Through the use of a virtual reality helmet, students can learn how to weld, a 3-D printer can create a plastic keychain, and screws can be placed in the wall using nothing but air.
State of North Carolina attorneys, at the instruction of Gov. Pat McCrory, have petitioned U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to halt same-day registration
The potassium iodide tablets given to residents living within 10 miles of the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant in 2010 expired at the end of September, so the Lee County Health Department will be handing out free doses to anyone in the area on Oct. 11.
A Sanford man sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle wreck that shut down a portion of Hickory House Road where it intersects Willet Road at 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
About 70 women from the Central Carolina region will meet, mingle, network and hear presentations from successful women in the workforce — in addition to building camaraderie and learning about “breaking barriers” — at a gathering for female professionals next week.
Despite a year of financial challenges and an anonymous but persistent email critic, the executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sanford/Lee County refuses to let the difficulties slow the club down.
The Sanford City Council continued discussions Wednesday about purchasing the Colon Road lift station from Lee County for about $800,000 — a plan it expects would open more opportunities for economic development at the city and county level.
With November's general election drawing closer, campaign signs are appearing — and in at least one case, disappearing — throughout Sanford and the surrounding area.
The march toward winter has begun, and businesses and emergency personnel alike advise Lee County residents to prepare for colder weather sooner rather than later.
“A once in a lifetime experience.”
The North Carolina Art Education Association’s 2014 award list proves that the visual arts are alive and well in Lee County.
City, county and state leaders plan to convene next month to discuss why life in Lee County is so special — a gathering that will include an update from N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata on state plans for the region.
With school back in session and fall getting under way, the Lee County Women, Infants and Children office is revitalizing efforts to educate WIC families on the importance of healthy eating habits and good nutrition.
Some of Lee County's largest, most cutting-edge employers will open their operations to an audience of students and area residents Friday — who will get a firsthand look at robotics, biotechnology and machinery while learning more about the importance of the manufacturing industry.
A Sanford man working at the Boise Cascade Wood Products plant in Moncure was killed Friday afternoon in an industrial accident, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.
The sidewalk outside First Presbyterian Church in Sanford teemed with activity Saturday morning as more than 70 churchgoers, volunteers and students prepared for the third annual Lee County Harvest Walk.
State and county candidates mingled outside, passed out pamphlets and put up campaign signs to spread their name and platform to the public before the forum hosted by the Council for Effective Actions and Decisions Thursday.
The classic story of Scout and Atticus Finch will come alive onstage during the Judson Theatre Company's production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" — with local and professional actors, including a Sanford resident and a television star, playing prominent roles.
This week, we Take 5 with Anthony J. Tata, the secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation, about Gov. Pat McCrory’s 25-Year Vision for N.C. and other highway issues.
The town of Broadway Board of Commissioners this week unanimously voted to adopt a resolution supporting the 2014 Central Carolina Community College Bond Referendum.
Above ground at House in the Horseshoe historic site, remnants of a violent Revolutionary War skirmish are embedded in the very walls — allowing visitors to see and touch history.
A Sanford veterinarian took home the top prize in photography at the Lee Regional Fair for his photo of a Masked Lapwing, a large bird native to Australia, taken at the North Carolina Zoo.
Evolving technology makes it easier to pay bills, with many companies now allowing customers to pay online or over the phone.