Letters to the editor
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You may have seen attack ads about my time on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, accusing me of missing meetings while still being paid. There are those who would have … more
In Chatham, our state House district is facing the fastest changing time in its history. More than ever, we need sound leadership representing us at the state level. In a rarity … more
After reading the recent articles related to the Chatham County School Board, I remembered attending a board meeting last year when several speakers in opposition to the board’s … more
After reading the article in last week’s paper related to the Chatham County School Board, I remembered attending a board meeting last year when several speaking in opposition to the … more
On Saturday, Sept. 3, I went to the Farmers’ Days event at Silk Hope. I’m a farm boy myself from Tennessee, and I had a great time and appreciated the community’s work for this 47th … more
Thank you for your recent coverage of the Chatham County School Board race. As we discussed in our interview, many issues have led me to enter this race, but one of the most important is accuracy … more
To the Editor: As a life-long independent voter, I have been able and comfortable in choosing the candidates I feel will best represent not just my views but how they will shape the environment I … more
To the Editor: Truth Social — what a guise! Truth Social — the platform the Trump organization created after the former president was banned from other social media — is part of Trump’s … more
To the Editor: Pearl one about Solar Panels: The number that matters is dollar per kilowatt (1,000 watts) of electricity generated, installed and approved/inspected by Chatham County. I have had … more
To the Editor: Once again, John Hood’s op-ed (“We can’t all be experts,” July 28 – Aug. 3 edition) requires a riposte. Hood began by disparaging government experts, contrasting them … more
Regarding my fellow Davidson alum D. G. Martin’s (D.G.’s dad was president of the college when I was there, and he started a year or so after I graduated) column (“A Salisbury … more
Last week’s feature article (“CCS puts emergency COVID funding to good use despite challenges,” June 23-29) on Chatham Schools’ use and spending of $18 million in federal … more
In his recent Viewpoints column praising the expansion of school choice in N.C. (“Power is shifting toward parents,” News + Record, June 23-29), John Hood noted parent … more
I struggle more and more to be hopeful about the future. It seems regional and national news and blogs follow the time honored “If it bleeds, it leads” format to inform; not so … more
This letter is in regard to the poor appearance of the Chatham Memorial Park. I saw in the paper several weeks ago that the last lot had been sold at the Siler City Cemetery. … more
Feeling the heat? Most Americans (70%) feel that climate change affects their local community and that our government is doing too little. We must act now to avoid losing our … more
To the Editor: The lead article for the June 2-8 edition of the News + Record (“Residents gather to mourn Uvalde victims, demand change”) does not fall on deaf ears with me. I have three … more
Recent false information has been circulating in the community about a proposed project at one of our high schools that I would like to clarify. • The land adjacent to … more
For many politicians and some constituents, the answer for school safety is more armed police and reducing access to schools. If you believe that is the answer then don’t go … more
Two weeks ago, Chris Mayfield from Pittsboro (“Some questions about our strategy with Ukraine,” letters, May 19-25) described well many of the ramifications of Putin’s War. In … more
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