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My Turn, Darrell Hinnant: Build a stronger council by voting for Rowell, Dixon, Litaker

By Darrell Hinnant Next year, 2022, could be the best year for Kannapolis since the mill closed.  That statement could seem an exaggeration with all ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: COVID-induced school closures were a mistake

By John Hood RALEIGH — Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly planned and executed virtual schooling as an ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Alexander H. Jones: Echoes of Jesse Helms found in lieutenant governor’s statements

By Alexander H. Jones Many North Carolina Republicans wouldn’t consider it an insult to compare their party’s lieutenant governor with Jesse Helms. So I feel ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Nan Buehrer: For older adults, CARS program is a lifeline

By Nan Buehrer My day begins with a last gulp of coffee before I grab my car keys and drive to work. No asking to ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Memorial can help ensure pandemic isn’t lost to time

By Josh Bergeron Will we remember? Far in the future, long after anyone reading this column is gone, will reflections about COVID-19 be as divided ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Bob Hall: One voter can turn loser into winner

By Bob Hall With early voting starting this week in many cities, a new report answers the question: Does one vote really make a difference ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Joe Morris: Jimmy Hurley would have loved Bell Tower Green

By Joe Morris Congratulations to the Bell Tower Green Committee for the opening of an extraordinary green space! All aspects of the park’s design and ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Watching the wind blow as plans change

By Sharon Randall Life stays interesting in one way or another. I like that about it, usually. Interesting is good. But sometimes it’s interesting in ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Raleigh gets balanced budgeting right while Washington remains wrong

By John Hood I’ve been spending a lot of time recently in conversation with right-leaning leaders, policy experts, donors and activists. My purpose is to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Renee C. Scheidt: Following the science on masks means not requiring them in schools

By Renee C. Scheidt Confusion rules the day on the effectiveness of wearing masks, especially for those under 18. Should masks be mandated in our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, PJ Smith: United Way campaign helps community, Salisbury Police Department

By P.J. Smith The Salisbury Police Department would like to say thank you to the United Way for what is an exciting partnership, working together ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Pam Bloom: Don’t be afraid to make ‘good trouble’

By Pam Bloom As a child of the ’70s and still possessing a keen distrust of authority, I never imagined such a down the rabbit ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Alexander Jones: Bob Orr, Pat McCrory and the strange death of moderate Republicanism

By Alexander Jones When they entered the voting booth for the 2008 gubernatorial primary, Republicans had two moderate choices. One, a longtime fixture of GOP ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ray Nothstine: FBI crime report should inform policy decisions

By Ray Nothstine Violent crimes are surging across the country, with North Carolina outpacing the national average. Newly released data from the FBI notes that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

DG Martin: Bland Simpson’s North Carolina

By D.G. Martin The next time somebody asks you to describe North Carolina, pull out and read aloud this quote from the beginning pages of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: We all win when we argue

By John Hood RALEIGH — In the England of the early 20th century, there were no two writers more dissimilar than G.K. Chesterton and George ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Best time of life

By Sharon Randall Do me a favor. Take a minute and look back over your years. Never mind how long you’ve lived. Think about it.When ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Laurels: Turn signal should be beneficial

Laurel to the addition of a protected turn lane and turn signal at the Square. The light and protected turn lane were added last week ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Gotta Run: For Moreau, running is nothing new

I met Salisbury Police Sgt. Jennifer Moreau when she took our beginning runners class. The police department has been partnering with SRR and Salisbury Parks and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

My Turn, Jason Walser: With one dream realized, new ones begin

By Jason Walser With the opening of Bell Tower Green this week, Salisbury and Rowan County are realizing the dreams that many community leaders and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: The death, debt and debauched Democrats

By Cal Thomas After last week’s House vote that saw all but one Democrat, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and no Republicans vote for the Women’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Grace Lutheran’s fish fry on Oct. 9 benefits Emma Myers

By David Freeze For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Emma Myers has some things on her bucket list. She wants to go bear hunting and offshore ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Kent Bernhardt: You gotta start somewhere

It was the summer of ’69, the same summer that gave us a man on the moon and Woodstock. What it gave me was my ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

My Turn, Laurie Ward: Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA helped students with pandemic learning

By Laurie Ward Rowan County United Way’s mission is to create lasting, positive change in the community.  Our United Way was chartered in 1956, and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Renee C. Scheidt: Voter ID laws make sense

By Renee C. Scheidt The official verdict is in. The great state of North Carolina has decided asking a person who votes to prove they ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Guest columnists: Now is time to explore ‘new possible’ in education

By Ben Coulter and Mark David Milliron As we look back on the last year and a half of education during the pandemic, it is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Guest columnists: History-making access to state, local government records within reach

By Sandy Hurley and Bill Moss  When the 2021 session of the N.C. General Assembly began, passage of legislation to advance public access to records ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: Magic words for nana

By Sharon Randall A few days ago, I packed a month’s worth of stuff and drove five hours to spend a week with my oldest, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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