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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:30 PM
Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:43 PM

Victim of Saturday shooting released from hospital

The Sanford Police Department has confirmed that the local man who was shot Saturday night during an incident on Seventh Street has been released from the hospital.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Victim of fatal accident identified

The N.C. Highway Patrol has confirmed that a local man was killed in a motor vehicle wreck on Riddle Road Saturday night after his vehicle veered off the road and caught fire.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

SANFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT: Officer wounded in 2014 shooting honored by the Military Order of the Purple Heart

When Officer Josh Weldon got out of his patrol car to investigate a party last February, he had no idea the Military Order of the Purple Heart would be honoring him almost a year later for sustaining a gunshot wound to the leg in the line of duty.

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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 03:55 PM

Finding his shot

Akeem Richmond is working hard on and off the court to pick up the pace as a rookie in professional basketball.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:55 PM

Jackets finish long week with split against Gray's Creek

Lee County's Shantel Bennett poured in a game-high 20 points and the Lady Yellow Jackets (8-10, 5-2) put away Gray's Creek for an easy 49-25 conference win Friday night.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:34 PM

Lady Tigers remain at top of the hill

Northwood's girls basketball squad entered Friday night hosting a chance to match defending state champion Chapel Hill at the top of the Big Eight standings. The opportunity lasted a little less than a half of basketball.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Cavs, Lady Cavs score conference wins at Douglas Byrd

Girls basketball

Southern Lee 49, Douglas Byrd 30

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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:24 PM
Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: New Year reflections and resolutions

Each New Year, as I retreat from the hustle of the holidays, I am reminded of the time I called a close friend several years ago and complained about my scattered mind, tired body, and restless spirit.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:04 PM


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Selfless sacrifice

“For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh” Romans 9:3

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Jan. 25, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Thumbs up and down

THUMBS UP: Bread Basket rescue

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Reassuring to see collaboration

To the Editor:

It was uplifting Wednesday morning to see such a good turnout in support of early childhood education programs.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Carlson devoted to community

To the Editor:

I feel the need to respond to the letter to the editor of Tuesday, Jan. 20. The writer disparages the appointment of Carol Carlson to the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity.