Monday’s open line

Looking at the near record-setting number of comment posts under the article Hoyle petition hearing heard, we realize just how divisive this contest has become.

Will the office of Sheriff of Vance County be able to survive this race; that is, once the wrangling over legal technicalities is over, will the winner be able to do his job, or will his term be spent living down endless recriminations over how he got there?

Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.