In the football world, from high school games on Fridays to NFL contests on Sundays, descriptions such as "heated" and "bitter" often go along with "rivalry."
Local residents who have supported early literacy through “Fund A Child” donations were recognized recently with an award ceremony at Books At A Steal in downtown Sanford.
For fifth-grader Hasley Fajardo, her classmates and teachers at J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School are like a second family — one that works together to learn about teamwork, respect, leadership, friendship, and honor.
A father and son were arrested Monday on charges of cocaine trafficking, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.
The morning after his election, Brad Salmon still had trouble wrapping his head around the fact that Lee and Harnett County voters chose him to represent their interests in Raleigh.
The Sanford Housing Authority needs a new executive director, but the Sanford City Council is divided when it comes to appointing people to choose who will lead the organization.
Democrats will regain control of the Lee County Board of Commissioners when two newly elected members join two incumbents and three other board members in December.
Sandra Bowen said she began running the race for the Lee County Board of Education for her three children, all of whom are enrolled or will be enrolled in the Lee County school system.
With a resounding blessing from Lee County voters, Central Carolina Community College can begin the process of implementing four bonds, totaling $23 million, for the construction of a new building and a number of renovations across the campus.
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.