The families and friends of Anna Truelove and Christopher Michael Plush likely will have to wait at least another year to see the man accused of killing them stand trial.
City officials huddled together against Wednesday morning’s blustery winds to pay tribute to a longtime fixture of downtown Sanford and to praise the steps toward revitalization.
Rooted in a real-life historical riddle, the literary mystery-solving duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson take center stage at the Temple Theatre Thursday.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners was warned of the “inherent difficulties” of holding a public meeting within the private Carolina Trace Gated Properties days before members of the public and one county commissioner were turned away from the open meeting.
After nearly a year in limbo, a Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees request to place a $23 million bond referendum on the 2014 election ballot will appear on the Lee County Board of Commissioners's April 21 meeting agenda.
While the state investigates claims Duke Energy has illegally been pumping a toxic sludge known as coal ash into the Cape Fear River near Moncure, some locals have a more pressing concern: Is tap water safe?
Sanford City Council took its first step toward the possible creation of an 80-plus unit apartment complex in the Tramway area Tuesday night.
Several Lee County Commissioners urged the community to take action in light of a recent string of violent crimes.
With Sanford still reeling from another recent bout of violent crime — two people, including a 15-year-old boy, were murdered in less than a week within a mile of another — community members gathered Saturday for an anti-violence rally.
The Lee County Parks and Recreation Board is asking Lee County Commissioners permission to remove an inactive board member Monday night.
Local and state Republican candidates pitched their platforms to Lee County conservatives during the local GOP Convention Saturday.
To the federal government, they are dollar signs to be cut from a defense budget that is larger than the defense spending of the next dozen countries combined.
This week, we Take 5 with Carolyn Spivey, the director of the Coalition for Families, about the “Anchors Aweigh” Benefit Auction
Not even two weeks after selecting four new trustees for Central Carolina Community College, the school boards of Lee, Chatham and Harnett counties have to meet again to redo one of the appointments.
The North Carolina Symphony will visit Sanford on Tuesday, performing several orchestral pieces including one that a symphony member wrote as an ode to a nearby town.
An embezzlement investigation at one of Lee County’s largest churches has been handed off to the State Bureau of Investigation.
A group of home-schooled students will host a historical tour of downtown Sanford this weekend, and organizers are encouraging the public to join them.
The 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student known as Junior to his friends and family succumbed to his injuries Wednesday after being shot multiple times near his home. A suspect in the crime has been apprehended.
Thomas Dolby Jr., the 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student who was shot Monday night, has died.
A Democratic candidate for the Lee County Board of Commissioners has withdrawn from the 2014 race.
Construction of two roundabouts on Hawkins Avenue at the on- and off-ramps of U.S. Highway 1 is set to begin this summer, and Sanford City Council intends to beautify the thoroughfare during the process.
The mayors of Sanford and Broadway, along with several local business leaders, spoke at the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce's annual membership meeting Wednesday night to declare Lee County is back on the upswing.