Fighting clouds of bugs and hoping clouds of precipitation didn't move in and obscure the view, about 20 Lee County elementary and middle school teachers spent this past Wednesday night stargazing.
Eight Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training cadets recently received their graduation certificates at exercises at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. All were members of the 2012-13 BLET evening training program at the college’s Emergency Services Training Center.
A reenactment of the “fiery” July 29, 1781 Revolutionary War confrontation between Patriots and Loyalists will take place Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4 at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site near Sanford.
Lee County Schools has lost a second administrator this year to Beaufort County, S.C.
A new school opening in Carthage in the fall will combine the best elements of private school and homeschooling, according to its founders.
Lee County Schools announced the dates of open houses and orientations for all the county’s public schools on Wednesday, some of which are mandatory.
The Lee County Young Commissioners Youth Leadership program ends Friday with organizers deeming its inaugural year a success.
Bonnie Almond, the former principal of Southern Lee High School who was named the school district's Director of Academic Services about a week ago, has resigned from Lee County Schools, the district announced Wednesday afternoon.
North Carolina’s first new medical school in 35 years is opening in about three weeks in Buies Creek.
By 2:35 Monday afternoon, a line of cars stretched for half a mile along Center Church Road to the front door of Tramway Elementary School, where students had just finished their first day of the new school year.
Natasha Patterson, a former Marine sergeant, knows what it’s like to come out of the military with valuable marketable skills, but no post-secondary education.
One bill, with ramifications for the Lee County Board of Education and the Lee County Board of Commissioners, progressed in the General Assembly Thursday, while another dealing with school facilities hit a stumbling block.
Southern Lee High School principal Bonnie Almond will be moving into a new position within the district, effective immediately, Lee County Schools announced Wednesday.
Andy Bryan was sworn in as the new superintendent of Lee County Schools on Tuesday during a meeting in which the Lee County Board of Education also made a slight change in its own leadership.
Locals wanting more insight into their community and how it functions have until Monday to sign up for a class, held by the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce, that will give them a closer look.
A dozen Lee County students will embark on two-week long leadership crash course Monday — gaining professional and civic experience in areas ranging from parliamentary procedures to silverware etiquette.
Grape soda and strawberries got a lot of attention from a group of Harnett County Upward Bound Math and Science students recently.
Being superintendent of a public school district requires much more than just managing the schools and their staff, according to a transition plan new Lee County Schools Superintendent Andy Bryan released Monday.
On Monday, Andy Bryan will become superintendent of Lee County Schools.
A bill to make the elections for the city of Sanford and Lee County Board of Education partisan became law this week, prompting disappointment from the impacted boards' leadership.
With nearly three-fourths of funding for the next fiscal year — which begins Monday — still up in the air, Lee County Schools officials met Thursday evening to approve a tentative spending plan that will keep employees on the payroll.
Robert L. Logan, superintendent of Chatham County Schools, announced his retirement during the Chatham County Board of Education meeting Thursday. Logan’s retirement will be effective Aug. 31. He came to Chatham County Schools in 2008.
Children in the Sandhills region who struggle with dyslexia may soon be able to find specialized help a little closer to home.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Monday — with a 4-to-3 vote along party lines— in support of a state bill to make the elections of the City of Sanford and Lee County Board of Education partisan.