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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

'If there's a silver lining'

When owners Steve and Kathy Brewer stood among the wreckage of the Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse in July, they were told after a fire of that magnitude it would take a year to reopen.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Slicing the pie

Earlier this week, six area nonprofits were told they would receive a combined $45,000 but didn’t know the exact amount. During a Thanksgiving dinner at Golden Corral Thursday, the organization behind the donations sliced its philanthropic pie.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Career Center aims to streamline search for job seekers, employers

Local job seekers have a new tool to aid them in finding employment with the grand opening of the NCWorks Career Center Friday morning.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Coal ash commonly used in engineering projects

With Duke Energy planning to transfer up to 8 million tons of coal ash to Sanford, many Lee County residents wondered aloud at a recent board of commissioners meeting about the ways the material could be reused.

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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:19 AM

Eastern Alamance knocks Cavs from state playoffs, 39-20

Southern Lee's second upset bid in the state football playoffs looked good until early in the fourth quarter at undefeated Eastern Alamance Friday night.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

No. 6 North Carolina defeats Davidson 90-72

Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain unbeaten.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Deacons upset Virginia Tech, 6-3, in double OT

As the missed field goals piled up for Mike Weaver, Wake Forest took solace in one thing: Virginia Tech couldn't score either.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

Colgate brushes up vs. Camels

Colgate 54, Campbell 48

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Club news

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Doctor's orders: Taking the fear out of a fever for infants and children

What do you do when your child has a fever?

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:10 PM


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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

LETTER: Coach gambled away season

To the Editor:

Who was the “genius” who made the decision for Lee Senior High School’s football team to go for a 2-point conversion at the end of the playoff game last Friday (Nov. 14) night versus Orange (County) High School?

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Duke Energy counting on stupidity

To the Editor:

Lee County commissioners met on Nov. 17 and learned that Duke Energy has plans to bring 8 million tons of toxic coal ash to our county on 410 acres near Colon Road.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Parents of children with special needs desire assurance

To the Editor:

My heart filled with empathy as I read the article about the mother who threw her son with autism from a bridge in Grant Pass, Ore. Although every life is a gift from God and this mother’s actions should not be condoned, a lesson can be learned from this incident.