Opinion

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.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Country’s success lies in the ballot

To the Editor:

Did you ever think about what separates the U.S.A. from the rest of the world?


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Bob Stevens — job well done

Broadway is the much smaller of Lee County’s two municipalities, and its population of 1,267 is a fraction of that of its counterpart, Sanford.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Wearing the 'stupid hat'

To the Editor:

Thanks to [Gov.] Pat McCrory, I now understand what is going on in state government.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: How is Obama's 'transformation' working for you?

To the Editor:

I have a question about several things.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

LETTER: Let's wage peace instead

To the Editor:

Waging peace is much more difficult than waging war. It is a delicate process


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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THUMBS UP: Endor Iron Furnace


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Combating crime takes all of us

Engage our youth. Impose tougher sentences. Pray.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: What's objectionable about Moral Monday movement?

To the Editor:

I noticed last week on a local Internet source a conservative viewpoint giving the greatest hits for the GOP [Chatham] County Commissioners over the past three years.