A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the Sanford area as of the 11 a.m. update from the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
As the outer bands of Hurricane Florence moved into central North Carolina overnight, strong wind gusts are causing scattered outages throughout our area.
WILMINGTON — Hurricane Florence’s leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 100 mph winds for a drenching siege that could last all weekend.
Standing alongside seven other competitors, Logan Hearn waited anxiously Wednesday night as the emcee prepared to announce the winner of the Miss Lee Regional Fair Pageant.
The roughly 240 employees of a Sanford-based manufacturing company who learned they were being laid off Wednesday have until Dec. 13 to find new employment.
A slight southerly turn in the track of Hurricane Florence overnight Tuesday did little to change the outcome for Lee County which includes days of torrential rain and winds, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
Some 240 employees of a Sanford-based manufacturing company are being laid off, according to an announcement released Wednesday — the same day workers learned the news."Static Control has announced its plan to streamline operations to best focus resources on sales, distribution, research and…
A state of emergency was declared in Lee County, the city of Sanford and town of Broadway during an emergency meeting of the three jurisdictions Wednesday.
A hurricane may be barreling toward North Carolina, but Temple Theatre Artistic Director Peggy Taphorn said her motto is always the same: “The show must goes on, until it can’t.”
Hurricane Florence is steadily making her way toward the North Carolina coast, but where and when she'll land remains to be seen.
As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolinas with predicted wind speeds in excess of 100 mph, Lee County officials and Gov. Roy Cooper are sounding the alarm.
With Hurricane Florence approaching, officials with the Lee Regional Fair and Lee County Schools are tracking the weather closely. As of Monday, no closures have been announced.
Every other week, we look back in The Herald's archives and see what happened on a certain day. This week we go back 20 years to Sept. 9, 1998.