Opinion: Letters to the Editor

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.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Stay informed on fracking

To the Editor:

Keep a fracking file.

Yes, no or undecided about fracking?


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: More than a restaurant

To the Editor:

Dictionary.com defines the words restaurant and friendship as follows:


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Stop the criticizing

To the Editor:

Over the last four years, there have been many lies told about the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Park your panic and get informed

To the Editor:

Let’s talk about hydraulic fracturing calmly for a moment.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Country’s success lies in the ballot

To the Editor:

Did you ever think about what separates the U.S.A. from the rest of the world?


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Wearing the 'stupid hat'

To the Editor:

Thanks to [Gov.] Pat McCrory, I now understand what is going on in state government.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: How is Obama's 'transformation' working for you?

To the Editor:

I have a question about several things.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

LETTER: Let's wage peace instead

To the Editor:

Waging peace is much more difficult than waging war. It is a delicate process


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: What's objectionable about Moral Monday movement?

To the Editor:

I noticed last week on a local Internet source a conservative viewpoint giving the greatest hits for the GOP [Chatham] County Commissioners over the past three years.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: A way of life

To the Editor:

There is absolutely no need to frack in Lee County or perform offshore gas/oil drilling in North Carolina.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Let’s show greatness of our country by showing respect

To the Editor:

I went to see the fireworks at the Ammons Farm and watched a wonderful fireworks display.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: We are a nation of laws

To the Editor:

We need to send the illegal aliens flooding our southern border home.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Dentist deserves recognition

To the Editor:

Some time ago, you featured a letter to the editor sent in by a very appreciative person praising his dentist, who has an office here in Sanford. This person commented on how efficient, patient and accommodating his dentist was in quickly replacing a cap that had fallen off of one of his teeth.