Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Seeing red

To The Editor:

The mind works in mysterious ways, and I don't understand [Lee County Commissioner] Kirk Smith.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: N.C. needs honest reps

To the Editor:

This letter is intended to address the fracking issues [over] which most citizens have fought and lost.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: The Bible contains timeless truths

To the Editor:

David Limbaugh’s column in Saturday's Herald about using God’s word in evangelization is so true.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Forums can give voters insight into candidates

November’s general election is just under six weeks away, but that doesn’t mean there’s time to lose preparing yourself to vote smartly.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Voters should approve proposed CCCC bonds

To The Editor:

The upcoming vote on whether or not to sell bonds to raise money for CCCC is an important one.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Commissioner’s letter was beyond the pale

To the Editor:

[Lee County] Commissioner Kirk Smith’s recent letter claims that his comments are supported by “historical facts.”

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Inspired, fascinated by ‘The Roosevelts’

To The Editor:

The Roosevelts, a PBS Special, was very special.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: Autumn’s arrival

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Protecting money

Republicans in the U.S. Senate saved the First Amendment last week.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

EDITORIAL: Thank you for a great ride

Today is likely to be one of the most difficult of my life as it is my official last full-time day at The Herald.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Not goodbye — see you around

Although I celebrated my 29th anniversary of full-time work at The Herald last month, I actually started working in the newsroom 37 years ago

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

EDITORIAL: Saying ‘so long’ to one of a kind

I began working at The Herald during a week that R.V. Hight was on vacation. But by the time I met him, he was spoken of so often and with such affection, I felt as though I knew him already.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Vote them out

To the Editor:

Our General Assembly and governor in Raleigh have virtually destroyed the once meaningful Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and turned it into a puppet organization.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: NFL: 'National Foolishness League'

To the Editor:

I would like to share my views about the recent rash of domestic violence/stupidity.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: 'Epidemic' comes to mind

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Polluting water is not OK

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Thumbs up and down

THUMBS UP: Jackets, Cavs off to great start

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Leaders: Do what’s best, not just what’s popular

To the Editor:

We have an epidemic of opinion pollitis.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Water does equal life

To the Editor:

To all “modern earth-worshiping, tree-hugging, Eco-Marxists,” a big thank you for understanding the meaning of sustainability and that “water does equal life.”

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Chick-fil-A founder leaves remarkable legacy

S. Truett Cathy died Monday at the age of 93. Even if the Cathy name is not familiar to you, it’s likely you’re aware of his legacy — and his famous chicken sandwiches.

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: What are property owners’ rights?

To the Editor:

In [the Aug.29] “Take 5” column, David McGowan tries to make the case that there is nothing to fear from fracking in North Carolina.

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: A vote for Hagan is a vote for Reid

To the Editor:

Having been involved in politics for so many years in North Carolina, and having been a candidate for public office myself, I understand the importance of honest debate on the issues.