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May. 23, 2015 @ 06:13 PM

Freedom isn't free

“I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

'There's still love alive'

This week family and friends of Floyd Douglas remembered his kindness to those in need, his friendship to all, as well as his love of God.

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

TAKE 5: Lee County manager: 'Tax rate had to go up'

This week, we Take 5 with Lee County Manager John Crumpton about the budget he’s presented to county commissioners for fiscal 2015-16.

May. 23, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Judge grants order against sheriff

A federal court judge approved a temporary restraining order this week against members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a 2009 lawsuit, which alleges excessive force by multiple deputies.

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May. 23, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Setzer powers Jackets into state semis

Lee County senior Quinn Setzer went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored as sophomore pitchers Trey North and Jake Thomas held on for a 2-1 Yellow Jacket win at Orange in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament quarterfinals Friday night.

May. 23, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Last-inning rally ends Lady Jacket run

One run was no problem practically all season for Lee County's softball team.

May. 23, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

N.C. State beats Miami 5-4 in 12 to earn ACC title game berth

N.C. State 5, Miami 4, 12 innings

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Cavs' Mellette honored for topping 1,000 points

Southern Lee junior Noah Mellette topped the 1,000-point milestone in his Cavalier basketball career this past season

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May. 20, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Gone fishing

As Gary Borland pulled his first catfish of the day out of the lake at San-Lee Park, he knew exactly what he was going to do with it.

May. 24, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Come on in, ‘set a spell’ at Grandpa’s country store

Growing up on a huge farm in the middle of Nowhere — 12 long miles from a Somewhere called Sanford and four miles from a no-stoplight town known as Broadway

May. 24, 2015 @ 03:21 PM

Doctor's Orders: Stroke: Act F.A.S.T.

Swimming, biking and running are just three of the many sports in which the winner has the fastest time.

May. 24, 2015 @ 02:14 PM


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May. 24, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

At the library with bin Laden, Garfunkel

If you read this week about the U.S. government’s release of “Bin Laden’s Bookshelf,” you may have also perused the list of books discovered at Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan hideout after he was killed there in 2011.

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Thumbs up

THUMBS UP: Top investigators

May. 24, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: There is nothing to fear from fracking

To the Editor:

The state’s exploratory natural gas well in Walnut Grove (approximately 57 miles north of Sanford) already is worrying some of the area’s residents.