With gavel in hand, Chet Mann officially ushered in a new Sanford City Council Tuesday night.
A Chatham County man died in a single-vehicle accident late Monday night.
After nearly a year and a half in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Lee Brick and Tile has surfaced with its leaders happy to be moving on and its creditors repaid.
After a successful series of shows in March, ‘50s-style crooners The Plaids are returning to Temple Theatre in downtown Sanford for a holiday engagement spanning the next several weeks.
The man convicted of gunning down eight people at a North Carolina nursing home received a fair trial, the state Court of Appeals said Tuesday in a decision that also brushed aside the defendant's claim that he shot a police officer in hopes the officer would kill him.
After eight weeks of gains, maybe the stock market pullback long anticipated by investors has arrived.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners approved a series of guidelines concerning late listings of taxable properties and retroactively lessened a penalty for one business Monday.
Chet Mann may not officially begin his tenure as the city of Sanford's next mayor until tonight, but he's already proposed his first plan for economic revitalization.
Hundreds of people lined the streets around downtown Sanford for the annual Christmas Parade held Monday night, which featured dozens of floats — from politicians and Junior ROTC programs to dancers, classic cars and, of course, Santa.
The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud.
Four newly-elected Sanford City Council members, including incoming Mayor Chet Mann, will officially join their cohorts during the council's Tuesday meeting.
To avoid the Sanford Christmas Parade traffic, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will have an earlier scheduled meeting Monday.
Ashley Cook becomes almost poetic when she talks about restoring old automobiles.
Al Capehart is a walking encyclopedia of all things Santa.
The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
"When it's Duke versus Carolina, it's usually basketball," and that's from former Tar Heel football player and Sanford Central alum P.J. Gay.
This week, we Take 5 with Gina Guerrero, the 2013 Central Carolina Jaycees President.
With brightly colored posters in the department stores' windows screaming "Half off! or "Triple Doorbusters," parking lots were filled on Black Friday.
While Lee County residents gathered with friends and family to eat turkey this Thanksgiving, law enforcement officers and emergency personnel stood watch over the community.
A Forsyth County goat dairy is offering giveaways and samples to visitors willing to break away from the Christmas shopping rush to malls. A Winston-Salem publisher has promised to fetch any book that's in stock from its warehouse for customers who drop in Saturday. A Charlotte lawn sign company is offering a 25 percent discount on reservations made that day.
Stores are hoping holiday shoppers will gobble their turkey on Thanksgiving afternoon, but save the pumpkin pie for later.
Revelers at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gave thanks for the giant balloons that flew above the city streets Thursday after a blustery storm accompanied by high winds nearly grounded them for only the second time in the parade's 87-year history.
The counter at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant was packed Thursday with slices of pumpkin pie, chocolate cake and other assorted goodies, and those loading them on trays and serving them to the public said there were plenty more where those came from.
As shoppers began waiting in line for Black Friday sales as early as Monday morning in cities around the country, some have called on Americans to rethink their priorities during this holiday — which they say is supposed to be about giving thanks.
As Lee County residents gather with friends and family to carve turkey, local leaders expressed their gratitude and thankfulness this Thanksgiving.
On this Thanksgiving, The Herald invited local pastor and television personality Tom Welborn to share his thoughts about being thankful in difficult circumstances.