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Letter: With Anthony Smith, we can rise

I moved to Salisbury two years ago seeking a haven to raise my young daughters after several tumultuous assignments with the federal government overseas. I ... Read more

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Letter: Jan. 6 was a failed coup attempt

Byron York on Friday asked, “Was Jan. 6 An armed insurrection?” and missed the point about the Jan. 6 violent attack on the U.S. Capitol. ... Read more

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Letter: Anthony Smith has desire for everyone to thrive

When I found out Anthony Smith was running for Salisbury City Council, I was so excited! He is definitely someone who has been actively engaged ... Read more

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Letter: Anthony Smith is voice for those without one

I am writing in reference to Anthony Smith and his candidacy for the Salisbury City Council.  I have known Anthony to be a true advocate ... Read more

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Letter: Al Heggins for all

Election time Let’s be brave Show the door to The old brigade Inward looking No new ideas Time to get new careers It isn’t hard ... Read more

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Letter: Al Heggins’ campaign is about all of us

Al Heggins’ campaign to be the first elected mayor in Salisbury history is not about her. It’s about you. It’s about me. It’s about all ... Read more

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Letter: Smith is man of high character, integrity

Anthony Smith is a great choice for City Council. I’ve had numerous opportunities to observe his passion and commitment to Salisbury and have always found ... Read more

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Letters: Vote for Heggins in mayor’s race, Smith and Sheffield for council

It is my opinion that people who want to be government leaders and decision makers do so for two main reasons.  It is either for ... Read more

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Letter: Smith is big picture thinker, courageous leader

My name is Bailey Wingler and I have been a Salisbury resident for 13 years. I moved here from Charlotte to buy my first home ... Read more

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Letter: Sheffield does her homework, studies city’s problems

The recent news article about the City Council candidate forum hosted by Rowan Concerned Citizens was an excellent opportunity to see which candidates do their ... Read more

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Letter: Kudos to Jake Alexander for voting message

Amongst the campaign signs popping up this time of year is a new addition that has caught my eye: a triangular sign that implores people ... Read more

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Letter: Anthony Smith shows concern for others, younger generation

I would like to take this opportunity to give an endorsement for Anthony Smith, who is a candidate for Salisbury City Council. I have known ... Read more

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Letter: Don’t single out one for votes all council members took

I write this letter of endorsement for Al Heggins to be the first mayor voted in as a separate office for the City Council. I ... Read more

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Letter: Former Kannapolis councilman endorses three candidates

Usually around this time of the year, I begin getting questions about who would be the best choice for Kannapolis City Council. I hope our ... Read more

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Letter: Jeanne Dixon will ensure all in Kannapolis have councilwoman on their side

I am honored to add my voice to the endorsements for Jeanne A. Dixon, a candidate for Kannapolis City Council. Jeanne and I share a ... Read more

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Letter: Nalini Joseph truly cares about people

I’ve been fortunate to meet and to really get to know Nalini Joseph this past year when I met her at our church, First United ... Read more

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Letter: Heggins chose the hard way, made City Hall accessible

There comes a time when each of us is called to choose the easy way or the hard way. In 2017, Al Heggins made the ... Read more

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Letters: Dixon has passion for serving others, proven abilities

I am very happy that Jeanne Dixon has offered to serve Kannapolis as a candidate for City Council in the coming election. As a proud ... Read more

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Letter: Politics appears in comics, too

I hope I’m not the only one to find the “comic” Mallard Fillmore in Sunday’s paper distasteful. Every aspect of patriotism in our country has ... Read more

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Letters: Octobertour was a great experience

Me and four out-of-town friends enjoyed the home tour presented by the Historic Salisbury Foundation last weekend. It was a great experience. So, thanks to ... Read more

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Letter: Herd immunity, but at what price?

In response to Allan Gilmour’s letter to the editor published Oct. 5 (“An unfair choice on being vaccinated”), I agree we want everyone to be ... Read more

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Letter: Heggins talks about what is good for all

This election season is the first time citizens of Salisbury are directly voting for mayor. We have two candidates running to be mayor of the ... Read more

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Letter: Something needs to be done about hospital service

In response to the letter published Thursday, (“Leaving after 10 hours in the emergency room”), I was also at Rowan Novant from 5 p.m. to ... Read more

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Letter: Eastern NC mayor supports Alexander in re-election bid

It has been my privilege for the past four years to work with Karen Alexander as we both serve on the North Carolina League of ... Read more

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Letter: Think about real reasons people are waiting in emergency room

In response to Larry Goodman’s letter published Thursday (Leaving after 10 hours in the emergency room”), I am so tired of seeing people complain about ... Read more

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Letter: Leaving after 10 hours in the Salisbury emergency room

On Oct. 4th, my wife and I went to the Novant Health hospital emergency room. We arrived at the emergency room at 1:40 p.m. The ... Read more

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Letter: How about focusing on real issues instead?

With the rising cost of gas and food, the ongoing pandemic and other serious issues effecting the citizens of North Carolina, I am so glad ... Read more

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Letter: Bill in US House would help health care outcomes

I am a doctoral student studying nursing administration and practice. I am writing you to raise awareness of an important health care bill, H.R. 1956, ... Read more

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