Beginning next Monday, the Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County will provide free meals to children in need throughout August.
The annual death rate from opioid overdose in Lee County rose from three in 2009 to seven in 2012.
A group of local high school students touring the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Monday have dreams like going to college to study fashion or medicine, becoming sports stars and opening up businesses.
Carolina Trace Country Club is under new ownership.
Fort Worth-based Escalante Golf, which finalized the acquisition of the Sanford country club last Friday, has a number of changes planned for the clubhouse and the Lake Course, one of the club's two golf courses.
What makes a good leader? According to attendees of the Lee County Young Commissioner Leadership Program, a good leader is analytical, cooperative, respectful, motivated, driven, able to communicate and a positive role model.
After recent fires destroyed five businesses, leaving dozens of people without their livelihoods, at least two fundraisers have been set up for locals to come to the aid of those who are struggling.
North Carolina's attorney general says prosecutors will drop their opposition to challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court decision affecting a similar prohibition in Virginia.
An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
Featuring yet another element honoring the former plantation's past, the annual reenactment at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site is set for this coming weekend. Some fear it might be the last.
Appearances may not be everything, but they play a big role in the first impression people have of a city.
In recognition of longtime Lee County teacher Meta Goldston Thompson's century on this earth, one local church has invited the whole community to her 100th birthday party.
This week, we Take 5 with Lisa Shearer, the Child Protective Services supervisor at Lee County Department of Social Services, about N.C.’s Safe Surrender Law.
Identifying issues like money, education and good parents — and more specifically, a lack of those things — concerned women came together Thursday night to discuss what's driving the escalating youth violence in Sanford.
In the summer of 1991, Tori Knight Ferguson was told she had only six more months to spend with her mother, Janet McCormick Harrington, a lifelong Harnett County resident who was growing sicker by the day after being diagnosed with primary biliary cirrhosis of the liver.
Sanford citizens gathered at the Central Carolina Community College gymnasium Thursday morning to help alleviate shortfalls of blood donations facing the American Red Cross.
Educators have known for years that students who don’t read at grade level by third grade are significantly more likely to drop out of school and experience other academic and social problems.
The democratic process has gone into effect on fracking in North Carolina, with everyone now invited to submit comments, questions and suggestions about proposed rules and regulations for the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing.
Brian McQueen avoided the death penalty Wednesday, instead receiving a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for the shooting death of Imad "Eddie" Asmar in a 2009 robbery at the Jackpot Mini Mart.
As Central Carolina Community College begins looking at the next five years, members of the school's Board of Trustees expressed confidence that the Julian Philpott was the man to help guide the college in the right direction.
Lee County residents highlighted Central Carolina Community College's value to the county and stressed fiscal prudence to voters during the public hearing Monday on the four proposed college bonds totaling $23 million that will appear on the November ballot.
People who walk into gun stores around Lee County looking for .22-caliber ammunition will be lucky to walk out with much, if any, of the ammo.