Two Lee County nonprofits focused on early childhood education are joining together with hopes of wishing many locals "bon voyage" after their upcoming fundraiser, Anchors Aweigh for Literacy.
State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who this week stepped down as minority leader because of illness, died Thursday. He was 67.
Investors were looking for any reason to look past the cold weather that has hampered the U.S. economy in the last few weeks, and they found it.
The Sanford Municipal Center was forced to close early Wednesday after a contractor reportedly pierced city hall’s fuel tank for its emergency generator, contaminating the center’s air and water lines.
Top-seeded Chapel Hill jumped out to a big early lead and rolled to the NCHSAA 3A state semifinals with a 64-37 win over No. 4 Union Pines Thursday night at the Crown Coliseum.
Hampton Thomas pitched Lee County to its first win of the baseball season Wednesday afternoon at Western Harnett. Thomas, a senior, allowed one hit and four Eagles on base total in six innings and one big rally gave the Yellow Jackets a 5-0 victory over the Eagles.
Ambrose Mosley was 5 of 10 from 3-point range with 17 points as Old Dominion outshot East Carolina for a 68-47 victory on Thursday night.
Campbell wrapped a 17-2 run around halftime and went on to defeat Gardner-Webb 63-46 Thursday in the quarterfinal round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at the HTC Center.
I am about to confess something that might throw any culinary expertise of mine into question: I’ve never made shrimp scampi. I’ve had ideas about how to make it, because I’ve eaten my share of this delectable seafood pasta, and can taste lemons, butter, white wine, shrimp, garlic and herbs. How hard can it be?
The Lee County Arts Council will celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with an exhibition featuring the work of young artists from area schools at the Steele Street Mall, 144 S. Steele St. The public is invited to the opening and reception on Sunday, March 9, from noon to 4 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view until March 21.
Many pests exist for us avid gardeners, farmers and landscapers. Of these pests, we have insects, disease, animals and weeds.
The term bulb refers to an underground fleshy storage organ. The term can be slightly confusing since not all bulbs are true bulbs. What? This will be explained in a minute. A more “politically correct” term to use would be geophyte, meaning earth plants.
To the Editor:
Who knew [peanut butter and jelly] was not just for lunch anymore?
To the Editor:
“If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance; If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor ... PERIOD.”
To the Editor:
The Herald’s front-page article on Feb. 22, covering the recent budget discussion by the Lee County Board of Commissioners, should be important to everyone.