Former "American Idol" and "Celebrity Apprentice" runner-up Clay Aiken joined another high-profile contest Wednesday — this one to get elected to Congress in his native North Carolina.
Local students and dental professionals intend to bring smiles to Lee County children this weekend.
In their second visioning retreat in as many months, city leaders narrowed down their short- and long-term goals and priorities for the city of Sanford Tuesday.
Lee County native Justin Rosser intends to make his political debut as a Democratic candidate for Lee County sheriff.
After giving local parents and others 10 chances to offer feedback, Lee County Schools Superintendent Andy Bryan is taking a break from the public meet-and-greet sessions he started shortly after becoming superintendent last year.
Lee County Schools will hold winter weather makeup days for students in most schools by extending three days that had been planned as early release days to full days.
Timothy Sloan, a Democrat and master scheduler at Pfizer, has announced his intent to campaign for the seat on the Lee County Board of Commissioners now occupied by Charlie Parks.
This year's United States Open Championships will be more important for Moore County and the surrounding region than ever before, according to Moore County's economic development leader.
After more than six years at the helm of Lee County Industries, executive director Meg Moss has announced her resignation to become a consultant.
After a passionate, hour-long discussion concerning the Lee County Board of Education’s support of the North Carolina School Board Association’s voucher lawsuit against the state, Lee County Commissioners voted along party lines to “expressly disagree” with the local school board and offer a “sincere apology” to the General Assembly Monday.
About 20 local businesswomen welcomed Valentine's Day shoppers Saturday, with booths set up selling everything from jewelry to makeup, purses, gourmet baked goods, weight loss products and even vacuum cleaners.
Lee County Commissioners will consider the future of O.T. Sloan Park Monday night, but only after reviewing its past.
Amongst the commercials, day-long pregame shows and hour-long halftime show, tonight's Super Bowl XLVIII will include a football game.
My best friend and I have been together 14 years now at San-Lee Park.
Helen Gorham has spent more than half a century trying to encourage peace and racial harmony by spreading the word of God.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Department has begun an investigation in response to alleged embezzlement after a complaint was filed this week by officials at Grace Chapel Church.
For many, Super Bowl Sunday conjures images of friends and family packed onto living room couches, gorging on wings, dips and other foods piled in front of them. For others, it’s just another day to clean up around the house or do errands.
A Sanford man was arrested Thursday in the Tramway area and charged with several crimes related to child pornography and online sexual communications with a child, according to authorities.
What began as five men in the Pinecrest Inn’s piano bar has turned into a 40-member chorus dedicated to musical fellowship and helping children in need.
The American Red Cross reportedly is serving six individuals impacted by a fire Thursday morning, which completely engulfed a mobile home in Southern Lee County.
People living on country roads likely have been wondering when their streets will be cleared of snow and ice by the yellow vehicles servicing other roads around town.
Students in Lee County Schools lagged behind the rest of the state in reading and math at nearly every grade level in the first year of Common Core testing, according to data released by the state Tuesday afternoon.
Almost stereotypically, local and national political leaders responded to the president's State of the Union address Tuesday night along party lines.
Area School Closings
It can be hectic trying to keep four children dry and safe when they’re playing in the snow and ice that’s blanketing much of the central Carolina region right now.