Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Apr. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Negative advertising doesn’t get my vote

To the Editor:

For several weeks, voters have seen your signs by our roadways and in yards, and we have seen your advertisements on our televisions and on our social media.

Apr. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Judge owed an apology

To the Editor:

The record of the sitting Lee County Board of Commissioners is one of bad manners, bad decisions and ill-concealed contempt for the board’s constituency.

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Plenty of politics behind lawsuit

To the Editor:

After reading Wednesday’s article, “Move to dismiss suit is denied,” I realized what a mockery of N.C.’s Court system this lawsuit and its players are creating.

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Living life on ‘his’ terms

To the Editor:

It seems that if one seriously reads the Bible and actually takes it to heart, it would be very difficult to agree with the substance of the Rev. Ronald Stoker’s opinion expressed in his Sunday article “Easter: A love that never quits.”

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Thanks to kind locals

To the Editor:

I have lived in Sanford for 22 years, and there are wonderful, caring people.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Kudos for Pittsboro’s water quality

To the Editor:

Recently the Town of Pittsboro announced that it is producing some of the best water in the Triangle.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Photos embodied Latinos' value to local community

To the Editor:

I have never seen such awe-inspiring photographs as those of the Via Crucis on the front and back of the A section of The Sanford Herald in the Saturday edition. We should all thank Mr. Wesley Beeson for his insightful accomplishments.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Umbilical cord blood needed

To the Editor:

Compassion and generosity are hallmarks of motherhood. As we look forward to this Mother’s Day, there is a singularly meaningful way that expectant mothers can show compassion and give hope to people in need: by donating umbilical cord blood.  

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: No one stands above the people

To the Editor:

“The public is reminded that it is given a generous allocation of three minutes.” This was Lee County Commissioner Jim Womack’s comment to a member of the public during a meeting, as reported in Thursday’s News & Observer.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Turn to Christ in trying times

To the Editor:

Walter Williams’s opinion [piece] in Sunday’s Herald, “How to assist evil,” concerning the millions who have been murdered by government killers under the authority of tyrannical leaders

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Rep. Reives is the voice of the people

To the Editor:

Robert Reives is the House District 54 representative in the North Carolina General Assembly.

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.