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Editorial: Personal responsibility now reigns as king

New guidance last week about wearing masks indoors doesn’t mean the end of the virus, but it will bring about a new phase of the ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 16, 2021 12:10 am

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Editorial: Gas shortage proves we’re not so good at collective action

On a regular basis, it seems, the country is getting a lesson in its ability to collectively act for the public’s benefit, particularly when people ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: New job portal needed

Laurel to the Rowan County Economic Development Commission for creating a tool to pull job listings from across the internet into one portal for local ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:01 am

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Editorial: Make more substantial progress on bond referendum

Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell described it as “groundbreaking and lifesaving.” County Commissioners Vice Chairman Jim Greene called it one of the most important votes ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: State likely in for future without herd immunity

From a community like Salisbury and Rowan County, it’s hard to see a future where two-thirds of the state’s population receives at least one dose ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Could park come to Enochville property?

The county’s parks master plan in 2016 gave the Rowan County Board of Commissioners a suggestion it may be able to take action on this ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Downtown moments await for Kannapolis, Salisbury

Tuesday is the moment for Kannapolis. This summer could bring a similar-type event for Salisbury. When the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers take the field Tuesday for ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, May 2, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Budd’s U.S. Senate candidacy raises other political questions

The announcement by Rowan County’s congressman, Rep. Ted Budd, that he’s running for U.S. Senate will have some effects on local politics besides the county’s ... Read more

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

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Editorial: In otherwise tough Senate race, Budd teases ‘big things to come’

The math is not good for Rep. Ted Budd. In early April, the Rowan County congressman and representative for the 13th District started teasing a ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Has technology changed meaning of ‘public meeting’?

What is a public meeting, anyway? After some boards, councils and commissions met remotely for months and as some are continuing to meet only via ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Vaccine tourism for Rowan County?

For years, Rowan County officials have worked hard to make the community an attractive place to live, work and visit. There have been meetings, focus ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Questions still unresolved about K-9 incident

For reporters, sending public records requests can sometimes feel a little like tossing paper into a never-ending black hole. That’s particularly true for state and ... Read more

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

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Editorial: No more waiting needed; it’s every adult’s turn

How will health officials reach the rest of the population? Rowan County finds itself just a few spots higher than the worst vaccination rate in ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Make sure health is among most important priorities

Which Rowan County departments are among the most important? When money is tight, which funding priorities are worth dipping into savings for? For many, the ... Read more

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

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Laurels: Infill development good for community

Laurel to two different proposals to add apartment units within already developed areas in Salisbury’s city limits. One complex will add dozens of units near ... Read more

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

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Editorial: Set targets, speak up about getting vaccinated

As the pandemic wanes because of vaccinations and reduced infection rates, people will go back to the lives and routines they enjoyed prior to March ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Don’t forget about class of 2020

Rowan-Salisbury Schools last week announced it will hold more traditional in-person graduation ceremonies for seniors May 29, with most other details still undecided, but it ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: How will Rowan County spend $28 million?

If you had $28 million, how would you spend it? Would you save it for a rainy day and stash it away in your savings ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:10 am

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Darts and Laurels: Evening vaccination clinics will be important

Laurel to the Rowan County Health Department for holding an evening vaccination clinic instead of a morning event last week and continuing to explore opportunities ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Plenty of time to get to know candidates for sheriff

Candidates are placing signs across the county, speaking to others about their candidacy, cultivating social media followings and lining up to file by the handful. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Will K-9 incident be like viral Rockwell case?

Two years ago, Scottie Lee Lewis went viral. Lewis was pictured in a 2019 photo spread widely on Facebook walking a small dog through a ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Make up as much ground as possible in final months of school

Now is the time for school districts to help students struggling with mixed methods of attendance or virtual-only learning make up as much ground as ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, March 14, 2021 12:00 am

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Darts and Laurels: More transparency needed around K-9 video

Dart to the lack of transparency surrounding a viral video showing a Salisbury Police officers pulling a K-9 up by a leash, slamming it into ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: Main Street can handle change

John Ketner is right. At least partially. The commercial real estate owner was one of many to speak during a public comment period Saturday about ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:20 am

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Editorial: No minority status lesser than another

That the color of a Jewish person’s skin is white has no bearing on the fact that he or she is a minority in America. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: More answers needed about K-9 video

The public is owed more answers about a training incident involving a police department K-9. A video that appeared to be filmed with a smartphone ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Editorial: What project will be ‘the next big thing’ in Salisbury?

What’s the next big thing in Salisbury? What new project will generate a large amount of community excitement along with new jobs, living spaces or ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am

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Laurels: Broadband in rural areas should be accompanied by talk about competition, regulation

Laurel to local legislators’ stances in support of broadband expansion into more rural areas such as the far southeastern corner of Rowan County. It shouldn’t ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am

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