Sunday, February 25, 2024

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...

Lee County Graduates Awarded Over $6M in Scholarships

Another great school year for Lee County Schools ended with a massive exclamation point, with the announcement that graduating high school seniors in the school district were collectively awarded nearly $6.3M in scholarships. This...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Spectrum Debuts On Welcome To Sanford

Welcome To Sanford has announced the launch of new content on its website and social media platforms that will showcase more of the community’s best news about its people, places and accomplishments.  Named the...

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...

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,...

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