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Oct. 29, 2014 @ 09:13 PM

Down for the count

Jersey Mike’s Boxing, a boxing gym in Sanford, will close its doors Friday after a yearlong financial struggle.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

‘Why don’t you just leave?’

Assault on a female, legally defined as a male 18 years of age or older physically assaulting a female, is a class A1 misdemeanor in North Carolina, the most serious criminal offense below a felony.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Temple comes under fire over meet-and greet event

Temple Theatre will go forward with a meet-and-greet event for local candidates for elected office before today’s 7 p.m. showing of “Dracula.” But legal questions will prevent the venue from offering two free show tickets to hopefuls who attend.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Two charged in murder of Seagrove man

Two Asheboro residents have been charged in the Aug. 23 murder of a Seagrove potter, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s office.


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Oct. 29, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Cavs rally from three down to stay alive

Southern Lee's soccer season, despite a 16-match winning streak during it and a 12-0-0 run to the Cape Fear Valley season title, was less than nine minutes from being over in the first round of the state tournament Wednesday night.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Who are the dirtbag runners?

Chances are, if you do your fair share of trail running, you’ve heard the term "dirtbag" used more often as of late. Maybe you’ve been asked if you were a dirtbag? Maybe you are a dirtbag.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Chargers face Chapel Hill for Thursday night football

Northwood (7-2, 3-2) at Chapel Hill (7-2, 3-2) - 7 p.m.

Last season - Northwood 31, Chapel Hill 24


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Lady Jackets go out in final four

Lee County's volleyball team was 25-1 heading into its state semifinal match on Tuesday evening. The Lady Yellow Jackets played well. It was perhaps among one of the best matches they'd played this season and clearly with the most emotion of any.


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Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Diving Dining: Embrace the exotic with Central Asian Pilaf

There are days that the calling of a pastor is a difficult thing to bear: watching people you care for suffer, seeing the world become increasingly divided and trying to bring a little light in what seems like overwhelming darkness.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Garden Guide: How to ripen green tomatoes indoors

The chill in the air has many looking at their tomato plants, and all of that green fruit hanging from them, and wondering if they’ll have enough time to ripen. Luckily, there is no frost in the forecast, and we’re supposed to get warm weather again, so you may have a bit more time. But, our first frost will be upon us soon enough.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Extension News: Celebrating diversity in the 21st Century

How many of you remember the Crosby, Stills and Nash song, “Teach Your Children Well”? OK, I must admit that song was a little before my time, but I do remember Whitney Houston echoing these same sentiments in her composition, “The Greatest Love of All.”


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

On the Record: Bassist got break with ‘These Boots Were Made for Walkin’ ’

Q: My wife and I were flipping through the TV channels recently and came across an old episode of “Barney Miller.” We both are wondering who played the distinctive bass line on the “Barney Miller” theme?


Opinion View All »

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County Board of Commissioners

The seats: Four district seats on the Lee County Board of Commissioners; four-year terms.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Voters have a clear choice

To the Editor:

During this campaign season, The Sanford Herald has provided outstanding coverage of the issues and where candidates stand on them.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LETTER: Endorsements are regressive

To the Editor:

My wife and I truly enjoy The Sanford Herald all through the year.