• 50°

Opinion

Latest Opinion

Darts and Laurels: Parade plans perfect for year of COVID-19

Laurel to the ingenuity of Hen Henderlite and Shari Graham, who are working to ensure the city’s Christmas parade won’t go the same way as ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Josh Bergeron: Public square extends to digital world, too

Would you shout it on the Square in downtown Salisbury? The popularity of social media and that it allows people to create their own echo ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Nalini Joseph: Preparing children for COVID-positive parent

By Nalini Joseph What happens when a parent is diagnosed with COVID-19?  How does life change for their child; how do daily routines change? How ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Cunningham committed to fighting for progress

As a first time voter, I recognize how important the North Carolina Senate race is. Those elected this year will be in charge of guiding ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Livingstone should be commended

My name is Trina Coleman, and my son attends Livingstone College. I wanted to write this letter to express my overwhelming gratitude for their response ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Cal Thomas: Public deserves answers about Biden family’s deals

By Cal Thomas Can Joe Biden be trusted? It was President Richard Nixon who said in the midst of the enveloping Watergate scandal: “People have ... Read more

1 day ago by Cal Thomas.

Letter: Echoes of smoking in opposition to masks

“This is America. I have a right to choose for myself. If you don’t feel safe around me, you can just stay home.” I’ve seen ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Francis Koster: Medicaid expansion’s benefits worth investment

By Francis Koster When compared to other wealthy countries our life expectancy ranks 35th in the world, and falling. And among all 50 states, our ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: City, county must do more about train operations

Am I the only one who appears troubled by the lack of information regarding the sudden switch of operations by Norfolk Southern that has generated ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Steve Roberts: Avoiding a Senate bloodbath

By Steve Roberts Karl Rove, an influential Republican strategist, wrote in The Wall Street Journal that President Trump’s political prospects are “more dire” than they ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week: ‘I now concede’

“After many years of trying to keep Faith Elementary School open, I now concede, and no longer oppose the closing of the school.” — George ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: What standard of proof for Hunter Biden’s emails?

By Byron York Republican and conservative journalists and politicos need to avoid a trap when discussing the Hunter Biden laptop story. The trap might be ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 days ago by Post Letters.

| Older >