Despite protests from one member, the Lee County Board of Education passed a resolution this week asking the N.C. General Assembly to repeal a 2013 law that made that board and the Sanford City Council elections partisan.
Fueling up vehicles, checking chainsaws and taking stock of the city's salt and sand supplies were just some of the preparations that kept city of Sanford employees busy
The Herald is soliciting nominations for two of its most prestigious honors: Citizen of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, all high school students in North Carolina will be on a 10-point grading scale.
The Council for Effective Actions and Decisions (C.E.A.D.) is finalizing plans for the annual observance commemorating the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with activities set to begin on the afternoon of Jan. 18.
Fifteen individuals recently graduated from the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training program. The graduation was held Dec. 18, 2014, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
On Jan. 9, Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. (C.O.P.S.) and partnering organizations will unite in support of law enforcement officers nationwide to promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources staff are requesting more information from Charah, the company charged with the moving and storage of Duke Energy’s supply of coal ash, before continuing the permit approval process.
“We will not tolerate violence any more.”
Some Lee County commissioners voiced their support for local law enforcement in response to a recent letter to the editor questioning the board’s allegiances.
Among the problems Lee County Schools officials have with online, for-profit charter schools are the lack of student-teacher interaction and the cost to taxpayers and public schools.
After the 10-year veteran of the office took early retirement in November, Lee County's new register of deeds will start officially after the Christmas holiday on Dec. 29.
Hundreds of people from all across the Central Carolina region gathered Saturday to witness floats, clowns and firetrucks at the 18th annual Broadway Christmas parade hosted by the Broadway Optimist Club.
Improved test scores, programs and communication are just some of the changes that the new Lee County Board of Education members want to make during their terms after being sworn in Tuesday.
Wesley Cortez Raeford, 35, of 206 N. Second St. has been charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 14 death of Broadway resident David Joseph Heron, 55.
A Broadway woman was life-flighted to UNC Hospitals following a wreck involving her vehicle and a school bus Monday morning, according to the Sanford Police Department.
Police reported that the bus driver and the 10 children on the bus were uninjured.
While the Central Carolina Jaycees gear up for this year’s Sanford Christmas Parade, some members and other local residents look forward to the arrival of the Express Clydesdales — a first-time addition to the parade.
With grants dwindling during the last few years, a recent $10,000 donation from Modern Woodmen of America will help Communities in Schools of Lee County provide more assistance to local children this holiday season.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners and its new Democratic majority could consider overturning part of a controversial countywide gun ordinance Monday.
With Duke Energy planning to transfer up to 8 million tons of coal ash to Sanford, many Lee County residents wondered aloud at a recent board of commissioners meeting about the ways the material could be reused.
This week, we Take 5 with Lee County Manager John Crumpton about the county’s response to Duke Energy’s coal ash announcement and other topics.
While many Lee County residents have raised environmental and health concerns regarding Duke Energy's proposed coal ash storage site off Post Office Road, local and state officials expect that there will be financial costs associated with the project as well.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners, in the group’s last meeting before Democrats have a majority in December, voted to fill vacancies on various local boards — which included appointing an outgoing commissioner to the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity board.
The Lee County Board of Elections will recount the 15,871 ballots from the Lee County Board of Education election tonight to meet a request from the fourth-place candidate, who missed a spot on the school board by just 18 votes.
Lee County staff will give a presentation Monday about feedback from nearby counties on their experiences with solar farms at Monday's board of commissioners meeting.