Rowan County Comissioner

Local News
11:14 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Court Rules Public Meeting Prayers Discriminatory

Rowan County commissioners can no longer open public meetings with a prayer if it’s given by them. A federal court ruled the practice is discriminatory.

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The Party Line
1:59 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

In Regard To Rowan Commissioners, 'Bless Their Hearts'

Michael Bitzer

In the Bible belt that is the South, the role of church and state are often intertwined in such a manner as to appear one in the same.  But when it comes to divorcing the Christian faith from government practices, you begin to see the truth in the expression “the devil made me do it.”

Typically, the South is the only region in the nation where a majority of voters describe themselves as either “born-again” or “Evangelical Christians” in the exit polls.

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