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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voters retained incumbent Mark Akinosho and added a Republican and a Democrat during Lee County's first partisan Board of Education race.
General election results
This week, we Take 5 with Nancy Kimble, director of the Lee County Board of Elections, about this year’s general election.
Jersey Mike’s Boxing, a boxing gym in Sanford, will close its doors Friday after a yearlong financial struggle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lee County residents will vote on four Central Carolina Community College bonds totaling $23 million on Nov. 4.
Thursday morning at 10:40 a.m. means it’s reading time for three third-graders at Tramway Elementary.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the two men seeking the job, Lee County’s first contested sheriff’s race in eight years boils down to a simple question: is the sheriff’s office broken?
This week, we Take 5 with Heather McKenzie, executive director of Communities In Schools of Lee County, about CIS and its upcoming “Second Chance Prom.”
With the North Carolina general election less than a month away, candidates for the District 51 seat of the North Carolina House of Representatives both are adamant that they are the right fit for representing Lee and Harnett counties in Raleigh.