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Editorial: Take precautions during Fourth of July gatherings

The Fourth of July is typically a time to enjoy the company of family and friends and maybe a freshly grilled meal in addition to ... Read more

2 hours ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Disliked option may be best for students returning in fall

It’s somewhere between difficult and impossible to predict how COVID-19 might spread in the fall and winter, but Gov. Roy Cooper must offer some sort ... Read more

1 day ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Citadel outbreak grows more tragic with state’s report

Even as COVID-19 case totals continue to rise across North Carolina, one thing remains true about Rowan County: it’s the site of the state’s largest ... Read more

2 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: First game will shift Kannapolis redevelopment to new gear

It’s hard to argue against the notion that COVID-19 has impacted every sector of life.  Even as society collectively tries to slow the spread, there ... Read more

4 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Do your part, wear a mask

Wear a mask in public and do your part to limit the spread of COVID-19. It’s as simple as that. Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Stay connected, engaged in local community

When information is just a Google search away, it might be surprising that some locals called police Monday to report their recycling bins had been ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: What next after monuments come down?

The city of Salisbury is not alone in its ongoing effort to remove Confederate monuments. Across the state and nation, monuments are coming down. In ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Tuesday’s ‘Fame’ City Council vote followed decades of discussion

In an age when information is just a Google search away, our collective memories have become shorter than ever. When it’s easy to look up ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Check on registration status, ballot requests now

If you’ve received an absentee ballot request from the Center for Voter Information, you may want to check with the Rowan County Board of Elections ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Swedish announcement adds context to local case

The case drew international attention. And why wouldn’t it? A former Salisbury police officer had been accused (and would later be convicted) of killing a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Some answers will remain unclear for mountain of questions

The start of the next school year is sooner than it might seem, and questions abound about how to safely return students to the hallways ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: NAACP president’s message to continue building

Across the country, some groups advocating for change in law enforcement have found a louder voice with which to call to the defunding or dismantling ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Not much good news in April numbers

There was some good COVID-19 news on the jobs front nationwide last week when the Labor Department announced the unemployment rate dropped in May to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Continue to follow health guidelines on coronavirus

There are members of the crowd of people who were suspicious of COVID-19-induced shutdowns at the start who are now asking about how large gatherings ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Salisbury Police make the right call

Salisbury Police made the right call Wednesday by seeking equal justice in an incident that has altered the course of protests in Salisbury. First on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Laurels for police, peace keepers, good citizens

In a chaotic moment on Sunday, there were plenty of laurels to go around for keeping things from escalating. When shots were fired into the ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Rowan-Salisbury Schools can be more strategic about coming school year

This school year, in particular the final few months, were not what Rowan-Salisbury Schools leaders expected from the first year in which its renewal status ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Faith’s community spirit, patriotism must prevail

In our divided America, politics seep into everything. And division often follows politics. Mask-wearing recommendations are entirely too divisive and political for a health recommendation ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Will virus change context for school closures?

Rowan-Salisbury Schools has rightly been focused on many other important items in recent months rather than closures and consolidation. Among other things, there’s teaching students ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Provide more reassurance about graduation promise

Community members have done their best to honor Rowan-Salisbury high school seniors amid uncertainty about graduation during a global pandemic. There have been drive-by celebrations ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Don’t eliminate bus routes entirely

The Salisbury City Council would be making a mistake by voting for a budget with a proposal to nix transit service entirely to Spencer and ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Changes will be needed for 2020 general election

On the last day of early voting in the 2016 election, voters lined up hundreds at a time in front of West End Plaza to ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Budgets for coming year more of an educated guess than usual

It’s unusual for managers of municipal and county governments to propose a budget to their board or council by saying he or she hopes it ... Read more

1 month ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Darts and Laurels: Rowan-Salisbury right to stick to future promise

Laurel to Rowan-Salisbury Schools and, more specifically, the district’s high schools for planning virtual celebrations for seniors on May 22 while sticking to their in-person ... Read more

2 months ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Schedule another practice for mass vaccination clinic

The Rowan County Health Department and Emergency Services should start dusting off plans for a mass vaccination exercise, which it tested in November, and examine ... Read more

2 months ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Don’t make things worse in next phase

Make no mistake, COVID-19 remains a major health concern locally, but reasonable people can argue that things have stabilized somewhat. There are reasons to be ... Read more

2 months ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: Much remains the same after Gov. Roy Cooper’s new order

Gov Roy Cooper summed up his announcement Tuesday about the state entering phase one of “reopening” when he said he was not lifting his stay-at-home ... Read more

2 months ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Editorial: County will find out whether spike in cases results

One photo shows people sitting at tables outside of a restaurant with food that would normally be served inside. Another shows a crowd of more ... Read more

2 months ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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