For most of the public schools in Lee County, Monday is a new beginning.
Volunteers and tutors within the local school system, which were once a luxury, are now a necessity.
The four trustees of Central Carolina Community College who sued the college and the state last month won at least a temporary victory in court Thursday.
Despite much hand-wringing over the personnel cuts imposed by the state budget passed last month, Lee County Schools will have the same number of teachers and teacher assistants as last year.
Chatham County students are getting on and off school buses 4,144 times every school day — which means 4,144 possibilities for a student to be hit by oncoming traffic.
North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Allred Decker said she liked what she saw during a recent tour of the Lee County Innovation Center.
Lee County students graduate high school, on average, at a higher rate than their peers around the state — according to recently released data.
Better communication and politics were two of the main subjects that arose at the first of seven community meetings new Lee County Schools Superintendent Andy Bryan is hosting from now through September.
Political squabbles arose over changing the command of Lee County Schools student resource officers from the schools to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, but those on the district's 16 campuses might not notice much difference.
Cheers, applause and whistles filled the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Tuesday as family and friends of Central Carolina Community College’s summer 2013 graduating class expressed their excitement and joy.
Feast on some of the best food in the area on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the annual Culinary Showcase organized by the Moore County Chamber of Commerce.
One local teacher has been spending his summer curating a one-of-a-kind art exhibit at East Carolina University, as a capstone to his master’s degree in education.
The arc from a welding torch burns white-hot as it fuses metal to metal, creating the physical infrastructure of 21st century life: bridges, high-rise buildings, automobiles, and a thousand other things.
A sense of relief and the scent of black powder were both in the air Saturday as re-enactors, state officials and sight-seers mingled at the House in the Horseshoe.
This week, we Take 5 with Lee County native Lisa Bowling Wishart, a 26-year teaching veteran, about the education budget approved by the N.C. General Assembly and her thoughts about changes in the teaching profession.
Against the wishes of the school board, and in spite of declining incident rates on school campuses, control of Lee County Schools’ student resource officers (SRO) has been transferred from the schools to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
The four members of the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees who were booted from the board, effective today, by a new state law proposed by local Rep. Mike Stone are suing the college and the state of North Carolina.
At the same time it's facing significant turnover, the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees is also directing the college to plow ahead with two programs that could increase the size and scope of the school.
In Lee County, reactions to the state budget passed late Wednesday afternoon by the N.C. General Assembly ranged from dejection to cautious optimism.
Looking for a way to contribute to the community this summer, one family decided the best way to give back was to play.
As the start of the fall semester at Central Carolina Community College approaches, officials say registration numbers are slightly down — but they don't appear to be overly concerned.
Due to public school overcrowding in western Harnett County, the school district is relying on hundreds of trailers for extra classroom space and is also busing some elementary students to schools far from home. With growth continuing at a rapid pace, officials are searching for ways to raise the millions of dollars needed just to catch up.
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.