For the second time, Northwood High School Arts Education department has received the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts School of Excellence Award.
When duty called, they answered. But when nature calls, veterans at the Broadway memorial honoring their service don't have any on-site options.
The latest news from the Federal Reserve spooked investors Wednesday.
Holding anti-fracking signs and caricatures of N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, a small crowd of activists gathered along with local leaders and curious onlookers Tuesday morning outside the Lee County Courthouse to speak out against hydraulic fracturing.
Where would you be without fiber and food?
Having only voted twice during her eight years as mayor of the city of Sanford, Cornelia Olive was the deciding vote to end Tuesday’s meeting — the last for Olive and Sanford Councilman L.I. “Poly” Cohen.
North Carolina's largest health insurer said Tuesday it is asking for rate increases of between 16 percent and 24 percent to renew policies that would have been canceled for failing to meet minimum requirements under the federal overhaul law.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has reached a record $13 billion settlement with federal and state authorities, resolving claims over the bank's sales of mortgage-backed securities that collapsed during the U.S. housing crisis.
In solemnity, thousands of people gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered.
Disappointing earnings news helped push the stock market lower on Tuesday.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners issued four late tax listing penalties for as many businesses — including one for more than $25,000 for one local business — during its meeting Monday.
Lois Gibbs, billed as the "mother of the grassroots environmental movement," because of her work fighting pollution in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in the 1970s and 1980s, will be in Sanford today talking about hydraulic fracturing.
She's not a fan.
Sanford Historical Preservation Planner Liz Whitmore was growing tired of broken and boarded-up windows in downtown Sanford — in particular, one window boarded up after being shattered four or five times in the 100 block of North Steele Street.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
Austin Dowdy has always loved theater and wanted to be able to pursue it in high school. So when he enrolled at Lee Early College last year and learned the school had no such options, he decided to change that.
Now a sophomore, Dowdy is president of the newly formed drama club. And tonight through Thursday, he'll also be director of the drama club's first production — a full-length play he wrote about Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, a Mexican-American pop star known simply as Selena.
The stock market broke through two milestones Monday before giving up nearly all its gains late in the day.
Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities, killing at least three people and prompting officials at Chicago's Soldier Field to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game.
Pending a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months, some local governing boards may have to rethink how they open their meetings.
A shoebox may seem insignificant, but when filled with toys and other special items for a child overseas, it can embody hope and happiness.
The lawsuit four Central Carolina Community College trustees filed against the state and the college — and which has since seen the Chatham County Board of Education join the defendants — continued this past week, although the judge has yet to announce any decision.
Inventing a bacon taco for a barbecue competition earlier this month was a shot in the dark for Troy Winter. It ended up with him and his brother being named the eighth-best bacon cooking team in the world.
Looking back at the stories to remember from this week:
Guns in parks, hydraulic fracturing in Lee County and the state of residents’ health are all slated for discussion during the Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday.
Thanks to a new system at Central Carolina Hospital, patients who have non-life-threatening medical needs yet still want to go to the emergency room won’t have to rely on luck to get a short wait.
This week, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the shooting of President John F. Kennedy