Grape soda and strawberries got a lot of attention from a group of Harnett County Upward Bound Math and Science students recently.
With the new fiscal year beginning Monday, Lee County’s neighboring counties have all finished debating and approved their 2013-2014 budgets.
While the behind-the-scenes work may differ, facilitators of the annual Ammons Farm’s Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks hope Thursday’s event will instill the same sense of community.
Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that Rooms To Go will be building a new warehouse, distribution center and retail showroom in Harnett County. The company reportedly plans to create 220 new jobs and invest $40 million over the next three years in Dunn.
The cheering and applause in the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center June 20 rivaled that at any championship basketball game.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has awarded Central Carolina Community College's Beta Sigma Phi Chapter its highest level of honor for excellence in academics and service.
If Maggy Gray had known how overcrowded Harnett County public schools are, she said, she and her family would’ve never bought a house anywhere in the county. But they didn’t know, and now Gray, who has lived in Anderson Creek for the past year, is trying to change that situation.
Thousands of people in Lee County and the surrounding areas were left without power after a short but intense storm Thursday night that hit many areas around central North Carolina.
Despite reports of potential witness intimidation in his courtroom Wednesday, District Court Judge Robert Dale Stubbs found no probable cause to automatically send a murder case against a Lillington man to trial.
The nomination period for Harnett Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Monday, June 17.
Although they did not win the contest, two area high school students — Ashley Griffin of Jordan-Matthews High School and Hayley Womack of Western Harnett High School — reached the top tier of the Triangle Rising Stars Award and Scholarship program.
Some were goofy, some were proud and some were timid. But no matter how they approached the ceremony, 22 people graduated a training program Friday morning in Sanford with more job skills than they had just months ago.
A Lillington man arrested and charged with murder Tuesday in Greensboro was in custody in the Lee County Jail as of Thursday.
A Sanford man was killed late Sunday night in a hit-and-run incident. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at 11:43 p.m. Sunday in northern Harnett County
Life is challenging, but for adults with developmental disabilities it is especially difficult. Math, reading, even something as simple as making a phone call, can be overwhelming.
A Cumberland County jury found a man guilty Thursday of kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl almost four years ago.
Michael Jones brings a wealth of experience to his new position as Small Business Center director for Central Carolina Community College.
Some will go straight to work, many will pursue a higher education and others will join the military. Regardless of their plans, hundreds of area high school seniors will come together with friends and family for commencement exercises in the coming weeks.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Gerald Sydnor and Christopher McCormick, two Sanford men who had been facing capital punishment if convicted, got a slight reprieve Thursday when attorneys for the state announced they would not pursue the death penalty against either one.
At first, Joshua Clifford thought there were missiles outside his house. But when the 14-year-old Floyd L. Knight student went to investigate, the commotion turned out to be something he was much more excited about — motorcycles.
Charges are pending in a two-car crash that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Sanford woman and injured three others late Thursday, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
A Sanford man died late Monday, and another man was hurt, in the second fatal car accident reported in Harnett County this week.
North Carolina schools may see not only officers, but other employees or even volunteers, carrying weapons on campus by early 2014— but not all local school officials are on board.
A 6-year-old Harnett County girl was killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday night, according to authorities.