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.
In Lee County, reactions to the state budget passed late Wednesday afternoon by the N.C. General Assembly ranged from dejection to cautious optimism.
A 17-year-old pedestrian was killed early Thursday in a one-car collision on U.S. 15/501 near Voit Gilmore Lane, according to authorities.
Following weeks of negotiations that saw local politicians playing key roles, the General Assembly found compromise recently on a bill that lays further groundwork for energy development in North Carolina, including hydraulic fracturing.
A Cameron man has been charged in connection with bomb threats at his place of employment.
A new school opening in Carthage in the fall will combine the best elements of private school and homeschooling, according to its founders.
Despite a few scattered summer rainstorms Thursday morning, the streets of downtown Carthage were full for the town's annual Independence Day Parade.
Recent rainy days and soggy ground have forced the postponement of the annual Ammons Farm Fourth of July Celebration, and its trademark fireworks display, until Sunday evening.
With the new fiscal year beginning Monday, Lee County’s neighboring counties have all finished debating and approved their 2013-2014 budgets.
While the behind-the-scenes work may differ, facilitators of the annual Ammons Farm’s Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks hope Thursday’s event will instill the same sense of community.