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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Tramway acquires state-of-the-art fire engine

Tramway Fire Department's new $510,000 2014 E-1 Typhoon fire engine, which was paid for without raising the district's fire tax rate, will be put into service as early as next week after it's fitted with a few minor pieces of equipment.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB: Fall fundraiser's object is to 'celebrate youth'

Board members of the Boys and Girls Club of Sanford/Lee County know showing is always better than telling. And the club wants to use its Celebrate Youth auction and fundraiser to show the community what it does for the children of Lee County.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

'Extreme Savings' await attendees of 26th annual Small Business Expo

Between 50 and 75 local companies will offer special promotions and make connections with hundreds of potential customers next week during the 26th annual Small Business Expo.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Fire victim remembered as good friend, neighbor

Friends and neighbors remember Jack Rollins, 59, the man who died as a result of a house fire early Sunday morning, as handyman of the Carr Creek community where he lived.


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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

No. 22 Clemson hopes to upset No. 1 Florida State

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has seen too many underdog success stories to worry about what others think of his team's chances at top-ranked Florida State this week.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Johnson receives Team USA invite

Tristan Johnson (LCHS) has accepted an invitation to play football for the USA Eagles, an amateur football club team comprised of college, arena league and semi-pro football players. The Eagles travel around the world to play American football against international teams in an effort to educate and develop the sport of American football worldwide.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Tar Heels hope to improve tackling against Pirates

It's hard for North Carolina coach Larry Fedora to know exactly what kind of defense he has.


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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Divine Dining

I’m betting the name of these cookies has you a bit stumped. I feel an explanation is necessary here: I had baked these ultra-rich, chock-full-of-chocolate cookies and couldn’t for the life of me think of what to name them.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Garden Guide

Nothing screams fall like the vivid autumn colors of mums. Mums offer a variety of color with minimum care. Their rich color display often lasts until the first frost.  


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Sept. 17-23:


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Artists' works displayed at Temple Theatre during run of 'Oklahoma'

During The Temple Theatre's production of "Oklahoma!," which kicks off its 31st season, another form of art will be displayed in the venue offstage.


Opinion View All »

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

LETTER: 'Epidemic' comes to mind


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Polluting water is not OK