Opinion: Editorials

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Autumn’s arrival


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Protecting money

Republicans in the U.S. Senate saved the First Amendment last week.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Thank you for a great ride

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.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Not goodbye — see you around

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


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

EDITORIAL: Saying ‘so long’ to one of a kind

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.



Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Help sought with school project


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Proud to be an American


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

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THUMBS UP: Jackets, Cavs off to great start


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Chick-fil-A founder leaves remarkable legacy

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.


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.