The death of a Sanford man involved in a single-vehicle wreck last week brought the number of vehicle-related fatalities in Lee County to 12 since January, more than double the number of people killed in wrecks in 2014.
More solar farms could crop up in Lee County in the coming years if local boards approve an amendment to zoning rules this summer.
Sharon Womble remembers when, as a teacher's assistant at Deep River Elementary School, she spent most of her time grading papers and preparing lesson plans.
This week, we Take 5 with Terrell Jones, director of the Lee County Health Department. Jones has been with the department since August of 2011 and has a background in public health, particularly environmental health, at both the county and state level.
Reactions to Duke Energy's announcement that it would excavate 12 more coal ash basins across North Carolina Tuesday morning were mixed throughout Lee and Chatham counties — the two areas most affected by Duke's plans.
The Salvation Army of Lee County today will start distributing box fans to those in need.
This week, we Take 5 with Dustin Kornegay, manager for the town of Broadway, about how the city has dealt with recent revenue shortfalls, this year’s budget process and what projects the city has set its sights on for the future.
A Sanford man was charged with murder Thursday morning after a shooting in Bunnlevel left a Broadway man dead, according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office.
The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory Tuesday for 49 of North Carolina's 100 counties as Sanford experienced triple-digit highs and the temperature broke records in nearby Fayetteville.
Dozens of balloons dotted the McCracken Field stadium at Lee County High School this week as family and friends rushed to congratulate recent graduates — now one step closer to changing the world.
The Lee County Board of Education will not fill the vacant seat left by Wendy Hughes Carlyle’s departure last month until the county finalizes its budget for the fiscal year 2015-2016, according to school board members.
When Broadway Elementary School Librarian Sue Cox set foot into the school's library on Thursday, the same library she had overseen for almost 40 years, she did so not only as the librarian, but as the library's namesake.
As Lee County elementary and middle students waited anxiously for the toll of the final school bell of the year on Wednesday
Teen alcohol use kills a reported 4,700 people each year, more than all illegal drugs combined — a reality Southern Lee High School senior Cheyenne Gasper didn't realize until recently.
Two years ago, the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lee County lost its horticulture agent because of a funding shortage, and due to state-level funding cuts, the organization is about to lose another position this year — a support staff position.
This week, we Take 5 with Kelly Miller, the City of Sanford’s public information officer, about National Night Out.
Nearly 1,000 students from Southern Lee and Lee County high schools received certificates this year for demonstrating their mastery of skills ranging from masonry and welding to Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Excel.
Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 89 of North Carolina’s counties in April, including Lee and its neighbors
This week, we Take 5 with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, who represents the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives, about a number of legislative issues.
Supporters of the county's 2013 sales tax distribution method change say the Lee County Board of Commissioners shouldn't react to a loss in funding in fiscal year 2015-16 with a property tax hike.
On average, a baby born in Lee County will live to about 77 years old, which is 4.6 fewer years than a baby born in Orange County about 45 miles away, according to recently released data gathered by NC Child.
The Lee County Board of Education asked the Lee County Board of Commissioners to fund an increase in teacher pay and additional personnel
Nearly 150 years after the first gathering honoring fallen U.S. military members, Lee County veterans and their loved ones heard that the struggle in defense of freedom is eternal.
In a sendoff Friday filled with pomp and circumstance, the Central Carolina Community College Class of 2015 celebrated its achievements and looked ahead with confidence.