Name: Maria Monsalve
School: Broadway Elementary
Grades/subjects you teach: English as a Second Language, E.S.L. grades K-5.
Place of birth: Colombia, South America.
Lee County students will soon have access to yet another program that challenges their intellect and also looks good on a college application.
Central Carolina Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter came home loaded with winnings from competitions at Igniting Innovation!, the 2013 North Carolina PBL State Leadership Conference, held April 11-13 in Charlotte.
As school districts all around the country fight cuts to arts education, students and parents mingled with art teachers and school administrators during Lee County Schools’ 20th Cultural Arts Day on Saturday.
With no new capital projects, a funding cut to education and a three-cent property tax decrease, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will take its first look at the 2013-2014 proposed county budget Monday.
School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan — who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next superintendent.
What’s North Carolina’s oldest newspaper — founded in 1816 — that is still in circulation today?
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
For the first time, people will be able to display their knowledge of North Carolina's past in a local contest open to history-savvy individuals.
Patrice McNeill, a SanLee Middle School language arts teacher, was named the Teacher of the Year for Lee County Schools. She received an extra day of leave, a $500 check and a $400 gift catalog at the annual awards banquet held Tuesday evening at Lee County High School, and she will be driving a new (and free) car for the next 12 months.
Siler City Elementary School has entered the Seeds of Change "Share the Good" grant program, a nationwide program offering organizations a chance to receive a $25,000 grant or one of 15 $10,000 grants.
If the title doesn’t grab the audience’s attention, the sincere content of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten” just might.
A new class of Lee County high school students joined the Caterpillar Youth Apprentices program Thursday, beginning the second year of the largest apprenticeship program in North Carolina.
Fifth-grade students throughout Lee County had an audience Tuesday as they did interactive drills and read about the Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Central Carolina Community College is seeking a countywide vote to fund a variety of facility construction and renovation projects at its Lee County campus.
The Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees voted to request $23 million in funding from the Lee County Board of Commissioners to build and renovate several college facilities during its Wednesday meeting.
Several Central Carolina high schools received national recognition in rankings released recently.
The United Way of Lee County plans to use new-school technology to encourage an age-old passion this coming week.
Teens and tweens laughed and cried — but mainly laughed — Wednesday evening during the first-ever countywide robotic competition held by Lee County Schools.
North Carolina schools may see not only officers, but other employees or even volunteers, carrying weapons on campus by early 2014— but not all local school officials are on board.
This week, we Take 5 with Karen Kennedy and Lesa Price, who serve as advisors to the Sanford/Lee County Youth Council, about the organization and its upcoming “Race to Read 5K.”
A day in the life of Central Carolina Community College graduate Jeremy Rushlow begins at 5:30 a.m. when he grabs two bananas and walks down to his vegetable garden in Kumasi, Ghana.
Name: Michele Bursey
School: Warren Williams
Grades/subjects you teach: NC Pre-K
A variety of elements, including a live pig, music, dancing, and social and political commentary, are combined to create widespread appeal in “Li’l Abner” — a musical that Lee County High School students will perform tonight through Saturday.
The faculty and staff at B.T. Bullock Elementary School didn’t ask Belk employees to come by to volunteer Tuesday morning, but the school happily accepted the store’s offer to contribute.