Opinion

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Leave your baggage at home

To the Editor:

It is not about the First Amendment, (Kirk) Smith and (Jim) Womack. It’s about civility, decency and statesmanship; that is what the citizens of Lee County have a right to expect from all elected officials 24/7.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Name calling distracts from issues

To the Editor:

Lee County Commissioners Kirk Smith and Jim Womack do have the right to exercise their freedom of speech.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Sloan will be an excellent commissioner

To the Editor,

My wife and I will be voting for Tim Sloan for County Commissioner, District 2, because he is clearly the more qualified candidate.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Your vote does count

To the Editor: 

Dear Friends and Neighbors in Lee County,

Mid-term elections are in less than two weeks.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Vote ‘yes’ for CCCC bonds

To the Editor:

We, the undersigned, want to express our support of the four Central Carolina Community College bonds.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Forums proved valuable for voters

To the Editor:

The Sanford Herald deserves this community’s deep appreciation for sponsoring the two recent candidates’ forums. They were fascinating and informative.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Voting laws compromise democracy

To the Editor:

I have read and heard a lot about the new North Carolina voting laws, and there is much that I don’t understand.



Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Obituaries for Oct. 21


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Check facts before voting


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: Column crossed the line


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTERS: Sunday writers worth a try


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: A clear vision

If you took one thing away from the inaugural “Life in Lee County” event held Tuesday, it’s this: Sanford is poised for prosperity and is on the cusp of great things.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Candidates aim to restrict Second Amendment

To the Editor:

In their God-given wisdom, the United States of America’s Founding Fathers were simple and direct in preparing the Second Amendment to the Constitution.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Group biased toward fracking

To the Editor:

Fracking does pose health issues, but according to Katie Brown, spokeswoman for Energy in Depth, it does not.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Young Republicans not at fault

To the Editor:

After recent campaign yard sign theft, the Young Republicans of Harnett County want to set the record straight.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

LETTER: Mike Stone on the wrong side of issues

To the Editor:
I have to strongly disagree with Brian MacRae on the issue of Rep. Mike Stone.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

LETTER: Kay Hagan’s record speaks for itself

To the Editor:
The majority of North Carolinians showed their concern for our country, had educated themselves, and voted smart in the 2012 presidential election. 


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

LETTER: Sheriff’s Office needs new leadership

To The Editor:
Time for a new sheriff.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

LETTER: Placement implies position of newspaper

To the Editor:
On the surface, the “What Others Say” column in the Oct.15 Sanford Herald is a column against gay marriage.


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