News: Broadway

Mar. 12, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

CHAMBER BANQUET: Mayors, leaders "bullish" on county economic future

The mayors of Sanford and Broadway, along with several local business leaders, spoke at the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce's annual membership meeting Wednesday night to declare Lee County is back on the upswing.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

15-year-old shot, suspect sought

A 15-year-old boy was shot twice Monday night, and authorities are searching for a suspect. 


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Suspect apprehended in two armed robberies

An Olivia man was arrested Monday in connection with two weekend armed robberies.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

LEE COUNTY: Some turned away from town hall meeting at Trace

Some members of the public, including Lee County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple, were turned away from a public town hall held within the private Carolina Trace Gated Properties Friday night.


Mar. 08, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

TAKE 5: Chamber president: Area on track to 're-energize'

This week, we Take 5 with Bob Joyce, president of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.


Mar. 07, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Ready to spring ahead


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Learning the drill

Several weeks after two snowstorms shut down much of the state and a month before the third anniversary of the storm system that devastated Sanford, Raleigh and other nearby cities, Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a week of preparedness.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

EDUCATION: Bonardi, Smith explain why they're not seeking reelection

The Lee County Board of Education met Tuesday night. And while there wasn't much on the board's agenda, it was the beginning of a stretch of final meetings for two eight-year veterans of the board.


Mar. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Sportsman's spread: Wild game on the menu for community dinner

Anyone who's never eaten wild game before — or has a hankering for some more — will have the chance Saturday to sample a large spread at Flat Springs Baptist Church.


Mar. 02, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Southern Lee, Lee County compete vs. fellow Junior ROTC teams

In the U.S. Army, there are Rangers; and in high school Junior ROTC, there are Raiders.


Mar. 01, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

CCH's Doris retiring

Central Carolina Hospital CEO Doug Doris will retire at the end of March, having led the hospital for the better part of a decade.


Mar. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ELECTION: Baker seeks commissioner seat

With one final announcement Friday morning, filing for political office ended with all but two local races set for competitive matches this fall.


Mar. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Young shooters aim for victory

Nearly 100 Lee County students will navigate, take aim and fire throughout the day Saturday in a bid to be named the best in the region.


Feb. 28, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Parks, Womack rule out run

Lee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlie Parks and fellow Republican Jim Womack ended weeks of speculation that they wouldn’t seek re-election, announcing in separate statements they wouldn’t pursue second terms on the board Thursday.


Feb. 26, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

LEE COUNTY: School day gets longer

Lee County Schools leaders met Tuesday night to determine how to make up for instructional time lost to recent snow days, and they ended up giving students yet another day off.


Feb. 26, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Elvis tribute to headline annual Broadway festival

Keith Henderson will be celebrating his 36th year as an Elvis Presley tribute performer this April when he returns to Lee County for his second Broadway Our Way performance.


Feb. 25, 2014 @ 06:14 PM

Students explore possible career paths in STEM

Some of the young men and women sat down at computers to be introduced to the world of architecture, while others tinkered with digital music programs or investigated forensics.


Feb. 23, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Emily Garcia wins county spelling bee

It may have taken "entourage," "heifer," "prerogative" and "infinitesimal" to get East Lee Middle School seventh grader Emily Garcia to the final round of the 2014 Lee County PAGE District Spelling Bee, but it was "nemesis" that solidified her first-place ranking.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 06:59 PM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Coaching kids up

Pointing to a newspaper clipping from the late 1980s, Lee County High School Athletic Director Reggie Peace can recall each of his players from his first varsity team.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Kinney files for commission seat

A second Democrat entered the campaign for Lee County’s District 4 Commission seat Friday.


Feb. 20, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

High demand, low supply causes propane-fueled headache locally

A national propane shortage has led to local rationing and "the worst winter" one Sanford businesswoman has seen in her 22 years in the industry.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Ellmers makes glowing remarks at Challenge Printing

Standing in the main hall of a local manufacturing plant that faced closure last year, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-Lee County) praised workers for their diligence and support of public health Wednesday afternoon.


Feb. 16, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Private school vouchers split many

The issue of using taxpayer dollars to provide vouchers for children to attend private school has divided many in North Carolina, with strong opinions prevalent on both sides of the argument and a lawsuit now filed over the matter.


Feb. 15, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Open seats draw many

Several local election offices were forced shut due to blistering cold and ample snowfall much of this week, but hopefuls thoughout Central Carolina still managed to declare their intention to run for office.


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Snow, ice cripple Lee and surrounding counties

Winter Storm Pax has wreaked havoc on Lee County and the surrounding area, leaving hazardous roads and hundreds of power outages in its wake.