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.
Since Central Carolina Community College’s beginnings over 50 years ago, the college has been a partner with Lee County in economic growth and enriching the quality of life for its residents.
Lee County residents will vote on four Central Carolina Community College bonds totaling $23 million on Nov. 4.
Thursday morning at 10:40 a.m. means it’s reading time for three third-graders at Tramway Elementary.
Six candidates will appear on the ballot for three open seats on the Lee County Board of Education. The race is partisan for the first time ever, and three Democrats and three Republicans are running. See their responses to The Herald’s candidate questionnaire on pages B5-7.
The more than 20 children at the Lee County Arts and Community Center danced, laughed and sang as they took part in the national “Read for the Record” campaign Tuesday morning to promote early literacy.
Central Carolina Community College added income to the tune of $229.4 million to the three counties it serves — Lee, Harnett and Chatham — during the 2012-2013 fiscal year, according to preliminary data from an economic impact study of community colleges across North Carolina.
The sharp commands of cadet officers of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps calling orders to their drill teams rang out across the Southern Lee High School parking lot Saturday morning as more than 1,500 cadets from 30 schools competed in SLHS's sixth annual Tri-Meet.
This week, we Take 5 with Heather McKenzie, executive director of Communities In Schools of Lee County, about CIS and its upcoming “Second Chance Prom.”
Lee County JROTC cadets are busy preparing to host more than 1,600 competitors from 30 schools across three states for the annual Tri-Meet on Saturday at Southern Lee High School.
The candidates for the Lee County Board of Education, running along partisan lines for the first time ever, agreed unanimously that partisan politics had no place in school policy during The Sanford Herald’s Candidate Forum Tuesday night at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
The Lee County High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter recently joined nearly 800 FFA students from across North Carolina for Ag Fest and Fall Fest at the University of Mount Olive (UMO).
Mallory Cobb has first-hand knowledge on how Central Carolina Community College’s Promoting Active Learning and Service (PALS) program can have a positive effect on one’s life.
The future of driver's education in Lee County and North Carolina is uncertain thanks to a change in the N.C. General Assembly's budget that cuts all funding to driver's ed programs across the state beginning July 1, 2015.