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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Josh Bergeron: Voting came first after negative test

It probably says a lot about me that I went to vote Friday as soon as a Rowan County Health Department staff member called to ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Francis Koster: Push for truth in advertising

By Francis Koster I have powerful memories of my mom, the mother of six, counting money at the kitchen table, sighing and scratching items from ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Let your child’s imagination run wild

By Nalini Joseph While you’re yelling, “Hey get off the Nintendo Switch and get your homework done,” are you also thinking, “He’s sure got great ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Fun fruit for the garden during 4-H plant sale

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director It’s time for our annual 4-H plant sale again.  This year we have added a few novelty fruits ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Give us all oxygen we need to breathe

By Ada Fisher It is absolutely galling how quickly people forget those who have stood in opposition to Black lives progressing but now want all ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ada Fisher.

Sharon Randall: Don’t worry, be happy

By Sharon Randall There’s a lot going on these days. A worldwide pandemic. People out of work, fearing eviction. Hurricanes. Wildfires. Protests. Riots. And a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Wilson Cherry: Completing census is vitally important for all

By Wilson Cherry With the extension of the 2020 census deadline, it is extremely important that individuals and their families who have members with developmental ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gary Pearce: No more debates needed

Presidential debates are outdated. They’ve outlived their sell-by date. They should be consigned to the dustbin of history. COVID-19 killed off this week’s scheduled presidential ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Ticket splitting still shapes elections

By John Hood RALEIGH — North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: In Lexington, city-county conflict springs up around Confederate monument

Miles away and a river apart, a city-led effort to remove a Confederate monument looks unlike Salisbury’s effort. In Lexington, as across the nation, there’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Francis Koster: Unpolluted food for thought

By Francis Koster I am the oldest of six kids. My father was a very good man, but he was not what you would call ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Cheryl Goins: Poster draws unexpected, negative comments

By Cheryl Goins This summer, in response to the horrific murder of George Floyd and the ensuing protests, my husband Ted and I put a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Susan Cox: Studer is school board member community needs

By Susan Cox I was elected to the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education in 2012. It has been a very rewarding experience and a highlight of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Children should experience sacrifice to be great

By Nalini Joseph As parents, we often think of mental stress that our children face as something to be avoided. Mental anguish is synonymous with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: When should the president step aside?

By Ada Fisher The presidency sits precariously, not just in the hands of the people. But under the 25th Amendment, it may be deemed void ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

D.G. Martin: Some supporters overlook flaws in favor of fight

By D.G. Martin We both love America? We would fight for our country. And we would fight to keep it the way we love it. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Superintendent candidates clash on reopening schools

By John Hood RALEIGH — When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: History shows how incumbent president could lose

By Gary Pearce Republicans this year might find alarming parallels with the three incumbent presidents to lose reelection in the last 100 years. All three ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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