Come this weekend, firefighters from around the county will face different types of pressure and challenge.
A nuclear plant near North Carolina's capital city was shut down after operators reviewing ultrasonic tests from last year found the results showed tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan — who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next superintendent.
Economic development in Lee County is moving in the right direction, according to local experts and officials, although it's also facing uncertainty due to changes at both the state and county levels.
The proposed construction of a new public safety building, replacing the Sanford Police Department facility, will not appear on November's ballot.
Councilman Charles Taylor has proposed easing taxpayers' burden by cutting council salaries.
What’s North Carolina’s oldest newspaper — founded in 1816 — that is still in circulation today?
In Mark Hackett, HAVEN of Lee County has an energetic and experienced — albeit not yet permanent — executive director.
Thanks to the generosity of some local citizens and at least one business, the Lee County Enrichment Center will be able to offer its annual Gay 90s luncheon later this month — as well as put off cuts to its lunch program until July.
Highlighting its successes within the year, the Lee County Cooperative Extension presented its annual Report to The People Monday night.
Attorneys in North Carolina's redistricting lawsuits will return to court early next month because a three-judge panel wants to hear more evidence before deciding on the legality of boundaries drawn by Republican legislators.
There's a place just outside the Sanford city limits that captures a snapshot of history and days long gone.
Dozens of people spent their Saturday supporting the local art community as they munched on barbecue in between raising their bidding cards in an auction of some of fanciest ceramic roosters around — artwork that has been on display in businesses around Lee County for the last several months.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a public meeting and open house on May 20 to discuss the agency’s assessment of safety performance during 2012 at the Harris nuclear power plant. The plant, operated by Duke Energy, is near New Hill, about 20 miles southwest of Raleigh.
In a mere matter of minutes, Heather Miller accomplished what took her own mother, Linda Moore, more than 14 years.
The county board tasked with reviewing the 2013 property tax value appeals is set to wind down in the coming week.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Cancer survivor Sharon Petty has participated in Relay for Life for the past six years, but it was her first that was the hardest.
A few of Sanford's finest businessmen shared the stage with one of North Carolina's finest broadcasters Thursday night during the Lee County Small Business Banquet.
The Lee County Board of Elections held a hearing regarding supposed voter fraud — alleged by Lee County Commissioner Jim Womack, who did not appear at the hearing as ordered by the local board — Wednesday night.
For the first time, people will be able to display their knowledge of North Carolina's past in a local contest open to history-savvy individuals.
Lee County residents can participate in the largest food drive in the country this Saturday.
Many of the locations named on tripleblaze.com's "Best U.S. Campgrounds" list would be no surprise to most Americans — among them Yosemite Valley, Calif., Asheville, N.C. and Pig Pine Key, Fla.