THUMBS UP: Autumn’s arrival
Republicans in the U.S. Senate saved the First Amendment last week.
Today is likely to be one of the most difficult of my life as it is my official last full-time day at The Herald.
Although I celebrated my 29th anniversary of full-time work at The Herald last month, I actually started working in the newsroom 37 years ago
I began working at The Herald during a week that R.V. Hight was on vacation. But by the time I met him, he was spoken of so often and with such affection, I felt as though I knew him already.
THUMBS UP: Jackets, Cavs off to great start
S. Truett Cathy died Monday at the age of 93. Even if the Cathy name is not familiar to you, it’s likely you’re aware of his legacy — and his famous chicken sandwiches.
THUMBS UP: Global warming’s demise?
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.
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.
THUMBS UP: Jobs For Life
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?
For some, the experience was a novel one — perhaps scary or sad — and for the veterans, it marked a return to familiar territory.
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.
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.
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.
THUMBS UP: Dr. Charles V. Sikes Jr.
For the effort of a few seconds, it can save your life or the life of someone you love.
THUMBS DOWN: Empty ‘buses’
In the fight against crime, there are perhaps no greater assets than the eyes and ears of regular citizens.
THUMBS UP: Jobless rate
Hunger is a serious issue for anyone, but particularly for children.