A 300-acre master-planned community in northern part of Lee County may be one step closer to fruition.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, who became Superintendent of Lee County Schools on July 1. Previously, he had been associate superintendent in Lee County.
With the logistical and financial structure of the new and all encompassing economic development organization yet to be determined, area leaders are in the process of agreeing upon its objectives.
Parents of school-age children from around the area will have the chance tonight to learn more about new scholarships for their students to attend private school or get therapy for special needs.
The insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, become available today, giving people who don't get health benefits from work, or who want another option, until the end of March to pick out a plan or be fined by the federal government.
The creation of a new organization charged with the county’s economic development will be one step closer to completion by the week’s end.
Given the issues Lee County Schools and the Lee County government are having with changes to lottery funding at the state level, one local politician says he wishes people had just listened to him — or at least his idea for the lottery — a decade ago.
Lee County's two older middle schools have decades-old heating and air conditioning systems, which the district has been looking to replace for years. But due to changes in the state lottery, that may not happen any time soon.
Students and teachers in Lee County's public schools are settling into their routines by now, about a month into the new school year, but they're likely still seeing some new faces around campus.
To have a good chance at graduating high school, students needs to be able to read proficiently by third grade — and to do that, experts said at a local gathering Wednesday, students need education even before entering kindergarten.
The Lee County Small Business Expo was different in just about every way this year.
The Breadbasket has helped feed Lee County's hungry for more than two decades, and on Friday, area residents can contribute to that cause by lifting their own forks.
Area churches are aiming to refresh a time-honored tradition this coming Saturday.
Lee County residents will take to the streets to raise funds for the community's hungry during the Lee County Harvest Walk at First Presbyterian Church, located at 203 Hawkins Ave. Walkers can sign in from 8-10 a.m., and the church's chairman of the Witness and Benevolent Committee, Bob Davis, said he's hoping for more than 50 walkers during the inaugural event.
The 25th annual Lee County Small Business Expo, which was postponed earlier this year, is back and will be held Tuesday afternoon.
Lee County Schools will receive about $58,000 to teach children in grades 4-6 good life choices thanks to $800,000 the federal government gave North Carolina recently — an unexpected extension of an existing grant — to ramp up abstinence education in rural areas.
N.C. Sen. Ronald Rabin visited Central Carolina Community College’s Lee County Campus this week and said liked what he saw in the educational and support opportunities available to military veterans.
After months of community forums, interviews and summits, the long-awaited Lee County economic strategic plan left county commissioners with ranging degrees of satisfaction.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners approved a $342,000 request from Sheriff Tracy Carter to fund the School Resource Officers program Monday night.
With a scoot, they were off.
Or at least some of them were.
The fair may be mostly fun and games, but there's some learning that goes on, too.
East Lee Middle School has relied on the same heating and air conditioning system for the last 35 years, and although school board members say they want to replace it, they also delayed those efforts somewhat on Tuesday.
The prospect of losing power for three days due to severe weather is daunting for many. But this month especially, experts and officials at all levels are working to replace that uncertainty with readiness.
A newly created economic development organization could help bridge the gap between the worlds of education and business — or at least that’s the theory.
Onlookers cheered the snip of intertwined gold and purple ribbons Tuesday at the Lions Club Fairgrounds — signaling the start to six days of rides, attractions and entertainment that many Sanfordians say they look forward to all year.