At a meeting Monday night, the Lee County Board of Commissioners discussed a slew of financial matters, including property and sales taxes, economic incentives and the public school budget.
Two public hearings are slated for the Lee County Board of Commissioners' meeting Monday.
With Lee County Schools Superintendent Jeff Moss taking over the Beaufort County, S.C., school system July 1, The Herald sat down with him to conduct a final question-and-answer session touching on a variety of issues. The following transcript was edited for length, clarity and style.
After decades in the classroom, former Lee County educator Wesley Holmes has inspired dozens of children — including his two sons.
After no one bid on it at an auction, Lee County Schools has decided to accept sealed bids on a prefabricated house built by carpentry students at Lee County High School.
Thousands of people in Lee County and the surrounding areas were left without power after a short but intense storm Thursday night that hit many areas around central North Carolina.
During a reception marking his retirement from the state of North Carolina after 30 years in education, Lee County Schools Supt. Jeff Moss was praised by state and local leaders Thursday night before being given one of the state’s highest awards, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Emergency and law enforcement agencies responded to dozens of calls during Thursday's brief storm squall.
The State Board of Elections is investigating claims of Lee County voter fraud — alleged by a local county commissioner — according to Lee County Elections Director Nancy Kimble.
It was a night of change as the Lee County Board of Education bid farewell to Superintendent Jeff Moss, approved new plans for its gifted and career/technical programs, and changed one of the four members it appoints to the board of trustees for Central Carolina Community College.
Joan Wagoner said she loves painting and all the emotional ups and downs that come with it. Right now, those feelings are running high.
A rainy 48 hours culminated Friday afternoon with flash floods throughout Lee County, where water spilled over into roads and impeded motorists, as Tropical Storm Andrea made its way up the East Coast.
Southern Lee High School Valedictorian William Maness pulled his commencement speech — literally — off the top of his head.
By this afternoon, Lee County's private schools will finish the 2012-13 school year, and the public schools will follow suit Friday.
When Angie Estevez was in kindergarten, a fellow classmate said something that remained with her throughout her life. He called her stupid.
A resolution calling for a bond referendum, a means of funding $23 million in projects at Central Carolina Community College, got a less-than-favorable reception from some Lee County Commissioners Tuesday.
Two public hearings — one for the county's proposed $63.5 million budget and the other for the proposed fire district tax rates — are slated for 6 p.m. Monday.
There's still debate in the scientific community as to what causes identical twins. However, one thing's certain: a lot of them are graduating from Lee County High School this year.
Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter and staff argued for more law enforcement positions and increased funds in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1, during a county budget workshop Friday.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, who's been selected by the Lee County Board of Education as the system's next superintendent.
Some were goofy, some were proud and some were timid. But no matter how they approached the ceremony, 22 people graduated a training program Friday morning in Sanford with more job skills than they had just months ago.
At least two Lee County Commissioners expressed their intent to eliminate county funding for a majority of nonprofits during a budget workshop Thursday.
Dozens of veterans and their families packed Lee County’s American Legion Post 382 on Monday to commemorate Memorial Day, a national remembrance of all who have given their lives serving in the American military.
After witnessing the destruction following the twister that swept through Sanford two years ago, one local man saw a glaring need in the aftermath of the last week's tornado in Moore, Okla.