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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Lee Sr Students Earn High Tech National Acclaim

Two separate National Academy Foundation teams at Lee County Senior High School have earned national recognition in the NAF's 2016-17 Lenovo Scholar Network competition, as a result of their work on mobile apps. The academies...

Over 450 CCCC Students Earn Medical Program Certifications

Central Carolina Community College's ongoing role as a key provider of medical education in the community was in evidence again at the December 2016 graduation ceremonies of the Division of Economic and Community Development...

LeeCo Schools Advanced & Gifted Program Earns NC Recognition

A recent state assessment of Lee County Schools' Academically or Intelligently Gifted Program (AIG) gave the district an exceptional evaluation.  With 135 criteria to assess, the district demonstrated proficiency in all but 4 areas. The AIG...

County Bond Rates Improving

The S&P Global Ratings and Moody's Investors Service have increased the bond ratings of Lee Country, which is likely to lead to lower interest rates in the expansions of the Central Carolina Community College...

LeeCo School Board Honors Community Champions Pedley & Womack

With the 2016-17 school year winding down, the Lee County Board of Education used its June meeting to honor the dedication and contributions of two local community advocates, Mertek Engineering Owner Jerry Pedley and...

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...

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....

Jordan Chaney Honored As Lee County Teacher Of The Year

Jordan Chaney, an exceptional children's teacher at B.T. Bullock Elementary School was recognized as the Lee County School District's 2016-17 Teacher of the Year at a special event which honored exceptional teachers from each...

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...

Sanford’s New YMCA Location Makes A Big Splash

The Sanford and Lee County health and wellness community added a sparkling new destination and more fitness options, with the grand opening of the brand location of Sanford's Ingram Family YMCA. The Y is...

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