THUMBS UP: The falling childhood obesity rate
When actor and filmmaker Harold Ramis passed away Monday, the reaction from many of those who heard the news was:
THUMBS UP: Steve ‘Doc’ Underwood
Who was our nation's greatest president?
The business community most everywhere is generous in contributing to various causes — and our area is no exception. The Central Carolina region certainly has benefited from such charitable giving.
In times like this, when weather events are the prime topic of discussion around the water-cooler and your favorite social media site, we like going through the exercise of choosing sides.
At least one thing can be said with certainty about the upcoming elections in Central Carolina: they’re off to an interesting start.
Healthcare is a critical topic for America and all Americans today, but an oft-overlooked aspect of that issue is the care provided to veterans of military service.
Helen Gorham is a woman of faith, a woman whose love for God has helped her to spread a message of peace and harmony.
A moisture-laden winter storm encroaches upon a Southern state, threatening it with snowfall that some forecasts say will top six inches.
Falls from political grace are hardly uncommon, even in Central Carolina, but former Rep. Deb McManus’s was a doozy.
THUMBS UP: CARA
Congratulations to Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption, a local animal shelter which has been chosen for the only MuttNation grant to be awarded in North Carolina.
Countless acts of human kindness happen in our society each day. Some command attention; others are only known to the giver, who remains anonymous.
We tend to be people who get incredibly frustrated when we’re the first car caught on the red-light side of a two-minute stoplight cycle at an intersection, or when a morning drive-through line at our favorite fast food joint doesn't yield our biscuit and coffee in that same span of time.
Dr. T. Eston “Bud” Marchant has joined a long list of distinguished local citizens who over the years have made positive contributions in our community.
It is with great honor that we announce The Herald’s annual Lifetime Community Achievement Award winners.
Dandalia Bakery and Coffee House, a popular Sanford establishment, announced Saturday that it will be closing as the owner tries to sell the business and attend to family issues.
THUMBS UP: Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity
It seems as if it were just a week or two ago that municipal elections were being contested in Sanford and Broadway, but in this era of long campaigns, it seems like it’s never too early to talk about the next race.
It’s a new year, and that means tax reform for North Carolinians.
THUMBS UP: Recyclables
Congratulations to the City of Sanford and its residents for doubling the amount of materials recycled in 2013 compared to previous years as well as a jump of participation from 38 percent in 2012 to 95 percent in 2013.