This week, we Take 5 with Bo Hedrick, the executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sanford.
Two local Democrats are campaigning for the N.C. House, so the winner of the May 6 primary election will go on to face Republican challenger Andy Wilkie of Goldston in the general election this November.
Ranging from joint gatherings with local governing bodies to town hall sessions, Monday kicks off a marathon of meetings for the Lee County Board of Commissioners.
Although two names are set to appear on the May 6 Democratic primary ballot for the Lee County Commission District 4 seat, both candidates intend to support the same person.
Next week, hundreds of local children will converge on San-Lee Park for a day of celebration and dozens of activities tailored toward them.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.
Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.
Children and teenagers who run afoul of the law in the area now have a new opportunity for their mandatory restitution work.
Four members of the local Democratic Party are campaigning for a seat on the Lee County Board of Education. But in the board's first-ever partisan election, there are only three open seats.
Broadway's population is set to triple in size as revelers flock to the sixth annual Broadway Our Way Festival Saturday.
Defendants in a lawsuit over an allegedly illegal town hall meeting, including the Lee County Board of Commissioners, have asked that the suit be dismissed.
Taxes were the main topic of conversation at a town hall meeting Monday night in Broadway held by the Lee County commissioners.
Sanford City Council recognized three community leaders for their work and dedication to Lee County Tuesday night.
A storm raged Tuesday morning, early enough that farmers were up but the sun still wasn’t. And as happens often in Lee County this time of year, emotions came flooding back along with the rain.
Thanks to donations from Lee County churches, individuals and the local Zurn Industries plant, Outreach Mission of Sanford was able to show off its improved women's shelter at the group's annual meeting recently.
Temple Theatre's next production is arguably its most ambitious yet, but don't be surprised if the cast lands on all four paws.“Cats” — the iconic production that ran for for a record-setting 21 years at London’s New London Theatre, and on Broadway for more than 18 years, will run at the Temple from April 24 through May 11. A 25-person cast from all over the state, as well as New York and elsewhere, has been assembled to portray a motley collection of felines.
After being laid off from his job in Siler City in 2011, Alberto Sosa-Diaz found temporary work with Caterpillar. He then started night classes at Central Carolina Community College and eventually learned enough welding skills to land a full-time job.
Stocks were mostly higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week. A government report showing U.S. retail sales posted their biggest gain in 18 months in March and solid earnings from Citigroup helped cheer investors as corporate earnings start to come in.
A volunteer yelled out “Go,” and before she was even through with the word, 30 children were running, jumping and even cartwheeling toward their goal: plastic candy-filled Easter eggs.
Out-of-town musicians and professors, along with many from the community, will congregate in Sanford tonight at Fair Promise AME Zion Church to perform an Easter cantata.
It was a beautiful day as people sauntered around downtown, sipping wine, looking at pottery and paintings or catching one of the several concerts during Saturday’s seventh annual Sanford Art Walk.
City leaders are hoping a National Day of Prayer breakfast will unite the community and foster peace.
This week, we Take 5 with Susan Swan King, the executive director of HAVEN (Helping Abuse & Violence End Now) in Lee County, about Sexual Assault Awareness Month.