Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Editorial: Growth can come in small packages

Sanford’s business community enjoyed a winning streak last week. Among the noteworthy events were

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Letter: The ignorant shall inherent the earth

To the Editor:

We need to thank the editor for raising the white flag, or is it the yellow stripe?

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Letter: Who do you trust?

To the Editor:

Who do you trust?

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Editorial: City’s alcohol ordinance good call for downtown

The question of whether to allow open beer and wine consumption on certain occasions in downtown Sanford is first and foremost an economic one.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Letter: Roadways might send wrong image for Sanford

To the Editor:

If you travel on Highway 1 through North Carolina, you will notice sections of the highway carry different names.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Letter: Listening helps us grow spiritually

To the Editor:

I am thankful we can enjoy freedom of the press under the First Amendment of the Constitution and also for editors of the Sanford Herald who offer a means for the people to have their voices heard.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: The music of Faith


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lawn trouble

I’ve gone into detail before about my loathsome attitude when it comes to lawn work.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: ‘God doesn’t need you’

To the Editor:

“God doesn’t need you.” This is what visiting the Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Bird Flu devastating U.S. egg industry

To the Editor:

The United States egg industry is reeling from a colossal outbreak of avian flu, mostly among egg-laying chickens.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Editorial: McCrory must lead on Confederate flag issue

The Confederate flag no longer flies over government grounds in South Carolina, but in our own state, the debate remains wafting in the wind.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Letter: Mockingbird, a mockery?

To the Editor:

It wasn’t on my shopping list and at $11.65, it wasn’t in my price range. "When To Kill A Mockingbird" flew into my cart while shopping at K-mart recently

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Editorial: Listening leads to great discoveries

Every person has a story to tell. That philosophy helps drive our newsroom and is at the heart of those who answer the call of journalism. That and the mission of making a difference.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Letter: The United States is a secular nation

To the Editor:

In Kenneth Smith’s reply to my letter (published July 9) it seems that he has completely misunderstood me.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Letter: Suppport the Iran nuclear deal

We need give this verifiable, multinational agreement a resounding yes!

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Editorial: The Open’s return to Pinehurst in ‘24

Though it’s not official yet — the formal announcement is imminent — it appears the United States Golf Association is planning to bring the men’s U.S. Open golf championship back to Pinehurst in 2024.

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Letter: The true Christian

To the Editor:

The true Christian lives on the cutting edge of danger all the time.

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Thom Tillis keeping bad company

To the Editor:

It is deeply disturbing that North Carolina's rookie senator, Thom Tillis, has chosen to skip a key meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee to consult with Dick Cheney about urgent foreign policy issues.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

COLUMN: A 34-year-old letter from a teen

The yellowed envelope, with the name of the addressee and a portion of the accompanying address smudged from a spill of undetermined cause, bears the postmark of Sept. 18, 1981. An affixed 18-cent stamp shows an illustration of what looks to be a bighorn sheep; the stamp’s age and the U.S. Postal Service’s cancellation mark make it hard to tell without holding the envelope up close to your eyes.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Thank you to Highway to Healing

To the Editor:

I wish to express thanks and gratitude to Highway to Healing, which helped transport me to my radiation treatments in Pinehurst during the months of May and June.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Lets wait awhile


That’s what enveloped the recent Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Teacher assistants make a difference

To the Editor:

Some senators are skeptical of the value of teacher assistants on student academic performance.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Vaccinations shouldn’t be mandatory

To the Editor:

Parents in California are now required to get their children vaccinated if they want them to go to public school.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: A blessed man

To the Editor:

I am I very blessed man! I have been married to a wonderful woman for 34 years. Faye is a great mom to our three sons and my best friend!