Letters to the editor
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I would like to thank and acknowledge the Chatham County Parks & Recreation staff (particularly Andrew Harrison and Tracy Teague) for their incredible hard work and patience regarding the … more
To the Editor: Good morning, school board members and Superintendent Jackson. I’m writing this morning to express my profound disappointment in and frustration with your recent decision to end … more
To the Editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you. There are never enough “thank yous” for those like Charles Gardner (“‘Servant leader’: Gardner broke barriers while making a … more
What do you call it when we are removing names of American Founding Fathers from public school buildings because they were men of their time — yes, slaveholders — while we name … more
We draft these comments after church this past Sunday morning, having heard a powerful message focused on God’s grace and the importance of ending division. more
Wow! Central Carolina Commnity College was given a $2 million donation that will help expand educational opportunities at this institution from an alumnus, E. Eugene Moore. more
While there is mounting evidence that marijuana is effective in treating some physical conditions, the step toward legalization should be taken deliberately, as with any other prescription medication proposed for general use. more
The other day, out with my wife in our car, I came to a “T” intersection in our rural area and stopped. As I scanned both directions, the right was clear and to the left an SUV … more
To the Editor: When a justice is appointed to Supreme Court, it affects every county, hometown, city and state in the U.S. And when the government creates and passes bills, laws, segregated … more
To the Editor: “It’s the economy, stupid” was the 1992 phrase coined by James Carville. We must address the ever-increasing cost of climate change today. We must start decarbonizing our … more
To the Editor: I think it’s great that the government is making the N95 mask available for free. I’m fairly sure they will still be hard to get, so I would like to encourage those who … more
To the Editor: I enjoyed seeing the Chatham News + Record begin 2022 with a review of key stories from last year. The environment section described local officials starting to take action to … more
To the Editor: I am responding to the letter I am only just now seeing from David Stout (“Scout asks: What about a skate park?,” Jan. 6-12 edition) about a Pittsboro skate park. I hope … more
To the Editor: Gosh, we’re sorry about the COVID pandemic; millions dead, tens of millions hospitalized, hundreds of millions infected and our little community performance arts organization … more
To the Editor: Every week or so we are confronted with new evidence of how rapidly our climate is changing due to human caused global heating. The fire storm in Colorado was a terrifying and … more
To the Editor: First, a big thank you to the Chatham News + Record and Ms. Heeden for the informative two-part series about Pittsboro’s water (Dec. 22-28, Dec. 29-Jan. 5 editions). Her account … more
To the Editor: I just dusted off my stationary bike. Yes, the most popular New Year’s resolutions are about self-improvement. Some of us may want to go the “extra mile” by adding carbon … more
To the Editor: My name is David Stout, and I am 15 years old, and a member of local Boy Scout Troop 93 in Pittsboro. I am currently a Life Scout and working on my Communications badge, which is … more
To the Editor: It was great to see your informative two-part coverage of the problems of industrial contaminants in the Haw River, and in Pittsboro’s drinking water (Dec. 23, 30 editions). I … more
To the Editor: In his recent column (“Infrastructure deal did us no favors,” Dec. 2-8) in the News + Record, John Hood once again missed the real point. He states that the federal government … more
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