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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lee County Schools Announce Open House Schedule

With another school year in the Lee County Schools system roughly a month away, it’s time for students and families to start making plans. The school district has announced its full schedule of open...

Sanford Earns National Ranking For Business Start-Ups

"We're #15!"  (and that's REALLY good!) Online personal credit resource provider WalletHub recently released it's ranking of top small cities to start a business in and Sanford came in 15th nationwide out of 1,261 communities....

Sanford Streetscape, Ophelia Livingston Earn State Honors

The City of Sanford's Downtown Streetscape project has been recognized as the 2017 recipient of the Best Outdoor Space Improvement Award by the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its Main Street Champions program....

Wendy Bryant-Motley Named NC Art Educator of the Year

Broadway Elementary School's widely acclaimed, long-time art teacher Wendy Bryant-Motley has been recognized as the North Carolina Art Educators Association's 2018 Teacher of the Year.  Broadway Principal Ricky Secor says that this recognition is...

CCH Celebrates Healthy Hearts And Valentine’s Day

Central Carolina Hospital will observe American Heart Month and celebrate Valentine’s Day with its fourth annual Healthy Heart Fair on Wednesday February 14th from 7-10am. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular diseases are...

Broadway AVID Students Educate State Educators

For second straight year, Broadway Elementary School's AVID program has earned the attention of educators from other parts of North Carolina.  AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a program that helps students close the achievement...

Student Coders Busy At Work At Lee County Schools

Schools throughout Lee County recently participated in Computer Science Education Week through The Hour of Code initiative, which gives people of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to learn and practice computer coding. Two notable...

Deep River Elementary Students Learning With Surgical Precision

Deep River Elementary fifth-graders were challenged to not only remember what they learned over the course of a unit, but to do “medically examine and repair issues” on certain skills. The fifth-grade teachers put together...

WANTED: West Lee Middle School Readers

Keen observers walking into or past the West Lee Middle School media center will see several “wanted” posters taped to the windows. Who is “wanted” at WLMS? Readers, curious and engaged. Many teachers, and now...

5 Local Art Students Earn State-Wide Recognition

Five Lee County High School National Art Honor Society members have been selected to have their artwork be part of the North Carolina National Art Honor Society Traveling Exhibit. The exhibit is comprised of works...

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