Letters to the editor
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TO THE EDITOR: Dennis Streets has a bad case of gotcha last-itis.   He writes in a manner that most readers immediately recognize as subtle left-leaning innuendoes that insult … more
To the Editor: For those commenting on guns and mass shootings, if you think that many of these shootings would have occurred without the courage an AR-15 with 50-round clips provides, I feel you … more
  To the Editor: A significant proposed amendment to the Small Area Plan for the North Village has been recently submitted by Chatham Park to the town of Pittsboro. This proposed amendment … more
Whoa!! For a minute I thought I was reading an article in the New York Times. Dennis Streets’ guest column in the News + Record (“Next national emblem?”, April 13-19) reads like … more
Regarding John Hood’s recent column on voter ID (“Get off the voter ID merry-go-round,” March 2-8 News + Record), part of the original push-back on voter ID was what IDs would be … more
TO THE EDITOR: I appreciate Mr. Philip Johnson’s response last week to my column (“No, Senator Johnson, it’s not a Ponzi scheme,” CN+R, Feb. 16-22), in which I called for … more
To the Editor: In addition to the adventure of discovering a “new world,” the North American continent was a magnet for freedom, especially religious freedom. So concerned were our … more
Editor’s note: A number of readers and neighbors of a Chatham County teacher who faces five charges of assault with a deadly weapon have responded to the story “Teacher charged with … more
To the Editor: I was appalled and disgusted last week after reading Ben Rappaport’s article “Teacher charged with assault after teens explore devil church.” This remarkably … more
To the Editor: The News + Record’s article on Mr. Eric Hudson, the accused 4th grade teacher, has made me feel sick to my stomach. I am a close neighbor and decades-old friend of Mr. … more
To the Editor: An article appearing this week about an encounter between my neighbor and friend Eric Hudson and some local teenagers misrepresents the incident and casts him as an unsavory and … more
To the Editor: Like most of my neighbors, I was shocked and outraged by your newspaper’s report concerning Eric Hudson. It is full of falsehoods and hearsay, and not a human interest … more
Help me to understand why the Constitution of the U.S. was not allowed to be distributed to the 8th-grade students in Chatham County Schools without parental consent. I … more
To the Editor: Like most of you, I’m a Duke Energy “ratepayer.” My family feels the increasing adverse economic and health impacts of extreme weather events due to climate change. We … more
A number of writers have implied that “extremists” on both sides of the political spectrum should work together to form compromises. Normally, … more
The News + Record hosted the first of its two candidate forums last Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, featuring those seeking office for N.C. House Dist. … more
As much as I appreciate the chance to let the citizens of Chatham County know my platform, I want the information to be reported as it was presented (“MARCUS: He wants office to … more
Today I’m here to voice my support for Jessica Winger for Chatham County Board of Education. Mrs. Winger was a neighbor of mine and I got to see first hand the kind of person she is. Last … more
Editor’s note: no letters to the editor addressing subjects related to candidates or issues in the Nov. 8 election will be published after the News + Record’s Oct. 20 edition. The deadline for … more
Thank you for your well-researched and continued reporting on Chatham County Board of Education meetings, campaigns, and the upcoming election. In response to what we have been reading, witnessing, and learning throughout our community, we offer this point of view: more
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