The director of the Lee County Library will be retiring in December, after more than 30 years spent tending to the knowledge stored in the library’s voluminous 130,000-plus book collection.
The City of Sanford and Lee County Schools have partnered on a project to educate children about the impropriety of bullying to create a better quality of life for Sanford children and residents.
Spectators' clothes were damp from the rain, but spirits were bright Saturday afternoon during the 2014 Diaper Derby at the amphitheater stage of the Lee Regional Fair.
Students involved in the Lee County School system’s Career and Technical Education program graduate at a rate of 99.1 percent, according to the program’s director.
This week, we Take 5 with Ashley Graham, the Health Education Supervisor for the Lee County Health Department, about Lee County’s Community Health Assessment.
The Sanford Lions Club will be entrusting the operation of the Lee Regional Fair, which opens Tuesday, to a new carnival this year — one that offers big rides and better technology than ever before.
While Lee County schools celebrate the district’s increasing graduation rates, they are also looking at ways to improve students’ scores and participation when it comes to standardized testing.
As the Lee County School system wraps up its second week of the fall semester, college and career advisers at Lee County and Southern Lee high schools made clear one thing about the Central Carolina Works program — it’s working.
This week, we Take 5 with David McGowan. He is currently the executive director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council (NCPC).
For some people, interacting with the deputies of the Lee County Sheriff's Office means something has gone wrong, but for students in Lee County public schools, student resource officers provide advice, comfort and safety.
More than 1,500 baby boomers, seniors and caregivers gathered on Wednesday to learn about health, retirement, insurance and more — and overall how to make the aging process a smooth transition.
Sanford and Broadway officials joined a growing national trend recently when they were covered with ice-cold water as part of the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised $88.5 million for the nonprofit since July.
The Lee County Board of Education knows that students don’t stop learning once they graduate from high school.
Lee County citizens and government officials are preparing for the local public hearing on the rules regarding hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
Four Lee County teachers with 122 years of combined experience gathered outside the Lee County Courthouse in Sanford to voice concerns about the direction of public education in North Carolina.
Veterans of the armed services leave the military with specific practical and technical training, respect for authority and a work ethic second to none demanded by the profession.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, the superintendent of Lee County Schools, about how the state budget will impact teachers and the school system.
Reading and writing and arithmetic — can get expensive.
For Central Carolina Community College dental programs students, their work is all about a happy smile and better health, especially when they are providing volunteer community service.
Wood kiln firing may have gone out of style in pottery, but three former Lee County High School students and their teacher recently got to experience it live.
Michelle Culler has a nephew who gets to spend most of his summer at the beach. Thinking about him got her to look at those around her who don’t get to make those kind of memories often.
Jamar Austin and Jamarion Griffin, both 7, pulled up the green mesh sacks around their waists, preparing to take off.
Sanford and Lee County will play host to a number of community gatherings as a part of the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday.
The General Assembly finally passed a budget Friday, deciding on pay raises of varying amounts for all teachers, as well as bonuses for other school employees.