Jun. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 PM



The Lee County Senior High Class of 2004 will have its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

Central Carolina People@Work — Bill Papageorgiou

NAME: Bill Papageorgiou

POSITION: Owner of Bay Breeze Seafood Restaurant

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News


Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “The Object of Faith: Jesus Christ” Philippians 2:5-11. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 02:33 PM

Vets take CCCC students inside Vietnam War experience

Hot, deadly and unpredictable is the way Vietnam War veterans Ray Yamrus and Bill Colebrook described their experiences to an American history class at Central Carolina Community College recently. The class was studying a unit on the Vietnam War.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

CCCC’s Chapman now NCCCS senior vice president

Former Central Carolina Community College Executive Vice President Dr. Lisa Chapman is now the senior vice president of Programs and Student Services/chief academic officer for the North Carolina Community College System.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Extension News

When we think about pests in our environment, we tend to think of insects, weeds or diseases on the ground, in the trees or in our garden; we don’t usually think about pests in our ponds. There is a whole different world of pests that live in water. Often, our first encounter with aquatic pests are weeds in our ponds.  

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Garden Guide

Few things remind me of warm summer days like biting into a ripe juicy peach. Thankfully for us, and our appetites, peaches are grown in many places throughout North Carolina, including here in Lee County. In fact, peaches are one of the most widely grown fruits in the state.

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of June 18-24

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

Divine Dining

It has been a week. Perhaps I’ve spent too much time listening to Nat King Cole crooning about those “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer…” because I thought things just might slow down this time of year. I was mistaken. Summer is off and running like a puppy chasing a ball (and feeling about as organized as that).

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 08:11 AM

After 20 years, NBC signs off from final U.S. Open

Johnny Miller choked back tears. Dan Hicks shook his hand and thanked him for "a great ride."With that, NBC's 20-year run of televising the U.S. Open was over.

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Lett's Set A Spell

To enjoy the sanctuary of Grandpa’s country store and to be accepted by its elite congregation one had to speak the language of the “set-a-spellers” and value the variety of treats. Eventually all would appreciate the snacks, the smells, the sounds, as well as the stories.

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic.

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Club News


President Andy Manhardt opened the June 9 meeting of the San-Lee Sunrise Rotary stating that the Quote and the Thought for the Day were chosen in recognition of the two U.S. Open events in Pinehurst during the next weeks.

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

The Bible Speaks

“Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart.” Luke 18:1

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

The Paper Pulpit

On Father’s Day countless sermons will be preached in our nation’s pulpits which focus on the things a man must do in order to become a good father. Apostle Paul in the book of Ephesians lists four very important and practical responsibilities. If you are a father:

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Chamber Chat

This coming week marks the official beginning of summer and the halfway point through the year. Many of our local businesses are scrutinizing their profit and loss statements, reallocating resources, adjusting marketing strategies and preparing for the last six months of 2014. Some forward-thinking business owners are already working on capital expenditure plans for 2015.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 08:42 PM

'Field of Dreams' hosts 25th anniversary in Iowa

Actor Colin Egglesfield wasn't in the classic baseball film "Field of Dreams." But if they built a screen in center field, he would come.

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 01:34 PM


Jun. 14, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Marriage licenses

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 05:49 PM



The Lee County Senior High Class of 2004 will have its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

High-tech tools aiding archaeology at House in the Horseshoe excavation

The 18th century will meet the 21st in an archaeological excavation at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site near Sanford, starting June 16. A team led by the UNC-Greensboro Geography Department in cooperation with the N.C. Office of State Archaeology (OSA) will employ ground penetrating radar and an unmanned aerial device, i.e., drone, to examine the area. It is the first use of a drone for research at a state historic site.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

CCCC Foundation Furniture Auction raises over $25,000

Auctioneer Ricky Wicker of R&W Auctions, in Sanford, was having a great time as he auctioned off items at the Central Carolina Community College Foundation’s Annual Furniture Auction June 7 at the college’s Harnett County Campus. The auction raised over $25,000.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News


Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “An Example of Faith” John 4:46-53. VBS, June 16-20 from 6-8:30 p.m. Classes for ages 4 through adults. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Raffle winner grabs haul in grocery dash

On Saturday morning at 8 a.m., Krista Lawrence of Sanford had her athletic gear on and was ready to dash.

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Coloring contest returns for summer

After an enthusiastic response during its inaugural year, the second-annual Summer Coloring Contest has just been launched by Raleigh Exec: The Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County.