The Lee County Board of Commissioners and its new Democratic majority could consider overturning part of a controversial countywide gun ordinance Monday.
With Duke Energy planning to transfer up to 8 million tons of coal ash to Sanford, many Lee County residents wondered aloud at a recent board of commissioners meeting about the ways the material could be reused.
This week, we Take 5 with Lee County Manager John Crumpton about the county’s response to Duke Energy’s coal ash announcement and other topics.
While many Lee County residents have raised environmental and health concerns regarding Duke Energy's proposed coal ash storage site off Post Office Road, local and state officials expect that there will be financial costs associated with the project as well.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners, in the group’s last meeting before Democrats have a majority in December, voted to fill vacancies on various local boards — which included appointing an outgoing commissioner to the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity board.
The Lee County Board of Elections will recount the 15,871 ballots from the Lee County Board of Education election tonight to meet a request from the fourth-place candidate, who missed a spot on the school board by just 18 votes.
Lee County staff will give a presentation Monday about feedback from nearby counties on their experiences with solar farms at Monday's board of commissioners meeting.
Three members will be appointed to the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity board at Monday's Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting with outgoing Commissioner Jim Womack as one of the names in the hat.
Just 24 hours after Duke Energy surprised local citizens and government officials with the announcement that up to 8 million tons of coal ash could make its way to Lee County over the next five years, concerned Sanford residents already are planning to formally protest the company’s plans.
Veterans, recruiters and representatives from 16 colleges across North Carolina packed a veterans college Fair Friday morning — focused on how best to cater to the educational needs of members of the military once they are done with their service.
Despite election-season claims to the contrary, Lee County Manager John Crumpton and some current county commissioners said the county has sufficient reserves on hand for unforeseen circumstances or purchases.
At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, the Great War ended when the Allied nations and Germany declared a ceasefire.
As the Christmas season approaches, the Lee County branch of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program started working toward collecting and distributing as many toys to Lee County children as possible with the help of volunteers, residents and sponsors.
Whether they are red or blue, candidates from both political parties rely on lots of green to finance their campaigns and win, or possibly lose, elections.
The morning after his election, Brad Salmon still had trouble wrapping his head around the fact that Lee and Harnett County voters chose him to represent their interests in Raleigh.
Sandra Bowen said she began running the race for the Lee County Board of Education for her three children, all of whom are enrolled or will be enrolled in the Lee County school system.
With a resounding blessing from Lee County voters, Central Carolina Community College can begin the process of implementing four bonds, totaling $23 million, for the construction of a new building and a number of renovations across the campus.
Campaigners from both sides of the aisle stood at attention, political soldiers entrenched in a battle for voters’ favor, at polling sites across Lee County Tuesday as citizens turned out to decide the contests and issues most important to them on Election Day.
Ronald Rabin was re-elected to a second term in the N.C. Senate Tuesday, winning the District 12 seat over Democrat Joe Langley with about 56 percent of the vote.
Voters retained incumbent Mark Akinosho and added a Republican and a Democrat during Lee County's first partisan Board of Education race.
General election results
This week, we Take 5 with Nancy Kimble, director of the Lee County Board of Elections, about this year’s general election.
Jersey Mike’s Boxing, a boxing gym in Sanford, will close its doors Friday after a yearlong financial struggle.
With Broadway's longtime town manager and his 14 years of on-the-job experience lost to retirement this month, the Broadway Board of Commissioners was tasked with finding a suitable replacement.
The Lee County School system doesn't keep track of the number of undocumented children attending school here, but that may change now that the Lee County Board of Commissioners has requested that they do.