Health care and its impact on older residents was the topic of the hour, as N.C. Sen. Ronald Rabin spoke on a variety of health-related subjects Friday morning.
Major stock indexes closed out their first weekly loss in a month in quiet trading Friday.
At least 6,000 veterans live in Sanford, and that population is reportedly growing. But whether new to the area or not, many of the city's former military have likely received care in the state's VA system — which recently has been criticized by one of the state's U.S. Senators.
John Cameron, president of Lee County Farm Bureau, announced scholarships to 10 area youth at its recent meeting. Farm Bureau presents scholarships yearly to students who are continuing their education at either a four-year or two-year school.
Teachers often scold students for issuing dares to one another. But during the Lee Early College graduation Thursday night, one educator actually issued the graduating seniors some dares of her own.
A Cumberland County jury found a man guilty Thursday of kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl almost four years ago.
The judge in the Jodi Arias murder trial declared a mistrial in the penalty phase Thursday after the jury reported for a second time that it was deadlocked on whether to sentence her to life in prison or death for killing her boyfriend in 2008.
Resolutions to reduce Sanford City Council members’ salary and per diem travel stipend failed Tuesday night, with only one council member expressing support for the changes.
With a series of resolutions receiving Sanford City Council’s approval Tuesday night, city voters will officially decide the fate of a variety of community development projects this November.
Michael Jones brings a wealth of experience to his new position as Small Business Center director for Central Carolina Community College.
Lee County Schools held its annual art showcase last weekend, honoring the work of art students and teachers from all around the district this past school year.
Some will go straight to work, many will pursue a higher education and others will join the military. Regardless of their plans, hundreds of area high school seniors will come together with friends and family for commencement exercises in the coming weeks.
The North Carolina Senate gave initial approval Wednesday to a state budget proposal after a fierce partisan debate in which Democrats accused the plan's Republican authors of choosing tax reductions over restoring cuts to education, health and rural development.
The Federal Reserve took financial markets for a ride Wednesday, pushing stock prices up in the morning then sending them down in the afternoon.
City residents can expect a property tax increase in the coming year, according to a budget presentation made Tuesday night to Sanford City Council.
Although his name has become synonymous with Sanford's April 2011 tornado, experience can't help Mike Hollowell grasp the grief of those affected by Monday's natural disaster in Moore, Okla.
Fire tax rates in more than half of the county's fire districts are expected to increase in the coming fiscal year, Lee County Fire Advisory Board Chairman Donald Andrews said this week.
A Broadway man is in police custody this week following a reported weekend shooting and robbery at a local auto parts store.
Thanks to two last-minute agreements with the county, Broadway won’t have to raise taxes or lay off any employees to make budget for the fiscal year that starts in July, officials said at a meeting this week.
Lee County Commissioners received their first peek at the county's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year — a budget Lee County Manager John Crumpton said he wasn't happy with Monday night.
Lee County students will soon have access to yet another program that challenges their intellect and also looks good on a college application.
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Highlights of the North Carolina state Senate's $20.6 billion budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
North Carolina's Democratic attorney general is opposing a state Senate budget provision that moves much of an investigative unit from his department to one headed by an appointee of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory.
Returning home from an out-of-town trip, a Sanford mother and son were killed in a car accident early Sunday morning.