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  • After rumored for weeks, Linda Shook steps down

    SANFORD–The word was out before the action, but former commissioner Linda Shook turned a rumor into reality Monday when she resigned from the Lee County Board of Commissioners.  The announcement came at the end of a lengthy meeting that was filled with Controversy, with 4-3 votes on every issue initiated by Jim Womack. Charlie Parks was elected chairman and Kirk Smith was elected vice chairman.  The Republican party will name a replacement for Shook’s seat. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Santa came to town for a parade in balmy weather

    SANFORD–He brought up the rear, but just his appearance brought lots of cheer!  Santa came to town last night to the delight of hundreds of little kiddies who lined the streets of Sanford to enjoy the annual Jaycees Christmas parade.  The balmy weather gave the feeling of Christmas in July.  Santa will come to Broadway on Saturday for the annual parade, and between times, he’ll make stops around the area. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Everbody loves a parade when Santa comes to town

    SANFORD–The annual Christmas parade takes center stage Monday evening.  Sponsored by the Sanford Jaycees, the parade will follow the same route as usual.  Warm weather is anticipated and hundreds are anticipated.  The Broadway parade is Saturday, December 8. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Swearing in ceremony for new county commissioners Monday

    SANFORD–Newly elected Lee County Commissioners Amy Dalrymple, Ricky Frazier and Kirk Smith will be sworn in at 9 am Monday in the commissioner’s meeting room.  The ceremony will be followed by a public reception, and then, the work begins.  The regular meeting with begin at 11 am with the first item on agenda being reorganization of the board.  Several controversial issues are on the agenda. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & oldies.

  • The investigation into a weekend homicide continues

    SANFORD–A young Sanford man was shot and killed late Friday night or early Saturday, after being chased at high speed.  The victim who was operating a vehicle, was traveling at a high speed on north Horner Boulevard when he crashed into the former ABC store and was shot to death.  A passenger was not injured. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • New law for students takes effect Saturday

    RALEIGH–A new state law, the 2012 School Violence Prevention Act, that will be the first in the nation to impose criminal sanctions on public school students who use computers with the intent to intimidate or torment school employees, will go into effect December 1. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Big doings at Southside Plaza

    SANFORD–Two years after tornadoes destroyed most of the stores and businesses in the Southside Plaza Shopping Center on South Horner Boulevard, a complete reconstruction is over and the public gets to enjoy a big celebration Saturday that begins with a ribbon cutting at 7:45 AM.  Officials say bundle up the kids and come on down! More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.