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  • County board will bid farewell to 2 Monday

    SANFORD–Lee County Commissioners will meet in regular session monday, November 19, but at an earlier time.  The board will say goodbye to 20 year board member Ed Pashal and four year board members Doc Oldham and Richard Hayes.  The meeting will begin at 2 pm. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • More than $80k pledged for We Build People

    SANFORD–Lee county residents and businesses have pledged more than $85,000 in YMCA’s We Build People Campaign. All of the funds stay in Lee County, and are used for scholarships for Lee County Children. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Thanksgiving is one week from Thursday and help is sought for feeding

    SANFORD–Many people are preparing for a big turkey dinner next Thursday, a staple for Thanksgiving.  Still, many others are wondering where their next meal is coming from.  The Bread Basket and CUOC say the food is low and help is needed.  Turkeys are needed at the Bread Basket by November 20, and next Wednesday is the last day for Thanksgiving help to be taken to CUOC.  The facility will be closed Thursday and Friday.  The Breadbasket is looking for more than 300 people to line up for a meal Thanksgiving Day.  There is also a request for sweat shirts.  Susan Rosenthal said many who come to the… Read more

  • The local airport may get a face-lift

    SANFORD–Plans are on the table for a facelift for the local airport, referred to as the Raleigh Eexecutive Jetport.  The airport, home to numerous planes owned by local and area residents, is located off Farrell Road. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Trash containers will get larger

    SANFORD–Bring on the green carpet.  The city of Sanford will be rolling out new garbage containers in a few week just in time for holiday trash.  The double containers, which will be placed at each home in the city will hold much more garbage, will have wheels, and will be picked up bi-weekly.  Workers will pick up the old containers and deliver the new ones December 18. More local news  heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A bridge dedication in Moore county honored a local man

    CAMERON–The North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the State Highway Patrol honored a Moore County based trooper from Lee County who died in the line of duty 50 years ago.  Patrolman Henry A. Hight, father of R. V. Hight, died in 1962 after an automobile accident.  He was attempting to aid a fellow officer when the accident occurred.  The bridge named in Hight’s honor is the southbound bridge as you enter Moore County from Lee County on U.S. 1. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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