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.
Two men came to West Lee Middle School on Wednesday and proceeded to light chemicals on fire, cause miniature explosions and even expose various foods to combustion and electrocution.
Lee County Schools leaders met Tuesday night to determine how to make up for instructional time lost to recent snow days, and they ended up giving students yet another day off.
Two Republican incumbents are hoping to keep their respective seats as election filing continues this week.
One Lee County nonprofit is not only hoping local residents will spend a night in a cardboard box come spring — it's counting on it.
A Harnett County man accused of committing murder in Sanford has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.
Keith Henderson will be celebrating his 36th year as an Elvis Presley tribute performer this April when he returns to Lee County for his second Broadway Our Way performance.
Some of the young men and women sat down at computers to be introduced to the world of architecture, while others tinkered with digital music programs or investigated forensics.
A Republican challenger entered the race Monday to represent N.C. House District 54.
A Sanford Police officer and two Lee County teenagers charged with attempted murder are recovering after an officer-involved shooting this weekend.
It may have taken "entourage," "heifer," "prerogative" and "infinitesimal" to get East Lee Middle School seventh grader Emily Garcia to the final round of the 2014 Lee County PAGE District Spelling Bee, but it was "nemesis" that solidified her first-place ranking.
With its CEO search and fundraising campaign officially under way, Lee County’s new economic development organization is steadily progressing.
Military officials have identified the 82nd Airborne soldier killed during a training exercise at Fort Bragg as a 22-year-old man from Ethal, Wash.
Pointing to a newspaper clipping from the late 1980s, Lee County High School Athletic Director Reggie Peace can recall each of his players from his first varsity team.
Surgery, and the key days immediately afterward, have gone well but not perfectly for Evie Wentz.