Sanford’s business community enjoyed a winning streak last week. Among the noteworthy events were
The question of whether to allow open beer and wine consumption on certain occasions in downtown Sanford is first and foremost an economic one.
The Confederate flag no longer flies over government grounds in South Carolina, but in our own state, the debate remains wafting in the wind.
Every person has a story to tell. That philosophy helps drive our newsroom and is at the heart of those who answer the call of journalism. That and the mission of making a difference.
Though it’s not official yet — the formal announcement is imminent — it appears the United States Golf Association is planning to bring the men’s U.S. Open golf championship back to Pinehurst in 2024.
That’s what enveloped the recent Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting
The lamentable fact that there’s such a great number of people who haven’t darkened the door of a library can be blamed on more than just the fact that book reading is diminishing.
THUMBS DOWN: Idiots and baiting
A person will breathe, on average, more than 21,000 times per day — typically with little to no thought.
Lawmakers seem to be staging a piecemeal attack on public education.
A dozen days out from the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, which established the right of same-sex couples to marry in the U.S. under civil law
When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them
With the July Fourth holiday just days away, it’s a good time for a reminder about the importance of safety while on the highways during the holidays.
From the beginnings of Buies Creek Academy to its current well-regarded status as Campbell University
THUMBS UP: American Red Cross
While we may not relish in the idea of thinking about the possibility of disaster striking our part of the world, that possibility, as we well know, is a fact of life.
As debate ensues on any number of topics, we in Central Carolina can agree on one thing — it's hot.
It’s time for the Confederate flag to be removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds in Columbia.
THUMBS DOWN: Hatred
It’s difficult to fathom how someone could go into a church, sit there for nearly an hour then open fire on those in attendance. Yet, it happened this week in Charleston, South Carolina.
The promise of America is, by and large, the absence of barriers. It's essentially our motto: With enough determination and dedication, a person can become anything.
From the outset of Duke Energy’s plans to dump millions of tons of coal ash in Chatham and Lee counties, the nation’s largest electric power company has left communities anxious and unnerved despite claims of dealing in good faith.
Central Carolina, in fact the entire state, has been fortunate in terms of hurricane activity, as no major storms of that sort have struck in recent years.
THUMBS UP: Coble’s years of service
Year after year, local nonprofits tout their value to the Lee County Board of Commissioners and try to secure funding help.
Ever since Duke Energy first foisted its coal ash storage plan on Lee and Chatham counties, its repeated assurances of environmental responsibility have rung hollow.
The Sanford Herald has rightfully provided a lot of coverage about Herb Hincks, who passed away a few days ago.