Sanford NC News

LOCAL SANFORD, NC NEWS

  • The city of Sanford received a valuable asset from a business destroyed by tornadoes in 2011.

    SANFORD–A donation of a generator from the Lowes that was destroyed by tornadoes in 2011, has made a wonderful asset to the city public works department.  The generator, valued at $100,000 was donated to the city.  Mayor Cornelia Olive said they couldn’t let an asset like that go to waste. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Lee County’s unemployment rate will be affected by a recent layoff

    SANFORD–At least forty former employees of Pfizer may be joining the unemployment line.  A recent layoff resulted in at least 40 workers being out of a job.  One worker said she was only 23 months from retirement and full benefits when she was notified.  The plant has more than 600 employees. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A winter storm watch has been cancelled but we’re not out of the woods

    SANFORD–The Sanford-Lee County area only received a dusting of snow, but heavy rain last night and dropping temperatures are  making for a hazardous morning for drivers.  Law enforcement agencies encourage drivers to exercise caution when traveling because there are icy conditions.  Students in Lee County are not affected because a work day for teachers was already scheduled.  Schools in Moore and Chatham are on a two hour delay.  Sandhills Community College is also on a two hour delay. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Several issues addressed by Mining Commission

    SANFORD–A Mining Commission Study group met in Lee County again Wednesday, and discussion centered around questions regarding water supply and traffic pattern pollution. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Low income energy applications are still being accepted

    SANFORD–Social Service agencies in Lee and other counties around the state are continuing to take applications for Low Income Energy Assistance through January 30, for a select group, and through February, if there are funds remaining. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Caution–the flu is real

    SANFORD–Local doctor’s offices are filled with people sneezing, coughing, having chills, etc…It’s the flu, and appears to be running rampant this year.  Health Department officials continue to remind everyone about the importance of getting a flu shot.  Supplies are limited, but there are some available. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • More fracking business in Lee County Wednesday

    SANFORD–A study group of the commission that’s studying hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in North Carolina will meet to discuss regulations for those activities, at the Lee County Operations facility at 9 AM Wednesday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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