putting in place aggressive testing and infection control measures for a return to classes. The college tested all staff and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:17 am

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Editorial: Don’t wait for election to start superintendent search

At the risk of echoing a white hot national political conversation, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education should continue on its path to find a ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Still good things happening in Rowan County

In a doom-and-gloom year dominated by COVID-19, here are some bits of news to remind you that there are still good things happening in our ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: With options available, no excuse to abstain from voting in 2020

Even in the middle of a deadly, global pandemic, Rowan County voters have the widest array of options to cast a ballot as they’ve ever ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: This time, schools should follow conventional wisdom

Conventional wisdom is usually to make big changes at the same time to avoid dragging things out over weeks and months. Rip the bandage off ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Questions unresolved after weekend shooting

While Reaper’s Realm is not solely responsible for the shooting and unruly crowd at its business on Saturday, owners must face tough questions from the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:01 am

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Editorial: Keep confusion to a minimum with signs

It’s time for some new material. Months ago, a task force comprised of local agencies formed to help businesses reopen safely. There were members from ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury, Rowan County meet moment of change

Elections can mark major moments of change for Salisbury and Rowan County, but the community has already found one of those moments. Today brings the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Laurels: Cruise-in events bring energy to downtown Salisbury

Laurel to organizers of and participants in recent downtown cruise-ins for bringing some energy to the city’s core in an unprecedented time. On Friday and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Polarization reaches new depths in gubernatorial race

It’s a strange world when two candidates for the same office post identical graphics to make a political point, but it’s exactly the one we ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Embrace new lights at Bell Tower Green Park

Developers of downtown’s Bell Tower Green Park have added lights to the structure as a means to celebrate special occasions. And believe it or not, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: County commissioners take on project that could become major restructuring

Rowan County commissioners may have just taken on one of their most ambitious projects yet or a relatively small staffing change. The scale of the change ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Be clear-eyed about need for lobbyists

Particularly amid a pandemic where future revenue is not certain, Rowan County commissioners should ensure they are clear-eyed and sure of their reasoning for unbudgeted ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Take action to stem effects of K-shaped recovery

A V-shaped economic recovery would be ideal. An immediate return to the economy in February could alleviate concerns from families who have suddenly faced questions ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Report provides valuable insight on market for downtown living

Sonyia Turner, of the N.C. School of Government, said something worth keeping top of mind and repeating when she made a presentation to the Salisbury ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury, Rowan must find ways to reconnect

What makes a community? Is it a group of people who live in the same place? Does it involve people who share common beliefs and ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Announcement proves businesses still want to grow here

Laurel to the news that Continental Structural Plastics is planning to add dozens of jobs here, invest tens of millions of dollars and add 50,000 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury makes appearance in ‘The 24th’

The streets, structures and houses of Salisbury made a digital debut Friday when a movie filmed here last year — “The 24th” — was released ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Demand transparency, rapid response when COVID-19 cases arise in schools

There will be COVID-19 clusters in public schools in Rowan County as classes get underway. There’s no avoiding it. But what matters most is how ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:00 am

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Laurels: Expanded outdoor dining could be nice, COVID-19-prompted change

Laurel to restaurants working to provide patrons with more opportunities to dine outdoors. Especially as the community continues to cope with changes and cancellations prompted ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Voters can avoid worries about postal service delays

People are justifiably concerned about the U.S. Post Office’s ability to handle what’s expected to be a deluge of absentee by mail ballots this year. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Novel, challenging school year to come

When schools return to session next week, educators will also face novel and unique challenges of their own. It could end up being one of ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Put disposable masks in their place, too

These are divisive times in America, but there’s at least one thing around which we can unite. For the love of any remaining litterless parking ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Everyone has role in helping local economy

There’s less focus now on employment rates than there was in the days immediately following shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, but the data available is still ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:00 am

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Editorial: Months into a pandemic without an end in sight

Plenty of people have made up their minds on the effectiveness of North Carolina’s COVID-19-focused restrictions. It’s important to recognize, however, that there are no ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:26 pm

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Editorial: Respond to Census, help the community

If you’re having trouble keeping up with 2020, you’re not the only one.  With roughly five months left, it’s safe to say this will be ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:00 am

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