The four Central Carolina Community College trustees who sued the college and the state after being forced off the board this summer by the General Assembly have had their case dismissed.
Local teachers and school officials are responding with mixed feelings to the news that the state will likely raise the salary for beginning teachers by nearly 14 percent over the next two years.
Thursday's edition of The Herald was scheduled to go to press early Wednesday evening, but with treacherous road conditions between Sanford and our printing site in Durham, we've made the decision to wait until conditions improve Thursday before attempting to pick up copies for distribution by our contract carriers. In the meantime, we're posting local stories online and we'll continue to update our website.
As Lee County was plummeted into snow and ice Wednesday, authorities urged residents to stay off the roads and prepare for power outages.
* Lee County Schools is closed for students and staff on Thursday.
* Central Carolina Community College will be closed Thursday.
Wednesday afternoon through Thursday, Chatham County is expected to be hit by varying amounts of snow, sleet and freezing rain. As of Wednesday, forecasts call for the eastern half of the county to be more impacted by ice, but power outages are possible throughout the entire county.
Two former Lee County politicians are seeking to rejoin panels in which they previous served.
The regional accrediting agency for colleges and universities has given Central Carolina Community College a “thumbs-up” following an in-depth review of the quality of its programs and procedures.
Reassuring words from the new head of the Federal Reserve sent stocks soaring on Tuesday and gave the market its longest winning streak this year.
At approximately 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, the Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle collision on Sand Pitt Road near Rowe Road just outside of the city limits of Aberdeen. Early indications are that this may be weather related.
Due to the inclement weather and potentially dangerous driving conditions, a number of local closings and cancellations have been announced.
If you don’t absolutely have to go anywhere today, don’t even try to leave your house.
Lee, Moore and Harnett counties are under a winter storm watch until noon Wednesday.
For nearly a year, the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees has been asking the Lee County Board of Commissioners to put a multi-million dollar bond referendum for capital improvements before the general public. On Monday, they asked again.
In the middle of Black History Month and 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech," Robert Reives II became the first black person to represent this area in the North Carolina House of Representatives.
Gov. Pat McCrory and top state lawmakers promised Monday to commit about $200 million over the next two years to raise pay for starting teachers from $30,800 a year to $35,000 and keep new educators from leaving classrooms.
Light snow in the mountains and Piedmont on Monday marked the first act of a three-day weather drama that will likely leave most of North Carolina coated with a mixture of icy precipitation.
The stock market ended up more or less where it began Monday in a quiet day for investors who had little economic data or company earnings to react to.
Three Lee County candidates officially entered the political fray Monday, the first day of filing for the 2014 elections.
Trading leads throughout the final moments of the 2014 Lee County Library Quiz Bowl, the final match between Lee Early College and Southern Lee High School came down to the wire.
Filing for the 2014 election begins noon Monday with some races already shaping up.
William “Mr. J” Johnson has helped to shape the lives of countless young people through his time as the teen director at the Boys and Girls Club of Sanford/Lee County, encouraging teenagers to see their potential and then helping them achieve it.
This week, we Take 5 with Brad Marin about the 4th annual Lee County PAGE District Finals Spelling Bee, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Feb. 15 at McLeod Auditorium at Lee Senior High School.
There are about 2,000 parents of students in Lee County Schools who don't speak English at home. It's Yolanda Gierbolini's job to reach out to them, offering classes on discipline, volunteering, helping their children become more literate and other topics.
Local officials were joined by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) on Friday to officially break ground for a new clinic in Sanford for military veterans, which should open its doors about a year from now.