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Monday, October 19, 2020

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...

Community Action Organization Earns Life Changing Grant Dollars

A long-standing and valued area nonprofit organization, Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, has received a $20,000 grant to improve housing and help those in emergency living situations. The organization was founded in 1966 and has been...

Possible New Park In Sanford

Lee County and Sanford are exploring the possibility of creating a new park in the area near Kiwanis Family Park in downtown Sanford. The idea for a new park came from a $2 million...

2020 Land Use Progress Continues

The region’s 10 year planning blueprint for growth and land use continues on its path to official approval later this year. According to Sanford City Director of Planning & Community Development Marshall Downey, 2016 public...

More Downtown Murals On The Way in 2017

The City of Sanford’s Mural Sub-Committee has awarded commissions to local artists to create two new public art murals in the historic Jonesboro section of downtown Sanford. As part of the Lee County Arts...

Sanford’s Bond Ratings Upgraded

Financial markets are casting their vote of confidence in progress being experienced in Sanford and Lee County. Fitch Ratings, one of the top three credit rating agencies in the country, has upgraded Sanford's bond rating...

Central Carolina Hospital Opens “Fast Track” Option

Central Carolina Hospital has recently opened a “Fast Track” option for patients with less serious injuries, in order to speed up their care and improve overall efficiency. The goal is to have patients, with issues...

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...

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