On Tuesday, Susan King left HAVEN in Lee County for the final time as its executive director, and today Sherry Overton Shudra takes her place.
More solar farms could crop up in Lee County in the coming years if local boards approve an amendment to zoning rules this summer.
Tuition at North Carolina community colleges has traditionally been among the lowest in the Southeast.
Sharon Womble remembers when, as a teacher's assistant at Deep River Elementary School, she spent most of her time grading papers and preparing lesson plans.
With the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling that the U.S. Constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry, same-sex couples across the country rejoiced.
This week, we Take 5 with Terrell Jones, director of the Lee County Health Department. Jones has been with the department since August of 2011 and has a background in public health, particularly environmental health, at both the county and state level.
The musket cartridges that participants at the House in the Horseshoe's first-ever Backcountry Militia Day Camp made Friday were much less lethal, and much more sugary, than those used by the men involved in the skirmish at the residence in 1781.
Three Lee County High School softball players, who are all returning Lady Yellow Jackets, helped the Region 4 team to a 3-1 record and a bronze medal at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday.
A Sanford woman is being held under no bond after being arrested on a charge of using herion to murder her boyfriend, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday.
The American Red Cross volunteers at the nonprofit’s open house Thursday afternoon asked attendees many questions about how they stayed safe and what they could do to keep their community safe.
The thrill of searching for hidden treasures, the exhilaration of finding that diamond in the rough, the satisfaction of paying 50 cents for a painting or pot worth hundreds if not thousands of dollars.
Drivers should expect further road closures from Friday through July 2 before the Hawkins Avenue roundabouts open just in time for the July 4 holiday weekend.
Reactions to Duke Energy's announcement that it would excavate 12 more coal ash basins across North Carolina Tuesday morning were mixed throughout Lee and Chatham counties — the two areas most affected by Duke's plans.
Moving to a new home just got easier for Sanford residents with the opening of U-Haul Moving and Storage of Jonesboro at 2701 S. Horner Blvd. on Monday.
Nearly two years ago, the HAVEN of Lee County Board of Directors was forced to shut down the organization’s shelter and lay off its staff due to grant management problems.
The Salvation Army of Lee County today will start distributing box fans to those in need.
Duke Energy wll excavate 12 more coal ash basins in North Carolina and the majority of the ash could be relocated to the coal ash sites at Colon and Brickhaven roads in Sanford and Moncure respectively.
The Central Carolina Community College Foundation used the recent Patrick Barnes Memorial Poker Run not only to pay tribute to a "loyal and faithful member" of the college's board of trustees, but also to raise money for a good cause.
“We are thankful to the foundation for the sponsoring this fundraiser for our program,” said Jonathan Loftis, CCCC animal facilities manager and instructor with the school's veterinary medical technology program, one of the programs the ride benefited. “We intend to use this money to purchase supplies for our animals such as beds, toys, leashes, collars and other such items.”
Members of the Sanford City Council and the Lee County Board of Commissioners expressed interest in merging Brick Capital Community Development Corp., a struggling nonprofit that provides affordable housing for low-income residents of Sanford and Lee County, with the nonprofit arm of the Sanford Housing Authority during a joint meeting Monday.
Demolition crews have been working for the past week at the San-Lee Park Nature Center to gut the structure, which has been closed since a fire damaged much of the building in November, and the actual demolition of the building should begin by next week, according to the park ranger.
"The demolition crew showed up this past Monday," said Park Ranger Steve Godfrey. "They're taking out the walls, the wiring, everything. All that'll be left is a cement shell when they're finished. They hope to bring in the heavy equipment to start tearing it down on Wednesday, but they'll definitely be knocking it down by Monday."
At 7 pounds, 12 ounces, Ian Patrick Brown was born at Central Carolina Hospital on Thursday — 2 days, 18 hours and 13 minutes before Father’s Day — giving his father, Terry, the best Father’s Day gift he could ask for.
Clouds of blue, pink, orange, yellow and green dust settled over the grassy lawn at Kiwanis Family Park Saturday as about 180 runners took off from the starting line
When Buck Harris began working with his father, Fletcher Harris, at the insurance company his grandfather, Dela Harris, founded in 1935, he never dreamed that he one day would be sharing Harris & Co. Insurance with his own son, Will Harris.