Given the attention the Sanford Area Growth Alliance has been getting lately as a new entity
The answer to the question about what exactly Sanford’s “brand” is — that thing our community is best known for or identified with — varies depending on the source.
To the Editor:
It’s not a “done deal” in Rockingham County.
THUMBS DOWN: ‘Playing around’ and the LCHS lockdown
Although campers, bikers and hikers still are enjoying the great outdoors at San-Lee Park, one of the site's essential components is conspicuously absent.
The issues facing Sanford and the county as a whole are important and demand the full attention of our elected officials. Representative government works only in correlation to the level of representation.
A couple of weeks ago, many people in Lee County reflected on the tornado that ripped through our area four years ago
Ask people their views on the environment, and their answers likely will fall along party lines.
HAVEN is looking for a few good men: 100 to be exact.
Back when smoking in the boys’ room was among the more serious rules infractions in schools
THUMBS UP: Volunteer scholarships
Michigan family needing help with funeral expenses and a college fund. A team from a Philadelphia high school wanting to attend the Robotics World Championship. A wildlife conservancy trying to protect its rangers as they safeguard dwindling numbers of rhino.
It’s good, but not good enough.
That was the sentiment of city officials, in particular Mayor Chet Mann
Monday’s tragic murder at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro will be classified by some as a school shooting, and technically, it was because it occurred on a school campus.
THUMBS UP: Duke’s championship
Education can be a fertile ground for disagreement, but when it comes to school performance grades, administrators and educators across the state are singing the same tune.
We’re better together than apart.
We've touted the benefits of Central Carolina Works, the public-private initiative created right here in Lee County, in this space before.
THUMBS UP: Lower gas prices
We’re not happy about this.
Sen. Ronald Rabin, R-Harnett, and three other sponsors filed Senate Bill 650 Monday to implement partisan elections statewide.
Maybe the third time will be a charm.
THUMBS UP: Arts and Vine’s free admission
While Duke Energy’s multi-million offer for coal ash storage has been hotly debated, it’s hard to argue that the Lee County Commissioners have been the proverbial rock in a hard place through this ordeal.
Last night Lee County commissioners voted 5-1 to accept up to $12 million from Duke Energy in exchange for dumping as much as 8 million tons of its coal ash within the county.