Filing for the 2014 election begins noon Monday with some races already shaping up.
William “Mr. J” Johnson has helped to shape the lives of countless young people through his time as the teen director at the Boys and Girls Club of Sanford/Lee County, encouraging teenagers to see their potential and then helping them achieve it.
This week, we Take 5 with Brad Marin about the 4th annual Lee County PAGE District Finals Spelling Bee, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Feb. 15 at McLeod Auditorium at Lee Senior High School.
There are about 2,000 parents of students in Lee County Schools who don't speak English at home. It's Yolanda Gierbolini's job to reach out to them, offering classes on discipline, volunteering, helping their children become more literate and other topics.
Local officials were joined by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) on Friday to officially break ground for a new clinic in Sanford for military veterans, which should open its doors about a year from now.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education met Thursday night to talk about a subject that has divided them in recent years: money.
Two individuals charged in the December 2012 death of a Broadway hunter have pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and involuntary manslaughter, respectively, according to court documents furnished Thursday by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
In the old fellowship hall of Sanford’s First Presbyterian Church, some high school students recalled dates and historical figures while others tried to predict their own future in this weekend’s battle of the brains.
Lee County native Justin Rosser intends to make his political debut as a Democratic candidate for Lee County sheriff.
After giving local parents and others 10 chances to offer feedback, Lee County Schools Superintendent Andy Bryan is taking a break from the public meet-and-greet sessions he started shortly after becoming superintendent last year.
Lee County Schools will hold winter weather makeup days for students in most schools by extending three days that had been planned as early release days to full days.
Lee County Commissioners will consider the future of O.T. Sloan Park Monday night, but only after reviewing its past.
Amongst the commercials, day-long pregame shows and hour-long halftime show, tonight's Super Bowl XLVIII will include a football game.
People living on country roads likely have been wondering when their streets will be cleared of snow and ice by the yellow vehicles servicing other roads around town.
Students in Lee County Schools lagged behind the rest of the state in reading and math at nearly every grade level in the first year of Common Core testing, according to data released by the state Tuesday afternoon.
It can be hectic trying to keep four children dry and safe when they’re playing in the snow and ice that’s blanketing much of the central Carolina region right now.
The unemployment rate in North Carolina remained above average last month but is dropping faster than the national rate, according to government data released Tuesday — prompting one local official to predict that the downward trend would also hold true for Lee County.
As forecasts of snow remained varied on how many inches might actually fall in the area, school districts and local governments were still waiting to announce cancellations until late Tuesday or even early this morning.
Area drivers are urged to exercise caution — especially during the early morning and nighttime hours — while negotiating Lee County's wintry roads.
Students in Lee County Schools lagged behind the rest of the state in almost every reading and math measure in the first year of Common Core testing, according to data released by the state Tuesday afternoon.
Several school systems are reporting closings due to inclement weather Tuesday.
The local American Red Cross is in desperate need of Lee County volunteers to join its Disaster Action Team.
Jerry Batchelor's interest in photography began during his days in the United States Army.
After a two month investigation, five Lee County residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying of Anthony “Andy” Wayne Giles, the man killed in an armed home invasion on Nov. 22. One suspect remains at large.
After receiving 10 large-scale construction requests from Lee County Schools, including two new elementary schools, the Lee County Board of Commissioners