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.
School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan — who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next superintendent.
Economic development in Lee County is moving in the right direction, according to local experts and officials, although it's also facing uncertainty due to changes at both the state and county levels.
The proposed construction of a new public safety building, replacing the Sanford Police Department facility, will not appear on November's ballot.
Councilman Charles Taylor has proposed easing taxpayers' burden by cutting council salaries.
What’s North Carolina’s oldest newspaper — founded in 1816 — that is still in circulation today?
In Mark Hackett, HAVEN of Lee County has an energetic and experienced — albeit not yet permanent — executive director.
Thanks to the generosity of some local citizens and at least one business, the Lee County Enrichment Center will be able to offer its annual Gay 90s luncheon later this month — as well as put off cuts to its lunch program until July.
Highlighting its successes within the year, the Lee County Cooperative Extension presented its annual Report to The People Monday night.
Dozens of people spent their Saturday supporting the local art community as they munched on barbecue in between raising their bidding cards in an auction of some of fanciest ceramic roosters around — artwork that has been on display in businesses around Lee County for the last several months.
In a mere matter of minutes, Heather Miller accomplished what took her own mother, Linda Moore, more than 14 years.
The county board tasked with reviewing the 2013 property tax value appeals is set to wind down in the coming week.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Cancer survivor Sharon Petty has participated in Relay for Life for the past six years, but it was her first that was the hardest.
Gerald Sydnor and Christopher McCormick, two Sanford men who had been facing capital punishment if convicted, got a slight reprieve Thursday when attorneys for the state announced they would not pursue the death penalty against either one.