LILLINGTON — A man’s body was found Tuesday by firefighters who were called to a house fire in Cameron, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

The city council held a public hearing earlier this month on a request to annex 260 acres of land where N.C. 421 intersects Deep River, and south of Cotten Road, for the Village of Cumnock. The request was approved in the council's Tuesday meeting. A statement about the hearing was incorrect…

The Lee County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to purchase the Magneti Marelli building on behalf of Central Carolina Community College to use as a workforce training center.

Lee County commissioners were unable to commit Monday to a request to help with construction of a road through on property adjoining the site of the future multi- sports complex.

Brick Capital Community Development recently received a $1,000 grant to help fight systemic racism, according to a news release.

A new nature club is being formed by Lee County 4-H after several families expressed interest, according to a news release.

SANFORD — Pfizer is Central Carolina Community College’s newest apprenticeship partner. The company created three positions specifically for maintenance apprentices in 2020. The new employees started work and classes in January. Two of the apprentices were already Central Carolina students.

Lee County reported a total of 50 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, a two-case increase in the past week.

Two Sanford residents were killed Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 421 at Broadway Road, according to the Sanford Police Department.