Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Sep. 03, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Don’t rush to judgment

To the Editor:

As a citizen of Sanford, business owner and full-time police sergeant, it disturbs me at some of the comments that the Rev. Ricky Frazier

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Fracking chemicals should be disclosed

To the Editor:

To the N.C. Mining and Energy Commission — Many Lee County citizens, as you know, of all political persuasions, both those for and against fracking

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Don’t believe anti-drilling hype

To the Editor:

This letter is in response to a letter penned by Joy Hewett from Pittsboro in the Aug. 13 edition of The Herald.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Dairy Bar’s food, kindness, are missed

To the Editor:

[The following is] a heartwarming experience to the credit of Paul Freedle of the Fairview Dairy Bar.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Elections have consequences

To the Editor:

There is no doubt that a proliferation of letters have filled The Herald of late. It is a sad commentary when one single issue, that is being addressed with respect to safety of air and water and will also produce hundreds of jobs locally, can be so horrifically distorted and smeared.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Fracking: Hold right ones responsible before it starts

To the Editor:

If anything is accomplished at the public meeting this week on hydraulic fracturing, hopefully it is to remind public officials that they are sworn to protect the public.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Meeting rules are an insult

To the Editor:

The rules for the Mining and Energy Commission and Lee County Board of Commissioners’ joint meeting with the public in August are an insult to all the citizens of Lee and Chatham counties

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Citizens pay the price

To the Editor:

Most folks in Sanford and southeastern Chatham County know that our water comes via Sanford from the Cape Fear River.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Teachers’ role is to teach

To the Editor:

Re: [The article titled] “Educators take lawmakers to task” [Friday, Aug. 15 Herald]

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: We can’t live without clean air, water

To the Editor:

Fracking — What can be done? [It’s] easy as 1, 2 3!

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Is 2nd District rep afraid to debate?

To the Editor:

I wish to congratulate the citizens of North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Too-high taxes must be addressed

To the Editor:

The Democrat and Republican crap needs to stop.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Questions beg answers

To the Editor:

[Rep.] Mike Stone voted to fast-track fracking in North Carolina. He needs to answer questions about fracking

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Be careful of labeling

To the Editor:

First off, I want to thank the Rev. Bruce MacInnes for being a spiritual pillar in our community. Our town is a better place because of his ministry.

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Exemplary public servants receive their due

Politicians are elected to serve, but in this post-modern society, we've grown accustomed to witnessing more and more politicians who specialize in politicizing and too often put themselves before their constituency.

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: State tax cuts only benefit the wealthy

To the Editor:

For all those who thought they were getting tax relief when the Republicans took over state government, reality is now setting in.

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Let's back the good guys

To the Editor:

There are good guys and bad guys in the world. In the current conflict between Israel and Gaza, this becomes abundantly clear although many people have been propagandized into confusion.

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: A biblical argument for the death penalty

To the Editor:

I hope to explain to Mr. Chuck Mann (8/5/14 Herald) why a Christian would support the death penalty.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Immigration crisis should be dealt with humanely

To the Editor:

This crisis has come to us in a wave. They are children of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, three of the most violent and corrupt nations in the world now.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: An explanation of Congress

To the Editor:

Congress, a term used frequently by many persons, does not mean the House of Representatives; the term Congress means both the House and the Senate.

Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Brick Capital funding request raises concerns

To the Editor:

It was quite a shock to read a front page story and see that [Sanford] has spent $7,500 on an assessment study of the Brick Capital Community Development Corporation

Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Saving Brick Capital is the right thing to do

To the Editor:

Brick Capital Community Development Corporation is the creation of the City of Sanford.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Speak out about fracking concerns

To the Editor:

N.C. Geological Surveys verify the unique geology where “frackable shale” intersects the aquifer/water table in Lee County up to Jordan Lake Reservoir.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: City should focus on economic growth

To the Editor:

The Herald’s front-page article on July 27 about Sanford looking to urbanize codes shows, again, how self absorbed and ineffective the Sanford City Council is in dealing with the economic needs of city residents.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Dairy Bar is irreplaceable

To the Editor:

Early this morning, as I slept, oblivious for awhile longer, my America disappeared.