The North Carolina Senate passed two major environmental rollbacks Wednesday ahead of a deadline over objections from Democratic lawmakers.
The Lee County Board of Education tackled a number of issues in its meeting Tuesday night, ranging from hiring new principals to approving budgetary information and policy changes and finalizing a contract with its soon-to-be superintendent.
What’s North Carolina’s oldest newspaper — founded in 1816 — that is still in circulation today?
In Mark Hackett, HAVEN of Lee County has an energetic and experienced — albeit not yet permanent — executive director.
Thanks to the generosity of some local citizens and at least one business, the Lee County Enrichment Center will be able to offer its annual Gay 90s luncheon later this month — as well as put off cuts to its lunch program until July.
The stock market marched back into record territory Tuesday as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. This time, it was a report on the health of small businesses.
A materials engineer testified Tuesday that soil found in the car of a man accused in the death of a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl matches soil found near her body.
Attorney General Roy Cooper says he's pleased with legislation approved by the House that would allow prosecutors to convene grand juries to investigate possible public corruption and financial fraud in North Carolina.
An effort by Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to rework North Carolina state government personnel laws has been given an initial OK by the House.
A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and faces life in prison but will be spared a death sentence.
Highlighting its successes within the year, the Lee County Cooperative Extension presented its annual Report to The People Monday night.
Monday marked the start of the second full week in May, which is National Stroke Awareness Month. For Sanford resident Janet McNeill, the date had personal significance: It was the 20-month anniversary of her stroke.
A bill abolishing regional economic development commissions has received initial approval from the North Carolina Senate.
Attorneys in North Carolina's redistricting lawsuits will return to court early next month because a three-judge panel wants to hear more evidence before deciding on the legality of boundaries drawn by Republican legislators.
A record-breaking rally in stocks paused Monday as investors assessed whether stock valuations were overstating the recent improvement in the economy.
There's a place just outside the Sanford city limits that captures a snapshot of history and days long gone.
A State Bureau of Investigation agent says hairs consistent with that of a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl and the man accused in her death were found on a comforter in a trash can near where the child was staying with her mother.
A Philadelphia abortion doctor was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy clinic, in a case that became a flashpoint in the nation's debate over abortion.
Authorities continued to search Jordan Lake Monday for the body of a Chatham County man, who is presumed dead after a boating incident at the lake Sunday.
Dozens of people spent their Saturday supporting the local art community as they munched on barbecue in between raising their bidding cards in an auction of some of fanciest ceramic roosters around — artwork that has been on display in businesses around Lee County for the last several months.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a public meeting and open house on May 20 to discuss the agency’s assessment of safety performance during 2012 at the Harris nuclear power plant. The plant, operated by Duke Energy, is near New Hill, about 20 miles southwest of Raleigh.
In a mere matter of minutes, Heather Miller accomplished what took her own mother, Linda Moore, more than 14 years.
The county board tasked with reviewing the 2013 property tax value appeals is set to wind down in the coming week.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.