Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 72 of North Carolina’s counties in November, including Lee, while increasing in 20 and remaining unchanged in eight, according to data released Tuesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce — Division of Employment Security.
Two Jackson Springs residents were arrested this week on allegations of selling prescription pills in the West End area — according to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.
Earlier this week, six area nonprofits were told they would receive a combined $45,000 but didn’t know the exact amount. During a Thanksgiving dinner at Golden Corral Thursday, the organization behind the donations sliced its philanthropic pie.
The Moore County Sheriff’s Office has made three arrests in connection with a shooting in Carthage last weekend.
The Aberdeen Police Department is looking for a missing Cameron woman last seen on Nov. 5.
Registered nurse Tonia Golden walked into an exam room in the Emergency Department at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Tuesday night expecting to find a patient with chest pain or something equally serious.
General election results
Two Asheboro residents have been charged in the Aug. 23 murder of a Seagrove potter, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s office.
When voters go to the polls this election, they may see an item on the ballot they weren’t expecting — a constitutional amendment allowing a person accused of a criminal offense to waive their right to a trial by jury.
A onetime American Idol contestant and a nurse turned congressman are opposing each other in a race for the U.S. House of Representatives District 2 seat
Two area men were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of trafficking methamphetamines after a yearlong drug investigation conducted in the Cameron area of Moore County, which led to the seizure of $17,340 worth of drugs, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.
N.C. Senate District 12 and House District 54 candidates discussed the problem with the legislature’s spending — or lack of — and also touched on other contentious issues such as fracking and teacher pay at a forum Tuesday hosted by The Sanford Herald.
A second arrest has been made in the 2013 shooting death of a Southern Pines man, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.
Conservative Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers and Democratic ex-entertainer Clay Aiken on Monday each blamed the other's party for dysfunctional government, claimed that they had better ideas to solve the country's problems, and that their opponent would be little more than a tool for party bosses.
State of North Carolina attorneys, at the instruction of Gov. Pat McCrory, have petitioned U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to halt same-day registration
The Moore County Sheriff’s Office has made one arrest and seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana after a search warrant reportedly revealed a marijuana manufacturing operation outside of a Carthage residence on Wednesday.
A Sanford man working at the Boise Cascade Wood Products plant in Moncure was killed Friday afternoon in an industrial accident, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.
The classic story of Scout and Atticus Finch will come alive onstage during the Judson Theatre Company's production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" — with local and professional actors, including a Sanford resident and a television star, playing prominent roles.
Above ground at House in the Horseshoe historic site, remnants of a violent Revolutionary War skirmish are embedded in the very walls — allowing visitors to see and touch history.
Samantha Duerring goes to school. She likes to sing, and she runs cross country.
As Sanford prepares to kick off the Lee Regional Fair on Tuesday, Moore and Chatham counties are planning for their own agricultural fairs later this month.
This week, we Take 5 with David McGowan. He is currently the executive director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council (NCPC).
Hundreds attended a public meeting Wednesday in Raleigh on rules for hydraulic fracturing drilling in North Carolina, with many voicing opposition and some even breaking into anti-fracking songs at the podium.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced this week that 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties saw an increase in visitor spending in 2013. That increase includes all four counties — Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore — in the Central Carolina region.
Veterans of the armed services leave the military with specific practical and technical training, respect for authority and a work ethic second to none demanded by the profession.