Confidence in their abilities, a year’s worth of bragging rights, an armful of trophies and a whole lot of fun.
This week, we Take 5 with Kelly Miller, the City of Sanford’s public information officer, about National Night Out.
As the seniors of Grace Christian School prepared to accept their diplomas, their tickets to the next chapter of their lives, school salutatorian Caleb Welborn
On Friday, the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources released some of the permits necessary for Duke Energy to store millions of tons of coal ash at the Colon and Brickhaven Mine sites in Lee and Chatham counties.
State officials today issued the necessary permits and permit modification approvals that will allow coal ash reuse projects to move forward in Lee and Chatham counties.
The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources approved Green Meadow LLC’s request to modify mining permits for the Colon Mine Site in Lee County and the Brickhaven No. 2 Mine Tract “A” in Chatham County. Approved permit modifications for both locations include changing the mine reclamation method to allow coal ash as structural fill, redesigning erosion and sedimentation control measures and reducing the affected acreage.
DENR also issued permits to Green Meadow and parent company, Charah Inc., to use coal ash in the construction of structural fills at both mines as part of the mine reclamation plans. Under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014, these permits were required in addition to the modified mining permits.
Nearly 1,000 students from Southern Lee and Lee County high schools received certificates this year for demonstrating their mastery of skills ranging from masonry and welding to Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Excel.
In two weeks, Sanford residents will get a taste of the Japanese-style fare they’ve missed since a tornado forced local favorite Umami to relocate — but with a slightly different flavor.
Eight Sanford residents charged with illegally transporting more than 100 guns to New York City in 2013 all have pleaded guilty and been sentenced in New York State Supreme Court, according to the Sanford Police Department.
Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 89 of North Carolina’s counties in April, including Lee and its neighbors
Former state Rep. John Sauls visited Herb Hincks several times during the last few weeks of the former Lee County commission chairman's life.
Local blues band Hellhound Trail will take the stage at Depot Park on Thursday to kick off the 13th annual Function at the Junction
Two environmental permit violations at a proposed coal ash storage site in Chatham County have sparked further investigation into a similar site owned by the same company in Lee County.
Four relatives of a Pittsboro man charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl broke into a home connected to the girl's family and threatened the residents, the Chatham County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.
The sheriff's office reported that family members of Daniel Gonzalez-Sosa, 50, of 45 Beaumont Lane, Pittsboro, were upset about a number of criminal charges that had been filed against him on May 28.
Attorneys for a Sanford resident and members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office have reached a settlement in a 2010 lawsuit alleging excessive force on the part of sheriff's deputies, which originally was scheduled to go to trial today.
The Nature Center at San-Lee Park, destroyed by a fire last November, will be leveled in the coming weeks after the Lee County Board of Commissioners approved a demolition bid Monday.
Commissioners approved awarding the demolition contract to A-1 Salvage and Demolition in Archdale for $58,000, which is $31,000 less than the county’s original estimate, County Manager John Crumpton said.
Also at the Monday meeting, commissioners approved a contract with HH Architecture for no more than $158,000 to construct a new nature center.
Thousands of chickens died in a fire over the weekend at Chatham County farm, according to authorities.
On Saturday, the Pittsboro Fire Department’s Asbury substation responded to a call at Bright Farms, located at 89 Wade Bright Road.
A Sanford woman has been charged with child abuse after a video taken by an observer last week reportedly showed the woman striking an infant multiple times at a Kangaroo gas station on Carthage Street.
Spanish and English speakers alike are invited to a cultural celebration next weekend where they can learn about Lee County’s people, make new friends and have fun in a festive atmosphere,
Hundreds of people tapped their toes, clapped their hands and swayed to the beat as gospel groups performed
This week, we Take 5 with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, who represents the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives, about a number of legislative issues.
Supporters of the county's 2013 sales tax distribution method change say the Lee County Board of Commissioners shouldn't react to a loss in funding in fiscal year 2015-16 with a property tax hike.
Whether local children and teens want to learn archery and go on field trips with the Lee County YMCA or hone their golf swing at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course, opportunities to stay active over the summer abound.
The city of Sanford could buy a building valued at $175,000 from Brick Capital Community Development Corp. to help the nonprofit, which has sought financial aid from the city for the last year.