News: Broadway

Jan. 07, 2014 @ 09:48 PM

Cold causes outages, yet few problems

Despite frigid temperatures across Central Carolina, authorities are reporting few weather-related issues locally.

Jan. 05, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

LOOKING BACK AT 2013: Legislative action has local effects

The North Carolina General Assembly made waves in 2013.

Jan. 05, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

LEE COUNTY: Commissioners will consider zero interest loan for business

Lee County Commissioners will consider a $150,000 zero interest loan to locate a business within the county after a public hearing Monday.

Jan. 03, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

LOOKING BACK AT 2013: 'A work in progress'

The last half-decade has been an occasionally choppy time at the top of Lee County Schools.

Jan. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Authorities seek info about missing woman

Law enforcement officers are seeking information about the whereabouts of a missing 25-year-old Lee County woman.

Jan. 02, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Tax deadline nears

Local residents have until Monday to pay their Lee County property taxes before the bills are considered delinquent.

Jan. 02, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

The Herald news quiz — year in review

Editor's note: 2013 was an eventful year in Sanford and Lee County. To help refresh – and test – your memory, we're presenting this news quiz, featuring 30 questions about goings-on in our area.

Jan. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

LOOKING BACK AT 2013: EDC, Chamber becoming one

For years, organizations, political entities and individuals have tried to push Lee County toward economic prosperity with varying degrees of success. In 2013, several groups rallied together to form one organization charged with the economic success of the area.

Dec. 31, 2013 @ 06:13 PM

Lee County notables set 2014 priorities

With a continued focus on the local economy, Lee County political and community leaders intend to build off of 2013's successes into the new year.

Dec. 28, 2013 @ 07:05 PM

Ready to play

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 04:58 AM

Twinkle, twinkle: Christmas lights shine brightly

Come nightfall, streets and homes throughout Lee County will sparkle from bright red, blue and green lights while Santas and reindeer watch.

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

TAKE 5: Planning official gives update on bond projects

This week, we feature part two of an extended Take 5 with Bob Bridwell, director of Sanford/Lee County Planning & Development.

Dec. 20, 2013 @ 11:04 PM

One last salute

There was a lot more laughing, crying and hugging in formation for the Lee County High School Army JROTC program Friday morning than usual.

Dec. 18, 2013 @ 05:03 AM

City Council favors merger

City leaders joined their county counterparts Tuesday in approving the concept to consolidate several Sanford and Lee County departments and the new economic development organization into one facility.

Dec. 18, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

School resource officer shift deemed successful

The first semester with student resources officers at local public schools under the control of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office instead of the Lee County Schools has, by all accounts, gone as well as hoped.

Dec. 14, 2013 @ 07:14 PM

Broadway parade goes on despite wet weather

Despite wet and soggy conditions, spectators lined the Broadway sidewalks — huddled underneath blankets, mittens and hats — for the 17th annual Broadway Optimist Christmas Parade and Celebration.

Dec. 14, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

TAKE 5: Planning Director acknowledges community’s assets, challenges

This week, we Take 5 with Bob Bridwell, the director of the Sanford/Lee County Planning & Development, on a variety of topics related to growth in Sanford and Lee County.

Dec. 11, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

School board lists building priorities

The Lee County Board of Education met Tuesday night to outline its top 10 priorities for construction or repair projects over the next five years.

Dec. 08, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

Ceremony held to remember Pearl Harbor

Two dozen men and women, from elderly veterans to young children, gathered around the lowered flags at the North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Broadway on Saturday, the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Dec. 07, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

A pause to remember Pearl Harbor

On this day 72 years ago, Lee County’s first casualty of World War II died during what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt soon took to the airwaves to call “a date which will live in infamy.”

Dec. 07, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

TAKE 5: Common Core, Lee Schools put focus on literacy

This week, we Take 5 with Carol Chappell, the K-5/Title I/II Director for Lee County Schools, about Common Core reading standards

Dec. 06, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Teacher turnover rates rising

As salaries were frozen for yet another year, teacher turnover in North Carolina last year was the highest it has been in at least five years according to a recently released report. And in most local counties, teachers left at an even higher rate than the state average.

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

Lee public servants pause to give thanks

As Lee County residents gather with friends and family to carve turkey, local leaders expressed their gratitude and thankfulness this Thanksgiving.

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Victory in the Valley

On this Thanksgiving, The Herald invited local pastor and television personality Tom Welborn to share his thoughts about being thankful in difficult circumstances.

Nov. 27, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

Bullard leaving Red Cross

After about a year and a half of leading local families through crises and spearheading efforts to prepare the community for potential emergencies, Michele Bullard is stepping down as Red Cross coordinator for Lee and Chatham counties.