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  • Hospitality academy may be offered in county schools

    SANFORD–The Board of Education gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to an application to the National Academy Foundation.  If approval is given, Southern Lee High School will educate some students for careers in the hospitality industry.   More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Board of Education meets Tuesday

    SANFORD–The Lee County Board of Education will meet at 6 Pm Tuesday in the Core Curriculum Building on the campus at Lee County Senior High School.  Many agenda items are scheduled for discussion as school officials prepare for the opening of the 2012-13 school year. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and  Classic hits & Oldies.  

  • National night out continues

    SANFORD–National Night activities will continue in many neighborhoods tonight, after inclement weather forced postponements and cancellations last week.  At least ten events are scheduled in Sanford neighborhoods Tuesday evening. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Community mourns a popular young man

    SANFORD–23 year old Marvin G. Lee, a 2007 graduate of Lee County Senior High School, was killed in a firy crash on US 64 near Zebulon, early Sunday morning.  5 others were injured in the three vehicle accident.  Two drivers have been charged with DWI.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home.  Lee, whose facebook page indicates how well liked he was, lived at 1032 Greystone Drive. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Volunteer Lee will bring it all together

    SANFORD–You’ll soon be able to volunteer and find a volunteer on-line, thanks to the efforts of a  United Way based committee.  The new service is expected to be operational by September.  Volunteer Lee is an off shoot of Pre-K 14. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Parents are reminded of immunizations & kindergarten assessments

    SANFORD–School nurse Mary Oates reminds parents of the importance of kindergarten assessments and sixth grade immunizations.  She said there are deadlines and each year, thirty plus students are suspended because these necessities have not been taken care of.  Oates said it takes time to schedule a doctor’s appointment so now is the time to take care of it.  Parents may also contact the health department. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.  

  • Tax free weekend was helpful to local merchants

    SANFORD–Local merchants, as with others around the state, say this year’s tax weekend was pretty successful, but consumers were the big winners.  According to Triangle Business Journal, the N. C. Department of Revenue says shoppers in the state saved $14 million during the three day event.  That’s down from $17 million last year. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.