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Yellow Jackets card state berth - Sanford Herald
BURLINGTON — Lee County senior Walter Brinker won the regional individual championship and the Yellow Jackets placed runner-up as a team in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships played Monday at Indian Valley Golf Club. Lee County, the three-time ...
The Herald's Student-Athletes of the Week - Sanford Herald
- I make sure I'm well stretched out and pumped up before the game. What's your favorite TV show or movie right now, and why? - "Furious 7" - because I really enjoyed the previous ones but this one is the last one my favorite actor, Paul Walker, was in ...
NBA playoffs: Warriors rally to take 2-0 lead - Sanford Herald
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western ...
NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay takes 2-1 lead - Sanford Herald
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation ...
County proceeds with Wicker purchase, Stone tapped as Extension head - Sanford Herald
SANFORD — Lee County will move forward with purchasing property at the old W.B. Wicker campus, where it plans to construct a new elementary school. The Lee County Board of Commissioners voted to proceed with acquiring the property during Monday night's ...
‘We have a heart problem and only God can fix it’ - Sanford Herald
SANFORD — On Thursday, many Lee Countians will join the rest of the nation in standing together to observe the 65th annual National Day of Prayer. Sanford Mayor Chet Mann will kick off the day with the appropriately named Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast ...
Health care career fair provides opportunities to students - Sanford Herald
SANFORD — Central Carolina Community College students flocked to a health care career fair on Tuesday to learn more about opportunities in the health care industry, one of the highest growing job categories in the state. According to the N.C. Department ...
Garden Guide: Plant your way to success - Sanford Herald
Protect your garden investments with these strategies for success: Before buying your plants, take an in-depth look at what you are purchasing. A four-point scan will yield a positive result. Before you purchase examine the roots, stems, branches and leaves.
Extension Center News: Dealing with sibling squabbles - Sanford Herald
If you grew up with a brother or sister like I did, I’m sure you have your share of war stories that left both sides bleeding, with one sibling running to mom to tattle on the other. My sister was four years younger than me, so I was usually the one that ...
Editorial: Civic Center's 25th is occasion to look forward, not just back - Sanford Herald
A quarter century is in the books, and things are only going to get better. That’s the story from the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, which is noting the 25th anniversary of its opening on Friday. For those 25 years, the facility has served as the ...
Letter: Sanford needs Brick Capital - Sanford Herald
I am helping a woman facing homelessness, a survivor of a 30-year abusive marriage, a HAVEN alumnus, to find housing in Sanford. It is a dark journey filled with hopelessness and terror. We started the journey by going to the Sanford Housing Authority ...
Hinton folk songs available through Smithsonian - Sanford Herald
Q: I recently came upon an old album of children’s songs my parents gave me as a child titled “Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts.” It was by a folksinger named Sam Hinton. I would love to find a newer copy for my children. Is it available anywhere?
Obituaries for May 4 - Sanford Herald
MONCURE — Virginia Morris Horner, 94, of Moncure died Monday (5/2/16) at her home. She was born in Wake County on March 4, 1922, daughter of Jasper H. Morris and Leonie Ferugson Morris. She was a member of Christian Chapel Christian Church. She was ...
Harnett man charged with 40 child sex felonies - Sanford Herald
LILLINGTON — After a months-long joint investigation with the FBI, the Harnett County Sheriff's Office reported it has charged a known child sex offender with 40 sex felonies stemming from incidents with children in the 1980s and 1990s. Ronald Keith ...
Council to consider moving ahead with parks and rec - Sanford Herald
SANFORD — The majority of the items on the agenda for Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Sanford City Council regard the $2 million bond approved by voters in 2013 for parks and recreation. The council is expected to vote on whether to proceed in ...