As school districts all around the country fight cuts to arts education, students and parents mingled with art teachers and school administrators during Lee County Schools’ 20th Cultural Arts Day on Saturday.
With no new capital projects, a funding cut to education and a three-cent property tax decrease, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will take its first look at the 2013-2014 proposed county budget Monday.
Several items that could have an impact on the local economy will be up for discussion at the Broadway Board of Commissioners meeting this Monday.
This week, we Take 5 with Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina president/CEO Michael C. Blackwell.
Three interlocal agreements could bolster Broadway’s budget by more than $70,000 if approved Monday by the Lee County Board of Commissioners.
The devil may have gone down to Georgia — but a famous musician with local ties is making a pit stop in Lee County.
Come this weekend, firefighters from around the county will face different types of pressure and challenge.
School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan — who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next superintendent.
Economic development in Lee County is moving in the right direction, according to local experts and officials, although it's also facing uncertainty due to changes at both the state and county levels.
The county board tasked with reviewing the 2013 property tax value appeals is set to wind down in the coming week.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Cancer survivor Sharon Petty has participated in Relay for Life for the past six years, but it was her first that was the hardest.
For the first time, people will be able to display their knowledge of North Carolina's past in a local contest open to history-savvy individuals.
Lee County residents can participate in the largest food drive in the country this Saturday.
Many of the locations named on tripleblaze.com's "Best U.S. Campgrounds" list would be no surprise to most Americans — among them Yosemite Valley, Calif., Asheville, N.C. and Pig Pine Key, Fla.
Patrice McNeill, a SanLee Middle School language arts teacher, was named the Teacher of the Year for Lee County Schools. She received an extra day of leave, a $500 check and a $400 gift catalog at the annual awards banquet held Tuesday evening at Lee County High School, and she will be driving a new (and free) car for the next 12 months.
The head of the N.C. Department of Transportation district encompassing Lee County and seven other counties in the area updated political and business leaders on local projects during the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon held Monday.
While maintaining funding for the Lee County Economic Development Corporation in the coming year, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will also be asked to make a $150,000 loan to jumpstart the planning and fundraising phase for a much-discussed all-inclusive business recruiting and advocating organization Monday.
People interested in attending one of the largest pottery festivals of the year have precious few hours left.
Clemellyn “Clem” Welch, a Broadway Town Commissioner and former Central Carolina Community College professor, died Friday morning at her home.
A new class of Lee County high school students joined the Caterpillar Youth Apprentices program Thursday, beginning the second year of the largest apprenticeship program in North Carolina.
Christians around Lee County came together in two venues Thursday afternoon to seek divine intervention in their individual and collective concerns.
It’s a tale of jealousy, betrayal and redemption, in which a family’s bond, mystical dreams and a beautiful coat figure prominently.