News: Broadway

May. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Recount doesn't affect primary election result

The results of the Democratic primary for the Lee County Board of Education remain unchanged after a recount.

May. 21, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Gay '90s celebrates Lee's older citizens

The Enrichment Center of Lee County filled up Wednesday for the annual Gay '90s luncheon, which honors Lee County citizens who are "90 years old and better."

May. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

BROADWAY: Costs could rise for water, sewer, trash

Homeowners in the town of Broadway likely will see their property tax rates remain stable for at least another year, although everyone who pays water, sewer or trash pickup fees to the town could be required to pay more.

May. 19, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

Broadway area residents could see higher fees

Facing rising costs and lingering effects from the loss of sales tax revenue last year, Broadway officials are considering raising monthly fees for water, sewer and solid waste pickup.

May. 15, 2014 @ 07:56 AM

After long wait, Lee County attorney officially claims title

After a year-and-a-half long process to be licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Kerry Schmid was sworn in as the new Lee County attorney when the board of commissioners met this week.

May. 15, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

Lee school board sends budget increase request to commissioners

The Lee County Board of Education officially requested a budget increase from the county of several million dollars on Tuesday night.


May. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

CARA Ride keeps growing

More than 200 people spent their Saturday mornings sweating as they pedaled up hills and around rural roads in Lee and Chatham counties. They were rewarded with food, beer and playful puppies.

May. 09, 2014 @ 09:30 PM

Scenes from Relay for Life

May. 08, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Career-prep programs a hit with local students

Interest in science-focused summer camps for younger students and high school-level career academies is growing, and last year, nearly every single Lee County senior who had taken career and technical education classes graduated.

May. 07, 2014 @ 10:08 PM

Educators back McCrory plan

After his last plan for raising teacher pay was received less than enthusiastically, Gov. Pat McCrory announced further steps Wednesday to bolster funding for education in North Carolina — news that was deemed a positive development locally.

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

Akinosho, Livingston, Williams get most votes in Lee BOE race

Pending a recount, Mark Akinosho, Ophelia Livingston and Shawn Williams have come closer to membership on the Lee County Board of Education, having been the top three vote-getters in Tuesday's Democratic primary.

May. 06, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Primary election results

N.C. Senate District 12 - Democratic Party nomination

May. 04, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Primary election set for Tuesday

Early voting ended Saturday, so Tuesday is the last chance for any registered voters to make their voices heard in the primary election.

May. 04, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

LEE COMMISSIONERS: Board to resume talks about Fort Bragg Regional Alliance

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday night, with a public hearing, grants, a foundering civic-military group and more on the agenda.

May. 02, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Mann hosts prayer breakfast

In between soaring renditions of “Amazing Grace” and other hymns, local civic and religious leaders spoke about the importance of prayer Thursday morning at a breakfast hosted by Sanford Mayor Chet Mann.

May. 01, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

‘We can’t do it alone'

Local pastors asked for God’s blessings, but also called on believers to pursue repentance, revival and right relationships, during the city’s annual National Day of Prayer event Thursday.

May. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

TAKE 5: Youth Council's 'Race to Read' 5K provides books to schools

Today, we Take 5 with Lesa Price and Karen Kennedy, who serve as advisors to the Sanford/Lee County Youth Council, about the upcoming “Race to Read” 5K race and other ways the Youth Council works in the community.

Apr. 29, 2014 @ 07:10 PM

Bright lights of Broadway

Apr. 27, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Planning Director answers a higher calling

Bob Bridwell, the longtime Sanford-Lee County Planning Director, is turning in his government job and taking up the cloth.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

New local clinic on the horizon

A new Veterans Affairs clinic will open in Sanford next year, but at a time when the VA system has been under fire both nationally and in North Carolina specifically, one local veteran said the new clinic on Broadway Road will help, but only with minor procedures.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Imagination reigns at Sanford’s Play Daze

Hundreds of children, most between the ages of 3 and 8, swarmed the San-Lee Recreation Park Thursday for Play Daze, a three-hour event that allowed children from all over Lee County to explore their creative side out in the sun.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Early voting to begin Thursday

Early voting for local primary elections begins Thursday and will last until May 3. Election Day itself is May 6.

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Broadway Our Way goes on through the rain

Even a little rain couldn't dampen the allure of free barbecue and live music Saturday, as people braved the weather to attend the Broadway Our Way festival.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Kids encouraged to enjoy, explore during ‘Play Daze’

Next week, hundreds of local children will converge on San-Lee Park for a day of celebration and dozens of activities tailored toward them.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Four vie for three Lee BOE seats in Democratic primary

Four members of the local Democratic Party are campaigning for a seat on the Lee County Board of Education. But in the board's first-ever partisan election, there are only three open seats.