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  • Two men were rescued from the Cape Fear River Monday night

    LILLINGTON–Two men were rescued Monday night after being subject of a search on the Cape Fear River. Rescue teams were called to the area between Sanford and Lillington at 9:58 PM. The men apparently went in the river near Wildlife Road. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • The search will resume Monday for a victim of Jordan Lake

    PITTSBORO–The Mother’s Day weekend turned sour for a Chatham County family when a man apparently drowned at Jordan Lake Searchers were summoned to the Vista Pointe area Sunday afternoon after reports of a man falling into the water while boating with his family. The search will resume Monday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • College graduations provided a great gift for many moms

    SANFORD–Hundreds of local students participated in graduation exercises at many colleges and universities Mother’s Day weekend. In some cases, moms and dads had to make it to two graduations at different universities, but they say it was well worth it. Students are now preparing for high school graduations and upcoming ‘s ceremonies. More local news can be heard Monday througfh Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Small Business honors for two

    SANFORD- The highlight of the 28th annual Small Business Banquet, was the naming of the Small Business Person of the Year and the Small Business Advocate of the Year. Tony Lett of Lee Builder Mart and Buck Harris of Harris Insurance were named winners, to the delight of the crowd. Former WRAL Anchor/Reporter, Charlie Gaddy, received the Life Time Achievement award, and Rip Cord, an a cappela singing group from Elon University, rocked the house with Motown tunes. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Two big ways to give this weekend

    SANFORD–Saturday is the U.S.Postal Services’ biggest project of the year. For 23 years, on Mother’s Day weekend, mail carriers collect canned goods and non perishable items along their route, which is given to local food pantries, and Relay for Life is an opportunity to contribute to the cause of fighting cancer. Relay for Life gets under way at the Lions Club Fairgrounds at 5:30 PM Friday and ends at noon Saturday. No admission fee. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Small business in the spotlight Thursday evening

    SANFORD–The 28th annual Small Business Banquet Thursday evening at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center will feature cocktails, dinner, honorees and entertainment. The doors will open at 5:30. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A Moore county teacher has been fired

    ABERDEEN–According to reports from the Sandhills Tribune, a middle school teacher has been fired, and faces sex charges for an alleged improper relationship with a 17 year old student at Pinecrest High School. Gregory Kurt Smith of Cameron, who is alleged to have a wife and grown children, is being held on a one million dollar bail. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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