Even if all goes exactly according to plan, the U.S. 421 Bypass around Sanford likely will be finished more than a year behind schedule.
Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties were among the 81 in North Carolina which experienced a drop in unemployment rate since May, according to data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Beginning next Monday, the Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County will provide free meals to children in need throughout August.
A group of local high school students touring the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Monday have dreams like going to college to study fashion or medicine, becoming sports stars and opening up businesses.
This week, we Take 5 with Lisa Shearer, the Child Protective Services supervisor at Lee County Department of Social Services, about N.C.’s Safe Surrender Law.
Educators have known for years that students who don’t read at grade level by third grade are significantly more likely to drop out of school and experience other academic and social problems.
The democratic process has gone into effect on fracking in North Carolina, with everyone now invited to submit comments, questions and suggestions about proposed rules and regulations for the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing.
Lee County residents highlighted Central Carolina Community College's value to the county and stressed fiscal prudence to voters during the public hearing Monday on the four proposed college bonds totaling $23 million that will appear on the November ballot.
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers had no intention of running for office when she first began speaking out against the Affordable Care Act at public events.
Lee County citizens will have the opportunity Monday to voice their opinions, comments and concerns regarding four proposed community college bonds, which total $23 million dollars, that may appear on the ballot this November.
A report released Thursday by the private N.C. Budget and Tax Center called for more efforts to improve workforce training and development, predicting dire consequences for the state's employment picture if nothing changes. Locally, however, the announcement might not seem so dramatic.
This week, we Take 5 with Pamela Munger, the community development specialist for the Sandhills Center, about Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) for law enforcement.
Tramway Elementary School started back on Wednesday, and only one person was spotted crying — a child whose older sister got to go to school without him.
Bob Stevens spends his days doing everything from analyzing a budget to repairing broken sewage lines, picking up trash or dealing with angry people.
One brother was arrested and another sustained non-life-threating injuries after a domestic incident turned violent Monday night, according to police.
With a muffled beat of bass and snare drums sounding from just outside, anti-fracking activists spent Tuesday evening voicing concerns to several state regulatory officials who had come to Sanford.
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