The judges hearing North Carolina's redistricting litigation want more information from attorneys about the role race played in the formation of congressional and General Assembly boundaries drawn in 2011.
A medical examiner says a 5-year-old girl Fayetteville girl was sexually assaulted before she was suffocated.
Jodi Arias has been convicted of first-degree murder in the brutal stabbing and shooting death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona.
Bills protecting organizational rights of student groups and student-led prayer are advancing in the North Carolina Senate.
City council agreed Tuesday night that in exchange for the city's use of Central Carolina Community College's Emergency Training Center, the college could use the Sanford Municipal Golf Course for its annual tournament free of charge.
A variety of activities celebrating life, history and the arts are slated for Central Carolina this weekend.
Patrice McNeill, a SanLee Middle School language arts teacher, was named the Teacher of the Year for Lee County Schools. She received an extra day of leave, a $500 check and a $400 gift catalog at the annual awards banquet held Tuesday evening at Lee County High School, and she will be driving a new (and free) car for the next 12 months.
As Senate Republicans unveiled more details about their long-awaited tax overhaul proposal on Tuesday, they said lowering income tax rates and expanding the scope of the sales tax is fair to all, would boost the state's economy and cut taxes for most citizens. But plan critics say lower-income people will pay more overall.
The application deadline for the Lee County Young Commissioner Youth Leadership Program, a two-week leadership course focused on local government, is Friday.
The Lee County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to maintain funding for the Lee County Economic Development Corporation and make a $150,000 loan to begin the fundraising phase for an all-inclusive economic development organization Monday.
PrimeLending Senior Mortgage Banker Chet Mann, who serves on the board of directors for a number of nonprofit and business-related organizations, announced Monday his intention to seek the Sanford mayoral seat in the upcoming municipal election.
The head of the N.C. Department of Transportation district encompassing Lee County and seven other counties in the area updated political and business leaders on local projects during the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon held Monday.
Senate Republicans have rolled out the frame of their tax overhaul plan for North Carolina they say will cut income tax rates while expanding the scope of the sales tax.
North Carolina lawmakers are moving closer to adopting new state symbols in categories ranging from folk art to fossils.
As they work to help Kosovo heal from a brutal conflict, members of a multinational battle group serving there bear witness to both triumph and tragedy.
While maintaining funding for the Lee County Economic Development Corporation in the coming year, the Lee County Board of Commissioners will also be asked to make a $150,000 loan to jumpstart the planning and fundraising phase for a much-discussed all-inclusive business recruiting and advocating organization Monday.
On her newly-constructed wooden deck and steps, Linda Sue Mari Johnson put her arms around her two boys and thanked the community members who gathered at her doorstep Saturday morning.
If the title doesn’t grab the audience’s attention, the sincere content of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten” just might.
People interested in attending one of the largest pottery festivals of the year have precious few hours left.
National Rifle Association leaders told members Saturday that the fight against gun control legislation is far from over, with battles yet to come in Congress and next year's midterm elections, but they vowed that none in the organization will ever have to surrender their weapons.
This week, we Take 5 with Eva Beko-Rogers, who is fundraising co-chairman with CARA (Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption), about local fundraising efforts for CARA.
Clemellyn “Clem” Welch, a Broadway Town Commissioner and former Central Carolina Community College professor, died Friday morning at her home.
She started out wrapping gift boxes at a Sanford jewelry store and thought she was going to get fired almost immediately. But she wasn’t, and now she’s president of the North Carolina Jewelers Association.
A new class of Lee County high school students joined the Caterpillar Youth Apprentices program Thursday, beginning the second year of the largest apprenticeship program in North Carolina.