Officials say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Moore County woman, whose body was found Friday night.
“We will not tolerate violence any more.”
Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 72 of North Carolina’s counties in November, including Lee, while increasing in 20 and remaining unchanged in eight, according to data released Tuesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce — Division of Employment Security.
Local residents are one step closer to seeing several of the city's bond improvement projects become reality after the Sanford City Council meets next week to discuss bids for the work.
A devoted nurse, wife and mother, Elderlene Keller taught her family to stay strong and never give up through her 73-year marriage and her more than 50 years working in health care in Lee County.
Pittsboro Matters, a grassroots nonprofit organization in Chatham County, has filed a second lawsuit against the town of Pittsboro for its approval of a revised master plan put forth by Chatham Park Investors earlier this month.
The Sanford-Lee County Partnership for Prosperity will officially become a new Lee County organization in January and will utilize an improving nationwide manufacturing industry to expand existing businesses and attract new business to the county.
Some Lee County commissioners voiced their support for local law enforcement in response to a recent letter to the editor questioning the board’s allegiances.
As Lee County residents and visitors from neighboring counties hit the retailers in downtown Sanford Saturday for the after-Christmas sales, store owners remarked on the increased holiday sales compared to last year – the result of an improving economy and more people shopping locally.
While one in three women will be affected by sexual assault in their lifetime, a recent donation by Modern Woodmen of America will help a nearly 30-year-old local nonprofit give these women and victims of domestic violence a brighter future.
When The Pantry moved its headquarters from Sanford to Cary in 2009, Ernestine Bridges felt like she was losing a friend that had been a local presence since 1967.
Individuals who have received notification of a layoff, currently unemployed, qualify for the Federal Earned Income Tax credit, or underemployed may qualify for free classes (fee waiver) to help with their job search and job-readiness skills.
Before The Heritage Foundation started renovating the Black Heritage Community Cemetery behind Buffalo Presbyterian Church, it was difficult to tell there were gravestones in the densely wooded area.
For some, the ideal winter day might be spent wrapped in a blanket and sipping hot chocolate by the fire.
Despite heavy rain, more than 300 Sanford residents gathered this week outside the Sanford Police Department to sing Christmas carols and show their gratitude to local officers for the work they do.
Raleigh police have called off the search for a missing toddler and have charged the child's father with murder.
Police are investigating after shots were fired into a house near Charlotte where a 14-year-old boy earlier shot and killed an intruder.
Among the problems Lee County Schools officials have with online, for-profit charter schools are the lack of student-teacher interaction and the cost to taxpayers and public schools.
With Christmas only a day away, panicked shoppers can find some unique last-minute Christmas gifts for less than $50 in Sanford at several downtown businesses.
State investigators say an officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who had pulled a gun on police earlier this month at a home in Craven County.
Pittsboro Matters, a grass roots non-profit sustainable community advocacy organization, filed a second lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Dec. 8 new master plan and rezoning for the 7,100-acre Chatham Park development.
While children write letters to Santa in hopes of getting the gifts they have dreamed of all year round, one Sanford family is grateful to be alive this Christmas.
Encouraged by the lowest gas prices in five years, a record number of North Carolina residents will travel 50 miles or more this holiday season with some stopping in Sanford.
Despite a proposed alternative route that would take it through Lee County, Dominion Resource's Atlantic Coast Pipeline will not pass through Sanford on its route from West Virginia to Lumberton, according to a Dominion spokesman.
Police in Emporia, Va., arrested a Sanford man for multiple charges of armed robbery on Saturday.