The first of Sanford's 2015 National Night Out events will start at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, but before the night is over, 30 other events — full of food, fun and friendship — will get underway throughout Sanford.
Scoring As on tests and other assignments will be a little easier for K-12 students in Lee County Schools this year thanks to a Lee County Board of Education decision
The Lee County Sheriff's Office, spurred by the shooting last month that left nine dead at a church in Charleston, South Carolina will be holding a church security seminar
This week, we Take 5 with Brandi Phillips, the recreation programmer for the Lee County Parks & Recreation Department.
Bob Joyce is leaving the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce after eight years as its president, but his new role as economic development executive director for the Sanford Area Growth Alliance will keep him firmly rooted in Lee County's business community.
On Monday, Lee County residents will have the opportunity to speak out about a local zoning ordinance change that would limit the areas oil and gas extraction could occur in the county – a proactive measure for hydraulic fracturing.
When students think of classes like physics, chemistry or biology, they might imagine complex formulas, confusing equations and difficult vocabulary terms.
Three municipal officials officially signed up to seek re-election Monday as the race kicked off for Sanford City Council and Broadway Board of Commissioners seats.
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.