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.
As has been said many times, our young people are our future. It is important to support our children, whether it be academically, athletically or culturally.
The cheering and applause in the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center June 20 rivaled that at any championship basketball game.
With Lee County Schools Superintendent Jeff Moss taking over the Beaufort County, S.C., school system July 1, The Herald sat down with him to conduct a final question-and-answer session touching on a variety of issues. The following transcript was edited for length, clarity and style.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has awarded Central Carolina Community College's Beta Sigma Phi Chapter its highest level of honor for excellence in academics and service.
If Maggy Gray had known how overcrowded Harnett County public schools are, she said, she and her family would’ve never bought a house anywhere in the county. But they didn’t know, and now Gray, who has lived in Anderson Creek for the past year, is trying to change that situation.
After no one bid on it at an auction, Lee County Schools has decided to accept sealed bids on a prefabricated house built by carpentry students at Lee County High School.
During a reception marking his retirement from the state of North Carolina after 30 years in education, Lee County Schools Supt. Jeff Moss was praised by state and local leaders Thursday night before being given one of the state’s highest awards, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Excitement is high at Central Carolina Community College as the college launches its new College Success Center.
Fostering an international connection, Central Carolina Community College and the Carolina China Council have established a partnership designed to promote business, culture and education.
Each library branch will offer story times, programs and performances designed to allow patrons to "Dig Into Reading" — the theme of this year's Chatham County Public Libraries summer reading program that starts next week.
It was a night of change as the Lee County Board of Education bid farewell to Superintendent Jeff Moss, approved new plans for its gifted and career/technical programs, and changed one of the four members it appoints to the board of trustees for Central Carolina Community College.
Southern Lee High School Valedictorian William Maness pulled his commencement speech — literally — off the top of his head.
Grace Christian's Class of 2013 has been on a path together to get to its graduation. For some of the seniors, Thursday evening's commencement exercises in Grace Chapel were 14 years in the making.
With rain falling in sheets, there was a slow and steady exodus as family and friends of Lee County High School graduates filed out of Paul Gay Stadium during Thursday night's graduation ceremonies.
By this afternoon, Lee County's private schools will finish the 2012-13 school year, and the public schools will follow suit Friday.
When Angie Estevez was in kindergarten, a fellow classmate said something that remained with her throughout her life. He called her stupid.
A resolution calling for a bond referendum, a means of funding $23 million in projects at Central Carolina Community College, got a less-than-favorable reception from some Lee County Commissioners Tuesday.
Eight would-be entrepreneurs graduated May 1 from Central Carolina Community College’s Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) program.
Although they did not win the contest, two area high school students — Ashley Griffin of Jordan-Matthews High School and Hayley Womack of Western Harnett High School — reached the top tier of the Triangle Rising Stars Award and Scholarship program.
For one senior at Lee Christian School, it's all about spreading the message.
Despite past interactions that have been icy or even accusatory, a budget meeting between the Lee County Board of Commissioners and the Lee County Board of Education on Monday included plenty of compromise — even if nothing was officially accomplished or agreed upon.
With reliance and trust in God, Grace Christian School senior Matthew Strickland, 18, said he's undaunted by the prospect of beginning college this fall.
Saturday afternoon in Sanford’s Kiwanis Park was a good day to learn about how the New Life organization is trying to build and give back to the Lee County community. It was also a great day to simply have fun in the park.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, who's been selected by the Lee County Board of Education as the system's next superintendent.