A Harnett County man accused of committing murder in Sanford has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.
Some of the young men and women sat down at computers to be introduced to the world of architecture, while others tinkered with digital music programs or investigated forensics.
A Sanford Police officer and two Lee County teenagers charged with attempted murder are recovering after an officer-involved shooting this weekend.
It may have taken "entourage," "heifer," "prerogative" and "infinitesimal" to get East Lee Middle School seventh grader Emily Garcia to the final round of the 2014 Lee County PAGE District Spelling Bee, but it was "nemesis" that solidified her first-place ranking.
With its CEO search and fundraising campaign officially under way, Lee County’s new economic development organization is steadily progressing.
Military officials have identified the 82nd Airborne soldier killed during a training exercise at Fort Bragg as a 22-year-old man from Ethal, Wash.
Pointing to a newspaper clipping from the late 1980s, Lee County High School Athletic Director Reggie Peace can recall each of his players from his first varsity team.
Surgery, and the key days immediately afterward, have gone well but not perfectly for Evie Wentz.
A second Democrat entered the campaign for Lee County’s District 4 Commission seat Friday.
The two people chosen by the Lee County Community Foundation (LCCF) as the group’s Man and Woman of the Year have a lot in common beyond a general dedication to improving the area.
A national propane shortage has led to local rationing and "the worst winter" one Sanford businesswoman has seen in her 22 years in the industry.
A collapsed Lee County sewer line is causing trouble for the Boys and Girls Club, according to local officials.
Pottery makers in Lee County and the surrounding area are well-known for their art, which attracts visitors from all across the state and country each spring for a pottery festival in Sanford.
Standing in the main hall of a local manufacturing plant that faced closure last year, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-Lee County) praised workers for their diligence and support of public health Wednesday afternoon.
Armed with a new $150,000 grant, a bilingual pastoral staff and prior experience working with local Hispanic churchgoers, Jonesboro United Methodist Church is starting a new outreach program called El Refugio, or The Refuge.
How aggressive should the city of Sanford be when it comes to improving its commercial properties?
Two more people threw their hat into the ring Tuesday for the upcoming elections for the Lee County Board of Education, both of whom have previous ties to the board.
The issue of using taxpayer dollars to provide vouchers for children to attend private school has divided many in North Carolina, with strong opinions prevalent on both sides of the argument and a lawsuit now filed over the matter.
One regional nonprofit director will be in the hot seat Monday night during the Lee County Board of Commissioners’s meeting.
The city of Sanford has officially been named a Tree City USA for its dedication to preserving flora within city limits.
While much of the focus on leaders during Black History Month falls on individuals, the importance that groups — including Greek organizations — have had and continue to have in the black community is notable.
Several local election offices were forced shut due to blistering cold and ample snowfall much of this week, but hopefuls thoughout Central Carolina still managed to declare their intention to run for office.
This week, we Take 5 with Cliff Manion, the director of wellness at the Lee County YMCA, about new programs being developed at the Y. Originally from south Florida, Manion joined the YMCA in 2009 as a part-time fitness instructor. In 2010, he took the role of wellness director.
Winter Storm Pax has wreaked havoc on Lee County and the surrounding area, leaving hazardous roads and hundreds of power outages in its wake.