Pending a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months, some local governing boards may have to rethink how they open their meetings.
A shoebox may seem insignificant, but when filled with toys and other special items for a child overseas, it can embody hope and happiness.
The lawsuit four Central Carolina Community College trustees filed against the state and the college — and which has since seen the Chatham County Board of Education join the defendants — continued this past week, although the judge has yet to announce any decision.
Inventing a bacon taco for a barbecue competition earlier this month was a shot in the dark for Troy Winter. It ended up with him and his brother being named the eighth-best bacon cooking team in the world.
Guns in parks, hydraulic fracturing in Lee County and the state of residents’ health are all slated for discussion during the Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday.
Thanks to a new system at Central Carolina Hospital, patients who have non-life-threatening medical needs yet still want to go to the emergency room won’t have to rely on luck to get a short wait.
As of Monday, the Lee County YMCA was $18,000 short of its fundraising goal for the year. But by the time the deadline officially passed on Thursday, the group was $2,000 above its goal of $105,000.
The county's new economic development organization — which will merge the Lee County Economic Development Corporation and the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce — has officially been named.
After decades matching ladies with the perfect earrings and helping men pick out the best gift for the occasion, Brenda's Jewelers in downtown Sanford is shutting its doors for good.
The Lee County School Board backed a plan to place more student resource officers in elementary schools and several policy changes — including one involving guns on school grounds — during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
For most of the purple-and-gold-clad brothers of Omega Psi Phi who visited Deep River Elementary School on Wednesday, it was about community service. For Christopher Lyons, it was a homecoming of sorts.
The Lee County Education Foundation made a large step forward in local education through its Head of Class project, the Lee County Board of Education declared Tuesday — and that was only the start.
As temperatures continue to plummet, government and nonprofit organizations are readying their programs to assist area residents with heating needs.
The Lee County Education Foundation will receive a statewide award at tonight's meeting of the Lee County Board of Education.
When the last speaker left the podium at the Veterans Day Program "American Heroes" at the North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Broadway Monday morning, a single voice rose from the crowd.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a funeral home van while crossing Hawkins Avenue Monday afternoon, according to authorities, and a sheriff's office lieutenant was injured in a related accident.
Autumn Ritman just moved into her very own home on Goldsboro Avenue thanks to the Sanford Area Habitat for Humanity, and soon she's going to have a new neighbor courtesy of same organization.
November is here, and with it comes donation drives for the upcoming holiday season.
When the first Imperial Japanese plane burst into a ball of fire, John E. Wood thought he saw something else fall toward the small Hawaiian island where he was stationed in 1942.
This week, we Take 5 with the Rev. Aaron Johnson, who’s served as an advisor on race relations and civil rights for three North Carolina governors, as well as President Ronald Reagan.
With two pastors having departed and the church facing the "financial woes typical of many businesses" in a down economy, leaders of Grace Chapel Church said they are committed to refocusing and moving forward.
Under measures imposed by the state's new Common Core curriculum, only two Lee County public schools have more than 50 percent of the student body achieving "proficient" grade level scores, according to standardized test scores released Thursday.
Burton Cates and Don Simon will probably give quite motivational pep talks to their respective football teams before Lee County and Southern Lee meet tonight at Lee County's Paul B. Gay Stadium. Both coaches acknowledge, though, that such speeches won't be necessary.