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Thursday, December 3, 2020

LeeCo Manufacturing Apprentice Program Graduates 14

An innovative Lee County 2-year vocational youth apprenticeship program recently awarded diplomas to 14 high school seniors in welding and manufacturing engineering.  The Lee County Caterpillar Youth Apprenticeship program is a collaboration between Caterpillar,...

Nearly 900 Grads Earn CCCC Degrees

Central Carolina Community College awarded degrees and certifications to 893 individuals at its 2017 Commencement Exercises on May 11 at the Dennis A. Wicker Convention Center. The college’s 54th graduation event recognized 826 spring...

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...

SanLee Middle School Student Performs At Carnegie Hall

Local student Allison Podlogar has already accomplished a feat that countless numbers of legendary performers never attained. The SanLee Middle School eighth grader has performed at Carnegie Hall. Allison was recently selected as one of...

Lee County Earns NC Work Ready Employment Certification

Lee County is now certified as an NC Works Work Ready Community. The collaborative effort among the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce, Central Carolina Community College, Lee County Schools, and over 80 local...

CCCC Job Fair Connects Dozens of Businesses With Potential Employees

Central Carolina Community College’s Career Center continued its ongoing business outreach in impressive fashion, with a very successful mid-March jobs fair.  Nearly 100 businesses and plenty of hiring prospects took to the floor of...

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...

LCHS Wins Quiz Bowl

Students from the county's high schools matched academic skills at the annual Lee County Quiz Bowl. Hosted by the Lee County Library, the event allows students to demonstrate their academic abilities in an exciting,...

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...

Sanford Cheerleading Team Brings Home The Prize

Sanford’s Cheer Extreme, Team Rain, brought home the highest honor recently in the Athletic Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee, earning recognition for their innovative choreography, all-star stunts, and shining personalities. With their victory, Cheer Extreme Sanford...

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