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John Hood: NC Democrats will be on defense in 2020

By John Hood RALEIGH — Everyone knows that North Carolina is a closely divided purple state. Everyone knows that in 2020, many statewide races and ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: When is litter problem going to end in Salisbury?

In response to Jackie Shepherd’s letter about litter (“What’s the plan to address litter problem in city”), I am vehemently against this selfless, irresponsible, illegal ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Country seems to be moving from democracy

Why are people trying to change our country? Why are people trying to change the foundations our country was built on? Our forefathers set forth ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Conservatives, liberals can get along today

Friends and family are important; politics are not. Today, I have seen too many people’s relationships ripped apart because of political disagreements. We can have ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: King’s message bears lessons for modern-day Salisbury, too

Both the tone and language of the question from a reporter and civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.’s response should be as illuminating now ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Josh Bergeron: County Commissioners see role for themselves in school closure talks

Rowan-Salisbury School Board members aren’t the only ones thinking about consolidation in 2020. While commissioners have already promised funding, they made need to offer their ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Republicans don’t want to hear evidence

Settling the grounds for impeachment of President Donald Trump is simple. In a tweet on Jan. 11 at 9:29 AM he said the following: “Now ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Kent Bernhardt: Stir straws and spare tires

  I’m pretty sure modern civilization started to crumble the day stir straws replaced spoons. Well, it may not have been that exact day, but ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Cal Thomas: What I’d like to hear from the candidates

By Cal Thomas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of holding on to the two weak articles of impeachment against President Trump was starting to rattle ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Sheriff’s office right to take on tough fight

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is right to take aim at so-called “fish arcade” businesses. The Sheriff’s Office last week issued a letter to 22 ... Read more

3 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Clyde: What will Salisbury residents find in 2040?

By Clyde In the year 2040, if we’re all still alive we may find: • We disembark from the New Salisbury Stanback Station, which has ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Don’t negotiate with foreign terrorists

Even a blind and deaf person could understand what’s going on in Washington, D.C. The leftist, liberal Democrats have turned to the dark side. They ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

My Turn, Olen Bruner: Some work done, more to accomplish one year after resolution’s passage

By Olen Bruner Just one year ago, Salisbury’s City Council unanimously passed a Resolution of Reconciliation, written at its request by Actions in Faith and  ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Kirk Kovach: Kansas offers cautionary tale for North Carolina

By Kirk Kovach What’s the matter with Kansas? That’s the title of a popular book, and a now-popular phrase. In the past 20 years, the ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Talkback: What online readers say about …

Letter: Post passes judgment on Landis board too early What is this reason that only a few people know about it for now? I thought ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week: ‘Moving almost 1,000 people’

“It’s probably a little bit slower than we would want it to be, but for the first time, you’re moving almost 1,000 people from one ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Reflections on a table

How many times in my life have I scratched this table? How many times will I be lucky enough to get to do it again? ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: What’s the plan to address litter problem in city

Litter throughout Salisbury is a major problem and an eyesore to what could be a beautiful area. Why hasn’t the city of Salisbury addressed this ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: No communication on what’s next in Woodleaf

In July, a question was asked as to the future of Woodleaf School. At that time, it had not been voted on but a possible ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Cannon Ballers mascot name misses the mark

Kannapolis’ minor league baseball team completed its rebranding Wednesday when the team named its new mascot. In October, a team that had been the Phillies, ... Read more

6 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Vote ‘no’ on $45 million bond referendum

On March 3, if you vote to approve the $45 million bond for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, you will guarantee yourself a 3-cent tax increase per ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: Time for end to all of slavery’s permutations

By Leonard Pitts Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld Willie Nash’s sentence: 12 years for possession. Of a cellphone. Read it twice, if you ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Dan Blue: People’s agenda looms large

By Dan Blue Legislators have a lot of unfinished business to attend to now that we’ve returned to Raleigh for a special session. In November, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

D.G. Martin: What would former major, lieutenant say?

By D.G. Martin “I don’t think the U.S. should be in the business of assassinating foreign leaders.” This was not me talking about last week’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Klusman clarifies Second Amendment statement

When the Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted on the crucial issue of a Second Amendment Resolution, I misspoke. My intent was to say that, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Thanks deserved for unknown officer’s help

I just want to thank a policeman or a trooper for being so helpful to me on Saturday night. I didn’t get his name and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Find more ways to protect drinking water

Anyone with the belief that Republicans are dismissive of environmental concerns might find statements and legislation by Rep. Richard Hudson passed last week refreshing. Hudson, ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: County should commit to accepting refugees

I write today to encourage the Rowan County Board of Commissioners to opt in to continuing to accept refugees into our county. We are blessed ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

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