News out of North Carolina

County board denies citizen opportunity to address name-calling commissioner

A Lee County woman who requested an audience with the Lee County Board of Commissioners after one of its members publicly compared anti-fracking activists to Marxists has been denied, according to … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bad numbers cited in school debate

$52 million and $54 million are big numbers, and they got thrown around quite a bit during Tuesday’s forum between candidates seeking three seats on the Lee County Board of … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sanfordians say the darndest things: Gay Marriage Edition

Good morning, and welcome to the first of what we hope is many editions of “Sanfordians Say the Darndest Things.” The Sanford Herald today published a story on Lee County’s … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Troubled MMA fighter attended high school in Sanford

Jason “Mayhem” Miller, a mixed martial arts fighter and former television host who was in the news this weekend thanks to a tense standoff with police near his home in … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stone misrepresents elections board advice

A spokesman for the North Carolina State Board of Elections has countered the assertion by state Representative and friend of the Rant Mike Stone (R-Tenn.) that he was advised to … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Stone to Tennessee gun owners: I got your back

If you love guns and live in Tennessee, Mike Stone is the North Carolina House candidate for you. Stone, a Republican North Carolina House representative (and friend of the Rant), … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Herald’s next editor will be …

The Sanford Herald’s new editor will come to us from Iowa. Thomas Jensen —a digital marketing manager and PR guy for an electric supply company in Dubuque, Iowa, and former communications … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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