North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy has repaired a crack in a dam at a coal ash pit near the Cape Fear River.
Central Carolina Works — a Central Carolina Community College program meant to increase dual enrollment in area high schools — recently was awarded an $800,000 grant from the state for workforce development.
While the state investigates claims Duke Energy has illegally been pumping a toxic sludge known as coal ash into the Cape Fear River near Moncure, some locals have a more pressing concern: Is tap water safe?
Not even two weeks after selecting four new trustees for Central Carolina Community College, the school boards of Lee, Chatham and Harnett counties have to meet again to redo one of the appointments.
A year and a half after Jesse Maness went missing in Siler City and was later found dead just over the Randolph County line in Bennett, his mother believes law enforcement investigators never gave proper attention to her son's case.
After rocketing from the early stages of planning to near-approval in November, only to be delayed for Pittsboro's new mayor to take office, the Chatham Park development is again inching forward.
Many thousand miles separate Africa and the Middle East from Central Carolina Community College, but several educational leaders from that area recently visited the college’s Lee County Campus.
Four trustees were named to the Central Carolina Community College board of trustees Thursday afternoon to fill the four seats left empty after a state law passed this summer removed the four incumbents.
Three former presidents of Central Carolina Community College have been inducted into The Order of The Long Leaf Pine, a prestigious award given by the governor of North Carolina.
Organic farming has become all the rage in many parts of Central Carolina, although the trend seems to have skipped Lee County.
With one final announcement Friday morning, filing for political office ended with all but two local races set for competitive matches this fall.
A Republican challenger entered the race Monday to represent N.C. House District 54.
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.
A 3-year-old Goldston child who went missing Wednesday afternoon has been found and is unharmed, according to authorities.
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.
Winter Storm Pax has wreaked havoc on Lee County and the surrounding area, leaving hazardous roads and hundreds of power outages in its wake.
Soo Keith left work in Raleigh a little after noon thinking she would have plenty of time to get home before the worst of the snow hit.
She was wrong.
At approximately 1:15 p.m., Wednesday, the Highway Patrol responded to a two vehicle head-on collision on Silk Road near Romine Pike Road in Chatham County. Early indications are that this may be weather related.
The four Central Carolina Community College trustees who sued the college and the state after being forced off the board this summer by the General Assembly have had their case dismissed.
* Lee County Schools is closed for students and staff on Thursday.
* Central Carolina Community College will be closed Thursday.
Wednesday afternoon through Thursday, Chatham County is expected to be hit by varying amounts of snow, sleet and freezing rain. As of Wednesday, forecasts call for the eastern half of the county to be more impacted by ice, but power outages are possible throughout the entire county.
The regional accrediting agency for colleges and universities has given Central Carolina Community College a “thumbs-up” following an in-depth review of the quality of its programs and procedures.
If you don’t absolutely have to go anywhere today, don’t even try to leave your house.
In the middle of Black History Month and 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech," Robert Reives II became the first black person to represent this area in the North Carolina House of Representatives.