Paris Goodnight, Author at Salisbury Post

Guest columns

My Turn, Michael S. Young: City Hall has bunker mentality, not a jobs program

Dear Mr. Green, There was a time when I believed that if I ate my vegetables, exercised and got plenty of rest, I would live ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, May 15, 2022 12:00 am

Sports

Hurricanes close out Bruins 3-2 in Game 7

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer RALEIGH — Twice before, the Carolina Hurricanes had reached the playoffs only to see their ascent to becoming a ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, May 14, 2022 11:59 pm

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: What exactly is art?

With the latest sculptures set to go up around town in just a couple weeks, the age old question that we have been known to ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, May 1, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Wonder if they still have professors like Shumaker around?

This is the time of year young folks start thinking a little more earnestly of graduating and moving on, either into the real world or ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, April 24, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: What exactly is lurking underneath?

Good Lord willing, and the creeks don’t rise, I’m planning to be at a sunrise service this morning, maybe the first one ever at the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, April 17, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: If only the Far Side guy would come out of retirement

If there was one thing I wish was still in newspapers, it would be the Far Side cartoon. But I suppose if I was 70 ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, April 10, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Still writing those songs the whole world will never sing

What is it that makes a good song these days? And how would you ever know what young musician out there is the next big ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, April 3, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Ready Ray and tomato sandwiches

Back when my knees would work a lot better than they do these days, I used to do a lot of biking with a friend ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, March 27, 2022 12:01 am

Local

Spirit of Rowan 2022: Adding ice cream was a sweet treat for Patterson Farm

MOUNT ULLA — Folks at Patterson Farm were busy over the winter getting ready for this year’s growing season and regular crowds getting back to ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, March 27, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Spirit of Rowan 2022: New lights will spotlight racing activity at Millbridge Speedway

MILLBRIDGE — During COVID-19 pivoting, Millbridge Speedway was forced to split racing night from just Wednesdays to add Tuesday nights for younger drivers. But the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, March 27, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Spirit of Rowan 2022: Livingstone part of historic first Black college’s football game

SALISBURY — History was made on a snowy December day in 1892. Two groups of men gathered on the front lawn of the Livingstone College ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, March 27, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Think I can end a sentence with at?

The last time I was named editor of anything, I think I started an introductory column with “I” and ended it with “at,” saying at ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, March 20, 2022 12:00 am

College

Michigan State edges Davidson 74-73 in NCAAs

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer GREENVILLE, S.C. — Joey Hauser scored a career-high 27 points and Michigan State edged Davidson 74-73 on Friday night ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, March 19, 2022 12:21 am

Sports

Raymond’s OT goal lifts Red Wings past Hurricanes

By DANA GAURUDER Associated Press DETROIT — Lucas Raymond scored a power-play goal with eight seconds remaining in overtime and the Detroit Red Wings ended ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 11:59 pm

Racing

Austin Hill wins at Daytona as airborne crash ends Xfinity opener

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Hill won the Xfinity Series opener at Daytona International Speedway following Myatt Snider’s ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, February 19, 2022 8:54 pm

Sports

Raanta’s return keys Hurricanes’ victory over Devils

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Antti Raanta made 24 saves in his first action in nearly a month as the Carolina Hurricanes ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, January 29, 2022 10:15 pm

Sports

Wagner brothers help Magic top Hornets to end 10-game skid

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored a season-high 26 points, younger brother Franz added 19 points and seven assists, ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, January 14, 2022 10:21 pm

Local

Photo gallery: Salisbury vs. Davie County boys basketball

Third-seeded Salisbury eliminated favored Davie County 83-78 in a semifinal of this year’s Christmas Tournament on Wednesday night at Catawba College’s Goodman Gymnasium. In the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:41 pm

Education

Court rules NC charter schools can’t use immunity to thwart suits

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled on Friday that nonprofit charter schools can’t avoid facing civil ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, December 17, 2021 11:54 pm

Coronavirus

Appeals court allows Biden employer vaccine mandate to take effect

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press A federal appeals court panel on Friday allowed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger private ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, December 17, 2021 11:51 pm

Entertainment

Christmas train returns to Denton FarmPark

DENTON — After a hiatus in 2020, Denton FarmPark’s Country Christmas Train is back on track. Karen Loflin Miller, co-owner of the park, said, “Last ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, December 4, 2021 12:00 am

College

Patience helps Wake Forest, Pitt build for ACC football title shot

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Dave Clawson needed eight seasons to build a successful football program at Wake Forest and turn ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, December 3, 2021 11:59 pm

College

Shooting stars: Pickett, Hartman likely to air it out in ACC title game

By Will Graves AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Kenny Pickett didn’t get specific. He didn’t need to. The goal the Pittsburgh quarterback set for himself ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:00 am

College

Ohio State ices out No. 1 Duke in final minutes, wins 71-66

By JACOB BENGE Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zed Key scored a career-high 20 points and Ohio State held top-ranked Duke scoreless for the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

Columns

Gotta Run: Camp Gladiator team takes third in age division

Sometimes regular folks can do special things, especially if they can motivate each other. Synergy has miraculous ability to get more from a group of ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, November 21, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings

By MICHAEL TARM, SCOTT BAUER and AMY FORLITI Associated Press KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after testifying he ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Byron York: Voters knew what they were getting in president, and now they’re seeing it

President Joe Biden’s plunging public approval rating isn’t his problem. It is a reflection of his problem. Biden held a big ceremony this week to ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, November 19, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

RFK: Roush Fenway Racing adds Keselowski with new name for team

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD — During a Tuesday morning speech to his new race team, Brad Keselowski told the assembled group ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:00 am

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