Due to an upcoming weather event expected later this week, the Lee County Government (LCG) Health Department is canceling the planned Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 booster vaccine for 12-15-year olds scheduled for Jan. 21 and rescheduling the event for Jan. 28.

The development of new housing, businesses and the infrastructure needed to run them will be discussed and possibly voted on at tonight’s Sanford City Council meeting.

These students were named to the fall 2021 Dean’s List at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire: SANFORD: Peter Aho, Andrew Black, Wendy Young, LaNasha McIver and Hailey Rios; SPRING LAKE: Jessica Brito; CAMERON: Tristan Medina and Nigel Cain; CARTHAGE: Austin King; …

Duke Energy awarded Hometown Revitalization grants to 30 communities across the state, totaling $750,000. This is part of their effort to offset the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses.

During the current performance of “Driving Miss Daisy” at the Temple Theatre, the Sanford Brush and Palette Club, will showcase the artwork of Arlene Brencsons.

The Sanford man accused of fatally shooting his wife earlier this month appeared in Lee County Court on Friday — the same day Deana Michelle “Missy” Brown Bockes was laid to rest in a Carthage cemetery.

The Lee County Government website is back online after it was shut down Thursday to ensure the site had not been compromised.

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Now that a North Carolina court has ruled that electoral redistricting maps are constitutional, candidate filing for the 2022 primary election will reboot Feb. 24, according to the Lee County Board of Elections.