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My Turn, Wilson Cherry: Be mindful of mental health issues during pandemic

By Wilson Cherry Many people previously working in various businesses and industries have had their lives disrupted by the effects of the coronavirus. At Rowan ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:21 pm

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My turn, George W. Benson: Ensure safe, free, fair elections

By George W. Benson Let me say right off the bat I am very honored to be representing the more than 140,000 citizens of Rowan ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00 am

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John Hood: GOP control of counties show voters want practical solutions

By John Hood RALEIGH — As the fall homestretch of the 2020 election approaches, you’re probably not spending much time considering the implications of county-commission ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00 am

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My turn, Susan Lee: Intentional changes needed to become authentic democracy

By Susan Lee Open dialogue, hard won collaboration and equitable outcomes are the heart of democracy.   As concepts, these ideals are beacon lighting the ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: Sunny days ahead

By Sharon Randall My grandmothers did a lot of fine things for me. Both were great cooks, specializing in all my favorite foods, cornbread and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Monday, August 3, 2020 12:11 pm

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Guest columnist: Health crisis exposes social service limits

By Cori Buck Both COVID-19 and drug addiction have struck North Carolina.   This dual threat has created a public health crisis that has inadvertently ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

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Quotes of the week: ‘Never in my wildest dreams’

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think something so near and dear to my heart as foot- ball could be taken away … But now I’m hopeful, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:52 am

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Byron York: Biden’s vice presidential search underscores age problem

By Byron York An article in Politico got a lot of buzz in Washington, D.C., by reporting that Sen. Kamala Harris might not be a ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 am

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John Hood: Founder of Hood seminary, Livingstone deserving of monument

By John Hood RALEIGH — If you’ve lived in North Carolina for even a few years, you’ve probably formed an opinion about whether statues and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 am

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Gary Pearce: How should voters view polls after 2016?

By Gary Pearce “The polls were wrong in 2016. Why should I believe them now?” The more polls you see this year, the more you’ll ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall column: Packing up a lifetime

By Sharon Randall The fire started without warning, roaring like a ravenous lion through tinderbox brush in the canyon below our house. It was late ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:00 am

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Francis Koster: During COVID-19 war, make sure all are counted

By Francis Koster We are at war with COVID-19. What is surprising, though, is that the casualty reports are leaving an entire group out.   ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

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My turn, Karen Alexander: Cities need resources to lead

By Karen Alexander In these trying and tumultuous times, North Carolinians are hurting.  Across our state, people are seeking social justice and more equitable approaches ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

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John Hood: COVID-19 infections far exceed cases

RALEIGH — You may recall that back in early April, a panel of health analysts presented Gov. Roy Cooper with two forecasts: 250,000 COVID infections ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: Our own signs of life

By Sharon Randall Somedays when I’m feeling low, wishing the world were a better place than it seems at times, I tell myself that I’m ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 am

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My Turn, Betsy Overcash: Did council take path of least resistance?

By Betsy Overcash Today, I chose to ride down Innes Street to see for myself where “Fame” once stood. She was sculpted to show her ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 am

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John Hood: Pipeline demise won’t halt natural gas

RALEIGH — The proposed natural-gas pipeline through Eastern North Carolina is dead. Long live natural gas! Admittedly, there won’t be a coronation ceremony like there ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Dean Ridings: Congress considers legislation that would support local news organizations

By Dean Ridings In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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My turn, Susan Smith: Safety, joy found in volunteering with Rowan Helping Ministries

By Susan Smith Over the past several years, it has been my pleasure to volunteer at Rowan Helping Ministries. While I have occasionally helped sort ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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John Hood: Demise of pipeline won’t halt natural gas

By John Hood RALEIGH — The proposed natural-gas pipeline through Eastern North Carolina is dead. Long live natural gas! Admittedly, there won’t be a coronation ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Leonard Pitts: What ruined Donald Trump? Family issues started early

By Leonard Pitts If the Trump family had never existed, someone would have invented them. Indeed, they’d have been right at home in some over-the-top ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Dean Ridings: Legislation would support local news outlets

By Dean Ridings In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Gary Pearce: Yes, 2020 could get worse

By Gary Pearce This year is just half over, and it could get twice as bad. The COVID pandemic could keep getting worse. The economic collapse ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, July 17, 2020 12:00 am

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My Turn, David Hagy: Can we see, understand decisions now?

By David Hagy What is the underlying purpose of statues of war leaders or anonymous soldiers? They give people from a country formerly at war ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

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My Turn, Scott Maddox: Nobody wants to get an eye put out

By Scott Maddox For weeks, people have been discussing the reopening of schools in August. There is no doubt children need to be in the ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

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My Turn, Olen Bruner: Most effective solutions created by, for people

By Rev. Olen V. Bruner Once again, the United States of America is on the move! Today’s movement emerges from and has erupted into physical ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 am

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My Turn, Kenya Jackson Morgan: More good than bad in community

By Kenya Jackson Morgan I have been really sad over the last month or so. The feeling of acceptance and community that made me proud to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:51 am

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Cal Cunningham: COVID-19 crisis sends urgent call to action

By Cal Cunningham Growing up across the river in Lexington, I learned at a young age that when neighbors talk to neighbors, we can figure ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:10 am

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