The Sanford City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday night to let city residents vote whether to accept $14 million in bond referendums in November.
Emphasizing the importance of workplace safety, N.C. Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry congratulated a crowd of local business and government leaders gathered Tuesday at a safety awards banquet for being the largest group she has seen at the local event.
At a meeting Monday night, the Lee County Board of Commissioners discussed a slew of financial matters, including property and sales taxes, economic incentives and the public school budget.
City leaders will hold a final budget workshop Monday before taking action on Sanford's $44.1 million proposed budget Tuesday night.
Two public hearings are slated for the Lee County Board of Commissioners' meeting Monday.
With Lee County Schools Superintendent Jeff Moss taking over the Beaufort County, S.C., school system July 1, The Herald sat down with him to conduct a final question-and-answer session touching on a variety of issues. The following transcript was edited for length, clarity and style.
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.
After decades in the classroom, former Lee County educator Wesley Holmes has inspired dozens of children — including his two sons.
This week, we Take 5 with Sgt. Barbara Hertzog, who serves as a commanding officer of the Sanford Unit of The Salvation Army along with her husband, Terry. Sgt. Hertzog discusses the Army’s ongoing programs and the organization’s efforts to benefit the working poor of Lee County.
After no one bid on it at an auction, Lee County Schools has decided to accept sealed bids on a prefabricated house built by carpentry students at Lee County High School.
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.
A local woman was charged with murder after police said she stabbed her husband Wednesday afternoon.
During a reception marking his retirement from the state of North Carolina after 30 years in education, Lee County Schools Supt. Jeff Moss was praised by state and local leaders Thursday night before being given one of the state’s highest awards, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Excitement is high at Central Carolina Community College as the college launches its new College Success Center.
Emergency and law enforcement agencies responded to dozens of calls during Thursday's brief storm squall.
Local residents can expect to see more red, white and blue around town today as local clubs and the city of Sanford hoist American flags in observance of Flag Day.
A local woman was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her husband Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Community leaders urged Sanford City Council to consider Yixing, China, as a possible sister city and establish an exploratory committee to bridge the two municipalities Wednesday.
Fostering an international connection, Central Carolina Community College and the Carolina China Council have established a partnership designed to promote business, culture and education.
The State Board of Elections is investigating claims of Lee County voter fraud — alleged by a local county commissioner — according to Lee County Elections Director Nancy Kimble.
A local man sustained serious injuries after falling from a moving vehicle Tuesday after a reported altercation.
It was a night of change as the Lee County Board of Education bid farewell to Superintendent Jeff Moss, approved new plans for its gifted and career/technical programs, and changed one of the four members it appoints to the board of trustees for Central Carolina Community College.