Pointing to a newspaper clipping from the late 1980s, Lee County High School Athletic Director Reggie Peace can recall each of his players from his first varsity team.
Surgery, and the key days immediately afterward, have gone well but not perfectly for Evie Wentz.
Lee County Commissioners are asking each county department to trim 3 percent from their current operating budgets to fund the board's budget priorities — including fully funding the School Resource Officers program and recently added positions in the local department of social services — for the upcoming fiscal year.
A second Democrat entered the campaign for Lee County’s District 4 Commission seat Friday.
The two people chosen by the Lee County Community Foundation (LCCF) as the group’s Man and Woman of the Year have a lot in common beyond a general dedication to improving the area.
A federal judge tried Friday to speed up the flow of documents in three lawsuits challenging North Carolina's voter ID and elections overhaul law.
Stocks slipped on Friday, pushing the market to a weekly loss, as investors assessed the latest round of company earnings.
A North Carolina judge is blocking a new law that would have allowed taxpayer money to go for tuition at private or religious schools.
Greater educational opportunities for young people and the generosity of those who are making them possible were celebrated at the this week's Central Carolina Works reception.
Two partisan teams arrived, trailed by spouses, children, grandchildren and friends, to file for election Thursday in Sanford.
Mark Stephens, a certified public accountant and finance director for the city of Dunn, was this week named chief financial officer for Lee County Schools.
Steve "Doc" Underwood, a popular Lee County history teacher and high school football announcer, retired in 2011. But he's still working nearly as hard as when he was teaching, he said, having just published his first work of fiction.
A national propane shortage has led to local rationing and "the worst winter" one Sanford businesswoman has seen in her 22 years in the industry.
A collapsed Lee County sewer line is causing trouble for the Boys and Girls Club, according to local officials.
Pottery makers in Lee County and the surrounding area are well-known for their art, which attracts visitors from all across the state and country each spring for a pottery festival in Sanford.
Standing in the main hall of a local manufacturing plant that faced closure last year, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-Lee County) praised workers for their diligence and support of public health Wednesday afternoon.
A 3-year-old Goldston child who went missing Wednesday afternoon has been found and is unharmed, according to authorities.
Armed with a new $150,000 grant, a bilingual pastoral staff and prior experience working with local Hispanic churchgoers, Jonesboro United Methodist Church is starting a new outreach program called El Refugio, or The Refuge.
Lee County third graders who fail the state's new reading test — which more than half failed last year — won't necessarily have to go to remedial summer reading camps, the Lee County Board of Education declared Tuesday.
How aggressive should the city of Sanford be when it comes to improving its commercial properties?
Two more people threw their hat into the ring Tuesday for the upcoming elections for the Lee County Board of Education, both of whom have previous ties to the board.
North Carolina officials said Tuesday that groundwater containing unsafe levels of arsenic apparently leaching from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is still pouring into the Dan River, which is already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as traders got back to work after a long holiday weekend.
Heated exchanges between and among Lee County Commissioners and the executive director of a local nonprofit peppered the county commission meeting Monday evening.