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  • Concealed handguns in public parks will be addressed by Recreation Board Tuesday

    SANFORD–The Lee County Parks and Recreation Commission will address the issue of concealed handguns in public parks when it meets in regular session Tuesday evening.  Under state statutes,individuals with a concealed handgun permit are allowed to bring the guns onto park property if alcohol is not sold at the park and the weapon is concealed.  Recently, there have been questions about the issue.  The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 in the commissioners meeting room of the government center.  The meeting is open to the public. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • More fall-out from the May 8 Primary

    SANFORD–The Lee County Board of Elections will convene again Tuesday at 5PM to hear another complaint, filed by the republican party in connection with the May 8 Primary.  Party Chairman Charles Staley filed complaints regarding a local political pac’s newspaper ads leading up to the election.  They earlier filed complaints against current Board of Education Chairman Shawn Williams.  Those complaints were dismissed. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • More than 50 graduates received diplomas in the Lee Early College largest graduation

    SANFORD–The Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center swelled with smiling parents Thursday evening as the Lee Early College graduated its largest class, ever.  Twenty of the students graduated with an Associate Degree, in addition to receiving their high school diploma.  Lee County schools boasts the only Early College in the four county area of Lee, Harnett, Moore and Chatham. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A Lee County toddler is being hailed a miracle baby after nearly drowning in a hot tub

    BROADWAY–Emergency personnel was summoned to a house on Doyle Cox Road off Buckhorn Road Thursday afternoon after a 14 month old child was found floating in a hot tub.  The accident happened during a family gathering.  The child was removed from the water and administered CPR, and transported to CCH, and transferred to UNC hospitals in Chapel Hill.  She was listed in critical condition Thursday night. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • ALlee County toddler is being hailed a miracle baby after nearly drowning in a hot tub

    BROADWAY–Emergency personnel was summoned to a house on Doyle Cox Road off Buckhorn Road Thursday afternoon after a 14 month old child was found floating in a hot tub.  The accident happened during a family gathering.  The child was removed from the water and administered CPR, and transported to CCH, and transferred to UNC hospitals in Chapel Hill.  She was listed in critical condition Thursday night. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce attending State of the Research Triangle

    SANFORD–Chamber of Commerce President Bob Joyce and the Board of Directors, are attending the State of the Research Triangle Thursday   at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham, North Carolina.  The ninth annual conference is hosted by Wells Fargo and provides economic data and analysis on the region’s competitive position, examines the dynamic factors shaping the region’s economy, and briefs the community on the results of the Shape of Things to Come plan, the five year economic competitiveness strategy designed to ensure a prosperous economic future for all 13  counties in the region. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic […]

  • Lee Early College Graduation on Tap

    SANFORD–High School graduation season is here.  The first ceremony for Lee County is the Thursday evening graduation of Lee Early College.  Lee County has the only Early College in the four county area of Lee, Harnett, Moore and Chatham counties.  Over the next few weeks, high schoolseniors from around the country will receive their high school diplomas. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.