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My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Bring joy at Christmas

Adults and older children understand that Christmas is the time to remember and honor the birth of Jesus. Younger children have been told this but ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Why is our school system performing so poorly?

As I scrolled through six years of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s state report cards, I cringed. The troubling information detailing the schools’ performance created a ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Grow up

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:00 am

Clyde

Clyde: Home is where the hearth is

“For my days are consumed like smoke and my bones are burned as an hearth” (Psalm 102:3). Not many homes have hearths, these days these ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:00 am

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Francis Koster: We need to help kids see invisible things shaping their future

By Francis Koster   Earlier this year, my wife and I went to Antarctica. What I saw blew my mind.   I had not understood how ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: A poem for the ages

Where do random thoughts come from? What makes them pop into mind for no apparent reason? And why can I recite a poem I learned ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:00 am

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Wilson Cherry: Let’s be thankful and give

While we approach the holiday season, it is time to reflect on the many issues we have had to encounter this year. The COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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Michael Reagan: GOP’s future is with a governor, Not Trump

By Michael Reagan DeSantis, Kemp and Abbott. Those governors were not just the Republican Party’s brightest stars in this week’s disappointing midterms elections. With their ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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Roger Barbee: Boguslaw Wos and Bogdan Ciupek

Boguslaw Wos, the 62-year-old foreman of a grain warehouse, and Bogdan Ciupek, a 60-year-old tractor driver, were killed Nov. 15 by a wayward rocket as ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Evelyn Uddin-khan: A message from Ecclesiastes 

As we celebrate Thanksgiving 2022, let us give special thanks where it is due: To the Almighty for a “peaceful” ending to a tumultuous and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Violence

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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Francis Koster: ‘Global warming,’ ‘climate change’ two different things

By Francis Koster   I am the oldest of six kids. When I was growing up in Lakewood, Ohio, our (large) extended family would gather to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Ronnie Smith: Where to place flag in Bell Tower Green Park

On behalf of many Rowan County veterans and concerned citizens, we sincerely thank the Salisbury City Council for their unanimous decision to place the American ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: Waking up

Dear Readers: I’m taking this week off for the holiday. The following column is from 2004. Happy Thanksgiving!   They were wrong about me on ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Alissa Redmond: With no forum, thoughts on Faith parade, symbols

By Alissa Redmond The town of Faith canceled the public forum for last Thursday evening, where I’d planned to deliver the following remarks on Confederate ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Michael Chapman: The reality of our public education system

“Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.” — Vladimir Lenin For the last three ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 am

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Francis Koster: Old folks, young folks don’t agree that earth is getting warmer — really?

By Francis Koster On one of the most significant public policy issues of our time, the major split in our society is not between political ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Do our city leaders really care about the gun violence?

Is our crime control, citizen safety and gun violence plan written in secret invisible ink?  Do I need to pull out my old comic books ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Lisa C. Rudisill: Disrespect shown to veterans

My Uncle Frank was treated at the Bill Hefner Veterans Hospital following World War II — which was extremely helpful. While complaints happen with all ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00 am

Clyde

Clyde: Come ye thankful people, come

“We plough the fields and scatter the good seed on the land” —Mathias Claudius 1740-1815 Not too much wheat cradle harvesting going on at Petrea ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mark Brincefield: Mayflower

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Michael Young: Lack of foresight on parking is staggering

Politicians making decisions based on popularity, rather than facts leads to bad and sometime costly policy. This week, to fix a problem that never existed, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: Lessons from a good wedding

Years ago, when I met Sam and his brother Joe, I had no idea what lay ahead. Do we ever know where life will lead ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Gas

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

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Whitey Harwood’s From the Wood Shed: Some folks do and some folks don’t

Some folks call it litter. Other folks call it trash. Some folks go to the drug dealers. Other folks go to the drug store. Some ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Tim Deal: An open letter to Donald Trump

I remember that I laughed when I heard back in 2015 that you declared as a candidate for president. After hearing your platform however, it was ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

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Paris Goodnight: Holidays, birthdays, fame and fortune

We haven’t gotten through Thanksgiving yet but radio stations are already playing Christmas music. It seems like those tunes come rolling around a little earlier ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Jackie Harris: Mental health matters to us all, so call if you need help

Last Thursday, N.C. State University decided to suspend classes for their students. You may ask why. Their management team felt it was important to give ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:00 am

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