Although the Lee County Small Business Expo originally scheduled for May 15 is no longer happening, at least not this spring, the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce’s other major May event is moving forward as planned.
Several Central Carolina high schools received national recognition in rankings released recently.
The United Way of Lee County plans to use new-school technology to encourage an age-old passion this coming week.
Teens and tweens laughed and cried — but mainly laughed — Wednesday evening during the first-ever countywide robotic competition held by Lee County Schools.
A Sanford man died late Monday, and another man was hurt, in the second fatal car accident reported in Harnett County this week.
North Carolina schools may see not only officers, but other employees or even volunteers, carrying weapons on campus by early 2014— but not all local school officials are on board.
This weekend, Lee County residents have a variety of options to enjoy the outdoors while helping area charities, people and organizations.
A local man was charged with multiple felony counts of child exploitation after Lee County Sheriff's officers reportedly seized computers containing thousands of videos and photos of child pornography Monday.
After 35 years in business, including a quarter century at his current location, Dale McKinney said the time is right to shut the doors of Dale's Greenhouse and Garden Center
Greg Hudson has been named interim jetport manager for Raleigh Exec: The Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County.
This was our second consecutive trip to run the Boston Marathon. Last year, we went with my mother in law, Lanelia Pettus, and my wife, Karen.
Drivers are urged to remain cautious throughout the rest of the weekend after thunderstorms ripped through Central Carolina Friday.
People dining out at certain Lee County restaurants over the course of the next week will automatically, yet indirectly, help others who might not be able to eat out or even afford a trip to the grocery store.
This week, we Take 5 with Karen Kennedy and Lesa Price, who serve as advisors to the Sanford/Lee County Youth Council, about the organization and its upcoming “Race to Read 5K.”
Police have apprehended more than a dozen additional suspects in Operation Relentless, bringing the arrest tally in the undercover campaign to 49 as of Friday afternoon.
About 60 children got free shoes Friday afternoon in Sanford, and their parents got a free lesson in foot health as well, at Sanford’s Kinetic Institute Physical Therapy.
Temple Theatre has scheduled a number of special events to reach a wider audience, starting with a two-night concert this weekend and followed by a series of stand-up comedy shows.
After a decision Wednesday to cancel the annual Lee County Small Business Expo, plans are now being discussed to simply postpone it from the original date of May 15.
Shrieking in delight as they ran and played, approximately 300 toddlers took part in Sanford’s annual Day of the Young Child on Thursday morning at the Lions Club Fairgrounds.
Local police Capt. Dan Kehagias said he expects the streets — and local illegal drug scene — to be a little quieter after Thursday.
In response to Monday’s decision by the Lee County Board of Commissioners to change the county’s sales tax distribution method, Sanford City Council advised the city manger to increase the property tax rate — possibly by five or six cents — for the upcoming fiscal year.
City leaders agreed to move forward with asking voters, via bond referendum, for a variety of items — including an addition to the Endor Iron Furnace Greenway, streetscape improvements to downtown Sanford and Jonesboro and a new public safety building — on the upcoming November ballot.
Dozens of senior citizens gather every weekday from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a free lunch at the Lee County Enrichment Center. To some, the time is about more than just food — also serving as a social gathering for the elderly folks who show up. For others, it is just about the meal, but for good reason — it’s the only meal they’ll eat all day.
When two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday — killing three and wounding more than 140 people — local runners took action.
City Council held several public hearings during its Tuesday meeting, including one involving a proposed shopping center near the Southside Plaza Shopping Center.