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Editorial: Commissioners show policymakers have role, too

Shootings don’t typically make their way to the Rowan County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda, but it’s happened twice this year. In both instances, county ... Read more

11 hours ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Dean Ridings: Newspapers get vote for best election information

By Dean Ridings There is more content available today about the upcoming election than likely in any previous cycle. While we could fill this page ... Read more

11 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Down with voter suppression

Kudos to the election commission for weekend voting. Kudos to the local activists for fighting for it. Kudos for the thousands of us who showed ... Read more

19 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: West Rowan alumni endorse Townsend

Keith Townsend is the best choice to represent North Carolina House District 77. As proud alumni of West Rowan High School and longtime North Carolinians, ... Read more

19 hours ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Warren right, Heggins wrong about Confederate monuments

On Oct. 13, the Salisbury Post published a section with a series of questions for each candidate running for House District 76. One of the ... Read more

21 hours ago by Post Letters.

Gary Pearce: COVID, classrooms, corporations dominate Cooper-Forest campaign

By Gary Pearce COVID dominates North Carolina’s governor’s race, and it likely will determine the outcome. But there’s another big difference between the two candidates. ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Closure decision gets slightly easier for Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education

The closure of Faith Elementary School now seems imminent as a charter school plan moves forward and after no one spoke against the proposal Monday. ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

D.G. Martin: Who’s North Carolina’s literary godfather?

By D.G. Martin Does North Carolina have a godfather? We would not want our godfather to be anything like Mexican Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, who ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Substantive sparks fly in state treasurer debate

By John Hood RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Thanks to the volunteers

It was with great interest that I read the article published Oct. 6 titled “Volunteers spruce up exterior of Utzman-Chambers house.” Many years ago, I ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Stay home if you’re afraid

For Julie Clawson, the person who was appalled at the lack of masks downtown, girl, there is something in U.S.A. called freedom. We have the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Families First thankful for United Way

Families have always worn a lot of hats, but lately they’ve added a bunch more: working to make ends meet and pay the bills, feeding ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Choose honest, hard-working candidates

Raise your hand if the mute button on your television remote has been working overtime for the past few months. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: How is Harris African-American?

Kamala Harris says that she is an African-American running for Vice President of the United States. Her father is a Jamaican and her Mother is ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Vote Republican all the way down the ballot

Many are going to the polls, excited to vote for President Donald Trump. Don’t forget that he can’t do it alone. Vote Republican all the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Election about saving America from Democrats, media, big tech

The upcoming election is really more about than just picking between Trump or Biden. It’s about saving America from those hell-bent on destroying America. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Democratic governors to blame for bad business

Donald Trump is the best president we have ever had. He has done everything he said he would do and more, too. Business is down ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Josh Bergeron: Voting came first after negative test

It probably says a lot about me that I went to vote Friday as soon as a Rowan County Health Department staff member called to ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Editorial: Early enthusiasm puts voting records within sight

Get ready for some more records. Rowan County in 2016 saw a record number of ballots cast during early voting — 38,233. In fact, the ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: You can track ballot, too

You forgot to include information about tracking your ballot on the county election website the recent “No excuses in 2020” editorial. You can make sure ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Francis Koster: Push for truth in advertising

By Francis Koster I have powerful memories of my mom, the mother of six, counting money at the kitchen table, sighing and scratching items from ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Good to see generosity during pandemic

A grateful “thank you” to the Stanbacks and Carnival Shoe Store for giving to each Rowan County Schools third grader a voucher for a free ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Nalini Joseph: Let your child’s imagination run wild

By Nalini Joseph While you’re yelling, “Hey get off the Nintendo Switch and get your homework done,” are you also thinking, “He’s sure got great ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Vote Townsend for House District 77 seat

I am convinced it is time for positive change in N.C. and a new representative for our District 77! Our current representative has been in ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Keep America great with your vote

As a registered unaffiliated voter, I urge all eligible citizens to please vote in the upcoming election. This may be the most important election in ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Fun fruit for the garden during 4-H plant sale

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director It’s time for our annual 4-H plant sale again.  This year we have added a few novelty fruits ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Give us all oxygen we need to breathe

By Ada Fisher It is absolutely galling how quickly people forget those who have stood in opposition to Black lives progressing but now want all ... Read more

1 week ago by Ada Fisher.

Letter: Memorable experience in Wilmington

While on vacation in Wilmington during my daughter’s fall break this past weekend, I had an amazing and memorable encounter with stranger. A friend and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

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