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April 20, 2021

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Letter: McCrory might win for U.S. Senate

Thursday’s front page article failed to mention that Pat McCrory, newly announced U.S. Senate candidate, is a 1978 graduate of Catawba College. I would not ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Make sure US Foreign Service has resources it needs

As a retired member of the U.S. Foreign Service, I was proud to represent America in five countries over my 32 years of service. I ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Salisbury Police, do something

A man who shot himself accidentally was reported in the Thursday edition of the Salisbury Post. This man was in a Food Lion when he ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Move on from incomplete history, work together toward improvement

My grandfather was in the Civil War. My father’s father, William Washington Thomas, was born near Rocky Mount in 1852. When he was 12 years ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Oregon initiative misguided

I’ve been quiet lately, putting away politics and focusing on writing more novels (many are happy that I faded away). However, I have to respond ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: ‘Fame’ compromise may be best solution

With reference to the continuing public debate on our “Fame” angel monument and on behalf of concerned citizens, we believe we may have awakened a ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Time to acknowledge primary reason for war

In Savannah, Georgia, on March 21, 1861, barely three months after South Carolina seceded from the Union, newly minted Vice President of the Confederacy Alexander ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Democrats take Black Americans for granted

I have to keep it short. First, to the Black community, I grew up playing football where I was the only white playing. Some are ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: No silence until rest of us have a voice

Oh, good, Ed Norvell, who is about the only person other than City Council who has had a voice in deciding the new location for ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Explanations are made simpler for children

In reply to the letter to the editor published Thursday titled “Why not find a place for ‘Fame’ in the park,” Mrs. Davison, with your ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Appointments needed for license renewals

Did you know that the Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer sending reminders about renewing your driver’s license? Did you know that you can ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Biden knows agenda isn’t popular

Thanks to the progress we’ve been making against COVID-19, the U.S. economy is poised to take off. That means more businesses re-opening and more people ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Developments will be low-income housing

The Laurel to two new “infill” apartment developments published Thursday (“Infill development is good for the community”) neglected to mention that both are tax credit ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: People have short memories about ‘Fame’

After reading several letters here regarding Fame, it seems to me that some folks have short memories regarding the attempts to desecrate the sculpture. I ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Salisbury cannot be obsessed with looking back

Thank you, Ed Norvell, for putting a realistic and historic image to the fate of “Fame” in your “My Turn” on Thursday. I appreciate the ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Viewed through ‘alternative eyes’

Are the contents of editorial submissions monitored for truthfulness?  Richard Roberts on March 21 (“It may already be too late”) stated that the lady veteran ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Thanks to library workers

Since this is National Library Week, a thousand thanks (I wish it could be money) to the staff at the Rowan Public Library. During this ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Why not find place for ‘Fame’ in park?

I grew up in Spencer, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, taught school in Wilmington and Charlotte and was a social worker ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Help in preventing child abuse is available

In the United States, five children a day die due to abuse and/or neglect. Sadly, hundreds of Rowan County children are abused each year. We ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: What more evidence is needed?

Now that ex-officer Buddy Hampton is gone from the Salisbury Police Department, when is he going to be brought up on animal abuse charges? What ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Let citizens decide future of ‘Fame’

Members of the Fame Committee have been working with the United Daughters of the Confederacy to identify other locations in the area which are prominent ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: ‘Fame’ belongs in cemetery

In 1905, when “Fame” was erected on West Innes Street in the heart of Salisbury, it was meant as a symbol of the Lost Cause ... Read more

by Post Letters, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Pay attention to legislation instead

Pay no attention to Republicans when they wax eloquently about the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution. Pay attention, rather, when they pass legislation in open ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: ‘Fame’ deserves an honored place

The city of Salisbury is home to many veterans. There are 142,088 citizens in Rowan County and 33,988 citizens in the city of Salisbury. The ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Let citizens decide future of ‘Fame’

Members of the “Fame” committee have been working with the United Daughters of the Confederacy to identify other locations in the area which are prominent ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Kudos to Aceves, parks staff, landscaping team

As taxpayers, we often expect government employees to complete their jobs with little fanfare. We are sometimes too quick to speak out when things fall ... Read more

by Post Letters, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Take a break, it’s OK

I took a break from the noisy me — “the I got it or “I’ll get it” to just let it be. I took a ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 am

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Letter: Progress on voting now being reversed

The Gettysburg address was required reading at Nolan Junior High School in Detroit circa 1972. We learned that the Civil War was fought to preserve ... Read more

by Post Letters, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 am

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