Hundreds attended a public meeting Wednesday in Raleigh on rules for hydraulic fracturing drilling in North Carolina, with many voicing opposition and some even breaking into anti-fracking songs at the podium.
Lee County citizens and government officials are preparing for the local public hearing on the rules regarding hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced this week that 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties saw an increase in visitor spending in 2013. That increase includes all four counties — Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore — in the Central Carolina region.
Chatham County residents can expect their 2014 property tax bills to arrive in mid-August, according to the county's tax administrator.
Veterans of the armed services leave the military with specific practical and technical training, respect for authority and a work ethic second to none demanded by the profession.
For Central Carolina Community College dental programs students, their work is all about a happy smile and better health, especially when they are providing volunteer community service.
Pittsboro Matters and local citizens filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the town of Pittsboro — challenging its zoning approval for the Chatham Park project.
Just few months after the conclusion of one lawsuit regarding illegal appointments to the Central Carolina Community College board of trustees, the state legislature is looking to step in and correct yet another illegal appointment.
The rain may have driven some visitors away from the House in the Horseshoe Saturday for the historical site's annual Revolutionary War reenactment, but those who made the trip were well-rewarded with a look into the American past.
Even if all goes exactly according to plan, the U.S. 421 Bypass around Sanford likely will be finished more than a year behind schedule.
Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties were among the 81 in North Carolina which experienced a drop in unemployment rate since May, according to data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Featuring yet another element honoring the former plantation's past, the annual reenactment at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site is set for this coming weekend. Some fear it might be the last.
The democratic process has gone into effect on fracking in North Carolina, with everyone now invited to submit comments, questions and suggestions about proposed rules and regulations for the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing.
As Central Carolina Community College begins looking at the next five years, members of the school's Board of Trustees expressed confidence that the Julian Philpott was the man to help guide the college in the right direction.
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers had no intention of running for office when she first began speaking out against the Affordable Care Act at public events.
This week, we Take 5 with Barbara Flagg, the executive director of the Reach Out Crisis Pregnancy Center, which has offices in Gulf and Sanford.
A Siler City man has been charged in connection with a shooting death that occurred in early June.
Counties rely on property taxes to fund needs like education, public safety and emergency medical services. But collecting 100 percent of property tax revenue is nearly impossible.
However, Central Carolina counties are coming closer to that mark.
With a muffled beat of bass and snare drums sounding from just outside, anti-fracking activists spent Tuesday evening voicing concerns to several state regulatory officials who had come to Sanford.
The $4.29 million repaving project that includes a new road surface for a stretch of Horner Boulevard was scheduled to wrap up Wednesday night, after about a week and a half of work on Horner.
A public hearing in Sanford Tuesday night on proposed new water quality regulations drew a large crowd, many of whom got up to speak about their opposition to hydraulic fracturing.
People in the Central Carolina region will have many opportunities to celebrate Independence Day this year.
An acquaintance of a disabled Chatham County woman was arrested this week and charged with sexually assaulting her over the course of at least a year.
Name: Clay Aiken
Place of birth: Raleigh
Congressional candidate Clay Aiken stopped by Sanford on Tuesday, meeting with Mayor Chet Mann and Democratic Party volunteers and having lunch at the Fairview Dairy Bar.