Changes may be on the horizon for Lee County's Central Carolina Hospital after its parent company, Tenet Healthcare, announced it was identifying “longterm success” options for the hospital, including the sale of the establishment.
A local business filed a police report last week after one employee said she was threatened by a former Lee County commissioner asking her to take down an anti-coal ash sign in the window.
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction's announcement of School Performance Grades Thursday ruffled feathers in school districts across the state, and Lee County educators and administrators were quick to decry a grading system that reduced everything they do to a single letter.
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has released letter grades for public schools across the state.
Central Carolina Hospital’s parent company, Tenet Healthcare, is exploring “longterm success” options that could involve a sale.
City officials say each of the proposed downtown Sanford and Jonesboro streetscape projects will be completed this year after the Sanford City Council approved borrowing an additional $3.25 million Tuesday to fund improvements on Trade Street.
Lee County education and business leaders have joined those in counties around the state in criticizing the criteria the N.C. Department of Public Instruction used in assigning letter grades, which will be announced later this morning, to the state's public schools — grades that many educators expect to be low.
Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 56 of North Carolina’s counties in December — including Lee — increased in 28 and remained unchanged in 16, according to figures the N.C. Department of Commerce, Division of Employment Security, released Wednesday.
Central Carolina Hospital paid tribute recently to three governing board members who dedicated their time to the hospital for five years. Five new members also have been welcomed to the board’s ranks.
With the help of a number of local businesses, Big Screen Beauty Salon will mix fashion, fun and fundraising on Saturday when it's filmed for a TV show by VSN Network as one of America's top salons.
Patients with hard-to-heal wounds have a new resource in Sanford with the grand opening of the Central Carolina Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center on Dennis Drive Tuesday afternoon.
Copper pipes and wires might not come to mind when a homeowner thinks of his or her valuables, but Lee County authorities report that the piping and wiring in vacant homes make easy targets for would-be thieves.
Nonprofit leaders can strengthen their organizations during tough economic times by advocating for policies that will impact their services and converting supporters into “evangelists” to promote their cause, local nonprofit representatives said at Compassion 2015 Tuesday.
Increased solar energy in Lee County could attract new businesses, create more jobs and increase the local tax base by millions of dollars.
On Monday night, with a fresh Democrat majority, the Lee County Board of Commissioners rescinded a resolution supporting extraction of natural gas in North Carolina — a resolution the formerly Republican-controlled board passed in April 2012.
When Brenda's Jewelers closed the doors of its Sanford store last April, Lee County customers despaired the loss of the 11-time winner of The Herald's "Best Jewelry Store" award.
It is a sign of James Emerson’s dedication to his work that more people know him as “coach” than as James.
Teresa Dew Kelly has worked in many different industries during her 53 years of life, ranging from real estate to insurance.
Underdog Lee Christian School emerged as this year’s Lee County Library 2015 Quiz Bowl winner Saturday
Signs that read “Duke Energy is making Lee County its ashtray” and “No coal ash dumping” made their way down South Horner Boulevard in Saturday as around 20 local residents
Local residents convene in front of the Kmart on South Horner Boulevard in Sanford Saturday morning to raise awareness about and oppose Duke Energy's plan to store coal ash in Lee County. The group gathered for a walk down Horner Boulevard in protest of the plan.
The Sanford City Council's dream of a multi-sport complex at O.T. Sloan Park took another step toward becoming a reality Friday when council members met with representatives from Brailsford & Dunlavey, a Washington, D.C.-based program management firm, to fine tune their vision for the project.
Medical professionals, law enforcement officers, therapists, educators and government officials all agree that there is no simple solution to substance abuse and addiction.