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  • Local and area law enforcement agencies continue to be plagued by a rash of criminal reports

    SANFORD–Law enforcement officers in Lee and surrounding counties continue to be plagued with a rash of incidents reported.  From drugs, to theft, to assaults and breakins, there appears to be no let up.   Tracy Carter reminds property owners to always be vigilante of their surroundings and to report anything suspicious to the Sheriff’s office or police department.  41 year old Susan Michelle Moore of Pickard Road was arrested Thursday and charged with 5 counts of misdemeanor larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia.  She is accused of stealing 5 checks from Richard Monroe Buchanan of Sheriff Watson Road.  She is being held on a $6 thousand dollars bail. […]

  • A local recycling company expands

    SANFORD–Recycling Solutions LLC is expanding its operation in Sanford by adding a cutting edge recycling line that handles nearly any form of plastic.  The installation will complete a $1 million capital investment in North Carolina and allow EPI to recycle more than 14 million pounds of plastic each year. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Registration underway for a Stem camp next month

    SANFORD–Lee County schools will host a STEM camp next month for rising seventh and eighth graders.  The 3 day camp will allow students to explore how science, technology, engineering and math are used in the world of robotics.  the cost for the camp is only $25, which includes lunch.  Tune in to the WWGP Swap Shop at 9:35 AM Friday, June 22 and hear Associate Superintendent Andy Bryan discuss the STEM program. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • 5 buses are damaged in fire at bus garage

    SANFORD–Three buses were destroyed and two extensively damaged in a fire at the school bus garage on Cox-Maddox Road Thursday afternoon.  Superintendent Dr. Jeff Moss was in the middle of a Chamber of Commerce meeting when he received the news that two buses had exploded and others were burning.  He raced to the scene and discovered three buses totaled and two others unusable..still burning.  Workers reported hearing an explosion and seeing a large ball of thick black smoke.  The SBI has been called in to assist in the investigation. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits […]

  • Sandusky Lawyer Told Jury He Was ‘Slammed’ by Accusers and Cops

    Sandusky Lawyer Told Jury He Was ‘Slammed’ by Accusers and Cops

    (NEW YORK) — Jerry Sandusky, his lawyer told a jury today, was “slammed” by accusers who are out for money and investigators who pressured witnesses into making false claims, despite years of helping children without anyone complaining of inappropriate behavior. “After all these years, when Jerry Sandusky is in his mid 50s, Jerry decides to become a pedophile? Does that make sense to anybody?” his lawyer Joseph Amendola asked the jury. “It doesn’t add up. It makes no sense, absolutely no sense.” The jury of seven women and five men will begin deliberating Sandusky’s guilt or innocence this afternoon after […]

  • Kenny Chesney on Track for Big Debut with "Welcome to the Fishbowl"

    Kenny Chesney on Track for Big Debut with "Welcome to the Fishbowl"

    Kenny Chesney is on track for a big debut with his new album, Welcome to the Fishbowl. Billboard projects the new set will sell around 200,000 copies and debut just behind Justin Bieber‘s Believe album on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. That means Kenny will score his 10th top-10 album on that tally and his 11th #1 on Billboard‘s Country Albums chart. Kenny’s last album, Hemingway’s Whiskey, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 in 2010 with 183,000 copies sold. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Buses explode at school bus garage

    SANFORD–At least three buses are destroyed after some type of explosion at the school bus garage on Cox Maddox Road.  According to reports from the Superintendent’s office, workers at the garage heard a loud boom and looked out to see thick smoke pouring from the buses.  At least three buses exploded and two were still burning.  Numerous firefighters and other emergency personnel are on the scene, and the area has been barricaded. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.