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Editorial: Numbers prove Rowan-Salisbury Schools did the right thing

Understandably, local school boards across North Carolina are worried about the number of healthy, quarantined students. With just a few hundred positive tests, it seems ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: The day life changed

Editor’s note: This editorial was first published on Sept. 12, 2001 in the Salisbury Post. We’re republishing it today for the 20th anniversary of the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Saturday, September 11, 2021 1:15 pm

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Editorial: Local ties could help in Empire Hotel redevelopment

Thursday will mark one year since the city of Salisbury and Downtown Salisbury Inc. broke off exclusive talks with Black Point Investments for the Empire ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Park’s creation is economic development, too

For Kannapolis, it was a baseball stadium, infrastructure investment and a well-chosen partnership with private developers. Why can’t it be a downtown park for Salisbury? ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education should extend mask mandate

Imagine if Rowan-Salisbury Schools hadn’t made masks mandatory two weeks ago. With nearly 300 student infections, thousands of quarantines, football game cancellations and administrators heading ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 29, 2021 12:10 am

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Darts and Laurels: Edds keeps county commissioners on transparency track

Laurel to Rowan County Commissioners Chairman Greg Edds for taking an important step toward maintaining transparency on a matter that drew intense public interest. As ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Consider opportunity cost for Gold Hill solar farm

In a matter of weeks, the Rowan County Planning Board could be faced with zoning decisions about a massive solar farm in the Gold Hill ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Why are major events still scheduled?

With COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths far below their current point, events were canceled en masse last year. Indoors and outdoors, dates that would have ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 22, 2021 12:10 am

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Editorial: Park’s creation is economic development, too

For Kannapolis, it was a baseball stadium, infrastructure investment and a well-chosen partnership with private developers who invested millions into revitalizing downtown. Why can’t it ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Four school board members deserve praise for mask vote

The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education and, in particular, the four school board members who voted to make masks mandatory deserve praise for choosing to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Census results positive for Rowan County

The U.S. Census, conducted every 10 years, is likely the most important, regular data collection project in the country. With just a little data from ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Celebrate positive things happening in Salisbury-Rowan community

Amid a pandemic that has picked up steam, it’s nice every once in a while to focus on positive things happening in the community. So, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Board of Elections should consider expanded early voting plan for municipal races

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the Rowan County Board of Elections should consider more generous early voting plans than previous municipal elections. Cases have ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Focus on local issues first

When it comes to county commissioner, Salisbury City Council or town board, there’s not a Republican or Democratic way to take out the trash, repair ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:10 am

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Editorial: Convenience is key now, not new COVID-19 vaccines incentives

If they won’t do it for a shot at $1 million, a full scholarship to college, small cash cards, free food and drinks or other ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, August 1, 2021 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: Current COVID-19 spike likely to bring more deaths in Rowan County

Dart to the high likelihood that Rowan County is in for a deadly spike in COVID-19 cases. Unless there’s a radical change in behavior, COVID-19 ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Targeted start best for golf carts in Salisbury

If the Salisbury City Council wants to seriously pursue the idea, it would be wise to start a golf cart ordinance by testing it in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

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Laurels: Public investment can jump-start bigger job announcements

Laurel to the news last week that MaxLife Industries plans to add 55 jobs and expand its existing footprint in the county. The announcement is ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Few penalties if RSS holds firm to vote

The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday didn’t make a decision about student and staff health when it chose to make masks optional for ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:10 am

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Editorial: One pollution issue to be solved while another still needs addressing

After the city addresses one pollution issue, they should take public action to address another. The first case involves light pollution at the yet-to-be-opened Bell ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, July 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Faith Fourth marked return of largest community events

The Faith Fourth of July marked an important milestone this year, and it’s not the one you think. While the event marked its 75th edition, ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Study’s findings mean full return to class

A report published Wednesday by researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina lends credence to arguments that Rowan-Salisbury Schools chose a cautious ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Questions for 2021 municipal elections

After a brief reprieve from elections, political contests will start again Friday when filing opens for city councils, town councils and boards of aldermen. The ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, June 27, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Commissioners plan bold, new investment at county-owned airport

In a business that doesn’t always produce thrilling results — infrastructure investment — the Mid-Carolina Regional Airport is more exciting than most. If things go ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Pickleball conversion paying off

About two years ago, tennis and pickeball players were in a tense debate about a plan for City Park. The plan in question proposed to ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Laurels: Plumbing replacement would solve problem

Laurel to the Rowan County Board of Commissioners for considering complete plumbing replacements in the Dukeville area. It might be the only solution to permanently ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Salisbury should talk about solutions to violence, too

It’s understandable if you think gun violence in Salisbury is worse than usual in 2021. From Sunday, June 6, to Sunday, June 13, Salisbury saw ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: More creative vaccination lottery ideas

How about some more creative vaccination lottery ideas? North Carolina last week announced a vaccination lottery offering four $1 million prizes and four scholarship opportunities ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

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