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John Hood: When Carolinians killed Carolinians

RALEIGH — Two hundred and fifty-one years ago this month, two large groups of armed North Carolinians camped ...

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Letter to te editor: May 17

Wyrick for clerk Todd Wyrick is running for the office of clerk of court. I have known Magistrate ...

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My turn, Evelyn Uddin-khan: Ask voters what they need, and the wisdom of a teenager     

By Evelyn Uddin-khan   There are all sorts of candidates who want us to vote for them in ...

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My turn, Pat Bullard: Safe, legal abortion must remain

I read with sadness the letters published in the Rowan County Democratic Party’s Voters Speak Digest (May 12) ...

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Letter: Home fire sprinkler week is May 15-21

In every community, including ours, home fires are a severe threat to residents as well as responding firefighters. ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Can’t afford it

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Ada Fisher: Missteps on abortion   

The reported leak of a working paper from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito seems to lay the ...

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My Turn, Michael S. Young: City Hall has bunker mentality, not a jobs program

Dear Mr. Green, There was a time when I believed that if I ate my vegetables, exercised and ...

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Are you prepared to die?

I have a weird relationship with death. Because of my previous professional career, I had the opportunity to meet ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: May 15

Wyrick is ideally qualified Todd Wyrick is a candidate for Rowan County Clerk of Superior Court and we ...

Opinion

Quotes of the week: ‘I wondered why I’d been left here so long’

“When (Pranvera Hyseni) left, I said to my granddaughter, ‘I wondered why I’d been left here so long,’ ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: May 12

Adkins’ sense of ‘right and wrong’ impeccable I am writing to show my support for Rowan County District ...

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Note on candidate endorsement letters

If you submitted a letter before Monday’s deadline and haven’t gotten a response or it hasn’t appeared in ...

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Rod Crider: Rowan EDC celebrates Economic Development Week

By Rod Crider SALISBURY – May 9-13 is National Economic Development Week. You’ve heard the term “economic development” ...

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Sharon Randall: Tips on how to stay married

Marriage is an excellent teacher on life — on how to live it and survive it and share ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: May 10

Cook always helpful with difficult investigations I am a life-long resident of Rowan County and I support Rowan ...

Letters

Note on candidate endorsement letters

The deadline to submit candidate endorsement letters is 5 p.m. Monday, May 9. If you have submitted a ...

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Letters to the editor: May 8

Law enforcement officer backs Dry With the 2022 Rowan County elections fast approaching, it is my hope that ...

Clyde

Clyde: A rose by any other name

Show me an old house place and there will always be a forgotten rose bush alongside the porch. ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Richard’s Barbecue

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Quotes of the week: ‘I’ve enjoyed every day’

“I’m not mentally ready to retire, but it’s time physically. … I’ve enjoyed every day.” — Betty Stirewalt, ...

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Sharon Randall: Keeping things clear

   This may seem strange, but I need to tell somebody, and I’m trusting you to understand.   ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: May 5

Adkins’ sense of  ‘right and wrong’ impeccable I am writing to endorse Michael Adkins for Rowan County Superior ...

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Letters to the editor: May 3

Cook the kind of person who should be running the DA’s office I will admit that I know ...

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Karen Carroll: Shield a Badge With Prayer — a plea to be aware

By Karen Carroll Being aware takes effort. Many today are so overwhelmed with the tasks of providing basic ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: What exactly is art?

With the latest sculptures set to go up around town in just a couple weeks, the age old ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Farmers market

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Kenneth L. Hardin: I’m tired of having the race discussion

I’m confused. Torn. Conflicted. A recent conversation has left me so perplexed that I woke up in the ...

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