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Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Awards paint picture of appreciation for Lee County art

The North Carolina Art Education Association’s 2014 award list proves that the visual arts are alive and well in Lee County.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Campaign sign rules in effect as election season heats up

With November's general election drawing closer, campaign signs are appearing — and in at least one case, disappearing — throughout Sanford and the surrounding area.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Experts: Prep for winter early

The march toward winter has begun, and businesses and emergency personnel alike advise Lee County residents to prepare for colder weather sooner rather than later.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Chinese artist teaches calligraphy

“A once in a lifetime experience.”


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Sep. 30, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Lady Jackets play powder puff for good causes

A week of homecoming festivities continued at Lee County High School Tuesday evening with Yellow Jacket football players as cheerleaders and coaches, coaches as referees and Lady Jackets donning eye black and flags for Lee County's 7th Annual Powder Puff Football Game.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

Rain had started to fall at Kauffman Stadium as the echoing roars finally faded into the night. Eric Hosmer popped out of the dugout one last time, looked to the sky and let it soak in.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers rout Gray's Creek, near CFVC crown

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 7, Gray's Creek 2


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Lee County Eagles romp to 32-0 win

The Lee County Parks and Recreation Eagles defeated the Spring Lake Lions 32-0 Saturday morning in Sanford.


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Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Bonnie Davis

City clerk for the city of Sanford. I have been with the City for 25-and-a-half years. I started working in the Public Works Department as a secretary, then was promoted to deputy city clerk and city clerk.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants? Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns?


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Oct. 1-7:


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

On the Record: Bowie may have referenced own triumph in ‘Major Tom’ song

Q: I recently heard David Bowie’s song “Ashes to Ashes” on the radio, and it made me wonder about his interest in the character Major Tom


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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

EDITORIAL: Workplace illnesses just on the horizon

The leaves are beginning to fall, signaling another change of season, and with fall’s colors come another kind of sign we’ll see throughout the next couple of months — those outside local pharmacies advertising flu shots.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: AFP should be held accountable

To the Editor:

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) has a long relationship with the Chatham County Conservative Voice (CCV) and the Chatham County GOP, and [it] is linked to the Second Congressional District GOP.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: We can’t afford not to pass CCCC bonds

To the Editor:

Central Carolina Community College has an excellent history of serving Lee County residents well both in providing educational opportunities and in promoting civic growth over the years.