Campaigners from both sides of the aisle stood at attention, political soldiers entrenched in a battle for voters’ favor, at polling sites across Lee County Tuesday as citizens turned out to decide the contests and issues most important to them on Election Day.
Two Democrats will join Republican incumbent Andre Knecht on the Lee County Board of Commissioners after Tuesday's elections, allowing the Democrats to wrest control of the board away from the GOP.
Ronald Rabin was re-elected to a second term in the N.C. Senate Tuesday, winning the District 12 seat over Democrat Joe Langley with about 56 percent of the vote.
Voters retained incumbent Mark Akinosho and added a Republican and a Democrat during Lee County's first partisan Board of Education race.
Democratic candidate Brad Salmon won election to the District 51 seat of the N.C. House of Representatives Tuesday, beating two-term incumbent Mike Stone by more than 1,000 votes.
The acting representative of District 54 in the General Assembly will keep his seat — and have another two years to accomplish his objectives — after defeating his Republican challenger Tuesday night.
Lee County voters, it turns out, like Tracy Carter just fine.
General election results
Almost 25 percent of all registered Lee County voters went to the polls during the early voting period, but for all other eligible residents, today is the last day to cast a ballot.
On Election Day, polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 10 locations in Lee County.
City of Sanford officials and staff discussed streetscape projects the city plans to undertake to improve connectivity in downtown Sanford, which ideally would attract more business and industry, at a public policy forum hosted by the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Monday.
Lee County's register of deeds originally had planned on retiring at the end of the year, but her desire to spend more time with family — and her disapproval of gay marriage — prompted her to expedite her plans.
When Sanford native Maj. Gen. Randall L. West (Ret.) joined the Marine Corps in 1965, he planned on staying for a few years and moving on.
Going door to door to talk about political candidates and public policy is not where most people would expect to find a 10-year-old.
Saturday's rain did not dampen the already blossoming Christmas spirit of the Lee County residents tagging their Christmas trees at the Christmas Tree Patch in Sanford in preparation for the holiday season.
City and county officials and staff cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday to commemorate the completion of the Big Buffalo Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion, which officials touted as a huge step in Sanford’s economic development plan.
The canteen of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Stanley McLeod Post in Sanford has closed for a 30-day period, beginning Oct. 30, but the post itself remains open.
This week, we Take 5 with Nancy Kimble, director of the Lee County Board of Elections, about this year’s general election.
Family Promise of Lee County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless families, has requested grant money from the Sanford City Council — fearing that without the financial boost, the organization would fold by year’s end.
“Don’t get a doctor.”
Assault on a female, legally defined as a male 18 years of age or older physically assaulting a female, is a class A1 misdemeanor in North Carolina, the most serious criminal offense below a felony.
Temple Theatre will go forward with a meet-and-greet event for local candidates for elected office before today’s 7 p.m. showing of “Dracula.” But legal questions will prevent the venue from offering two free show tickets to hopefuls who attend.
Jersey Mike’s Boxing, a boxing gym in Sanford, will close its doors Friday after a yearlong financial struggle.
The Lee County School system doesn't keep track of the number of undocumented children attending school here, but that may change now that the Lee County Board of Commissioners has requested that they do.