As the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops becomes more commonplace, Lee County educators and administrators are working to strike a balance between maximizing the benefits
After withdrawing her co-sponsorship from a bill that would ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, which generated much GOP backlash, 2nd district Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-Harnett, said Thursday she would support the bill.
Anyone in Lee County on April 16, 2011, would be hard-pressed to forget the devastation caused by the tornado that ripped through the county that day.
During a legislative breakfast Wednesday at Cafe 121, representatives of United Way of Lee County and the Lee County Partnership for Children encouraged state representatives to continue to support quality childcare and early education in this year's legislative session
After a new remote participation policy was passed earlier this month, Commissioner Kirk Smith believes the Democratic-majority of the board is trying to restrict opposing political viewpoints through its actions.
“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”
Lee County residents could expect to see more than 1,600 trucks for each hydraulic fracturing operation that comes to the area, which could cause extensive road and bridge damage and take weeks to repair, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.
Col. Ret. Ronald J. Rabin, R-Lee, was sworn in this week for his second two-year term representing the 12th District in the North Carolina Senate — which includes Harnett, Lee, and Johnston Counties.
Despite protests from one member, the Lee County Board of Education passed a resolution this week asking the N.C. General Assembly to repeal a 2013 law that made that board and the Sanford City Council elections partisan.
Fueling up vehicles, checking chainsaws and taking stock of the city's salt and sand supplies were just some of the preparations that kept city of Sanford employees busy
The Herald is soliciting nominations for two of its most prestigious honors: Citizen of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, all high school students in North Carolina will be on a 10-point grading scale.
The Council for Effective Actions and Decisions (C.E.A.D.) is finalizing plans for the annual observance commemorating the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with activities set to begin on the afternoon of Jan. 18.
Fifteen individuals recently graduated from the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training program. The graduation was held Dec. 18, 2014, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
On Jan. 9, Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. (C.O.P.S.) and partnering organizations will unite in support of law enforcement officers nationwide to promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources staff are requesting more information from Charah, the company charged with the moving and storage of Duke Energy’s supply of coal ash, before continuing the permit approval process.
“We will not tolerate violence any more.”
Some Lee County commissioners voiced their support for local law enforcement in response to a recent letter to the editor questioning the board’s allegiances.
Among the problems Lee County Schools officials have with online, for-profit charter schools are the lack of student-teacher interaction and the cost to taxpayers and public schools.
After the 10-year veteran of the office took early retirement in November, Lee County's new register of deeds will start officially after the Christmas holiday on Dec. 29.
Hundreds of people from all across the Central Carolina region gathered Saturday to witness floats, clowns and firetrucks at the 18th annual Broadway Christmas parade hosted by the Broadway Optimist Club.
Improved test scores, programs and communication are just some of the changes that the new Lee County Board of Education members want to make during their terms after being sworn in Tuesday.
Wesley Cortez Raeford, 35, of 206 N. Second St. has been charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 14 death of Broadway resident David Joseph Heron, 55.
A Broadway woman was life-flighted to UNC Hospitals following a wreck involving her vehicle and a school bus Monday morning, according to the Sanford Police Department.
Police reported that the bus driver and the 10 children on the bus were uninjured.
While the Central Carolina Jaycees gear up for this year’s Sanford Christmas Parade, some members and other local residents look forward to the arrival of the Express Clydesdales — a first-time addition to the parade.