The democratic process has gone into effect on fracking in North Carolina, with everyone now invited to submit comments, questions and suggestions about proposed rules and regulations for the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing.
Brian McQueen avoided the death penalty Wednesday, instead receiving a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for the shooting death of Imad "Eddie" Asmar in a 2009 robbery at the Jackpot Mini Mart.
As Central Carolina Community College begins looking at the next five years, members of the school's Board of Trustees expressed confidence that the Julian Philpott was the man to help guide the college in the right direction.
Lee County residents highlighted Central Carolina Community College's value to the county and stressed fiscal prudence to voters during the public hearing Monday on the four proposed college bonds totaling $23 million that will appear on the November ballot.
People who walk into gun stores around Lee County looking for .22-caliber ammunition will be lucky to walk out with much, if any, of the ammo.
Construction projects to expand Raleigh Exec: The Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County have forced officials to postpone this fall’s FAMILY DAY @ the jetport.
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers had no intention of running for office when she first began speaking out against the Affordable Care Act at public events.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the addition of four community college bonds totaling $23 million to the ballot this November during its meeting Monday after a public hearing on the issue.
See Wednesday's Herald for more information on the proposed bonds and the commissioners' meeting.
Sanford Auto Auction, Big Al's Automotive and Kelly's Clean Cars all received heavy damage in a fire reported around 4:15 a.m. The operations share the same location on Cameron Drive between Lee Avenue and Industrial Drive.
When thousands of teachers, principals and education policy-makers gathered in Philadelphia this week, all eyes turned for a short while to a rising senior at Southern Lee High School.
Lee County citizens will have the opportunity Monday to voice their opinions, comments and concerns regarding four proposed community college bonds, which total $23 million dollars, that may appear on the ballot this November.
Miniature pirate ships trapped in glass jars may be well and good for some people. But J.R. Brady, captain of the H.M.S. Galilean, prefers to feel the breeze in his hair as he sails his pirate ship across Jordan Lake.
A report released Thursday by the private N.C. Budget and Tax Center called for more efforts to improve workforce training and development, predicting dire consequences for the state's employment picture if nothing changes. Locally, however, the announcement might not seem so dramatic.
This week, we Take 5 with Pamela Munger, the community development specialist for the Sandhills Center, about Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) for law enforcement.
As Katasha Woods unlocked the door of her new home on St. James Way in Sanford, her daughter Taylor, 10, looked on with excitement. They both felt many emotions all at once — happiness, accomplishment and gratitude to name a few.
Helping Sanford’s Latino community obtain better access to public safety, local government, education and economic opportunities are just a few of the goals of the Building Integrated Communities initiative sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
It will be imperative for local citizens to voice opinions and concerns about hydraulic fracturing during the Mining and Energy Commission's upcoming public hearings, according to the commission's soon-to-be vice chairwoman.
A day after the Fairview Dairy Bar burned down and The Flame Steakhouse next door sustained heavy smoke damage, regulars were left scrambling for new breakfast, lunch and dinner spots.
A ticket sold this week at a Sanford convenience store carries a $367,000 prize, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery, but the winner had yet to claim the windfall as of Wednesday afternoon.
Tramway Elementary School started back on Wednesday, and only one person was spotted crying — a child whose older sister got to go to school without him.
When Sanford residents awoke to the news that the Fairview Dairy Bar had burned down, a question began circulating through the community — “Where are we going to eat tonight?”