With no new capital projects, a funding cut to education and a three-cent property tax decrease, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will take its first look at the 2013-2014 proposed county budget Monday.
Several items that could have an impact on the local economy will be up for discussion at the Broadway Board of Commissioners meeting this Monday.
A 67-year-old Sanford woman was killed Saturday in a one-vehicle wreck on Avent’s Ferry Road.
It's all about the odds.
Over the din of chainsaws, steam engines, blacksmith’s hammers, a saw mill and even an old Model A Ford rose the old-timey twang of the Back Porch Gut Bucket Band, whose members jammed away on spoons, a washboard, a jug and other household items to entertain the crowd at the Ole Mill Crank-Up.
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
One Lee County man is dead, and another is charged with murder, following a Thursday night shooting,
This week, we Take 5 with Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina president/CEO Michael C. Blackwell.
Three interlocal agreements could bolster Broadway’s budget by more than $70,000 if approved Monday by the Lee County Board of Commissioners.
The devil may have gone down to Georgia — but a famous musician with local ties is making a pit stop in Lee County.
Encouraging news about the U.S. economy extended the stock market's rally Friday.
North Carolina's top political leaders said Friday the state Senate will soon direct state agencies to begin crafting a proposal to tame the costs of Medicaid and improve patient care.
A Lee County man was shot and killed last night, according to authorities.
David Jerell McNeill, 31, of the 900 block of Tempting Church Road, Sanford, was shot once in the stomach at the 1800 block of Minter School Road around 10 p.m., according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
Come this weekend, firefighters from around the county will face different types of pressure and challenge.
A nuclear plant near North Carolina's capital city was shut down after operators reviewing ultrasonic tests from last year found the results showed tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
School board members Cameron Sharpe and Wendy Carlyle don't appear to have any problem with Andy Bryan — who's been chosen to lead Lee County Schools as of July. They do, however, take issue with the contract he will receive as the county's next superintendent.
Signs of a slowing economy combined with comments from a Federal Reserve official helped pull the stock market down Thursday.
A tax code overhaul plan unveiled by House Republicans puts them at odds with Senate counterparts on how many transactions should be subject to North Carolina's sales tax.
Operators have shut down a North Carolina nuclear plant after finding tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the health and safety of employees or the public are not affected.
Economic development in Lee County is moving in the right direction, according to local experts and officials, although it's also facing uncertainty due to changes at both the state and county levels.
The proposed construction of a new public safety building, replacing the Sanford Police Department facility, will not appear on November's ballot.
Councilman Charles Taylor has proposed easing taxpayers' burden by cutting council salaries.
Investors nudged the stock market to all-time highs Wednesday despite a handful of disappointing economic reports.
The same jury that convicted Jodi Arias of first-degree murder last week took less than three hours Wednesday to determine that the former waitress is eligible for the death penalty in the killing of her one-time lover.