Health care and its impact on older residents was the topic of the hour, as N.C. Sen. Ronald Rabin spoke on a variety of health-related subjects Friday morning.
At least 6,000 veterans live in Sanford, and that population is reportedly growing. But whether new to the area or not, many of the city's former military have likely received care in the state's VA system — which recently has been criticized by one of the state's U.S. Senators.
John Cameron, president of Lee County Farm Bureau, announced scholarships to 10 area youth at its recent meeting. Farm Bureau presents scholarships yearly to students who are continuing their education at either a four-year or two-year school.
Teachers often scold students for issuing dares to one another. But during the Lee Early College graduation Thursday night, one educator actually issued the graduating seniors some dares of her own.
A Cumberland County jury found a man guilty Thursday of kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl almost four years ago.
Resolutions to reduce Sanford City Council members’ salary and per diem travel stipend failed Tuesday night, with only one council member expressing support for the changes.
With a series of resolutions receiving Sanford City Council’s approval Tuesday night, city voters will officially decide the fate of a variety of community development projects this November.
Michael Jones brings a wealth of experience to his new position as Small Business Center director for Central Carolina Community College.
Lee County Schools held its annual art showcase last weekend, honoring the work of art students and teachers from all around the district this past school year.
Some will go straight to work, many will pursue a higher education and others will join the military. Regardless of their plans, hundreds of area high school seniors will come together with friends and family for commencement exercises in the coming weeks.
City residents can expect a property tax increase in the coming year, according to a budget presentation made Tuesday night to Sanford City Council.
Although his name has become synonymous with Sanford's April 2011 tornado, experience can't help Mike Hollowell grasp the grief of those affected by Monday's natural disaster in Moore, Okla.
Fire tax rates in more than half of the county's fire districts are expected to increase in the coming fiscal year, Lee County Fire Advisory Board Chairman Donald Andrews said this week.
A Broadway man is in police custody this week following a reported weekend shooting and robbery at a local auto parts store.
Returning home from an out-of-town trip, a Sanford mother and son were killed in a car accident early Sunday morning.
Two masked, armed men who robbed the Wells Fargo bank on North Horner Boulevard made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and remained on the run as of early Monday evening.
As school districts all around the country fight cuts to arts education, students and parents mingled with art teachers and school administrators during Lee County Schools’ 20th Cultural Arts Day on Saturday.
With no new capital projects, a funding cut to education and a three-cent property tax decrease, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will take its first look at the 2013-2014 proposed county budget Monday.
A 67-year-old Sanford woman was killed Saturday in a one-vehicle wreck on Avent’s Ferry Road.
Over the din of chainsaws, steam engines, blacksmith’s hammers, a saw mill and even an old Model A Ford rose the old-timey twang of the Back Porch Gut Bucket Band, whose members jammed away on spoons, a washboard, a jug and other household items to entertain the crowd at the Ole Mill Crank-Up.
One Lee County man is dead, and another is charged with murder, following a Thursday night shooting,
This week, we Take 5 with Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina president/CEO Michael C. Blackwell.
The devil may have gone down to Georgia — but a famous musician with local ties is making a pit stop in Lee County.
Come this weekend, firefighters from around the county will face different types of pressure and challenge.