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  • Race assured for Mayor

    SANFORD–Mayor Cornelia Olive threw her hat into the ring Tuesday, seeking re election to the post she has held for two terms. This time around, she is being challenged by newcomer, local businessman Chet Mann, who comes from a long line of elected officials. Filing for the 2013 municipal election will end at noon Friday. More local news can be head Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Hot buttom items on the city council agenda

    SANFORD–When the city council meets in regular session at 7 pm Tuesday, they will face several issues including consideration of an employee non-recurring salary payment and consideration of changing the date of the Bond Referendum Election from November 5 to September 10. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • The bridge at the entrance to Carolina Trace may be named for a fallen deputy

    SANFORD–Deputy Julian Powers was killed in the line of duty in 1959 near the entrance to Carolina Trace. Now, his family is seeking to have that bridge named for Powers. Lee County Commissioners adopted a resolution in support of the request during Monday’s meeting. The resolution will be forwarded to the State Department of Transportation. A large number of family members was in attendance. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Applications for non proifts to get free azaleas are being accepted by WRAL

    SANFORD–Local non profits desiring to beautify their surroundings can apply for free azaleas from WRAL-TV in its annual azalea giveaway. Applications must be filed by September 16. The WRAL Azalea Celebration promotes environmental education and stewardship by helping non profits beautify their communities. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Consideration for a dog park at Sloan Park will top the Commissioners agenda Monday

    SANFORD–Commissioners will revisit the issue of a dog park when they meet in regular session Monday. Earlier this year, the park was proposed for Horton Park, however, after much opposition, the proposal was scrapped. The board is expected to give the green light to a park at Sloan Park today. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 & classic Hits & Oldies.

  • The need for heat relief is strong in the Cape Fear Region

    SANFORD–There haven’t been many triple digit temperatures this summer but elderly residents still need cool air in their homes or apartments. Many elderly citizens are not fans of air conditioning but do want to stay cool. Some fans are available through Senior centers. Locally, senior services will provide one fan per person to anyone 60 and older living in the county with a need for heat relief. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A sexual assault of a 7 year old child has resulted in a Moore County man being held on a 1 million dollars bail

    CARTHAGE– Fifty year old Randy Lee Ritter of Carthage is being held in the Moore County jail on a one million dollars bail in connection with the July fourth sexual assault of a seven year old child. According to WRAL, Ritter was charged Thursday with one count each of felony second degree sex offense, felony indecent liberties with a child, felony child abuse, sexual battery, assault on a child under twelve and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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