As Christmas approaches, shipping and postal agencies are preparing for the holiday package onslaught.
A Lee County man has been arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery at Carolina Town and Country and an attempted armed robbery at Family Dollar, both of which occurred yesterday.
In September, Lee County's unemployment rate fell into single digits for the first time in five years — yet it's still one of the highest rates of any county in the state.
Two Lee County men were shot and killed in unrelated homicides Sunday.
Thanks to local knitters and weavers, a group of Lee County residents will be a little warmer this winter.
Two Sanford men were killed in unrelated shootings Sunday.
Two dozen men and women, from elderly veterans to young children, gathered around the lowered flags at the North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Broadway on Saturday, the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
With the endless hustle and bustle of shopping and holiday giving, one local organization wants residents to consider "an often overlooked" group.
After skirting financial ruin, HAVEN in Lee County has gradually reintroduced its support services for victims of domestic violence. Today, the group is putting the final piece back into play by reopening its shelter for abused women and children.
On this day 72 years ago, Lee County’s first casualty of World War II died during what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt soon took to the airwaves to call “a date which will live in infamy.”
This week, we Take 5 with Carol Chappell, the K-5/Title I/II Director for Lee County Schools, about Common Core reading standards
Music by Southern Lee High School’s Marching Band, a visit by Santa Claus, and lighting of an18-foot Christmas tree all added to the festivities Thursday as Central Carolina Community College hosted its Second Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
With construction continuing on the north-end of the U.S. 421 Bypass, a number of pavement resurfacing projects are scheduled to begin this spring.
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.
The star, dove and bell ornaments on the Lights of Love Christmas Tree in the lobby of Central Carolina Hospital sparkle in the white lights and take on a special meaning for those who visit.
With two benefit auctions planned Saturday, Lee County residents can offer their support and help to those who live near and far.
North Carolina is poised for an economic boost thanks to laws authorizing fracking and by opening the door wider to more alternative energy production, Gov. Pat McCrory predicted Wednesday before state business leaders.
The work done by local and state Extension and Community Associations is commendable, said North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, and should be expanded.
After nearly a year and a half in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Lee Brick and Tile has surfaced with its leaders happy to be moving on and its creditors repaid.
After a successful series of shows in March, ‘50s-style crooners The Plaids are returning to Temple Theatre in downtown Sanford for a holiday engagement spanning the next several weeks.
With gavel in hand, Chet Mann officially ushered in a new Sanford City Council Tuesday night.
Chet Mann may not officially begin his tenure as the city of Sanford's next mayor until tonight, but he's already proposed his first plan for economic revitalization.
Hundreds of people lined the streets around downtown Sanford for the annual Christmas Parade held Monday night, which featured dozens of floats — from politicians and Junior ROTC programs to dancers, classic cars and, of course, Santa.
Four newly-elected Sanford City Council members, including incoming Mayor Chet Mann, will officially join their cohorts during the council's Tuesday meeting.