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Editorial Cartoon: Lebron
Editorial Cartoon: Lebron

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County's airport deserves a vigorous defense
County's airport deserves a vigorous defense

Sometimes you just have to waive a white flag of surrender and move along!
Last week, reading Carey Johnson's story about the Franklin County commissioners' meeting -- especially the part about commissioner Harry Foy commenting on the local airport -- I envisioned a column disputing Foy's disparaging comments about what I believe is the most successful and best-run county department.


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If today's price is too high, why not just wait awhile?

Whoa, there, Nelly. Let's not run wild and crazy, especially when it's going to cost a small fortune.
The already overpriced, overpriced at least for what we're getting, northeast Franklin County park project, needs to be reined in and, most likely, put in the "stable" until the overheated construction environment cools down a tad.


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People can spike, kick and toss cancer away
People can spike, kick and toss cancer away

When September 15 comes around, Derrick Fuller hopes to be a face that gets lost in a crowd of hundreds.
Until then, though, he's been the face of a fundraising effort to raise money for a family that had their lives flipped when then 12-year-old Avery Cooper was diagnosed with brain cancer this summer.


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Franklin County needs to soar

Dear editor:
I read with great interest the criticisms leveled by Commissioner Harry Foy Jr. about the Triangle North Executive Airport (KLHZ) and its need for $169,000 in matching funds to install modern airport lighting. The matching funds dovetail with a grant from the NCDOT Division of Aviation of $1.52 million to fund the needed project.


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Editorial Cartoon: Fire
Editorial Cartoon: Fire

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