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  • Ribbon cutting and school dedication slated Tuesday

    SANFORD–Prior to the regular meeting of the Lee County Board of Education, a ribbon cutting is scheduled for 5 pm Tuesday for the completion of renovations at Lee County High School.  The event will be held in the courtyard and is open to the public. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic hits & Oldies.

  • Fair time in the county

    SANFORD–The Lions Club Agricultural Fair opens Tuesday afternoon for a six day run, offering everything from farm animal judging to beauty queens-big and little.  The pageant designed for kindergarteners will not be held on Sunday this year, but will be included in Tuesday night’s pageants.  Miss North Carolina will be here several days for the fair and will be pushing volunteerism.  On Thursday evening, the battle of the Bands will take center stage. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Time is running out for teachers to apply for a Bright Ideas grant

    SANFORD–Teachers in Lee, Moore, Harnett and Chatham Counties have until September 21 to apply for a Bright Ideas grant from Central Electric Membership Corporation.  The grants, up to $2,000, are to be used to fund creative, classroom based projects. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A well known Sanford businessman will be laid to rest Monday

    SANFORD–Funeral for 70 year old Mitchel Jackson, who died early Friday morning at Moore Regional Hospital is scheduled for 11 am Monday at White Hill Presbyterian Church with Dr. Rudy Holland and Pastor Craig Dodson officiating.  Burial will follow at the church cemetery. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A Moore County woman charged with murder has been brought back for trial

    CARTHAGE–Melissa Rovnak has been returned to Moore County to stand trial for the 2002 shooting death of her husband, a murder first thought to be suicide.  Rovnak was living in West Virginia when officers determined that the death was a homicide.  She is being held in the Moore County Detention Center  without privilege of bail. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Lee Democrats call for GOP Chairman to step down

    SANFORD–The Lee County Democratic Party is calling for Charles Staley, chair of the Lee County Republican Party, to step aside in the wake of racially offensive remarks he made during an interview with the Los Angeles Times.  Staley told a reporter for the national news outlet that African American voters are kept in their place by Democratic policies put in place in the 1960′s. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.