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Mook’s Place: Small business smackdown

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9 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Staying whole in hard times

By Sharon Randall Before it rained, I stepped out on the patio for a breath of fresh air and to see how many plants had ... Read more

11 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Talkback, what online readers are saying about …

Letter: Burr took right steps after questions arose Although it was not Mr. Burr’s place to warn “us” about the potential danger, he did warn ... Read more

24 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week: ‘Really need to stay in business’

“What is it they really need to stay in business?” — Barbara Hall, director of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center speaking about the ... Read more

24 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: COVID-19 may move products back to US

COVID-19 may be a lesson in disguise to wake us up about getting out of China and start making all our products in our country ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

My Turn, Tamara Sheffield: Make a difference on community’s litter issue

By Tamara Sheffield We all do it, or used to do it. It may have been intentional, unintentional or an action done without knowledge of ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Political left abandons patriotic spirit

President Donald Trump hit the nail on the head when he said “this is a war.” Even though our country has been in numerous wars ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Letters.

Laurels: Sense of community more important than ever

Laurel to the spirit of community, volunteerism and goodwill that find themselves trickling through Salisbury and Rowan County during the COVID-19 outbreak. It can be ... Read more

2 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Thomas Mills: Country is taking best action right now

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a post on politicsnc.com by publisher and founder Thomas Mills. By Thomas Mills Conservatives pushing back against the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Are liberals living same reality amid COVID-19?

The question we have is exactly how will President Donald Trump trade the death of workers to COVIR-19 to put more money in his pocket? ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: County commissioners should talk about debt

Rowan County commissioners may soon face questions none of them expected just three to four weeks ago. Will they be able to take on debt ... Read more

3 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

My turn, Bruce LaRue: Democrats embrace connection to fringe

By Bruce LaRue The Democrats do not deserve to win in November, for several reasons. First and foremost, what they are doing to Joe Biden ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Tell lawmakers to change unemployment benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a harsh truth about changes made to our state’s Unemployment Insurance system in 2013 — changes that were sponsored by ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Everyone must do their part to stop virus

Salisbury and Rowan County aren’t going to “flatten the curve” very much if locals don’t take the advice of health care professionals and local, state ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Larry Efird: ‘Greatly exaggerated’ death reminder to enjoy every day

By Larry Efird A weird, but funny, thing happened the other night. My principal  called my house while my wife and I were watching television. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Temporary break from county’s optimism-inducing period

It came with a sigh of relief. After months of hard work on the Post’s annual Spirit of Rowan publication, we had finally sent it ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Editorial: County releases important local data about COVID-19

It should have come as a dose of reality last week when the Rowan County Health Department released the average age of people diagnosed here ... Read more

6 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Steven Fisher: Banks across nation are ready for pandemic

By Steven Fisher As a 110-year old community bank, nothing is more important than the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. F&M ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Thomas Mills: Democrats should avoid blame game now

By Thomas Mills This week, Gallup released polls showing President Donald Trump’s approval ratings improving by about five points. By a large margin, people approve ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: Credit system will be useful in downturn

By Francis Koster The coronavirus is going to impact our local economy for several years. Just because the federal government has taken some steps this ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Military man deserves thanks

Thank you to the gentleman in military fatigues that came to my aid in Walmart. I was buying groceries for my 88-year-old mom through the ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Letters: Medicaid expansion needed now

I am heartened by letters where people are taking the coronavirus seriously.    This deadly and proliferating virus is certainly pointing out some of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Gotta’ Run: There is always something good

While all of us have been limited by the state and national response to the coronavirus, we are still fortunate. Yes, we are! I will ... Read more

6 days ago by David Freeze.

Ann Farabee — Bless you

 By Ann Farabee Bless you. We say it in daily conversation. We say it in the church. We say it to those grieving or ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Elaine Spalding: Rowan in prime location to recover from COVID-19 crisis

By Elaine Spalding Rowan County Chamber of Commerce One of my mentors in the Chamber of Commerce industry used to say, “Chambers do what most ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Everyone needs to do their part

I am so shocked to hear about the number of COVID-19 cases in Rowan County. I would like to say that I believe that this ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Quotes of the week: ‘Just a given’

“I’m not saying we’re priding ourselves on that, it’s just a given that it is happening” — Terry Osborne, the Rowan-Kannapolis ABC manager on increasing ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Talkback, what online readers are saying about …

Restaurants struggle with mandated take-out, delivery … Everyone on Facebook: Go out of your way to support locally-owned, non-big-chain restaurants. Everyone in real life: Hour-long ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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