Sanford NC News

LOCAL SANFORD, NC NEWS

  • A new wave of education in the CCCC coverage area

    SANFORD–A large group of business leaders, elected officials and concerned citizens gathered at Café 121 Tuesday morning to learn about a new education opportunity that guarantees students in Lee, Harnett and Chatham counties, two years of free education. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Troopers will soon ride school buses in Lee County

    SANFORD–According to reports from the North Carolina Highway Patrol, many drivers are reportedly passing stopped school buses on US 1 near Grace Christian School. Soon State Troopers will be placed on buses, and the motoring public is also asked to help by getting the license number if they observe an incident. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Moped operator seriously injured

    SANFORD–A moped operator, traveling south on NC 87 between commerce Drive & Carolina Trace Sunday evening, was seriously injured when the moped was struck by a vehicle Air Care was summoned, however, due to weather conditions or the inavailability, the victim was transported by ground ambulance to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies..

  • Vass Shooting Results in One Death

    Vass - A shooting on Lincoln Ave in Vass, NC resulted in one fatality. Reports are that the suspect and victim, known to each other, had an altercation that resulted in the victim being shot and later pronounced dead on the scene. Investigation is now underway and the suspect, named as Carlos McLaughlin, is being sought.

  • Another busy day for local and area law enforcement

    SANFORD–Sanford Police are investigating another bank robbery, the third in recent months. First Bank on Plaza Drive was robbed by a black male Thursday. Employees said the lone black male entered the bank, produced a handgun and demanded money. After getting an undisclosed amount, he left on foot. He was wearing some type of mask. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1060 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Over $1 million in damage for deer crashes in Lee County

    SANFORD–With the arrival of the fall season, drivers on North Carolina roads need to be alert for an increase in the possibility of collisions with deer. About 90% of all reported animal-related crashes involve deer and 50% of those crashes traditionally take place in the months of October through December. In Lee County alone, damage amounts has reached $1,276,234 for 502 accidents from 2010-2012. These included 24 injuries. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Oct 28Chatham County Business Showcase