A dozen bands will take over two stages in downtown Sanford for an upcoming night of live music, food and entertainment.
When Rosemary Parten started working with the Happy Day Camp in Sanford in 1974, she received $1.25 an hour to take a month off from her job every summer and provide children and adults with special needs fun and fellowship in a safe, educational environment.
The ambient air monitor on Blackstone Road in Sanford potentially could be shut down by Sept. 1, 2016
Lena Watson was enjoying a normal day swimming at Jordan Lake recently with her 12-year-old daughter, Nadia, and 14-year-old daughter, Nina, when another lake-goer became fatigued and called for help.
The Lee County children and teens involved with the Temple Theatre's Summer Youth Conservatory will make a splash this weekend with four performances of "Disney's The Little Mermaid," beginning Friday.
Three municipal officials officially signed up to seek re-election Monday as the race kicked off for Sanford City Council and Broadway Board of Commissioners seats.
Central Carolina Hospital has received an “A” grade in the spring 2015 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
Authorities are trying to locate a local resident following a hit-and-run in which a pedestrian died.
According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, investigators are trying to find Pamela Yvette Smith (a.k.a. Pamela Evette Clemons), 49, of Sanford, who was reportedly the last person seen with Rufus Martin Neal, 55, of 205 East Rose St., Lillington, before he died in a hit-and-run incident on Thursday.
When Tucker Forster survived a virus that attacked his brain at 2-and-a-half weeks old — resulting in 18 seizures in 11 hours — his mother hoped that epilepsy medication would bring an end to her son's struggles.
But it didn't.
Local environmental groups EnvironmentaLEE, Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and Chatham Citizens Against Coal Ash Dump filed a legal challenge today against permits issued for Duke Energy's coal ash storage sites in Lee and Chatham counties.
The death of a Sanford man involved in a single-vehicle wreck last week brought the number of vehicle-related fatalities in Lee County to 12 since January, more than double the number of people killed in wrecks in 2014.
The opening of the two roundabouts at the intersection of Hawkins Avenue and U.S. 1 Friday signified a lot more than an end to construction work and detours for Debbie Spears.
Joe’s New York Deli and Lounge, 103 Wicker St., has closed its doors after only three months — yet another restaurant to come and go at that location.
This week, we Take 5 with Jay Randolph, the valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Southern Lee High School. Jay is the son of Jimmy and Julie Randolph.
Lee County residents planning to celebrate Independence Day with a bang have plenty of fireworks and sparklers to choose from at places like the A & B Family Fireworks Sales tent on South Horner Boulevard.
Independence Day is fast approaching, and the skies above Sanford will explode with colors and "booms" come Saturday during Ammons Farm's Annual 4th of July Celebration.
Construction for Sanford's new Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic is underway with concrete for its external walls to be poured next week and the entire project expected to be completed around the end of the year.
With a new fiscal year beginning on Wednesday, city officials reflected on the positive changes made in the 2015-16 budget
While Facebook and Twitter can fuel controversies such those brewing over the Confederate Flag and the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage, social media also can provide opportunities to businesses not available through more traditional methods.
Action, a 7-year-old Border Collie owned by Sanford resident Bonnie Buchanan, was one of many local dogs to put their best paw forward in the recently released movie “Max.”
After hopes that a multi-sport complex could be built at Sanford's O.T. Sloan Park, as of Tuesday that dream will most likely not be feasible at that site.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will provide residents selling or buying items through online sites, such as Craigslist or OfferUp, with a safe place to do business starting today thanks to the Community Policing Unit.
On Tuesday, Susan King left HAVEN in Lee County for the final time as its executive director, and today Sherry Overton Shudra takes her place.