A five-person brawl at the Broadway Walmart Express on Thursday night left two people injured and at least four people charged with assault.
Central Carolina Works — a Central Carolina Community College program meant to increase dual enrollment in area high schools — recently was awarded an $800,000 grant from the state for workforce development.
Unlike some of its larger cohorts, Lee County is seeing a higher collection rate after the state began collecting vehicle property taxes in September.
After requesting about $20 million from the county for this year’s budget but getting about $16 million, the Lee County Board of Education is considering asking for even more next year — to the tune of $21 million.
While the state investigates claims Duke Energy has illegally been pumping a toxic sludge known as coal ash into the Cape Fear River near Moncure, some locals have a more pressing concern: Is tap water safe?
Local and state Republican candidates pitched their platforms to Lee County conservatives during the local GOP Convention Saturday.
This week, we Take 5 with Carolyn Spivey, the director of the Coalition for Families, about the “Anchors Aweigh” Benefit Auction
Not even two weeks after selecting four new trustees for Central Carolina Community College, the school boards of Lee, Chatham and Harnett counties have to meet again to redo one of the appointments.
An embezzlement investigation at one of Lee County’s largest churches has been handed off to the State Bureau of Investigation.
The 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student known as Junior to his friends and family succumbed to his injuries Wednesday after being shot multiple times near his home. A suspect in the crime has been apprehended.
Thomas Dolby Jr., the 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student who was shot Monday night, has died.
The mayors of Sanford and Broadway, along with several local business leaders, spoke at the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce's annual membership meeting Wednesday night to declare Lee County is back on the upswing.
A 15-year-old boy was shot twice Monday night, and authorities are searching for a suspect.
An Olivia man was arrested Monday in connection with two weekend armed robberies.
Some members of the public, including Lee County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple, were turned away from a public town hall held within the private Carolina Trace Gated Properties Friday night.
This week, we Take 5 with Bob Joyce, president of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.
Several weeks after two snowstorms shut down much of the state and a month before the third anniversary of the storm system that devastated Sanford, Raleigh and other nearby cities, Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a week of preparedness.
The Lee County Board of Education met Tuesday night. And while there wasn't much on the board's agenda, it was the beginning of a stretch of final meetings for two eight-year veterans of the board.
Anyone who's never eaten wild game before — or has a hankering for some more — will have the chance Saturday to sample a large spread at Flat Springs Baptist Church.
In the U.S. Army, there are Rangers; and in high school Junior ROTC, there are Raiders.
Central Carolina Hospital CEO Doug Doris will retire at the end of March, having led the hospital for the better part of a decade.
With one final announcement Friday morning, filing for political office ended with all but two local races set for competitive matches this fall.
Nearly 100 Lee County students will navigate, take aim and fire throughout the day Saturday in a bid to be named the best in the region.
Lee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlie Parks and fellow Republican Jim Womack ended weeks of speculation that they wouldn’t seek re-election, announcing in separate statements they wouldn’t pursue second terms on the board Thursday.