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.
The Sanford Municipal Center was forced to close early Wednesday after a contractor reportedly pierced city hall’s fuel tank for its emergency generator, contaminating the center’s air and water lines.
Standing in a room full of people looking for work, Sanford Mayor Chet Mann said the city was refocusing on job growth and investing in its economic future.
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.
Several weeks after two snowstorms shut down much of the state and a month before the third anniversary of the storm system that devastated Sanford, Raleigh and other nearby cities, Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a week of preparedness.
The Lee County Board of Education met Tuesday night. And while there wasn't much on the board's agenda, it was the beginning of a stretch of final meetings for two eight-year veterans of the board.
City Council members approved two rezoning requests in a short meeting Tuesday night.
Thanks to help from the Sanford-Lee County Community Development Department, a Lee County resident with severe epilepsy and her 10-year-old daughter are no longer worried about literally falling through the cracks.
Robin Owens grew up as a self-described military brat, facing uncertainty from frequent moves and a father who was deployed to a combat zone, and later becoming a military spouse and a mother and grandmother to several other military brats.
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.
Anyone who's never eaten wild game before — or has a hankering for some more — will have the chance Saturday to sample a large spread at Flat Springs Baptist Church.
The temperature dipped below freezing Monday afternoon, leading to sleet and freezing rain all around the central part of the state.
All local areas were hit by the storm, which stretched from Albermarle to the coast.
In the U.S. Army, there are Rangers; and in high school Junior ROTC, there are Raiders.
Organic farming has become all the rage in many parts of Central Carolina, although the trend seems to have skipped Lee County.
Central Carolina Hospital CEO Doug Doris will retire at the end of March, having led the hospital for the better part of a decade.
With one final announcement Friday morning, filing for political office ended with all but two local races set for competitive matches this fall.
Nearly 100 Lee County students will navigate, take aim and fire throughout the day Saturday in a bid to be named the best in the region.
This week, we Take 5 with staff members of San-Lee Park about the upcoming “Ranger Zoe’s Trails & Tails Walk” and other events. Ranger Steve Godfrey, administration and marketing assistant Lora W. Kelley and Lee County Parks & Recreation Director John Payne contributed to the responses.
The Sanford Herald received 19 awards — recognizing the work of the newspaper’s advertisement and news staffs for 2013 — from the North Carolina Press Association Thursday.
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.
Lee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlie Parks and fellow Republican Jim Womack ended weeks of speculation that they wouldn’t seek re-election, announcing in separate statements they wouldn’t pursue second terms on the board Thursday.
One local company is establishing ties with business leaders in Botswana, having met with the African country's ambassador to the United States last week.