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
Numerous area schools were delayed this morning, and other cancellations and closures were reported, in anticipation of severe winter weather that was expected to hit late Tuesday.
Five Lee County people were arrested in connection with the slaying of Anthony Giles, the man killed in an armed home invasion on Nov. 22. One suspect is still at large.
Lee County residents can expect temperatures to drop during an upcoming colder-than-usual week, but there’s little chance of snow in the forecast.
On Thanksgiving, The Herald invited local pastor and television personality Tom Welborn to share his thoughts about being thankful in difficult circumstances.
On the same night its attorney was honored with one of the highest awards the state government can give, the Lee County Board of Education also decided to join a lawsuit against that same state government.
Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter has announced his intention to file for re-election and seek his third term as sheriff.
Trees fell on houses, power lines blocked roadways and traffic lights were out after short-lived, but extreme, bursts of wind and rain blew through the Central Carolina area Saturday.
Just days after he was named co-chair of a new committee aimed at helping veterans enter the civilian workforce more quickly, state Sen. Ronald Rabin has announced he will seek re-election.
Lee County is experiencing a more severe flu season than in previous years, with a steady stream of residents displaying influenza-like symptoms.
Despite frigid temperatures across Central Carolina, authorities are reporting few weather-related issues locally.
The North Carolina General Assembly made waves in 2013.
Lee County Commissioners will consider a $150,000 zero interest loan to locate a business within the county after a public hearing Monday.
The last half-decade has been an occasionally choppy time at the top of Lee County Schools.
Law enforcement officers are seeking information about the whereabouts of a missing 25-year-old Lee County woman.
Local residents have until Monday to pay their Lee County property taxes before the bills are considered delinquent.
Editor's note: 2013 was an eventful year in Sanford and Lee County. To help refresh – and test – your memory, we're presenting this news quiz, featuring 30 questions about goings-on in our area.
For years, organizations, political entities and individuals have tried to push Lee County toward economic prosperity with varying degrees of success. In 2013, several groups rallied together to form one organization charged with the economic success of the area.
With a continued focus on the local economy, Lee County political and community leaders intend to build off of 2013's successes into the new year.
Come nightfall, streets and homes throughout Lee County will sparkle from bright red, blue and green lights while Santas and reindeer watch.
This week, we feature part two of an extended Take 5 with Bob Bridwell, director of Sanford/Lee County Planning & Development.
There was a lot more laughing, crying and hugging in formation for the Lee County High School Army JROTC program Friday morning than usual.