Maria Thomas has taught second grade at Greenwood Elementary, Sanford, for two years. Born in Pittsburgh, she graduated from Mercer Area High School, Mercer, Pa.
More than 300 people are the most recent graduates of the Central Carolina Community College’s Economic and Community Development Medical Programs Department, which held its graduation Thursday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Improved test scores, programs and communication are just some of the changes that the new Lee County Board of Education members want to make during their terms after being sworn in Tuesday.
Sara Fry teaches third grade at Deep River Elementary School, Sanford.
Central Carolina Community College has announced the election of eight new members to the college's Foundation board. Each has the goals of expanding the foundation's endowment and increasing funding for student scholarships.
Lee County residents tuning into 101.5 WRAL-FM Tuesday might have recognized the voices belting out “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” throughout the day as belonging to the 25 singers of the River Tones, Deep River Elementary School’s fourth- and fifth-grade choir group.
Melissa Jackson is in her second year of teaching kindergarten at Broadway Elementary School.
With grants dwindling during the last few years, a recent $10,000 donation from Modern Woodmen of America will help Communities in Schools of Lee County provide more assistance to local children this holiday season.
In their final meeting before the swearing in of two new members on Monday, the Lee County Board of Commissioners made one final appointment Tuesday, naming Bruce Ledford to the Central Carolina Community College’s Triangle South Workforce Development Board.
Guadalupe Trabold teaches seventh grade advanced math and Algebra 1 at Sanford’s East Lee Middle School.
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.
The Lee County Board of Elections will recount the 15,871 ballots from the Lee County Board of Education election tonight to meet a request from the fourth-place candidate, who missed a spot on the school board by just 18 votes.
Sam Lahr teaches middle and secondary science at Bragg Street Academy.
Central Carolina Community College student Linda Pereira, of Chapel Hill, has been named as a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar.
Veterans, recruiters and representatives from 16 colleges across North Carolina packed a veterans college Fair Friday morning — focused on how best to cater to the educational needs of members of the military once they are done with their service.
When her 43-year-old son, Renauldos, lost his battle with brain cancer in September 2005, serving on the Lee County Board of Education was the last thing on Dr. Linda Smith's mind.
Karen Hamel teaches kindergarten at B.T. Bullock Elementary. She attended Sanford Central High School, Central Carolina Community College, Campbell University, and University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Local residents who have supported early literacy through “Fund A Child” donations were recognized recently with an award ceremony at Books At A Steal in downtown Sanford.
For fifth-grader Hasley Fajardo, her classmates and teachers at J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School are like a second family — one that works together to learn about teamwork, respect, leadership, friendship, and honor.
Sandra Bowen said she began running the race for the Lee County Board of Education for her three children, all of whom are enrolled or will be enrolled in the Lee County school system.
With a resounding blessing from Lee County voters, Central Carolina Community College can begin the process of implementing four bonds, totaling $23 million, for the construction of a new building and a number of renovations across the campus.
“This is definitely a life-changing opportunity.”
Dr. John Kauffman, dean of the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, was honored as the American Osteopathic Foundation Educator of the Year at the Osteopathic Medical Education (OMED) Conference in Seattle Friday evening.
The Lee County School system doesn't keep track of the number of undocumented children attending school here, but that may change now that the Lee County Board of Commissioners has requested that they do.
Robert Powell, chair of Justice Studies and director of Basic Law Enforcement Training, has been selected as Central Carolina Community College's Faculty Member of the Year for 2014-2015.