With November's general election drawing closer, campaign signs are appearing — and in at least one case, disappearing — throughout Sanford and the surrounding area.
The march toward winter has begun, and businesses and emergency personnel alike advise Lee County residents to prepare for colder weather sooner rather than later.
The North Carolina Art Education Association’s 2014 award list proves that the visual arts are alive and well in Lee County.
State and county candidates mingled outside, passed out pamphlets and put up campaign signs to spread their name and platform to the public before the forum hosted by the Council for Effective Actions and Decisions Thursday.
The town of Broadway Board of Commissioners this week unanimously voted to adopt a resolution supporting the 2014 Central Carolina Community College Bond Referendum.
Sanford police report that two men have been charged in the Aug. 14 death of Broadway resident David Joseph Heron, 55.
Evolving technology makes it easier to pay bills, with many companies now allowing customers to pay online or over the phone.
As temperatures begin to drop and the holiday season looms on the horizon, the congregation of Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church in Sanford is preparing for another year of Operation: Christmas Child — a project that provides gift-filled shoeboxes to underprivileged children in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Representatives from Sanford City Council and Lee County Commissioners will meet Monday to discuss continuing economic development through the O.T. Sloan Park, the Colon Road lift station and broadband Internet for the Lee County Industrial Park.
Parents of Lee County children grades three through eight will have a new option for no-cost after-school care starting Monday with the opening of Born with a Purpose at God’s Promise Church on Main Street in Sanford.
The director of the Lee County Library will be retiring in December, after more than 30 years spent tending to the knowledge stored in the library’s voluminous 130,000-plus book collection.
The City of Sanford and Lee County Schools have partnered on a project to educate children about the impropriety of bullying to create a better quality of life for Sanford children and residents.
Spectators' clothes were damp from the rain, but spirits were bright Saturday afternoon during the 2014 Diaper Derby at the amphitheater stage of the Lee Regional Fair.
Students involved in the Lee County School system’s Career and Technical Education program graduate at a rate of 99.1 percent, according to the program’s director.
This week, we Take 5 with Ashley Graham, the Health Education Supervisor for the Lee County Health Department, about Lee County’s Community Health Assessment.
The Sanford Lions Club will be entrusting the operation of the Lee Regional Fair, which opens Tuesday, to a new carnival this year — one that offers big rides and better technology than ever before.
While Lee County schools celebrate the district’s increasing graduation rates, they are also looking at ways to improve students’ scores and participation when it comes to standardized testing.
As the Lee County School system wraps up its second week of the fall semester, college and career advisers at Lee County and Southern Lee high schools made clear one thing about the Central Carolina Works program — it’s working.
This week, we Take 5 with David McGowan. He is currently the executive director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council (NCPC).
For some people, interacting with the deputies of the Lee County Sheriff's Office means something has gone wrong, but for students in Lee County public schools, student resource officers provide advice, comfort and safety.
More than 1,500 baby boomers, seniors and caregivers gathered on Wednesday to learn about health, retirement, insurance and more — and overall how to make the aging process a smooth transition.
Sanford and Broadway officials joined a growing national trend recently when they were covered with ice-cold water as part of the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised $88.5 million for the nonprofit since July.
The Lee County Board of Education knows that students don’t stop learning once they graduate from high school.
Lee County citizens and government officials are preparing for the local public hearing on the rules regarding hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.