News: Broadway

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:49 PM

Gathering for gratitude

At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, the Great War ended when the Allied nations and Germany declared a ceasefire.


Nov. 09, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Showing Lee County’s heart

As the Christmas season approaches, the Lee County branch of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program started working toward collecting and distributing as many toys to Lee County children as possible with the help of volunteers, residents and sponsors.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

Local candidates shell out thousands in bid for seats

Whether they are red or blue, candidates from both political parties rely on lots of green to finance their campaigns and win, or possibly lose, elections.


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 05:05 AM

Salmon ‘looking forward to serving’ Lee and Harnett counties

The morning after his election, Brad Salmon still had trouble wrapping his head around the fact that Lee and Harnett County voters chose him to represent their interests in Raleigh.


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Veterans: Board of Education victors will be assets

Sandra Bowen said she began running the race for the Lee County Board of Education for her three children, all of whom are enrolled or will be enrolled in the Lee County school system.


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Lee voters overwhelmingly pass CCCC bond measures

With a resounding blessing from Lee County voters, Central Carolina Community College can begin the process of implementing four bonds, totaling $23 million, for the construction of a new building and a number of renovations across the campus.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Wide array of issues, races propel Lee voters to the polls

Campaigners from both sides of the aisle stood at attention, political soldiers entrenched in a battle for voters’ favor, at polling sites across Lee County Tuesday as citizens turned out to decide the contests and issues most important to them on Election Day.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

N.C. SENATE DISTRICT 12: Rabin, winning another term, says, 'We're on the right course'

Ronald Rabin was re-elected to a second term in the N.C. Senate Tuesday, winning the District 12 seat over Democrat Joe Langley with about 56 percent of the vote.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Akinosho re-elected to Lee BOE, Bowen and Livingston join board

Voters retained incumbent Mark Akinosho and added a Republican and a Democrat during Lee County's first partisan Board of Education race.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

General election results

General election results
Nov. 4


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Take 5: Election Day

This week, we Take 5 with Nancy Kimble, director of the Lee County Board of Elections, about this year’s general election.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 09:13 PM

Down for the count

Jersey Mike’s Boxing, a boxing gym in Sanford, will close its doors Friday after a yearlong financial struggle.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

‘A small town way of life’

With Broadway's longtime town manager and his 14 years of on-the-job experience lost to retirement this month, the Broadway Board of Commissioners was tasked with finding a suitable replacement.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Request to track undocumented children locally remains ‘in limbo’

The Lee County School system doesn't keep track of the number of undocumented children attending school here, but that may change now that the Lee County Board of Commissioners has requested that they do.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Lee, state see surge in early votes

Only halfway through the early voting period, both North Carolina and Lee County have seen dramatic increases in voter turnout from previous midterm elections, including a 62 percent increase in Lee County voters on average per day.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Jury trial measure on ballot

When voters go to the polls this election, they may see an item on the ballot they weren’t expecting — a constitutional amendment allowing a person accused of a criminal offense to waive their right to a trial by jury.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Undying fun at Gross Farms Zombie Run

Hordes of zombies chased about 60 people through the Gross Farms corn maze Saturday trying to capture their flags — or their brains — at the first Zombie Run hosted by the Temple Theatre.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

President: Bond will help uphold ‘standard of excellence’

Since Central Carolina Community College’s beginnings over 50 years ago, the college has been a partner with Lee County in economic growth and enriching the quality of life for its residents.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

CCCC bonds at a glance

Lee County residents will vote on four Central Carolina Community College bonds totaling $23 million on Nov. 4.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

‘I Read, You Read’ gives third-graders practice

Thursday morning at 10:40 a.m. means it’s reading time for three third-graders at Tramway Elementary.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Group files ethics complaint against Stone for 2012 raffle

A raffle held by Rep. Mike Stone (R-Lee) to support his 2012 campaign is under fire from Raleigh-based public policy group Progress NC Action


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

LEE COUNTY: Commissioners ask state, feds to reduce concealed carry restrictions

The Lee County Board of Commissioners passed two resolutions earlier this week, advocating for fewer concealed carry restrictions at the state and federal level by a 4–3 margin — coinciding with the county's recent gun ordinance changes.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Two arrested after yearlong drug investigation in Cameron

Two area men were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of trafficking methamphetamines after a yearlong drug investigation conducted in the Cameron area of Moore County, which led to the seizure of $17,340 worth of drugs, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

LEE BOARD OF EDUCATION: Six hopefuls pursue three open seats

Six candidates will appear on the ballot for three open seats on the Lee County Board of Education. The race is partisan for the first time ever, and three Democrats and three Republicans are running. See their responses to The Herald’s candidate questionnaire on pages B5-7.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

Story comes alive for children participating in literacy campaign

The more than 20 children at the Lee County Arts and Community Center danced, laughed and sang as they took part in the national “Read for the Record” campaign Tuesday morning to promote early literacy.