Four Lee County teachers with 122 years of combined experience gathered outside the Lee County Courthouse in Sanford to voice concerns about the direction of public education in North Carolina.
Veterans of the armed services leave the military with specific practical and technical training, respect for authority and a work ethic second to none demanded by the profession.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, the superintendent of Lee County Schools, about how the state budget will impact teachers and the school system.
Reading and writing and arithmetic — can get expensive.
For Central Carolina Community College dental programs students, their work is all about a happy smile and better health, especially when they are providing volunteer community service.
Wood kiln firing may have gone out of style in pottery, but three former Lee County High School students and their teacher recently got to experience it live.
Michelle Culler has a nephew who gets to spend most of his summer at the beach. Thinking about him got her to look at those around her who don’t get to make those kind of memories often.
Jamar Austin and Jamarion Griffin, both 7, pulled up the green mesh sacks around their waists, preparing to take off.
Sanford and Lee County will play host to a number of community gatherings as a part of the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday.
The General Assembly finally passed a budget Friday, deciding on pay raises of varying amounts for all teachers, as well as bonuses for other school employees.
This week, we Take 5 with Heather McKenzie, the executive director of Communities In Schools of Lee County, about the CIS school supply drive and other projects in which the organization is involved.
Even if all goes exactly according to plan, the U.S. 421 Bypass around Sanford likely will be finished more than a year behind schedule.
Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties were among the 81 in North Carolina which experienced a drop in unemployment rate since May, according to data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Beginning next Monday, the Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County will provide free meals to children in need throughout August.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers had no intention of running for office when she first began speaking out against the Affordable Care Act at public events.
Lee County citizens will have the opportunity Monday to voice their opinions, comments and concerns regarding four proposed community college bonds, which total $23 million dollars, that may appear on the ballot this November.
A report released Thursday by the private N.C. Budget and Tax Center called for more efforts to improve workforce training and development, predicting dire consequences for the state's employment picture if nothing changes. Locally, however, the announcement might not seem so dramatic.
This week, we Take 5 with Pamela Munger, the community development specialist for the Sandhills Center, about Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) for law enforcement.