2 months ago
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Man charged with hiding marijuana in courthouse bushes

The sheriff said narcotics officers saw Douglas put about 15 grams of marijuana in the bushes at the courthouse in Sanford.
4 months ago
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Nearly 100lbs of pot and counterfeit items seized in Sanford

The Sanford Police Department says it has arrested two people after a joint investigation with state and federal officials that uncovered a large amount of marijuana and counterfeit merchandise.
4 months ago
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Police: North Carolina man killed when lightning hits tree

A North Carolina man was killed when lightning hit a tree he sought as shelter from a storm.
shooting gun
4 months ago
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North Carolina homeowner charged in fatal shooting

A woman has shot and killed a man who she said was trying to get into her home in North Carolina.
12 months ago
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Police: 2 shot during Christmas parade in North Carolina

Police say two people have been shot during a Christmas parade in central North Carolina.
1 year ago
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Tim Kaine to campaign in North Carolina Monday

The vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine will campaign near the area Monday.
2 years ago
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ASPCA schedules adoption events for 600 rescued dogs, cats

ASPCA officials say hundreds of animals seized from an unlicensed no-kill shelter in Hoke County are ready for adoption.
2 years ago
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1st grader to be charged with attempting to assault teacher

A 1st grader will be charged for attempting to assault a teacher in Sanford, the Lee County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
Tornado sent Sanford woman flying in a bath tub
7 years ago
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Tornado sent Sanford woman flying in a bath tub

Cindy Busick's home and belongings were destroyed by the tornado. The EF4 tornado lifted her house and splintered it across a rural neighborhood in Sanford, NC. Cindy was amazed to still be alive. “I flew a football field length in a bath tub,” said Cindy, who had clutched to her little dog in the tub as the tornado tore through her home. “People have found documents with our names on it 70 miles away."
Lowe’s to rebuild
7 years ago
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Lowe’s to rebuild

SANFORD, NC (AP)– Lowe’s Home Improvement officials say the Sanford store that was decimated by a tornado will be rebuilt by the end of the year. Lowe’s spokeswoman Julie Yenichek said work will begin soon to demolish the condemned remains of the tornado-battered building constructed in 1998. The store’s 160 employees who were praised for […]