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Josh Bergeron: Keep local elections unlike national politics

More than two months ago, on Nov. 8, an Associated Press story on the front page of the Post reported that now-President Joe Biden had ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Letter: Changes needed to vaccinations

I lined up on Statesville Boulevard at 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday to receive a COVID vaccine shot.  I was in this line until 10 a.m.  ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Don’t repeat flaw in Iran nuclear deal

We should write to President Biden that, in the event that he signs a nuclear agreement with Iran or North Korea, he must not repeat ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Kudos to Novant for vaccine setup at YMCA

I am so very impressed by the way Novant has responded to the challenges of COVID-19 vaccinations. They have used their staff to set up ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Guest columnist: School board member in hot water over DC rally

By Ray Nothstine Sherry-Lynn Womack finds herself in the proverbial hot water. Her crime? Womack went up to Washington, D.C., for the rally for Donald ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Thanks to vaccine workers for service, planning

My husband and I waited in the long line for the COVID 19 vaccines Wednesday. It was a tedious experience because it was such a ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: More of the same in 2021?

In 2021, the story about community events may end up being more of the same rather than a return to pre-pandemic times. The rescheduling of ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Cal Thomas: They’re coming to America

By Cal Thomas In 1980, singer Neil Diamond recorded a song that celebrated American immigration, first in the early 1900s and then more recently. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Business skills needed on path to greatness

By Nalini Joseph I was sitting at Hoff’s Grill on Innes street enjoying the biggest “half chicken” I have ever seen and started talking to ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Fran Koster: Too many fighting wrong enemy

By Fran Koster The electronic environment that manages our economy and life support systems is being attacked by Russia as you read this. When the ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Rowan could learn lesson from Cabarrus

Rowan County could take a lesson from Cabarrus County with regards to COVID vaccinations.  I scheduled appointments for three eligible ladies online, printed out registration ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Isn’t debt threat to country’s existence?

The federal government just spent $3.1 trillion that it didn’t have in 2020, plans deficit spending $1.8 trillion more in 2021 and $1 trillion-plus each ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Letters.

Quotes of the week: ‘Where people want to hang out’

“You’ve got to make it look like a place where people want to hang out. And you don’t do that by crowding it with cars.” ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Steve Roberts: Burying the big lie

By Steven V. Roberts As Joe Biden takes office as the nation’s 46th president, one number should be deeply disturbing to anyone who cares about ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Trump derangement syndrome in a post-Trump world

By Byron York President Trump is now former President Trump. With Joe Biden now President Biden, Democrats control the White House, the House and the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Ron Bowers: With apologies to Mr. Dickens, a tale of two shots and a suggestion

By Ron Bowers Hooray! Thursday, Jan. 14, my wife and I got our first COVID-19 shots. I had a 10:30 a.m. appointment at the Salisbury ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Vaccination efforts off to too-slow start

Nearly one month ago, the first people in Rowan County received part one of the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine. But fewer than 4,000 people have been ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

My Turn, Warren Bumgarner: Never forget what they tried to do

By Warren Bumgarner Wednesday, Jan. 6, is a day that shocked, saddened and angered the nation as we watched the insurrection in Washington on television. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Gov. Cooper issues post-Trump challenge

By Gary Pearce As an old speechwriter, I’m a close reader of political speeches, especially important speeches such as Gov. Roy Cooper’s inaugural address. Little ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Protect the right to be wrong

RALEIGH — I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smartphone app, design a golf course or produce ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Elected officials should grow a spine

OK, here we are again. The president has fomented insurrection, sedition, and the violent overthrow of our elected officials. His followers beat a cop to ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: We, as a nation, should repent

What is truth? In John 18:37, Pilate asked Jesus if he is a king. Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Charge Trump with violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice

We’ve had four years of chaos. Last week a mob, incited by out president, sacked the capital for the first time since 1814. He could ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Letters: How about a lottery for vaccine?

Distribution of the vaccine by the Health Department is a difficult job. As was explained in the Post, both making appointments and distributing the vaccine ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: But he wasn’t Black

By Leonard Pitts Jr. To the Republican Party: As the Trump administration stumbles through its final hours, it seems a proper time to offer a summation ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, David Post: Trump is no Grover Cleveland

By David Post In the 1988 vice presidential debate, Republican Dan Quayle, who was 41 years old, compared himself to President Kennedy. His Democrat challenger, ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Rowan County needs your help to address potential lead crisis in Dukeville

Just when one crisis seemed to dip below the horizon, a new one has appeared for people living in the northern Rowan community known as ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

George B. Jackson: An unpopular King stayed the course

By George B. Jackson In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. was fed up with the almost decade long American occupation of Vietnam. Military advisers ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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