Looking at Carlos Mencia, who tours internationally and starred in his own show on Comedy Central, “Mind of Mencia,” it would be difficult to guess that the Honduran comedian got his start performing stand-up comedy in gentleman’s clubs.
The odds literally were about one in a million — but local convenience store owner Shaileshkumar Patel, of Sanford, beat them when he scratched off a ticket in the North Carolina Education Lottery’s $1 million Jackpot game.
A onetime American Idol contestant and a nurse turned congressman are opposing each other in a race for the U.S. House of Representatives District 2 seat
This week, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we Take 5 with Amelia M. Jeyapalan, MD, FACS, of Pinehurst Surgical, about breast cancer.
First place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference came down to a two-point play with 0:38 left Friday night and visiting Terry Sanford stopped Lee County with Edison Jones breaking up a Yellow Jacket pass into the end zone.
Southern Lee sophomore Ishios Times threw a career-high five touchdown passes, three going to senior wide out Donte Jennings, and the Cavaliers (6-3, 3-1) routed Westover 39-13 Friday night on the road.
“Very, very athletic.”
That’s how Central Carolina Community College men’s basketball coach Doug Connor describes the 2014-2015 team.
Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.
What is your favorite movie?: “The Notebook”
What is your favorite book? The Holy Bible
Going to see the opening performance of Temple Theatre's wonderful play "Dracula" in the middle of a bright, sunny day was somehow incongruous — but as soon as we made our way into the audience, the distraction of a cast member acting in a bizarre manner onstage made us feel much more creeped out.
While “Dracula” is giving audiences a fun fright on the Temple Theatre stage, the Sanford Brush and Palette Club is featuring another type of art elsewhere in the venue.
In the morning, the Sanford delegation met for an early breakfast to be ready for the opening session of the Wuxi International Sister Cities Forum at 8:30 a.m.
The seat: N. C. House, District 51; two-year term for the district that covers three-fourths of Lee County and the western portion of Harnett County.
To the Editor:
I want to thank the nice lady (Mary Ann Ludwick) who wrote a letter about me on Oct. 17. She was very encouraging to me which will help me keep going to bring back American to greatness.
To the Editor:
The author of a recent letter to the editor (published Oct. 18) claimed my affiliation with the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) – via the Energy In Depth program – was not adequately disclosed.