Lee County students graduate high school, on average, at a higher rate than their peers around the state — according to recently released data.
Better communication and politics were two of the main subjects that arose at the first of seven community meetings new Lee County Schools Superintendent Andy Bryan is hosting from now through September.
With early voting for the municipal primary starting in less than two weeks, several election-related dates and deadlines are fast approaching.
Political squabbles arose over changing the command of Lee County Schools student resource officers from the schools to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, but those on the district's 16 campuses might not notice much difference.
Those who need some extra help with their rent or utilities in the coming months might find it at the Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County.
Hundreds of Sanford and Lee County residents were out and about Tuesday night to meet their neighbors and learn how to prevent crime in their communities.
One local teacher has been spending his summer curating a one-of-a-kind art exhibit at East Carolina University, as a capstone to his master’s degree in education.
This week, we Take 5 with Lee County native Lisa Bowling Wishart, a 26-year teaching veteran, about the education budget approved by the N.C. General Assembly and her thoughts about changes in the teaching profession.
National Night Out — an annual opportunity for residents to interact with their neighbors, elected leaders and law enforcement personnel — is scheduled for Tuesday, and locals have a wider variety of locations to choose from than ever before.
Betty Sauls, one of the Broadway residents seeking a seat on the town Board of Commissioners, withdrew her name from the ballot Thursday.
From mud bogging to horse shows, rides, contests and a hypnotist, the Lee Regional Fair is adding a slew of new attractions for the 2013 fair, which is in less than two months.
This week, we Take 5 with Nancy Kimble, the director of the Lee County Board of Elections, about the upcoming primary and general elections and other election-related issues. Kimble spent more than 20 years in Sanford before moving back to her native Ohio in 1992, then returned to Sanford in 2003. She was named director of the board of elections in 2005. She has four children and 10 grandchildren.
In Lee County, reactions to the state budget passed late Wednesday afternoon by the N.C. General Assembly ranged from dejection to cautious optimism.
Restaurants in Broadway aren’t allowed to serve alcohol, but residents soon will have the opportunity to change that rule.
Lee County's is ranked sixth in the state — for the second year — in North Carolina's yearly crash-rating index.
Fighting clouds of bugs and hoping clouds of precipitation didn't move in and obscure the view, about 20 Lee County elementary and middle school teachers spent this past Wednesday night stargazing.
Filing for the Sanford and Broadway municipal elections ended Friday with three candidates adding their names to the ballots.
This week, we Take 5 with Crystal Morphis, Lee County's interim Economic Development Corporation director, about the effort to create a single-entity organization which would oversee economic development, Chamber of Commerce activities and visitor efforts for the county.
After more than a decade with the city, Sanford Finance Director Melissa Cardinali has been hired for the same position in Cumberland County.
Lee County Schools has lost a second administrator this year to Beaufort County, S.C.
Area residents interested in public service have precious few hours to enter the political fray.
Lee County Schools announced the dates of open houses and orientations for all the county’s public schools on Wednesday, some of which are mandatory.
The Lee County Young Commissioners Youth Leadership program ends Friday with organizers deeming its inaugural year a success.
Bonnie Almond, the former principal of Southern Lee High School who was named the school district's Director of Academic Services about a week ago, has resigned from Lee County Schools, the district announced Wednesday afternoon.
This week, we Take 5 with John Payne, the director of Lee County Parks & Recreation, about the department's summer programs and park system.