Opinion

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

LETTER: Refreshing to see young advocate

To the Editor:
Recently, a lovely young lady, about the age of 9 or 10, rang my door bell and asked me to answer a few questions.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Get out and vote

To the Editor:

What matters in the current NC election?


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Stone knows what it takes to create jobs

To the Editor:

All of Lee County should be grateful for The Sanford Herald’s sponsorship of the political forum on Oct. 7. Attendees were able to more clearly hear and see where the candidates stand on the most important issues.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Supporting the CCCC bonds

To the Editor:

I am a retired teacher formerly teaching at West Lee Middle School in the AVID Program (www.avid.org).


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

LETTER: Stone kept his promises


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

LETTER: Name calling needs to stop

To the Editor:

This is my reply to the sarcastic Oct. 8 letter: “An apology to anti-drilling advocates” from Lee County Commissioner Kirk Smith.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up and down

THUMBS UP: The candidates

Let’s face it. It’s an annoying time of year. Summer’s far back in our rear view mirror.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: The real attack on public health isn’t Ebola

To the Editor:

United States, state, and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola, which has killed just one person here.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Fracking doesn’t pose health threat

To the Editor:

A recent letter (published Oct. 3), “Fracking will give Lee nothing but headaches” misses some key facts on oil and gas development.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Political attack advertising not the answer

To the Editor:

The Sanford Herald raised a timely and provocative question in its interview of local residents relative to political attack advertising.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Sheriff Carter has done an excellent job

To the Editor:

Don’t try to fix it when it’s not broken.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Republicans need a new spokesman

To the Editor:

The first line of Kirk Smith’s letter (published Oct. 8) got me. I actually thought he was apologizing.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Air monitoring grant good news for Lee

Fracking’s curious and circuitous journey from a once mysterious and distant notion about natural gas drilling to current Jekyll/Hyde incarnation as economic golden ticket/environmental catastrophe has created a lot of unanswered questions along the way.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Bonds are worth the investment

To the Editor:

An article published in the Oct. 2 edition of The Daily Tarheel, the UNC-CH student newspaper, cites a Columbia University study lauding the merits of community colleges.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Commissioner should spend more time with constituents

To the Editor:

I can see clearly now why Lee County Commissioner Kirk Smith claims some kind of dubious expertise in identifying what he calls “eco-Marxists.”


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: An apology to anti-drilling advocates

To the Editor:

Allow me this opportunity to apologize for my labeling the anti-drilling advocates as anti-corporate, anti-profit, anti-capitalist, eco-Marxists.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Fracking is not worth the environmental risk

To the Editor:

Previously, we addressed the assaults our government in North Carolina has waged on our educational system. This one addresses the administration assault on our environment.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Remembering Katherine Arnold Holt

To the Editor:

With the passing on Oct. 2 of Katherine Arnold Holt, her family and friends will greatly miss her smiling, radiantly beautiful face.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Vote for the individual, not the party

November 4 can't get here quick enough and I will be glad when it is behind us.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: Foreign exchange

 

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 04:40 AM

LETTER: Thousands are registered to vote thanks to AFPF

To the Editor:

Based on a recent letter to the Sanford Herald, you might be surprised to learn that Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF)


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 09:44 PM

LETTER: Fracking will give Lee nothing but headaches

To The Editor:

How many disasters will have to happen before the fracking industry is shut down?


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Tillis is the clear choice

Letter to the Editor:

America’s on the precipice of political disaster. The 2014 mid-term election can be the beginning of turning America away from Socialism.


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Look beyond the rhetoric

To The Editor:

It’s election time in North Carolina, and we are assailed with shallow sound bites of politicians


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Youth at center of the real crisis

To The Editor:

I am personally sick of reading about fracking and its presumed dire consequences for this area.