Many thousand miles separate Africa and the Middle East from Central Carolina Community College, but several educational leaders from that area recently visited the college’s Lee County Campus.
A West Lee middle schooler is in critical condition after being shot Monday night. A suspect remains at large.
A house fire on West McIntosh Street displaced one local woman and injured two city firefighters Monday night.
The North Carolina Symphony will visit Sanford next Tuesday, performing several orchestral pieces including one that a symphony member wrote as an ode to a nearby town.
After rocketing from the early stages of planning to near-approval in November, only to be delayed for Pittsboro's new mayor to take office, the Chatham Park development is again inching forward.
Without any big economic news or blowout company earnings to respond to, investors found little to get excited about Tuesday and sent the stock market lower for the second day in a row.
Two North Carolina governors and dozens of legislators from both parties joined several hundred mourners to pay their last respects to veteran General Assembly member Martin Nesbitt.
A 15-year-old boy was shot twice Monday night, and authorities are searching for a suspect.
Two Grace Christian School students and three alumni were arrested this weekend in connection with a vandalism at the school, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.
A local man is behind bars in connection with the fatal stabbing of his roommate.
Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
An Olivia man was arrested Monday in connection with two weekend armed robberies.
A local man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday morning.
The Sanford Police Department is working a death investigation in the 1100 block of Juniper Drive
Some members of the public, including Lee County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple, were turned away from a public town hall held within the private Carolina Trace Gated Properties Friday night.
The costumes at the Boogie Fever Dance Competitions Saturday ranged from baseball players and race car drivers to elegant princesses and 1920s flappers — the one thing they seemed to have in common was sequins.
More than 6,700 gallons of wastewater spilled from various manholes throughout the city Friday, according to a state-mandated report from the city of Sanford.
Things are really looking up at the Salvation Army.
This week, we Take 5 with Bob Joyce, president of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.
Some high school seniors may be only just now starting to think about college. But at least one underclassman is several steps ahead, aspiring to attend medical school.
After a brief winter hiatus, Sanford 2nd Sunday — a monthly vendor fair meant to draw residents to downtown Sanford — is back.
A native Carthaginian is heading the effort to enact a North Carolina law requiring children to be educated about the threat of sexual abuse.
One positive report on the economy was not enough to make investors more confident.
Four trustees were named to the Central Carolina Community College board of trustees Thursday afternoon to fill the four seats left empty after a state law passed this summer removed the four incumbents.