Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Orphan puppy finds a home

To the Editor:

My niece and nephew have a farm near “Little Paw Paw Lake” in Michigan.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: No amount of money is worth losing clean water

To the Editor:

I am amazed and horrified by how our government can ignore the facts and put us and our environment in jeopardy just because some money can be made.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

LETTER: Newspaper is not biased

To the Editor:

The Sanford Herald has never been one-sided on anything, as Frank Del Palazzo accused them of being on Friday, April 11.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Big business shouldn't be trusted with health, safety

To the Editor:

I am definitely pro-business, but, public safety and well being should come first. Presently, fracking is bad business.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Appalled by treatment of Greenwood student

To the Editor:

I cannot begin to say how angry and sickened I am about your article concerning the Greenwood child who had no lunch money.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Good citizens deserve better

To the Editor:

The Sanford Herald has done a great job providing articles that cover both side of the fracking issue.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Keep abreast of fracking issue

To the Editor:

Mr. [Robert] Stone is “right on” in his letter to The Sanford Herald, “Hold leaders accountable on environmental issues” (April 9, 2014).

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: ‘Papa Eddie’ will always be loved

To the Editor:

Many of you knew Ed Paschal. Many of you knew him as friend, commissioner or colleague.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Missing those ‘good ole’ days’

To the Editor:

Ever long for the “good ole’ days?” I’m sure “good” is based on perspective. No one will argue with me when I say Ed Paschal was a [good person].

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Herald one-sided when it comes to fracking

To the Editor:

The bias of The Sanford Herald regarding shale drilling is utterly disgusting. At first, I thought it just a ploy to sell more non-proofed, undersized newspapers, but your actions prove me wrong.

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Caregivers have much to gain from upcoming class

To the Editor:

Earlier this spring, I enrolled in a cost-free, 18-hour class, at the Enrichment Center of Lee County, “Powerful Tools For Caregivers.”

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: No such thing as Dix Park

To the Editor:

Do not divide the land.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Fraud reports prove value of voter ID law

To the Editor:

If nothing else, Neil Rotter’s letter to the editor of April 2 had impeccable timing.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: What money can’t buy

To the Editor:

My heart bled when I read Kathleen’s Parker’s recent column about the Koch brothers — not for Charles and David, but for all of the rest of us, Democrats and Republicans alike, who are their victims.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Is fracking worth it?

To the Editor:

Last July, Nationwide Insurance spelled out specifically that it would not provide coverage for damage related to fracking.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Hold leaders accountable on environmental issues

To the Editor:

What can you look forward to in TV commercials, besides political ads?

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Paschal knew what it meant to be a ‘servant’

To the Editor:

As The Herald reported last Thursday, Lee County lost a man who served residents well as a longtime county commissioner.

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Let’s make Sanford a safer place to live

To the Editor:

This is a comment to the March 18 article on the front page. Our community needs and must take a stand against recent homicides.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Duke spill’s effects not yet fully understood

To the Editor:

As a publicly regulated utility, Duke Energy should be eager to share any information it has regarding the composition and hazards of the ash leachate discharged into the Cape Fear River.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Public being misled on fracking

To the Editor:

Thank you for posting more fracking articles, but the recent article about forced pooling is so misleading.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: COTA needs public’s help

To the Editor:

“Giving Hope … Making Miracles” — The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) has been doing just that since 1986.

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Enjoyed article on local biscuit champ

To the Editor:

I do enjoy reading success stories that happen to hard-working people.

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: GOP — time to admit Obamacare is positive

To the Editor:

(This letter relates to) the question in The Sanford Herald, “Have you signed up for Obamacare (The Affordable Health Care Act), or plan to prior to the deadline?

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

LETTER: Fracking waste is worse than coal ash

To the Editor:

It’s been almost two months since 50,000 to 82,000 tons of coal ash, along with 27 million gallons of contaminated water, were dumped into the Dan River as a result of the Duke Energy coal ash waste disaster.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: The Lions Club — more than just the fair

To the Editor:

For 79 years, the Sanford Lions Club has been an integral part of Sanford and Lee County.