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  • Beware when traveling near the traffic circle in Pinehurst

    PINEHURST–Weather permitting, work is scheduled to start Monday on an improvement project for the Pinehurst Traffic Circle. The changes are expected to provide better sight lines for drivers and a safer environment for crews who are maintaining the area. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Early vote totals continue to climb

    SANFORD–This marks the final week for early voting locally and across the state.   According to Nancy Kimball, elections supervisor, nearly 8000 votes had been cast at the close of the day Saturday, a day added to alleviate long lines at the two early voting sites.  Votes may be cast at the Board of Elections Office on South Steele Street and the McSwain Center on Tramway Road until Saturday, November 3.  According to reports, at least 30 voters were in line at closing time on Saturday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Lee County residents can make a difference Saturday

    SANFORD–No shortage of ways to make a difference in Lee County on Make a Difference Day Saturday.  From taking a neighbor to the polls, to providing canned goods to the Enrichment Center for the Angel Tree Project, to helping to stock Haven’s Jonesboro store, there are many ways to volunteer . More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Crisis teams on duty in neighboring Harnett County

    LILLINGTON–The death of a 12 year old boy as he boarded a school bus Thursday morning has crisis intervention specialist doing extra duty in the Harnett County schools.  According to reports, about 25 students were on the bus when the student was struck by a van driven by a man who was not licensed to drive in this state.  Investigators say he may also be in this country illegally. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Over 700 early votes casts in Lee

    SANFORD–Early voting continues with an additional Saturday tacked on.  According to Nancy Kimball, director of the Lee County Board of Elections, at the end f the day Thursday, 7511 votes had been cast.  Early voting will end at 1 pm November 3. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies

  • A rash of breakins and thefts continue

    SANFORD–This is the season to guard your belongings.  Breakins and theft continues to plague law enforcement agencies.  Sheriff Tracy Carter and Police Chief Ronnie Yarborough continue to remind residents to be the eyes and ears for their property and the property of their neighbors.  Also, be aware of your surroundings and pay attention to repeat visitors in your neighborhood.  Suspicions should be reported to law enforcement agencies. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Saturday is national make a difference day

    SANFORD–Lee County residents have two organized ways to make a difference Saturday with events for Haven, and the Enrichment Center.  The national observance, held annually, offers people the opportunity to give back in some way.  The Enrichment Center will hold its annual Fall Festival, considered the start of the Christmas shopping season, and canned goods collected will be given to seniors in the angel tree project.  In the Haven event, people are asked to donate one thing to the Haven store in Jonesboro from 9-1 pm.  Proceeds from the store are used to operate the shelter. The project is a joint effort with the Boys and Girls Club. […]