Lee County citizens and government officials are preparing for the local public hearing on the rules regarding hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.
The Sanford City Council on Tuesday tabled a resolution to support the Central Carolina Community College bond referendum that will appear on the Lee County ballot on Nov. 4.
As children get ready to put down the beach towels and pick up the backpacks, summer programs at the Lee County YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club of Sanford and Lee County are coming to an end.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced this week that 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties saw an increase in visitor spending in 2013. That increase includes all four counties — Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore — in the Central Carolina region.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on whether to approve the lease agreement for the Sanford Buggy Factory, the potential future site of the Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity, during its meeting Monday.
The sounds of engines revving and people cheering filled the air as more than 60 motorcycles took off to embark on Sanford's first Roo Ride, a new addition to the Kangaroo Express "Salute Our Troops" campaign.
This week, we Take 5 with Judi Womack and Melanie Rogers from The Enrichment Center of Lee County about this year's annual Boomer, Senior & Caregiver Expo
On this day, Leonard Harris Jr. is working in his office choosing hymns for his last service as minister of music.
The departure of its executive director will not stop the Sanford Housing Authority from advancing on a number of projects in Lee and Harnett counties.
When Ken Armstrong took his place as executive director of the Sanford Housing Authority in 2002, there was much work to be done throughout the city.
Four Lee County teachers with 122 years of combined experience gathered outside the Lee County Courthouse in Sanford to voice concerns about the direction of public education in North Carolina.
Community members and volunteers are reaching out to help those affected by the fires that consumed five Sanford businesses last month.
The Temple Theatre in downtown Sanford is offering a blend of music, food, comedy and relationship advice with "Country Gravy and Other Obsessions," which will premiere at 8 p.m. Friday and run through Aug. 24.
Veterans of the armed services leave the military with specific practical and technical training, respect for authority and a work ethic second to none demanded by the profession.
The home of the man responsible for passing legislation making Lee an official county still stands — right across the street from Kendale Plaza.
The construction of the roundabouts planned for Hawkins Avenue at the on- and off-ramps of U.S. Highway 1 will be delayed until next year because of concerns about interfering with utility lines.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. Andy Bryan, the superintendent of Lee County Schools, about how the state budget will impact teachers and the school system.
A free program at the Lee County YMCA is helping cancer survivors learn how to live life after what is often a deadly disease.
Despite a multi-week effort that yielded more than 28,000 votes, Sanford’s attempt to win funds for a dog park in an online contest proved unsuccessful this week.
Reading and writing and arithmetic — can get expensive.
For Central Carolina Community College dental programs students, their work is all about a happy smile and better health, especially when they are providing volunteer community service.
Wood kiln firing may have gone out of style in pottery, but three former Lee County High School students and their teacher recently got to experience it live.
When a tree root grew into the sewage pipe below Sanford resident Marlene Malone's house at 645 Gulf St., she and her family were at a loss.