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.
Volunteers across the state, including those from Central Carolina, will join efforts to clean area streets, waterways and parks this Saturday for the annual North Carolina Big Sweep.
The insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, become available today, giving people who don't get health benefits from work, or who want another option, until the end of March to pick out a plan or be fined by the federal government.
After nearly a decade as education supervisor for the Lee County Health Department, Sandra Boyd will begin a new position as a regional sickle cell educator and counselor Monday.
Moore County Schools’ Digital Learning Transformation has received a major boost with the completion of an upgraded network system that increases the district’s digital bandwidth tenfold.
Dale Briggs, a resident of Vass in Moore County, said he plans to use the $1 million prize he won playing the lottery to pay off his mortgage and send his two children to college. Briggs is the first to win one of five $1 million prizes playing the 50X The Cash game.
The Moore County Agricultural Fair is opening its doors for the 67th time this Tuesday.
In a modern era dominated by impersonal connections, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat, some area individuals still prefer the personal gatherings of family — in this case, a clan.
Baseball, at least to baseball fans, is the national pastime. But when it comes to a sport that defines and unites a community, nothing ranks higher than high school sports, and most specifically, football under the lights on Fridays all over the country.
Seven Lee County Girl Scouts have completed a leadership training course to become certified Girl Scout Program Aides.
Reach Out Crisis Pregnancy Center, a private group which helps mothers and expectant mothers with practical and emotional needs, has a new leader.
A home in Moore County has burned down while the county's 911 system was not working.
Those who need some extra help with their rent or utilities in the coming months might find it at the Christians United Outreach Center of Lee County.
Feast on some of the best food in the area on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the annual Culinary Showcase organized by the Moore County Chamber of Commerce.
A sense of relief and the scent of black powder were both in the air Saturday as re-enactors, state officials and sight-seers mingled at the House in the Horseshoe.
The threat of temporary closure loomed over the House in the Horseshoe for months, but the state historic site has survived the budget chopping block — and just in time for its signature event.