Too many local children — and their parents — aren't in great shape, according to the lead nurse for Lee County Schools. So for that reason, all Lee County families are invited to a free health-centered bonanza tonight at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
A Lee County man is in custody in connection with a month-long string of armed robberies.
As Fort Bragg has grown, so have its surrounding areas.
With both the men’s and women’s golf U.S. Opens in nearby Pinehurst coming up in June, it will be business as usual at the Raleigh Executive Jetport @ Sanford-Lee County.
The 15th annual Beginning Life with Books Spelling Bee will be held Monday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
With hundreds of golfers, even more members of the media and tens of thousands of golf fans descending on Pinehurst this June for the men’s and women’s U.S. Open tournaments, Sanford stands to prosper as well.
This week, we Take 5 with Ashley Graham, the health education supervisor for the Lee County Health Department, about Project Lazarus, a prescription drug overdose prevention program.
A five-person brawl at the Broadway Walmart Express on Thursday night left two people injured and at least four people charged with assault.
Police are searching for suspects in connection with two unrelated robberies within city limits in as many days.
Central Carolina Works — a Central Carolina Community College program meant to increase dual enrollment in area high schools — recently was awarded an $800,000 grant from the state for workforce development.
Unlike some of its larger cohorts, Lee County is seeing a higher collection rate after the state began collecting vehicle property taxes in September.
The city of Sanford could potentially foot a nearly $80,000 repair bill after a subcontractor struck city hall’s underground fuel tank for its emergency generator earlier this month.
A $20 lottery ticket turned out to be a fateful purchase for a Sanford woman, who is now a $1 million winner.
After requesting about $20 million from the county for this year’s budget but getting about $16 million, the Lee County Board of Education is considering asking for even more next year — to the tune of $21 million.
The families and friends of Anna Truelove and Christopher Michael Plush likely will have to wait at least another year to see the man accused of killing them stand trial.
City officials huddled together against Wednesday morning’s blustery winds to pay tribute to a longtime fixture of downtown Sanford and to praise the steps toward revitalization.
Rooted in a real-life historical riddle, the literary mystery-solving duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson take center stage at the Temple Theatre Thursday.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners was warned of the “inherent difficulties” of holding a public meeting within the private Carolina Trace Gated Properties days before members of the public and one county commissioner were turned away from the open meeting.
After nearly a year in limbo, a Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees request to place a $23 million bond referendum on the 2014 election ballot will appear on the Lee County Board of Commissioners's April 21 meeting agenda.
While the state investigates claims Duke Energy has illegally been pumping a toxic sludge known as coal ash into the Cape Fear River near Moncure, some locals have a more pressing concern: Is tap water safe?
Sanford City Council took its first step toward the possible creation of an 80-plus unit apartment complex in the Tramway area Tuesday night.
Several Lee County Commissioners urged the community to take action in light of a recent string of violent crimes.
Mysterious flocks of flamingos have started appearing outside homes and businesses around Sanford.
With Sanford still reeling from another recent bout of violent crime — two people, including a 15-year-old boy, were murdered in less than a week within a mile of another — community members gathered Saturday for an anti-violence rally.