The Lee Regional Fair's 77th edition is open for business. Local officials stood shoulder to shoulder Tuesday to cut the purple and gold ribbons, signaling the opening of the event at the Sanford Lions Club Fairgrounds.
A World War II-era bomber with film star credentials is returning to Sanford by popular demand — where it will be available to the public for flights and tours.
Hydraulic fracturing was the focus at the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce's public policy meeting Monday, which featured candidates for N.C. Senate and House.
Lee County Commissioners voted 4-3 to pass a resolution repealing a gun ordinance banning licensed concealed carry holders from bringing concealed weapons into public buildings.
The 77th edition of the Lee Regional Fair begins Tuesday at the Lions Club Fairgrounds, which includes the fair parade at 4:45 p.m. followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Mr. & Mrs. Hot Dog Shack, a Sanford specialty hot dog stand owned by Chris and Jamie Whitt, will be featured on the television show Carnival Eats along with its sausage dog the Big Texas Kick.
Lee County commissioners will resume discussing a resolution to repeal a gun ordinance banning licensed concealed carry holders from bringing concealed weapons into public buildings at the meeting Monday.
First responders and other residents gathered in Pittsboro Saturday for the Chatham County 9/11 First Responder Memorial dedication to honor not only those heroes who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, but also all first responders who risk their lives on a daily basis.
As Sanford prepares to kick off the Lee Regional Fair on Tuesday, Moore and Chatham counties are planning for their own agricultural fairs later this month.
This week, we Take 5 with Ashley Graham, the Health Education Supervisor for the Lee County Health Department, about Lee County’s Community Health Assessment.
Beverly Brookshire has seen her paintings hang in galleries and restaurants across New York City, but for her, those honors pale in comparison to being named Artist of the Year by the Sanford Brush & Palette Club.
The Sanford Lions Club will be entrusting the operation of the Lee Regional Fair, which opens Tuesday, to a new carnival this year — one that offers big rides and better technology than ever before.
While Lee County schools celebrate the district’s increasing graduation rates, they are also looking at ways to improve students’ scores and participation when it comes to standardized testing.
Sanford officials are planning to travel to a conference in China in October to cement relations with Sanford’s potential sister city, Yixing.
After eight years of helping Lee County students and at-risk youth overcome problems, Sienna, a 27-year-old Trakehner thoroughbred therapy horse known as Mr. Cee by those who worked with him, died last week.
As the Lee County School system wraps up its second week of the fall semester, college and career advisers at Lee County and Southern Lee high schools made clear one thing about the Central Carolina Works program — it’s working.
Supporters say the four Central Carolina Community College bond issues Lee County residents will vote upon in November, which total $23 million, will have little to no effect on taxpayers and are all important to the college’s goals.
A local woman was treated and released from the hospital after being injured in a drive-by shooting Monday night, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
Locals soon will have the opportunity to learn more about the inner workings of their city government when a new program launches in a week.
While the immigration debate faces gridlock on Capitol Hill, some in Sanford are focusing on offering guidance and support for undocumented immigrants in Lee County.
Winning 14 blue ribbons is nice. Walking away with a $500 check is, too.
They are the stalwarts of any small town, including Sanford, and they survive and thrive within a field of much larger competitors.
More than a million North Carolina residents are estimated to travel more than 50 miles from home this Labor Day weekend, which is the highest number of Labor Day holiday travelers in six years, according to AAA Carolinas.
On the eve of Labor Day, several Sanford residents have found work which makes them happy and will continue it as long as they are able.