As 2014 continues, state and local officials will be putting some of the finishing touches on rules and regulations for hydraulic fracturing, and energy companies will likely continue leasing land at a similar or accelerated pace.
Moore County Schools Superintendent Aaron Spence will officially resign toward the end of this school year, the district announced Tuesday night. Spence was approved Tuesday by the school board in Virginia Beach, Va., to become the new superintendent there next year.
One man was killed, and another injured, in a shooting at a Cameron home around 2 a.m. Friday morning. Neither man lived at the Ripley Road home where they were shot, although both lived nearby.
A Moore County Sheriff detective sergeant is recovering Tuesday following a single-vehicle wreck.
As salaries were frozen for yet another year, teacher turnover in North Carolina last year was the highest it has been in at least five years according to a recently released report. And in most local counties, teachers left at an even higher rate than the state average.
It's that time of year again, when Santa saddles up in an antique auto and or a pickup truck bed
Deer-hunting season may have just opened for Lee and Chatham counties, but Thomas & Sons Butcher Shop has been busy processing deer meat for more than a month.
Lois Gibbs, billed as the "mother of the grassroots environmental movement," because of her work fighting pollution in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in the 1970s and 1980s, will be in Sanford today talking about hydraulic fracturing.
She's not a fan.
City of Sanford - Mayor
Chet Mann (D) 1,800 95.69%
Write-in 81 4.31%
By mid-afternoon Saturday, Ederville was a mix of diesel fumes, engine pops, bluegrass music and roasted peanuts.
Breaking from their typical post on the sidelines — cheering their respective football teams to glory — hundreds of high school musicians will be the main attraction Saturday.
Even scarier than anything a dedicated neighbor displays for Halloween is the possibility of an accident.
This weekend, a town within a town will swell the population of Carthage several times over.
The federal government shutdown, which came about because of disagreements in Congress over the Affordable Care Act
It’s not just Lee County where the teen pregnancy rate is dropping. The state rate has gone down for several years, even though though it’s still one of the highest in the country.
Cooler temperatures and a frost advisory will leave some area residents reaching for their jackets and turning up the heat this weekend.
Health care has been a frequent topic of discussion lately, but while some argue politics, others are going out and helping those who don’t have access to quality care and need assistance.
Tell us your thoughts about national parks, monuments and other such sites being closed during the federal government shutdown.
Area law enforcement officers are searching for individuals in connection with two unrelated shootings in Central Carolina.
Natural gas drilling likely will be allowed in North Carolina by early 2015, and Jim Womack told a mix of business leaders, politicians and environmental activists Monday that the practice will be an economic boon.
On Labor Day 2013, Sanford resident Galen Decker completed the 28-mile cruise segment of the Tour de Moore Classic, greeted relatives and friends at the finish line, and — for all practical purposes — lay down in Southern Pines pine straw and died.
The statewide infant mortality rate has been climbing since it hit a record low in 2010, according to new data released Thursday. But although the state's rate has been increasing, the data shows that the rate of infant deaths in local counties generally went down.
Today and Saturday, the usually sleepy town of Cameron will have as many antique dealers as permanent residents when the Cameron Antiques Street Fair gears up for the fall edition of the semiannual event.
Parents of school-age children from around the area will have the chance tonight to learn more about new scholarships for their students to attend private school or get therapy for special needs.
With the federal government now in a partial shutdown, and hundreds of thousands of federal employees furloughed, certain effects will be felt in Central Carolina, while the region will avoid others.