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?
To the federal government, they are dollar signs to be cut from a defense budget that is larger than the defense spending of the next dozen countries combined.
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.
The 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student known as Junior to his friends and family succumbed to his injuries Wednesday after being shot multiple times near his home. A suspect in the crime has been apprehended.
Thomas Dolby Jr., the 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student who was shot Monday night, has died.
A 15-year-old boy was shot twice Monday night, and authorities are searching for a suspect.
An Olivia man was arrested Monday in connection with two weekend armed robberies.
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.
Some high school seniors may be only just now starting to think about college. But at least one underclassman is several steps ahead, aspiring to attend medical school.
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.
Two Lee County men have been charged with murder in the February death of a Harnett County man, who was found shot in front of a Sanford home.
With one final announcement Friday morning, filing for political office ended with all but two local races set for competitive matches this fall.
A death investigation is still in the early stages after a Harnett County man was found dead with a gunshot wound in a Sanford driveway Wednesday evening.
Two Republican incumbents are hoping to keep their respective seats as election filing continues this week.
A Harnett County man accused of committing murder in Sanford has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.
A Republican challenger entered the race Monday to represent N.C. House District 54.
Surgery, and the key days immediately afterward, have gone well but not perfectly for Evie Wentz.
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.
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.
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.