The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the victims involved in a three-vehicle wreck over the weekend on N.C. 42 near the intersection with Carbonton Road.
A 29-year-old local man died in a two-vehicle wreck late Monday morning on St. Andrews Church Road — one of four people killed in three accidents in Lee County since Sunday morning.
According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, Jimmy Capps of Sanford died at the scene.
Capps was a passenger in a white Ford SUV driven by Cecily Rollins, 25 of Sanford, when the SUV struck a red Jeep driven by Paul Cooper, 47, of Sanford, head-on shortly before noon. SHP Trooper B.R. Crissman said Capps was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the wreck.
As local resident Ed Godfrey sat in the bleachers at the baseball field along Legion Drive, his grandson, Jonathan Godfrey, stepped up to bat. With one swing, Godfrey knocked the ball out of the park for the second time.
Nearly 50 Lee County residents walked, ran or danced down the Boys and Girls Clubs’ soccer field at O.T. Sloan Park Saturday to raise money for HAVEN of Lee County Saturday, as well as remember lost loved ones.
The principal, teachers and staff of Southern Lee High School challenged their students this year to strive toward a spirit of excellence
Watching Anna Twinney work with horses on a hot summer day with a glass of ice water in hand, thoughts of war and violence are nearly inconceivable.
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Dozens of balloons dotted the McCracken Field stadium at Lee County High School this week as family and friends rushed to congratulate recent graduates — now one step closer to changing the world.
The Lee County Board of Education will not fill the vacant seat left by Wendy Hughes Carlyle’s departure last month until the county finalizes its budget for the fiscal year 2015-2016, according to school board members.
When Broadway Elementary School Librarian Sue Cox set foot into the school's library on Thursday, the same library she had overseen for almost 40 years, she did so not only as the librarian, but as the library's namesake.
The Burlington man wanted on felony assault charges, for whom authorities were searching in Chatham County's Bonlee Carbonton Road area over the past few days, has been apprehended and taken into custody in Jacksonville, Florida, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
A week after 7-year-old Samuel Moore wrapped up another year at Grace Christian School, he visited Floyd L. Knight Children's Center for what he thought was an ordinary lunch with his 19-year-old brother, Cory.
As Lee County elementary and middle students waited anxiously for the toll of the final school bell of the year on Wednesday
Teen alcohol use kills a reported 4,700 people each year, more than all illegal drugs combined — a reality Southern Lee High School senior Cheyenne Gasper didn't realize until recently.
Investigators from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office continued to look for a wanted man Tuesday in the area of Bonlee Carbonton Road.
During their final budget work session, Lee County commissioners addressed the needs of nine local nonprofit organizations.
A Sanford woman and her son have been charged with a combined nine felonies after a traffic stop this week led to authorities' discovery of more than 200 doses of prescription painkillers and a stolen firearm, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
The average high schooler faces many challenges. From handling more difficult courses to keeping up with friends and athletics, adolescence can be a trying for any teen.
If dabbling in a variety of art forms throughout her 96 years on earth has taught Dot Hubbard anything, it’s that there is always more to learn.
“You never quit learning,” said Hubbard, the Sanford-based artist whom the Brush and Palette Club named its 2015 Artist of the Year. “I’m still learning. John Wicker, every time I have a class with him [at the Lee County Enrichment Center], I still learn a new little something or other. Whether it’s how to shade this or where to place that on the paper, I don’t think you ever quit learning.”
Hubbard has practiced numerous expressions of art, but her favorites are pottery and the Oriental style of painting.
North Carolina’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing ended in March, but geologists and other government officials still are uncertain as to how much shale gas resides in Lee and other counties throughout the state.
That’s where Russ Patterson and Patterson Exploration Services come in. Patterson and his crew spent about a week in late May and early June drilling three test holes throughout Lee County to obtain rock samples to send to N.C. Department of Environment and Natural
Resources so it could determine the practicality of fracking in the area.
While students looked forward to their summer months away from classes and homework, heavy hearts abounded at Lee Christian School Friday
Two years ago, the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lee County lost its horticulture agent because of a funding shortage, and due to state-level funding cuts, the organization is about to lose another position this year — a support staff position.