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Harrison Peel: Tillis owes voters real answers

By Harrison Peel Sen. Thom Tillis claims he is listening to locals during the coronavirus crisis, but for the sake of young voters across the ... Read more

3 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Mitch Kokai: Put NC at front of line for recovery

By Mitch Kokai The furor over COVID-19 will fade. Eventually. Once that happens, North Carolina will compete in the national race toward recovery. Decisions policymakers ... Read more

3 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Steve Roberts: Trump risks best re-election argument with immigration agenda

By Steve Roberts John Bolton, the former national security adviser, writes in his new book that President Trump makes decisions based on only one calculation: ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Progressive politicians damage downtowns

By John Hood RALEIGH — Conventional wisdom has it that progressives champion urbanity and conservatives disdain it. There’s some truth to that. Progressives are far ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

David Freeze ‘Gotta Run:’ Why the ‘wow’ moments matter now

Finding a “wow” moment is pretty simple, self-explanatory and always memorable. Somehow during my life, I have become addicted to those events and more appreciative ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Cal Thomas: Trump fails at uniting divided nation

By Cal Thomas President Trump’s speech last week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a toxic stream of consciousness that ignored a great opportunity to speak words of ... Read more

4 days ago by Cal Thomas.

Bob Orr: How to interpret Black Lives Matter

By Bob Orr Once again, a prominent leader in North Carolina is coming under intense criticism for responding to a “Black Lives Matter” inquiry with ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts: Meanwhile, back at the pandemic

By Leonard Pitts The death toll now stands at more than 120,000. The United States, with roughly 4% of the world’s population, accounts for about ... Read more

4 days ago by Leonard Pitts.

Ministers issue challenge for change in Rowan County

By the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship of  Rowan County To the community of Salisbury and Rowan County, we the Interdenominational Ministerial Fellowship (IMF) greet you in ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Thom Tillis: Town halls provide invaluable feedback

By Thom Tillis The COVID-19 pandemic has presented incredible challenges for North Carolinians, including public health risks from the virus and the stress of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Let statues stand to remind of who we were

By Ada Fisher The pulling down of the statue of George Washington, the nation’s first and one of its most revered presidents, in Portland, Oregon, ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Ann Brownlee: Council abandoned laws, procedures in voting to move monument

By Ann Brownlee Efforts in recent weeks to address the conundrum of the Confederate monument have brought out the worst in at least some City ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Politics, religion inextricably linked

Race and religion have always shaped America’s politics. Race now dominates the 2020 debate, but religion will play a crucial role. It always does. Churches ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Larry Efird: Working to understand Black Lives Matter movement

“English is weird. It can be understood through tough, thorough, thought though.”  By Larry Efird As a teacher, I naturally see the humor and the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Economic recovery moving too slow in NC

By John Hood RALEIGH — During the month of May, 38 states saw their unemployment rates drop as governments eased COVID-19 restrictions and allowed more ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, B.D. Robinson: Proposed new ‘Fame’ location requires city funding

By B.D. Robinson For the Salisbury Post Recent discussion on the fate of the “Fame” statute has centered on its proposed relocation to the historic ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Now more than ever, support local businesses

It’s not everyday that people and businesses ask to be added to a boycott list, but that’s exactly what happened last week after the Salisbury ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Byron York: Why the disparity in coronavirus rules?

By Byron York As the country struggles to vanquish coronavirus, Americans are witnessing a bizarre phenomenon in which some authorities tolerate and even praise highly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Tamara Sheffield: Some public comments Tuesday were out of order

Editor’s note: The following is an edited version of an email that Councilwoman Tamara Sheffield sent to other council members and city officials last week ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Statue shouldn’t honor ancestors in middle of town

By Carol Pomeroy I, as a white woman, stand in solidarity with the Black community. A white policeman was allowed to murder a Black man ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Freeze: Buffalo sculpture reminds of long-ago Rowan residents

By Gary Freeze The American buffalo standing beside the Rowan Museum is more than just a pretty face (pretty, that is, if you are into ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

DG Martin: Time for new name for Fort Bragg?

By D.G. Martin Should Fort Bragg keep on being Fort Bragg? Or do we need another name for North Carolina’s largest military base? I got ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My turn, André Resner: Arguments for symbols increasingly specious

By André Resner It’s a little known fact that up until 1941, the yearbook at Catawba College was called “The Swastika.” I can just imagine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Keep the Constitution’s promise

By Gary Pearce We Americans have no tolerance for tyrants. We fought a revolution to get rid of the king. We fought a civil war ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Elaine Spalding: How can business community help in current times?

By Elaine Spalding As Rowan County’s largest business advocacy organization, the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce recognizes the difficult times our country and our community ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Michael Stringer: Building better Rowan will take effort

By Michael Stinger The “Fame” situation once again peeks from what Frederick Douglass called “behind the veil.” I commend Al Heggins, David Post and faith ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: ‘Defund the police’ turns into a dilemma

By Byron York What seemed like a crazy slogan on the far left —”Defund the Police” — is threatening to become a reality in some ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My turn, ashlove: On black lives matter, the chant of our time

By ashlove There’s a chant some may be familiar with; it’s more of a spiritual wail — the hum or moan most recognizable in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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