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  • New reading programs will help students catch up

    SANFORD–Superintendent Jeff Moss says Principals in Lee County estimate more than half of students in grades 6-8 can’t read at grade level, and that there’s something he thinks could change that, if expanded. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • An emotional candlelight vigil for crash victims

    CHATHAM COUNTY–Family and friends gathered at the boat ramp at Avents Ferry Monday evening for a candlelight vigil for four victims of a horrendous crash in Broadway early Saturday morning.  The couples were headed home from an evening at the Tikki Lounge in Jonesboro  when the driver lost control, ran off the road, hit a mail box, trees and a house and the car  burst into flames, burning the four beyond recognition.  The vigil was not about the circumstances surrounding their deaths, but about the good people that they were.  Both couples leave small children behind. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP… Read more

  • Action on sweepstakes gaming expected this week

    SANFORD–Local law enforcement officers say new software that may circumvent the state’s ban on Internet sweepstakes cafes has kept the doors open at some businesses in the Cape Fear Region.  Some say they are still trying  to figure out whether they still have the grounds to shut down cafes. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Candlelight vigil on tap Monday evening

    BROADWAY–A candlelight vigil for the four victims of a car crash in Broadway early Saturday morning, is scheduled for 6:30 Monday evening at the boat ramp off Avents Ferry Road. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Sadness looms over the area Monday with the passing of two well known men

    SANFORD–Sadness looms over the Sanford area today with the passing of two well-known men. Perry White, considered one of the last southern gentlemen of the Sanford Lee County area, passed away on Saturday, and well-known   media personnel, Mark Lilley, who had been battling several serious illnesses and needed a lung, liver & heart transplant.  He also passed away on Saturday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • An incident of fraud occurred on Lee Avenue

    SANFORD–An incident of fraud occurred at a local industry on Lee Avenue on Saturday, January 11.  The report wa filed by William Kevin Swartz. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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