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  • CCCC Foundation Golf Classic Set for September 18

    SANFORD — Golfers, grab your clubs for a day of fun and fellowship for a good cause as the Central Carolina Community College Foundation hosts its 30th Annual Lee County Golf Classic on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Sanford Municipal Golf Course. Since 1989, the Foundation has hosted an annual Golf Classic in Lee County, raising funds for scholarships and other financial assistance for the college’s students. For the sixth year, the Foundation has hosted two additional Golf Classics in Chatham and Harnett counties. “We look forward to having the 30th Annual CCCC Foundation Golf Classic to be held at Sanford […]

  • Deep River Northview 9U All-Stars 3rd in Cal Ripken World Series

    The Deep River All-Stars made Sanford proud with a 4-1 record and a 3rd place finish in the Cal Ripken 9U World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida. The All-Stars qualified by winning State and Regional tournaments to reach the 9U World Series. Ben Harrington was named to the All World Series Team and Aidyn Williams won the Golden Glove award and named to the All-Defensive team. Members of the team include: Caiden Cox, Chaz Vought, Dallas Roberts, Ben Harrington, Aidyn Williams, Oliver Morrison, Sam Taylor, Brody Brown, Ryan Byrd, Luke Waters, Tyler Mitchell, and Brycen Long. Tommy Harrington, Ricky Taylor […]

  • Yes! We are Streaming!

    For the 1st time ever this fall, both local stations, WFJA and WWGP, will stream online!   While WFJA has streamed since 2012, this is a first for WWGP – home to Today’s Best Country, NASCAR, the SWAP SHOP and Southern Lee Football.   Both Lee County on WFJA and Southern Lee on WWGP will stream separately on Friday nights – giving the Sanford Community the option to hear both games.  Streaming is expected to start on WWGP by August 23rd and we will announce any changes to that date. WFJA and WWGP will stream all show content aired on our stations with […]

  • University student dies after plunging 100 feet off cliff in Ozark National Forest

    University student dies after plunging 100 feet off cliff in Ozark National Forest

    (SIOUX CITY, Iowa) — A 20-year-old university student was killed after falling off a cliff in the Ozark National Forest, officials said. Andrea Norton, a junior at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, was visiting the Arkansas forest Saturday as part of a class activity, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The group was walking near a cliff called Hawksbill Crag when Norton, attempting to move from one area of the Crag to another, lost her footing and fell approximately 100 feet, according to authorities. She did not survive the fall. Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler […]

  • The Airport to get additional funding

    SANFORD–The Raleigh-Executive Jetport in Sanford is one of seven Airports to receive state and federal funding for improvements. The local airport will receive an addditional $550,000 for the North Terminal Developmemt Area. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Democratic convention scheduled

    SANFORD–The Lee County Democratic Convention is scheduled to get underway at the courthouse on S. Horner Blvd. Saturday at 9:30 AM. The Convention will open at 10 am with former Congressman Bob Etheridge delivering the keynote addtess. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.