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Cal Thomas: Finances alone won’t save news

By Cal Thomas I confess to a certain self-interest in today’s column. The media, especially newspapers, are in trouble. Conservatives like myself have been relentless ... Read more

Letter: US cannot mirror Russian response

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I cannot help but draw parallels between the United State’s lackluster response and that of Russia in the ... Read more

Letter: Show support for Salisbury Post

“These are the times that try (test) men’s souls.” The entire human race is truly experiencing one of these times today with this terrible virus ... Read more

Editorial: Community must operate with common set of facts

Suffice to say, we’re living in a moment unlike any other in history. The spread of coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, has altered ... Read more

Letter: Good things about outbreak

Here are some good things about COVID-19: • Trying to “catch people at home” is a thing of the past. • You don’t have to ... Read more

My turn, Lynn Moody: Rowan-Salisbury’s preparation ensured schools were ready for closure

By Lynn Moody As difficult as it was to receive the order to close schools, I knew in my heart that we had the key ... Read more

My turn, Greg Edds: Rowan County will persevere, emerge stronger, better than before outbreak

By Greg Edds What a difference a few weeks make. For the past several years, Rowan County has been setting the table for much-anticipated growth ... Read more

Mook’s Place: Small business smackdown

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Sharon Randall: Staying whole in hard times

By Sharon Randall Before it rained, I stepped out on the patio for a breath of fresh air and to see how many plants had ... Read more

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Letter: Burr took right steps after questions arose Although it was not Mr. Burr’s place to warn “us” about the potential danger, he did warn ... Read more

Quotes of the week: ‘Really need to stay in business’

“What is it they really need to stay in business?” — Barbara Hall, director of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center speaking about the ... Read more

Letter: COVID-19 may move products back to US

COVID-19 may be a lesson in disguise to wake us up about getting out of China and start making all our products in our country ... Read more

My Turn, Tamara Sheffield: Make a difference on community’s litter issue

By Tamara Sheffield We all do it, or used to do it. It may have been intentional, unintentional or an action done without knowledge of ... Read more

Letter: Political left abandons patriotic spirit

President Donald Trump hit the nail on the head when he said “this is a war.” Even though our country has been in numerous wars ... Read more

Laurels: Sense of community more important than ever

Laurel to the spirit of community, volunteerism and goodwill that find themselves trickling through Salisbury and Rowan County during the COVID-19 outbreak. It can be ... Read more

Thomas Mills: Country is taking best action right now

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a post on by publisher and founder Thomas Mills. By Thomas Mills Conservatives pushing back against the ... Read more

Letter: Are liberals living same reality amid COVID-19?

The question we have is exactly how will President Donald Trump trade the death of workers to COVIR-19 to put more money in his pocket? ... Read more

Editorial: County commissioners should talk about debt

Rowan County commissioners may soon face questions none of them expected just three to four weeks ago. Will they be able to take on debt ... Read more

My turn, Bruce LaRue: Democrats embrace connection to fringe

By Bruce LaRue The Democrats do not deserve to win in November, for several reasons. First and foremost, what they are doing to Joe Biden ... Read more

Letter: Tell lawmakers to change unemployment benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a harsh truth about changes made to our state’s Unemployment Insurance system in 2013 — changes that were sponsored by ... Read more

Editorial: Everyone must do their part to stop virus

Salisbury and Rowan County aren’t going to “flatten the curve” very much if locals don’t take the advice of health care professionals and local, state ... Read more

Larry Efird: ‘Greatly exaggerated’ death reminder to enjoy every day

By Larry Efird A weird, but funny, thing happened the other night. My principal  called my house while my wife and I were watching television. ... Read more

Josh Bergeron: Temporary break from county’s optimism-inducing period

It came with a sigh of relief. After months of hard work on the Post’s annual Spirit of Rowan publication, we had finally sent it ... Read more

Editorial: County releases important local data about COVID-19

It should have come as a dose of reality last week when the Rowan County Health Department released the average age of people diagnosed here ... Read more

Steven Fisher: Banks across nation are ready for pandemic

By Steven Fisher As a 110-year old community bank, nothing is more important than the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. F&M ... Read more

Thomas Mills: Democrats should avoid blame game now

By Thomas Mills This week, Gallup released polls showing President Donald Trump’s approval ratings improving by about five points. By a large margin, people approve ... Read more

Francis Koster: Credit system will be useful in downturn

By Francis Koster The coronavirus is going to impact our local economy for several years. Just because the federal government has taken some steps this ... Read more

Letter: Military man deserves thanks

Thank you to the gentleman in military fatigues that came to my aid in Walmart. I was buying groceries for my 88-year-old mom through the ... Read more

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