The first of Sanford's 2015 National Night Out events will start at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, but before the night is over, 30 other events — full of food, fun and friendship — will get underway throughout Sanford.
Following N.C. Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata's sudden resignation on Tuesday, local officials remembered his recent visit to Lee County and praised him for his responsiveness to the needs of the state.
When visitors congregate at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site this weekend, they'll watch a battle unfold just as it did when loyalists and revolutionaries clashed there in 1781.
A pedestrian died in one traffic accident over the weekend in Lee County, while a car overturned and multiple people were injured in another, according to local authorities.
After nearly 36 years in business, Dot Hall, owner of Dot's Alterations, has accumulated numerous friends, customers, commendations and memories at her store — but she will close shop for the last time in about two months.
A Sanford pedestrian was killed in a wreck Saturday afternoon after walking out into traffic on U.S. 1, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Scoring As on tests and other assignments will be a little easier for K-12 students in Lee County Schools this year thanks to a Lee County Board of Education decision
After 12 years serving as the executive director of Downtown Sanford Inc., David Montgomery will step down to transition into a new position with the city this week and a familiar face will take his place.
The Sanford City Council plans to move forward on improvements to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park despite concerns from Councilman Charles Taylor and some local residents about using the funds for other projects.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office, spurred by the shooting last month that left nine dead at a church in Charleston, South Carolina will be holding a church security seminar
This week, we Take 5 with Brandi Phillips, the recreation programmer for the Lee County Parks & Recreation Department.
As the staff of the new Buffalo Wild Wings on South Horner Boulevard greeted guests Friday with an enthusiasm matching Mel Gibson’s army of Scots in "Braveheart," it was difficult to tell that many employees were entirely uninitiated in the ways of "B-Dubs” just nine days ago.
A decision about whether a Sanford police officer will be charged in a fatal, on-the-job shooting could come in early August, according to a member of the district attorney's office in Lee County.
Residents and visitors can now enjoy a beer in the streets of downtown Sanford or Jonesboro a few times a year following the approval of a city ordinance that supporters say will help attract Millennials to the area.
Four Sanford residents face various assault charges stemming from an incident Tuesday night in which a man and two friends retaliated violently after an acquaintance robbed the man
A Sanford man and a Spring Lake man face more than 30 charges of larceny and other crimes after allegedly stealing more than 150 batteries from power stations across Lee, Harnett and Cumberland counties in the course of a month, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.
A proposed granite quarry within a couple miles of Carolina Trace will not come to fruition after more than 100 Lee County residents packed the Sanford City Council meeting Tuesday, ready to vent their concerns and complaints.
Locals who tune into CBS's television show “The Talk” today may see a familiar face — a Sanford native who has sold about 6,000 of his unique cooler since it hit stores in January.
Many Sanford residents already know Faith Bardill and her band, “Faith Bardill and the Back Row Saints,” but the 18-year-old Sanford native’s win at the Carolina Music Awards last weekend showed she had state, national and even international appeal.
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Revitalization in downtown Sanford continued as the ribbon was cut at the executive offices in the Historic Coke Building Tuesday.
The downtown Sanford streetscape and sidewalk projects will be mostly finished before this year's Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season, according to city of Sanford staff.
The Sanford City Council will vote today during its meeting that starts at 7 p.m. on whether to purchase a 3,600-square-foot building owned by Brick Capital Community Development Corp. after several months of discussions on ways to help the nonprofit, which has sought financial aid from the city for the past year.