Two dozen men and women, from elderly veterans to young children, gathered around the lowered flags at the North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Broadway on Saturday, the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
On this day 72 years ago, Lee County’s first casualty of World War II died during what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt soon took to the airwaves to call “a date which will live in infamy.”
This week, we Take 5 with Carol Chappell, the K-5/Title I/II Director for Lee County Schools, about Common Core reading standards
As salaries were frozen for yet another year, teacher turnover in North Carolina last year was the highest it has been in at least five years according to a recently released report. And in most local counties, teachers left at an even higher rate than the state average.
As Lee County residents gather with friends and family to carve turkey, local leaders expressed their gratitude and thankfulness this Thanksgiving.
On this Thanksgiving, The Herald invited local pastor and television personality Tom Welborn to share his thoughts about being thankful in difficult circumstances.
After about a year and a half of leading local families through crises and spearheading efforts to prepare the community for potential emergencies, Michele Bullard is stepping down as Red Cross coordinator for Lee and Chatham counties.
Approximately 1.29 million North Carolinians — about 13 percent of the state's population — will travel more than 50 miles from their home for Thanksgiving this year, according to AAA Carolinas.
The partnership between rural and urban areas was celebrated and commended Monday night during the annual Farm-City Week Banquet.
It's that time of year again, when Santa saddles up in an antique auto and or a pickup truck bed
This week, we Take 5 with Dusty Phillips of Broadway, who’s organizing a “Toys for Tots” program at Honda Suzuki Motorcycles of Sanford.
When duty called, they answered. But when nature calls, veterans at the Broadway memorial honoring their service don't have any on-site options.
Where would you be without fiber and food?
Pending a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months, some local governing boards may have to rethink how they open their meetings.
Guns in parks, hydraulic fracturing in Lee County and the state of residents’ health are all slated for discussion during the Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday.
The county's new economic development organization — which will merge the Lee County Economic Development Corporation and the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce — has officially been named.
The Lee County School Board backed a plan to place more student resource officers in elementary schools and several policy changes — including one involving guns on school grounds — during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
The Lee County Education Foundation made a large step forward in local education through its Head of Class project, the Lee County Board of Education declared Tuesday — and that was only the start.
When the last speaker left the podium at the Veterans Day Program "American Heroes" at the North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Broadway Monday morning, a single voice rose from the crowd.
Under measures imposed by the state's new Common Core curriculum, only two Lee County public schools have more than 50 percent of the student body achieving "proficient" grade level scores, according to standardized test scores released Thursday.
Burton Cates and Don Simon will probably give quite motivational pep talks to their respective football teams before Lee County and Southern Lee meet tonight at Lee County's Paul B. Gay Stadium. Both coaches acknowledge, though, that such speeches won't be necessary.
Noting the readiness Americans have always shown to fight for their country in times of need, from the Revolutionary War to World War II and the post-9/11 conflicts, Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson said Thursday
The rivalry between Lee County High School and Southern Lee High School is fairly straightforward. They're the only two high schools in Lee County with football teams, and starting this year, they both play in the same conference.