Opinion

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Is fracking worth it?

To the Editor:

Last July, Nationwide Insurance spelled out specifically that it would not provide coverage for damage related to fracking.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Hold leaders accountable on environmental issues

To the Editor:

What can you look forward to in TV commercials, besides political ads?


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Paschal knew what it meant to be a ‘servant’

To the Editor:

As The Herald reported last Thursday, Lee County lost a man who served residents well as a longtime county commissioner.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Let’s make Sanford a safer place to live

To the Editor:

This is a comment to the March 18 article on the front page. Our community needs and must take a stand against recent homicides.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Remembering Ed Paschal

Do you know who coined what was used as Lee County’s official slogan for many years?


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Biscuits make our area delicious

We like our biscuits here in Central North Carolina.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Duke spill’s effects not yet fully understood

To the Editor:

As a publicly regulated utility, Duke Energy should be eager to share any information it has regarding the composition and hazards of the ash leachate discharged into the Cape Fear River.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Public being misled on fracking

To the Editor:

Thank you for posting more fracking articles, but the recent article about forced pooling is so misleading.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: COTA needs public’s help

To the Editor:

“Giving Hope … Making Miracles” — The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) has been doing just that since 1986.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Enjoyed article on local biscuit champ

To the Editor:

I do enjoy reading success stories that happen to hard-working people.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: GOP — time to admit Obamacare is positive

To the Editor:

(This letter relates to) the question in The Sanford Herald, “Have you signed up for Obamacare (The Affordable Health Care Act), or plan to prior to the deadline?


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

LETTER: Fracking waste is worse than coal ash

To the Editor:

It’s been almost two months since 50,000 to 82,000 tons of coal ash, along with 27 million gallons of contaminated water, were dumped into the Dan River as a result of the Duke Energy coal ash waste disaster.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Saying goodbye to Walter McNeil

It is with great sadness that the Sanford community bids farewell to Walter McNeil.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: The Lions Club — more than just the fair

To the Editor:

For 79 years, the Sanford Lions Club has been an integral part of Sanford and Lee County.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Laws amount to voter suppression

To the Editor:

Last year, the North Carolina legislature passed a number of voter repression laws which will disenfranchise many legitimate voters.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

LETTER: A big thank you to fire personnel

To the Editor:

This is a letter of praise for our Tramway Fire Department, as well as praise for all Sanford fire department branches.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

LETTER: Let’s not add to state’s environmental woes

To the Editor:

I am so glad to see people around here waking up to the threats of fracking!


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: Northwestern ruling


Mar. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Thanks for the support

To the Editor:

The Stevens Center Board of Directors would like to thank Piggly Wiggly for its support, in particular, (recently) during the Truckload Meat Sale.


Mar. 29, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Poor pronunciation suggests sloppiness

To the Editor:

Have you noticed?

If you have, does it really matter?


Mar. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Part of the solution or part of the problem?

In any community, news of an officer-involved shooting is bound to touch off a torrent of public opinion.


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: 9-11 memorial is fitting tribute to first responders

What do Chatham County and the former World Trade Center in New York City have in common?


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

GUEST COLUMN: The impact of public-private partnerships in N.C.

During one of my many visits to Lee County, I learned about a one-of-a-kind initiative taking place in our local community colleges.


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Pondering the meaning of ’acknowledge’

To the Editor:

“Pondering what is the most important function of state government?”


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Another way to spell success: R-E-A-D

Whatever someone's ambitions in life, achieving them starts with a fundamental life skill — reading.