Approximately 1.29 million North Carolinians — about 13 percent of the state's population — will travel more than 50 miles from their home for Thanksgiving this year, according to AAA Carolinas.
A search warrant executed over the weekend yielded 170 grams of crystal meth and 63 grams of powder cocaine, according to the Sanford Police Department.
The partnership between rural and urban areas was celebrated and commended Monday night during the annual Farm-City Week Banquet.
One of Lee County's most established businesses is likely closing for good after this holiday season.
Middle school, as hormones lead to plenty of awkwardness, sports teams become more intense and classes start getting harder, is never an easy time. Try doing it without a steady place to live.
It's that time of year again, when Santa saddles up in an antique auto and or a pickup truck bed
A man in a gray-colored “Sheriff Dept.” sweatshirt broke into a Hickory Nut Court home early Friday morning and fatally shot a resident.
This week, we Take 5 with Dusty Phillips of Broadway, who’s organizing a “Toys for Tots” program at Honda Suzuki Motorcycles of Sanford.
Deer-hunting season may have just opened for Lee and Chatham counties, but Thomas & Sons Butcher Shop has been busy processing deer meat for more than a month.
Law enforcement officers are searching for an armed suspect accused of fatally shooting a resident of the 100 block of Hickory Nut Court shortly before 6 a.m. this morning.
When former local history teacher Justine Richardson walked into her eighth-grade classroom on Nov. 22, 1963, she didn’t expect her subject to abruptly change.
Screaming, pointing, hugging their neighbors and leaping out of their seats, a group of Sanford grade school children met a star Thursday morning.
As people reflect on their blessings in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, some will have more to be thankful for than others. And for those less fortunate, many local charities are asking their more fortunate neighbors to consider contributing.
A bidding war between two faith-based organizations — a local church and gospel radio station — may continue for the former Jonesboro library.
When duty called, they answered. But when nature calls, veterans at the Broadway memorial honoring their service don't have any on-site options.
Holding anti-fracking signs and caricatures of N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, a small crowd of activists gathered along with local leaders and curious onlookers Tuesday morning outside the Lee County Courthouse to speak out against hydraulic fracturing.
Where would you be without fiber and food?
Having only voted twice during her eight years as mayor of the city of Sanford, Cornelia Olive was the deciding vote to end Tuesday’s meeting — the last for Olive and Sanford Councilman L.I. “Poly” Cohen.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners issued four late tax listing penalties for as many businesses — including one for more than $25,000 for one local business — during its meeting Monday.
Lois Gibbs, billed as the "mother of the grassroots environmental movement," because of her work fighting pollution in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in the 1970s and 1980s, will be in Sanford today talking about hydraulic fracturing.
She's not a fan.
Austin Dowdy has always loved theater and wanted to be able to pursue it in high school. So when he enrolled at Lee Early College last year and learned the school had no such options, he decided to change that.
Now a sophomore, Dowdy is president of the newly formed drama club. And tonight through Thursday, he'll also be director of the drama club's first production — a full-length play he wrote about Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, a Mexican-American pop star known simply as Selena.
Pending a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months, some local governing boards may have to rethink how they open their meetings.
A shoebox may seem insignificant, but when filled with toys and other special items for a child overseas, it can embody hope and happiness.