On the eve of Labor Day, several Sanford residents have found work which makes them happy and will continue it as long as they are able.
They are the stalwarts of any small town, including Sanford, and they survive and thrive within a field of much larger competitors.
More than a million North Carolina residents are estimated to travel more than 50 miles from home this Labor Day weekend, which is the highest number of Labor Day holiday travelers in six years, according to AAA Carolinas.
The Performance Fibers plant in Moncure will be closing and permanently laying off employees on Oct. 27, according to a notice of mass layoff employees received Wednesday.
This week, we Take 5 with David McGowan. He is currently the executive director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council (NCPC).
For some people, interacting with the deputies of the Lee County Sheriff's Office means something has gone wrong, but for students in Lee County public schools, student resource officers provide advice, comfort and safety.
The Performance Fibers plant in Moncure will be closing and permanently laying off employees on Oct. 27, according to a notice of mass layoff employees received on Wednesday.
Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County and other North Carolina airports have reported seeing an increase in demand for aircraft storage but a decrease in flight traffic.
When Sanford resident Wendy Jean Johnson was shot and killed on Aug. 22, her family and coworkers described losing a great friend, a great nurse and a great person.
Sanford residents looking for employment have a chance to participate in mock interviews, extensive networking, resume workshops and more as part of the Jobs For Life program beginning on Sept. 3.
A second person has been arrested in connection with the murder of Wendy Jean Johnson, 58, of Sanford.
More than 1,500 baby boomers, seniors and caregivers gathered on Wednesday to learn about health, retirement, insurance and more — and overall how to make the aging process a smooth transition.
Sanford and Broadway officials joined a growing national trend recently when they were covered with ice-cold water as part of the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised $88.5 million for the nonprofit since July.
Fiona Soehring and Leslie Rudolph, two exchange students from Germany, will attend Lee County High School this year, where they will learn about American culture and teach their new friends and host families about German customs.
Now the sixth business in two months to be damaged by fire, the South Horner Boulevard location of San Felipe Mexican Restaurant is working to reopen its doors to customers today.
Nearly two weeks after the loss of Oliver Claiborn Johnson Sr., friends and family remember him not only as Lee County's first black sheriff's deputy, but a respected figure in the community.
When students returned to B.T. Bullock Elementary Monday, they were treated to a different greeting than in the past. Posters, banners and a new mural adorned the hallways and soft music played through the speakers as part of the Leader in Me program.
The Sanford Fire Department investigated smoke coming from the roof of San Felipe restaurant on Horner Boulevard late Monday evening.
A quiet day is a good day as far as Lee County principals are concerned, and local students' first day back in class for the fall semester was described as just that Monday.
Summer doldrums? Not on Wall Street.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he will likely sign a coal ash cleanup bill approved last week by the North Carolina Legislature into law, even though he suggested a key provision violates the state Constitution.
Authorities say a 36-year-old man wanted in the shooting death of a woman in a parking lot in Cary has been arrested.
A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.
The Lee County Community Orchestra will offer Lee County residents a glimpse at the wild side of music with the theme for its 27th season, “Symphonic Creatures.”
Knowing that parents have a lot to deal with as they prepare their children to return to school on Monday, several Sanford residents decided to lighten the load by coming together to donate 250 backpacks to students and parents on Saturday.