Opinion

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS DOWN: Empty ‘buses’


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Exemplary public servants receive their due

Politicians are elected to serve, but in this post-modern society, we've grown accustomed to witnessing more and more politicians who specialize in politicizing and too often put themselves before their constituency.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: State tax cuts only benefit the wealthy

To the Editor:

For all those who thought they were getting tax relief when the Republicans took over state government, reality is now setting in.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Let's back the good guys

To the Editor:

There are good guys and bad guys in the world. In the current conflict between Israel and Gaza, this becomes abundantly clear although many people have been propagandized into confusion.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: A biblical argument for the death penalty

To the Editor:

I hope to explain to Mr. Chuck Mann (8/5/14 Herald) why a Christian would support the death penalty.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Immigration crisis should be dealt with humanely

To the Editor:

This crisis has come to us in a wave. They are children of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, three of the most violent and corrupt nations in the world now.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: An explanation of Congress

To the Editor:

Congress, a term used frequently by many persons, does not mean the House of Representatives; the term Congress means both the House and the Senate.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: National Night Out shows we are stronger when we stand together

In the fight against crime, there are perhaps no greater assets than the eyes and ears of regular citizens.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Brick Capital funding request raises concerns

To the Editor:

It was quite a shock to read a front page story and see that [Sanford] has spent $7,500 on an assessment study of the Brick Capital Community Development Corporation


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Saving Brick Capital is the right thing to do

To the Editor:

Brick Capital Community Development Corporation is the creation of the City of Sanford.


Aug. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Jobless rate


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

EDITORIAL: CUOC’s summer program feeds hungry children

Hunger is a serious issue for anyone, but particularly for children.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Speak out about fracking concerns

To the Editor:

N.C. Geological Surveys verify the unique geology where “frackable shale” intersects the aquifer/water table in Lee County up to Jordan Lake Reservoir.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: City should focus on economic growth

To the Editor:

The Herald’s front-page article on July 27 about Sanford looking to urbanize codes shows, again, how self absorbed and ineffective the Sanford City Council is in dealing with the economic needs of city residents.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Blood donors


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: T-shirts show faith in future graduates

The year 2026 may seem like the distant future, but any parent knows how quickly a dozen years can pass.

 


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Citizens are right ones to decide CCCC bonds

Now it's up to the voters.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Student is case study in success

It's hard to know whether it's better to characterize Addie Gonzalez as an overcomer or an over-achiever.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Dairy Bar is irreplaceable

To the Editor:

Early this morning, as I slept, oblivious for awhile longer, my America disappeared.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Stay informed on fracking

To the Editor:

Keep a fracking file.

Yes, no or undecided about fracking?


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Public debate


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Fire did not destroy spirit of Dairy Bar

Every community has its treasures — which in Sanford certainly includes businesses.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: More than a restaurant

To the Editor:

Dictionary.com defines the words restaurant and friendship as follows:


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Stop the criticizing

To the Editor:

Over the last four years, there have been many lies told about the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Park your panic and get informed

To the Editor:

Let’s talk about hydraulic fracturing calmly for a moment.