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  • A Deep River School teacher is Lee County’s new TOY

    SANFORD–Following an impressive ceremony in the Core Curriculum Building at Lee County High School Tuesday evening, Deep River Elementary School teacher Brandon Morehouse was named Teacher of the Year. All 16 candidates were introduced before the winner was announced. In addition to other gifts, he was awarded the use of a brand new car from Wilkinson Cadillac for one year. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Lee County has hired a new Extension Director

    SANFORD–Congratulations are pouring in for long time Agricultural Extension employee Bill Stone who has been hired as the new Extension Director succeeding Susan Condlin who recently retired. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • FBI Arrest Man in Abduction and Death of 11-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped from Navajo Nation

    FBI Arrest Man in Abduction and Death of 11-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped from Navajo Nation

    (SHIPROCK, N.M.) — A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old girl believed to have been kidnapped from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, the FBI announced Tuesday evening. The Albuquerque office of the FBI tweeted its arrest of Tom Begaye, 27, of Waterflow, New Mexico, for the “abduction and death” of Ashlynne Mike, who went missing Monday and was found dead Tuesday. Begaye is slated to appear in court Wednesday, according to the FBI’s tweet. It was unknown if he had a lawyer yet. #FBI announces Tom Begaye, 27, of Waterflow, N.M., arrested […]

  • Three Dead After Small Plane Crashes on Long Island

    Three Dead After Small Plane Crashes on Long Island

    (SYOSSET, N.Y.) — A pilot and two passengers are dead after a small plane en route from South Carolina to Connecticut crashed on Long Island, officials say. According to Nassau County Police, the plane came down in Syosset at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday after suffering “an unknown problem.” Despite the large debris field, which is near several schools, there were no injuries on the ground. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Beech BE35 aircraft crashed on Cold Spring Road in Syosset as it was heading to Robertson Field in Plainville, Connecticut, from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The FAA and National Transportation […]

  • 11-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped from Navajo Nation Found Dead

    11-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped from Navajo Nation Found Dead

    (SHIPROCK, N.M.) — An 11-year-old girl believed to have been kidnapped from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico was found dead Tuesday, according to the FBI. Ashlynne Mike was last seen Monday around 4 p.m., according to a press release from New Mexico State Police. “An unknown Native American male is believed to have abducted Ashlynn[e],” read the press release. “[The] abductor was last seen in the area of Navajo Route 36 Mile Post 13 at 4 p.m.” Her parents filed a police report Monday night after Ashlynne and her 9-year-old brother, Ian, went missing, Najavo Nation Public Information Officer […]

  • Survey Says: The Band Perry, Kellie Pickler and Sara Evans to Play "Celebrity Family Feud"

    Survey Says: The Band Perry, Kellie Pickler and Sara Evans to Play "Celebrity Family Feud"

    Country music will be well-represented when the new season of Celebrity Family Feud premieres on ABC this summer. Comedian Steve Harvey, who also hosts the syndicated version of the show, will helm the star-studded ten-episode season of the game that was ABC’s highest-rated summer show last year. All the contestants play for charity, with The Band Perry taking on E’s Giuliana Rancic and her husband Bill to raise money for Teen Cancer America. Sara Evans squares off against Todd Chrisley from USA Network’s Chrisley Knows Best to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, while Kellie Pickler faces down Lance Bass […]