Central Carolina Works — a Central Carolina Community College program meant to increase dual enrollment in area high schools — recently was awarded an $800,000 grant from the state for workforce development.
After requesting about $20 million from the county for this year’s budget but getting about $16 million, the Lee County Board of Education is considering asking for even more next year — to the tune of $21 million.
This week, we Take 5 with Carolyn Spivey, the director of the Coalition for Families, about the “Anchors Aweigh” Benefit Auction
Not even two weeks after selecting four new trustees for Central Carolina Community College, the school boards of Lee, Chatham and Harnett counties have to meet again to redo one of the appointments.
A group of home-schooled students will host a historical tour of downtown Sanford this weekend, and organizers are encouraging the public to join them.
Many thousand miles separate Africa and the Middle East from Central Carolina Community College, but several educational leaders from that area recently visited the college’s Lee County Campus.
Some high school seniors may be only just now starting to think about college. But at least one underclassman is several steps ahead, aspiring to attend medical school.
Four trustees were named to the Central Carolina Community College board of trustees Thursday afternoon to fill the four seats left empty after a state law passed this summer removed the four incumbents.
Three former presidents of Central Carolina Community College have been inducted into The Order of The Long Leaf Pine, a prestigious award given by the governor of North Carolina.
The Lee County Board of Education met Tuesday night. And while there wasn't much on the board's agenda, it was the beginning of a stretch of final meetings for two eight-year veterans of the board.
In the U.S. Army, there are Rangers; and in high school Junior ROTC, there are Raiders.
Nearly 100 Lee County students will navigate, take aim and fire throughout the day Saturday in a bid to be named the best in the region.
Two men came to West Lee Middle School on Wednesday and proceeded to light chemicals on fire, cause miniature explosions and even expose various foods to combustion and electrocution.
Lee County Schools leaders met Tuesday night to determine how to make up for instructional time lost to recent snow days, and they ended up giving students yet another day off.
Some of the young men and women sat down at computers to be introduced to the world of architecture, while others tinkered with digital music programs or investigated forensics.
It may have taken "entourage," "heifer," "prerogative" and "infinitesimal" to get East Lee Middle School seventh grader Emily Garcia to the final round of the 2014 Lee County PAGE District Spelling Bee, but it was "nemesis" that solidified her first-place ranking.
Lee County third graders who fail the state's new reading test — which more than half failed last year — won't necessarily have to go to remedial summer reading camps, the Lee County Board of Education declared Tuesday.
Two more people threw their hat into the ring Tuesday for the upcoming elections for the Lee County Board of Education, both of whom have previous ties to the board.
The issue of using taxpayer dollars to provide vouchers for children to attend private school has divided many in North Carolina, with strong opinions prevalent on both sides of the argument and a lawsuit now filed over the matter.
The four Central Carolina Community College trustees who sued the college and the state after being forced off the board this summer by the General Assembly have had their case dismissed.
Local teachers and school officials are responding with mixed feelings to the news that the state will likely raise the salary for beginning teachers by nearly 14 percent over the next two years.
The regional accrediting agency for colleges and universities has given Central Carolina Community College a “thumbs-up” following an in-depth review of the quality of its programs and procedures.
Gov. Pat McCrory and top state lawmakers promised Monday to commit about $200 million over the next two years to raise pay for starting teachers from $30,800 a year to $35,000 and keep new educators from leaving classrooms.
Trading leads throughout the final moments of the 2014 Lee County Library Quiz Bowl, the final match between Lee Early College and Southern Lee High School came down to the wire.
This week, we Take 5 with Brad Marin about the 4th annual Lee County PAGE District Finals Spelling Bee, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Feb. 15 at McLeod Auditorium at Lee Senior High School.