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  • Lee superintendent gets top honor

    SANFORD–Superintendent Jeff Moss has received a top state honor.  He has been named Administrator of the Year by the North Carolina Foundation for Science, Math and Technology. More local news can  be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.  

  • Early voting picking up steam

    SANFORD–Elections Director Nancy Kimball said more voters are choosing to vote early as the numbers are growing daily at both sites.  Early voting is being conducted at the McSwain Agriculture Center on Tramway Road and the Elections office at 225 S. Steele Street, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM until Saturday, May 5 when the hours will be 8 to 1.  The Primary is Tuesday, May 8. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Gifts sought for teachers

    SANFORD–Next week, 16 Lee County teachers will be honored at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet.  The teachers were selected from their respective schools for the honor.  The system-wide teacher of the year will be announced during the event.  Each year, teachers are provided gift bags containing gifts and mementoes from various businesses in the community.  Heather Little, Director of Communities in Schools said gifts are needed this year.  Anyone wanting  to contribute, is asked to contact Little at the CIS office. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.    

  • cccc HAS NAMED A NEW PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    SANFORD–Central Carolina Community College Trustees, meeting in quarterly session at the Pittsboro campus Wednesday evening, approved, by unanimous vote, the budgets for the new fiscal year from Lee, Harnett and Chatham County commissioners.  In other business, the board introduced Dr. Pam Senegal, who has been hired as the new President for Economic and Community development who succeeds Dr. Stelphanie Williams who has assumed the Presidency of Granville-Vance Community College. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Counterfeit money being passed in neighboring Moore

    SOUTHERN PINES–Over the past two weeks, several Southern Pines businesses have reported receiving counterfeit U.S. currency.  According to the Pilot, police said the majority of the counterfeit money has been in $20 denominations, but on Saturday, a $100 bill was passed.  Several of the businesses were restaurants.  Anyone with information is urged to contact your nearest law enforcement office. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Mobile units to be addressed at school meeting Wednesday

    SANFORD–The Finance & Personnel Committee of the Lee County Board of Education will address mobile units when it meets Wednesday afternoon.  Mobile units at Lee County High School will be moved upon completion of the renovation.  In other business, a discussion on discretionary cuts will be held, per pupil funding will be addressed and board expenses will be addressed. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A Harnett County man is being held in the Cumberland County jail after shooting into a strip club

    FAYETTEVILLE–Police have charged 45 year old Billy Page of Dunn with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count of discharging a weapon into occupied property, after he allegedly fired into Mickey’s on Bragg Boulevard.  He is being held on a $40,000 secured bond. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.