Opinion

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Surge in early voting bodes well


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Recap of election endorsements

The seat: N. C. House, District 54

The candidates: Democrat Robert Reives II of Sanford and Republican Andy Wilkie of Goldston


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs down

THUMBS DOWN: Political attacks at new low


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Close isn’t enough

To the Editor:

The Republicans have given us an example of how education should be handled in North Carolina.


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Americans: Remember right from wrong

To the Editor:

Dear American people, I sometimes wonder of the people of the United States are losing their concept of what is right and what is wrong.


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Fracking is a better choice

To the Editor:

Thanks to hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the United States is experiencing an energy production boom that comes with a choice:


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Sloan the right choice for county

To the Editor:

Tim Sloan is exactly the type of new leader we need in Lee County.


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Support conservative candidates

To the Editor:

As election day nears I feel compelled to stir up my peers with the following address.


Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

CCCC bond measures

The issue: Four bond measures for Central Carolina Community College, totaling $23 million


Oct. 31, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Republican platforms best for nation

To the Editor:

It appears some readers agree with The Herald’s endorsement of candidates only when they are in agreement with their favorite candidate.


Oct. 31, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: CCCC bonds should include marketing building

To the Editor:

When the North Carolina General Assembly established the community college system, it provided opportunities for financial independence for thousands of its graduates.


Oct. 31, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Votes can change the future

To the Editor:

It seems that the importance of this election is slipping by some folks. Three races are really important.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County Board of Commissioners

The seats: Four district seats on the Lee County Board of Commissioners; four-year terms.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Voters have a clear choice

To the Editor:

During this campaign season, The Sanford Herald has provided outstanding coverage of the issues and where candidates stand on them.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Endorsements are regressive

To the Editor:

My wife and I truly enjoy The Sanford Herald all through the year.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Lee County Board of Education

The seat: Lee County Board of Education; four-year term. There are six candidates for three at-large seats. Board members Linda Smith and John Bonardi are not seeking re-election; incumbent Mark Akinosho is seeking a second term.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Bonds will benefit future students

To the Editor:

I am a current student at Central Carolina Community College.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Endorsements not in community’s best interest

To the Editor:

The local newspaper should act as the conscience of the community and print the news.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Dodson will put property owners first

To the Editor:

Fracking is a big issue in Lee County.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

U.S. Congress, Second District


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Newspaper endorses status quo

For the last month, I have received two or more giant postcards in my mailbox every day. One of the glossy money-wasters touted the virtues of State Sen. Ronald Rabin. The other was a mendacious character assassination of his opponent, Joe Langley. As Langley pointed out in The Sanford Herald forum recently, he has not reciprocated in kind, running a thoughtful, pertinent campaign on the issues.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

LETTER: Law hurting Medicare

To the Editor:

I urge your publication to publish an editorial urging Congress to pass the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (H.R. 1102) and (S. 117). An Oct. 5 60 Minutes report “The Cost of Cancer Drugs” (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-cost-of-cancer-drugs/) cited Dr. Hagop Kantarjian, MD, Chair of the Department of Leukemia at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, as saying that one thing that has to change is the law that prevents Medicare from negotiating for lower prices.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Lee County Sheriff

THE SEAT: LEE COUNTY SHERIFF; FOUR-YEAR TERM


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Teachers deserved to be recognized

To the Editor:

Thank you Chris DeLambert!


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Rabin is out of touch

To the Editor:

There is one thing you hear over and over from Sen. Ron Rabin ad nauseam — Brad Salmon is calling me old (boohoo) and out-of-touch.