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Letter: Faith school should be used by charter

As a resident of Faith and a strong supporter of community schools, I am very concerned about the status of the school building and land ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Trump will take supporters down with him

Donald Trump will fulfill his campaign promise of “draining the swamp” by taking all of his supporters down with him: • Criminal Contempt of Court ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Sharon Randall: Keeping close to family

By Sharon Randall Have you ever read a letter that made you tremble like leaves on a poplar? My grandmother raised 10 children, nine high-spirited ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Was Burr’s vote revenge or statesmanship?

By Gary Pearce Maybe Sen. Richard Burr’s “guilty” vote in Donald Trump’s trial was revenge on Trump for Trump getting revenge on him. Or maybe ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Other voices: What if higher turnout helps Republicans?

Election law disputes have dominated North Carolina politics for a decade as Republican lawmakers have sought to restrict voting and Democrats have sought to make ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Burr has served NC well

I want to publicly thank Sen. Richard Burr for voting to impeach Donald Trump for crimes defined in the articles of impeachment. It takes courage ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Littering continues to be a blight

The N.C. General Assembly has just introduced a bill to double the fine for littering from $500 to $2,000. Littering continues to be a huge ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Have behaviors helped or hurt virus’ spread?

One year ago today, the headline in the Salisbury Post stated in bold letters, “Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus.” The story, ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: What’s the rationale for R-rated restriction?

Laurie Lyda in a recent Library Notes column expressed her pleasure in viewing the “Outlander” series on Netflix and informed readers that the books on ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

John Hood: Picking winners is for losers

By John Hood RALEIGH — When it comes to giving out business incentives, you won’t find North Carolina at the top of the list. Don’t ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Bring charges in criminal court if crimes were committed

The president can be impeached by the House, but the Senate cannot try a citizen for impeachment. This is why the chief justice would not ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Why censure Sen. Burr?

The N.C. GOP censured Sen. Burr for his vote to uphold the second impeachment of Donald Trump. All senators were sworn in as impartial jurors ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: ‘I do not believe unity is possible’

Uh-oh. Joe Biden is talking unity again. It came last week at a CNN town hall in Milwaukee in response to a question about how ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Burr put Constitution first

Thank you, Senator Richard Burr, for standing up for our democracy! By voting to convict former President Trump of inciting insurrection, you had the decency ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Cooper should make changes to COVID-19 rules

In North Carolina, it’s time to refine or lift some COVID-19-prompted restrictions. Case numbers have plummeted from their peak at the start of the year. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: What happened to community pride?

Rowan County has got to be the trashiest county in North Carolina! It’s so disheartening and embarrassing to see all of the trash along the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Clyde: Get out, get digging

By Clyde Be careful what you dig up. Dirt from the Anglo-Saxon “dritan” literally means excrement. When’s the last time you stepped in any or ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Salisbury shared true meaning of Christmas

Despite a global pandemic, residents of Salisbury shared the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout Salisbury resulted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Francis Koster: What will catching COVID-19 cost you?

By Francis Koster America’s health insurance system is like a ratty old quilt.  If your body is covered by the thick part of the quilt, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Weather folks missed bad

Man, once again the weather people missed it bad. Once again, no in-class school. Can our youth keep on missing good old school teaching? — ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Cal Thomas: The Rush Limbaugh I knew

The man who picked me up at an airport too many years ago to recall the date asked if I had ever heard of a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: How do you measure your child’s success?

By Nalini Joseph Best practices. Code of conduct. Operations manual. Office procedures. Do these phrases sound familiar?  If so, that’s because you have worked in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“We watched other districts who have had clusters before so we were prepared.” — Andrew Smith, assistant superintendent of transformation for Rowan-Salisbury Schools after the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: The choice facing Republicans

Legally, Donald Trump was acquitted by the U.S. Senate. But politically, he has been found guilty by the American public. And the clash between those ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Should ‘9/11-style’ commission investigate the capitol riot?

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will vote to create an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. There’s no ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Republicans have lost all credibility

I’m ruing the day I ever identified with the Republican Party. Growing up in South Dakota, I didn’t even know what a Democrat was until ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Letter: Burr should resign after vote

Sen. Richard Burr voting to impeach Trump after voting the trial itself was unconstitutional is further proof we have way too many buffoons in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Letters.

Editorial: Elected officials have relevant advocacy role, too

With COVID-19 vaccines, there’s a lot easily said. But it’s hard to translate words into action. The miracle of safe, effective vaccines being available to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

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