The $4.29 million repaving project that includes a new road surface for a stretch of Horner Boulevard was scheduled to wrap up Wednesday night, after about a week and a half of work on Horner.
The methods may have changed for the Lee County Cooperative Extension, but it’s had the same goal for the last 100 years — educating county residents about how to make sound decisions for their families.
People in the Central Carolina region will have many opportunities to celebrate Independence Day this year.
This week, we Take 5 with Kelly Miller, the city of Sanford's Public Information Officer, about National Night Out.
The Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity will be another step closer to getting up and running when the organization's first CEO starts work on July 7.
Rodger Sauls, who has worked in Lee County and the surrounding area for 20 years as a business development executive with Progress Energy, accepted the position of CEO of the partnership, which merges the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lee County Economic Development Corporation into one public-private entity.
The 1,200 residents of Broadway will not face a property tax rate increase this coming year. However, people in the city limits and in the surrounding unincorporated areas will see higher fees for water, sewer and solid waste pickup.
Name: Clay Aiken
Place of birth: Raleigh
Congressional candidate Clay Aiken stopped by Sanford on Tuesday, meeting with Mayor Chet Mann and Democratic Party volunteers and having lunch at the Fairview Dairy Bar.
When June rolls around, according to local authorities, crime tends to increase.
The Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity has named Rodger Sauls as the organization’s first Chief Executive Officer. After being in transition for more than 18 months, Lee County’s economic development program now has a new leader.
This week, we Take 5 with Donnie Oldham, the president of Sanford Contractors, about the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity. Oldham is the chairman of the steering committee for SLCPP, the organization created in part by the planned merger of the Lee County Economic Development Corporation and the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.
Lee County teachers were notably absent from a rally in Sanford on Wednesday to demand better pay for teachers.
It wasn't because they were all on vacation. The reason, according to the only teacher who did attend, was actually quite full of irony: Many local teachers were at a mandatory, yet unpaid, training session.
A Sanford man is in custody, charged with attempted murder, and a Lillington man is hospitalized following a shooting incident early Friday, according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office.
More than 300 seniors graduated Friday night from Lee County High School, and speakers at the ceremony gave them a dose of reality as they geared up to enter the real world.
Politicians of all stripes, both locally and at the state level, have routinely agreed North Carolina teachers should be paid more. Yet the issue continues to be fraught with controversy.
This week we Take 5 with Jamie Kelly, the chairman of the Lee County Education Foundation.
The overwhelming message to Grace Christian School seniors from speakers Tuesday night was simple: don't conform.
The Lee County Commissioners voted Monday night to pay a company for guarantees that it will create more than 100 jobs and bring millions of dollars of taxable property back to Sanford.
Politics were the focus of Tuesday night’s Lee County Board of Education meeting, but the school board got started on a lighter note as the J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School chorus serenaded the crowd with several songs.
Representatives from the Lee County Board of Education, Central Carolina Community College and county-funded nonprofits all tried to find ways to do as much, or more, with less when they met with the Lee County Board of Commissioners on Friday morning during its first budget work session.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday night, with plans to discuss spending on next year’s budget — and specifically to seek input from the general public.
School may still be in session, but the warm weather's not waiting for the final bell; high temperatures are starting to drive locals to area pools, and turning the minds of many to water safety.
The N.C. Department of Commerce's most recent unemployment figures point in mostly one direction: down — a trend that included Lee County. Figures for 99 of the state's 100 counties, announced Wednesday, dropped from March's numbers.
A local man, who took the Lee Board of Commissioners to court over an allegedly illegal town hall meeting, dropped his lawsuit Tuesday afternoon.
Proposed legislation with the potential to shut down Lee County's baseline ambient air quality monitor passed its second reading in the North Carolina Senate on Thursday in a vote of 37-31.