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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 08:16 PM

Celebrating reading and Dr. Seuss

Broadway Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday with a book fair and readings by town officials.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Experts talk toxicity, reuses of coal ash

Q&A with Dr. Dennis Lemly and John Daniels


Mar. 01, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

LEE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: Honorees exemplify caring, giving

Neither Dr. Dean Kesler nor Virginia Hester were born in Sanford, but from the moment they both arrived, they dedicated their lives to improving the city in any way they could.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

CCCC students attend national photonics convention

Second-year students in the Laser and Photonics Technology program at Central Carolina Community College’s Harnett Campus recently attended the 2015 SPIE Photonics West Convention in San Francisco.

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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 12:19 PM

Cavaliers advance with 49-48 win

Noah Mellette's free throw with nine seconds remaining was enough to give Southern Lee a 49-48 victory in the long-awaited first round of the NCHSAA 3A state boys' basketball tournament Saturday night at Northern Nash.

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 10:39 AM

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

The season just started. The calendar hasn't even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 10:37 AM

No. 16 Duke women earn wild 81-80 win over No. 15 UNC

No. 16 Duke dug out of a huge hole, and 15th-ranked North Carolina almost did, too. No lead was safe in this fierce rivalry — until a freshman hit some unlikely free throws.

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 01:56 PM

Area scores: Union Pines hosts Northwood in 2nd round tonight

Girls basketball
Union Pines 59, Southern Durham 53 - OT

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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 05:00 AM


Mar. 01, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Eliminate negative thinking

In Christian religions, some churches and individuals place a lot of emphasis on the Lenten season. Through the centuries this 40-day time period has become associated with prayer, fasting, meditation, and purifying mind, body, and soul.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 02:00 PM


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Mar. 01, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Thumbs up and down

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An inspiration to us all

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

The one-minute lamentation of being late

Hurry up and read this column, please, because I’m late.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

LETTER: Facts back climate change

To the Editor:

It is with a good deal of trepidation that I comment on global climate change. I have come to the realization that it is difficult to change anyone’s mind on this subject. So I will try a different approach.