Opinion: Editorials

Sep. 07, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Global warming’s demise?


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Fair is on the horizon

The excitement is building as one of Lee County’s most anticipated events is just on our horizon: the 77th edition of the award-winning Lee Regional Fair.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Don't be caught off guard by severe weather

North Carolinians have become accustomed to the threat of severe weather year-round, but alert especially is heightened during spring, which is prime time for tornadoes, and hurricane season in the Atlantic, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

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THUMBS UP: Jobs For Life


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

There's no right or wrong answer in ice bucket challenge

Who could have predicted that in the summer of 2014, dumping an icy container of water on your own head, or someone else's, would be all the rage?


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Back-to-school requires safety mindset

For some, the experience was a novel one — perhaps scary or sad — and for the veterans, it marked a return to familiar territory.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Hearing gives public a voice in momentous issue

Lee County has seen its share of significant happenings in its time, and all manner of debates that have widened the bounds of community discourse.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Expo is not to be missed

The Boomer, Senior & Caregiver Expo has become a much anticipated event in Central Carolina each year, catering to a demographic that values the resources, vendors and camaraderie it provides.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Drive sober — and avoid costly consequences

For the life of us, we can’t imagine why anyone in his or her right mind would choose to drive an automobile while impaired by alcohol.

 


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Dr. Charles V. Sikes Jr.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: No excuse to not buckle up

For the effort of a few seconds, it can save your life or the life of someone you love.


Aug. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS DOWN: Empty ‘buses’


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: National Night Out shows we are stronger when we stand together

In the fight against crime, there are perhaps no greater assets than the eyes and ears of regular citizens.


Aug. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Jobless rate


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

EDITORIAL: CUOC’s summer program feeds hungry children

Hunger is a serious issue for anyone, but particularly for children.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Blood donors


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: T-shirts show faith in future graduates

The year 2026 may seem like the distant future, but any parent knows how quickly a dozen years can pass.

 


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Citizens are right ones to decide CCCC bonds

Now it's up to the voters.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Student is case study in success

It's hard to know whether it's better to characterize Addie Gonzalez as an overcomer or an over-achiever.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Public debate


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Fire did not destroy spirit of Dairy Bar

Every community has its treasures — which in Sanford certainly includes businesses.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Bob Stevens — job well done

Broadway is the much smaller of Lee County’s two municipalities, and its population of 1,267 is a fraction of that of its counterpart, Sanford.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Endor Iron Furnace


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Combating crime takes all of us

Engage our youth. Impose tougher sentences. Pray.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Make safety a habit behind the wheel

Preliminary numbers show that seven people died on North Carolina highways during the four-day July Fourth holiday period, the state Highway Patrol is reporting.