Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Feb. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Teacher remains an inspiration

To the Editor:

I am writing about a teacher who was my mentor when I was a student at Sanford High School.

Feb. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Not in favor of fracking

To the Editor:

To encourage hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in our area, Mr. [Jim] Womack [N.C. Mining and Energy Commission chairman] is requesting that drilling companies be held liable for contamination only up to 2,500 feet from excavation sites, not the 5,000 feet in Senate Law 143.

Feb. 07, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Letters were unbecoming of county commissioners

To the Editor:

I was dumbfounded and dispirited, to say the least, in reading the letters to the editor from two of our county commissioners.

Feb. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: We must act now

To the Editor:

Folks, the only way we can stop the stupidity in Raleigh is to vote in the November 2014 elections. We must get these [people] out of office as soon as possible.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Let's unite to help Evie

To the Editor:

Don’t you just love to read good news in the paper? That’s exactly what the story “Donor’s gift an 'act of love’” was

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Proudly supporting Evie

To the Editor:

The Sanford Herald published a wonderful article about Evie (Jan. 23). I was happy to see the story about her upcoming kidney transplant spread throughout our area.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

LETTER: Asking 'what if'

To the Editor:

Has anyone besides me ever wondered how big and important the word IF is?

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Thanks to those who sent love

To the Editor:

I’m writing to thank Sanford area residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Landowners face losing their rights

To the Editor:

Many people in the area are looking at hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for gas as only having positive effects on our community.

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Lawsuit is abuse of taxpayer funds

To the Editor:

Thank you Mr. Calendine for the uproariously gut-busting laugh after reading your recent letter in The Sanford Herald!

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Voters have reason to be upset, concerned

To the Editor:

This letter is in response to Mr. [Jay] Calendine’s missive in the Feb. 1 edition of The Herald.

Feb. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Commissioner makes statements about BOE

To the Editor:

During Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners meeting, Jim Womack made an alarming statement about the Board of Education.

Feb. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Thanks to those who sent hope

To the Editor:

I’m writing to thank Sanford area residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas.

Jan. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: District 54 discord shows Democratic Party in disarray

The Herald’s report on Jan. 25 that Robert Reives II was the Democrats’ choice to replace former District 54 Rep. Deb McManus, who resigned after being arrested for [alleged] criminal activity, was very revealing.

Jan. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Make it a habit to donate blood

I wanted to thank The Sanford Herald for telling my family’s story. I want to also thank everyone that has donated to COTA in honor of Evie W (www.COTAforEvieW.com).

Jan. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

LETTER: Let’s live up to editorial

To the Editor:

I think it is wonderful that The Herald chose to write the editorial on the good things happening in Lee County (Sat., Feb. 27).

Jan. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: N.C. should learn from West Virginia

To the Editor:

Just days after a chemical spill poisoned the drinking water of more than 300,000 West Virginians, North Carolina’s Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) decided what oil and gas companies

Jan. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Temple show is richly rewarding

To the Editor:

The Temple Theatre’s current production of “Black Pearl Sings” is one that should not be missed by anyone who has an interest in a slice of American history

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Thanks for the kindness

Last Friday, my elderly aunt and uncle were traveling to Cary Skin Clinic from Robbins. On the way, they [incurred] two flat tires in the Sanford area.

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Congratulations to Jimmy Love

As a longtime friend, high school classmate and later accountant for Jimmy Love Sr.’s law firm, I can truthfully brag about Jimmy deserving all the praise which is certainly coming his way due to his most recent accomplishment

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Health care law is about caring

To the Editor:

The Affordable Care Act is about more than just having insurance.

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Fracking needs a longer look

To the Editor:

Humor is one of my favorite ways to get through the day. It gives us energy and moves all of the right muscles on our faces.

Jan. 22, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: ‘You will be affected too’ by fracking

To the Editor:

“Not in my backyard!” That is the one statement I hear when I knock on doors in Lee and Moore counties to discuss fracking.

Jan. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Fracking is coming

To the Editor:

West Virginia’s chemical spill just brings to light what happens when the citizens turn over to industries the control of their environment.

Jan. 15, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Our water is too precious to risk

To the Editor:

As we prepare for another Mining and Energy Commission meeting ..., Commissioner Womack reveals the fundamental reasoning why we shouldn’t allow this dangerous form of drilling into our state: