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.
This week, we Take 5 with Heather McKenzie, the executive director of Communities In Schools of Lee County, about the CIS school supply drive and other projects in which the organization is involved.
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.