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  • CCCC Trustee issue to be resolved Monday

    SANFORD–The Lee County Board of Education will meet in special session at 4:30 PM Monday for the purpose of voting on a new CCCC Trustee. Two weeks ago, trustees from the three county college area were selected to appease a court decision, however, it appears that one of the appointments was invalid because of residence location. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • School board calls special session

    SANFORD–The Lee County Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting next week to name a trustee to the Central Carolina Community College Board. Their quota was already met a week ago. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Contributions sought for youth’s burial

    SANFORD–A Sanford Mother didn’t know that she would be planning a funeral for one of her children this week, and she is not prepared for the funeral expenses. Contributions are being sought to pay the cost of a funeral for 15 year old Thomas Dolby, Jr. Teachers, former teachers, church leaders, and friends say he was a wonderful young man with a bright future. Contributions may be made to Knotts Funeral Home in Sanford. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A mother prepares to bury her son and his killer is being held without bail

    SANFORD–A 15 year old, well liked student who attended West Lee Middle School is dead and his killer is finally behind bars. 21 year old Pierre Alexander Amerson of Broadway was apprehend Thursday afternoon at a Fayetteville Motel. He is accused in the shooting death of Thomas Dolby, Jr. Monday evening. He is in Lee County Jail without bail. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Shooting investigation changes to murder investigation

    SANFORD–A 15 year old juvenile is dead after being shot multiple times in the facial and head areas Monday night, and had been in critical condition at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill since that time. He lost the battle Wednesday evening. Warrants are on file charging 21 year old Pierre Amerson of Harnett County with the crime, however, he is still at large. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Sanford and Lee County making an economic comeback

    SANFORD–Broadway Mayor Don Andrews and Sanford Mayor Chet Mann are extremely optimistic about our city and county. They addressed the annual membership meeting of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday evening, and highlighted a variety of things about to happen including business, industry and housing. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Local woman receives Duke Energy award for service to mankind

    SANFORD–Teresa Dew Kelly, Executive Director of Christians United Outreach Center is the recipient of the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award. The Award was presented during the Chamber of Commerce Banquet Wednesday evening. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Mar 01NC Symphony at the Civic Center
  • Mar 03Save the Date- Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
  • Mar 03Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Coffee Call
  • Mar 03Downtown Sanford, Inc. Monthly Board of Directors Meeting
  • Mar 03Sanford MOPS Meeting at St. Luke UMC