Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Water does equal life

To the Editor:

To all “modern earth-worshiping, tree-hugging, Eco-Marxists,” a big thank you for understanding the meaning of sustainability and that “water does equal life.”

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: What are property owners’ rights?

To the Editor:

In [the Aug.29] “Take 5” column, David McGowan tries to make the case that there is nothing to fear from fracking in North Carolina.

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: A vote for Hagan is a vote for Reid

To the Editor:

Having been involved in politics for so many years in North Carolina, and having been a candidate for public office myself, I understand the importance of honest debate on the issues.

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Support for Sen. Kay Hagan

To the Editor:

N.C. Senator Kay Hagan will have one of two debates with Republican challenger Tom Tillis, who has been speaker of the state House of Representatives.

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: We desperately need God

To the Editor:

I recently heard a speech given by President Ronald Reagan. It reminded me of his eight years in office and how I felt while he was at the helm.

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Candidate should keep focus on local issues

To the Editor:

Kevin Dodson wrote in Wednesday's Sanford Herald “there can be no healing as long as citizens are quick to judge.” I concur with that much.

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Representative's actions have spoken

To the Editor:

On the radio, America For Prosperity wants women to thank [N.C. State Representative] Mike Stone for more money in our purses. Yeah, right!

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: How is it that 'Water Equals Life'?

To the Editor:

[In traveling around] Lee and Chatham counties, you see “Water equals Life” signs.

Sep. 03, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Battle over fracking will be fought here

To the Editor:

The Lee County Democrats have injected some sanity into a public debate that has been badly informed on both sides.

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.