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50 years later: Coach, players remember Sanford Central's 1968 state championship run  HighSchoolOT

Sanford Central, which is now Lee County, won the football state championship with an undefeated record. Players from that team and legendary coach Paul ...

Lee County High School student arrested after knives, gun, ammunition found in his car

A Lee County High School student was arrested Wednesday afternoon after knives, a gun and ammunition were found in his car.

News News  Sanford Herald

CHAPEL HILL -- A Sanford man is one of two people accused of stealing a flag and writing racial slurs on a statue at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill ...

Burdeau named next football coach at Lee County  HighSchoolOT

Lee County High School has hired Steve Burdeau as its next head football coach, the school announced on Wednesday morning.

'Nothing has changed': Following new-found fame, Britton Buchanan returns to Sanford

He may have finished in second place on "The Voice," but in Sanford, Britton Buchanan is a big winner.

His mom thinks he’ll be a doctor and NFL player. With eight Ivy League offers, he’s on his way.  News & Observer

When Lee County High School running back Jahmir Smith received his first Ivy League offer, he immediately called his mom. Monique McLean, a nurse at UNC ...

Grace Christian tops Lee County in double OT in opening game of Charger Classic  HighSchoolOT

The opening game of the Charger Classic went to double overtime on Thursday. Grace Christian outlasted Lee County to earn the first win of the tournament.

Big second half leads Lee Co. to 38-20 win over Holly Springs  HighSchoolOT

Lee County outscored Holly Springs 32-7 in the second half to overcome a 13-6 halftime deficit and move to 2-0 on Friday night.

Burdeau to take football reins at Lee County  The Fayetteville Observer

Steve Burdeau has been hired as the next head football coach at Lee County High School.The 31-year-old Jacksonville native inherits a program that went 12-1 ...

Sanford residents hold party to root for Britton on 'The Voice'

Sanford residents will be rooting for Britton Buchanan as he competes on the finale of "The Voice" Monday night.

Lee County's Jahmir Smith commits to Notre Dame  HighSchoolOT

Lee County senior running back Jahmir Smith has committed to Notre Dame, the standout Yellow Jacket announced Sunday afternoon.

Lee County girls, Southern Lee boys basketball split rivalry games  News & Observer

The Lee County Yellow Jackets visited the Southern Lee Cavaliers in Cape Fear Valley Conference rivalry boys and girls basketball games on Jan. 25, 2017.

Sanford native blows judges away on 'The Voice' premiere

A young man from Sanford will be one of the first contestants on this season of "The Voice."

Lee County's Jory Perkins headed to NC State  HighSchoolOT

Lee County High School quarterback Jory Perkins will play college football at North Carolina State University this fall.

Where will Jahmir Smith go? Pretty much anywhere he wants  WTVD-TV

SANFORD, North Carolina (WTVD) -- When you first meet 17-year-old Jahmir Smith, the first impression is that he's humble, polite, and maybe a little quiet.

Lee County scores twice late to beat Topsail, 2-0  HighSchoolOT

As time ticked away in the final minutes, it looked like the two teams would end regulation tied at 0-0, forcing overtime.

Lee County 9th-grader Desmond Evans looks like top freshman recruit in North Carolina  Charlotte Observer

Meet Providence Day freshman Porter Rooks and his hard-to-find ceiling] Lee County High freshman defensive end Desmond Evans, 6-foot-6 and 200 pounds, ...

Tri-County 6 all-conference teams, 2017-18  The News & Observer

The Tri-County 6 Conference has announced its all-conference lists and player and coach of the year awards in all sports.

Notre Dame offers Lee County junior RB Jahmir Smith  HighSchoolOT

Lee County junior running back Jahmir Smith received scholarship offers Tuesday morning from Notre Dame and Dartmouth, he announced via Twitter.

'The Voice': Sanford's Britton Buchanan could be 'The Boss' of NBC's singing show  The News & Observer

Britton Buchanan of Sanford, NC, auditioned on Season 14 of NBC's "The Voice" and ended up on Team Alicia Keys. The Springsteen fan will go up against a ...

Jahmir Smith's recruitment creating Notre Dame fans in North Carolina  Notre Dame Insider

Running backs coach Autry Denson attended Smith's game Friday night.

Hoke County, Landon advance to Yellow Jacket Holiday Classic final  HighSchoolOT

Hoke County senior point guard D'coda Cummings scored 31 points to rally the Bucks past Overhills, 75-64, Wednesday night in the boys semifinal of the Yellow ...

Britton Buchanan takes 2nd place on 'The Voice'

Sanford native Britton Buchanan came just shy of victory Monday night on "The Voice," coming in second place to Brynn Cartelli.

Early Signing Period: 3-Star RB Jahmir Smith to Notre Dame  One Foot Down

The Sanford, N.C. athlete was offered by every Ivy League school, but fell in love with Notre Dame.

Chris Watts, accused of killing pregnant wife, kids in Colo., has N.C. ties  Burlington Times News

Retired teacher Joe Duty expressed shock Thursday upon hearing that one of his former Pine Forest High School automotive students has been charged with ...

Sanford and Chapel Hill natives make the cut on Monday’s premiere of ‘The Voice’  The Charlotte Observer

Two North Carolina natives made great first impressions on Monday night's Season 14 premiere of “The Voice,” and will move forward in the competition.

HSOT 101: Cross country heats up, big tennis upset & lots of football  HighSchoolOT

By J. Mike Blake, Contributor. Here's another edition of HSOT 101, where we honor 101 different athletes (and in some cases, coaches) with ...

Youth killed in ATV accident identified  WWGP 1050 AM

SANFORD–The 14 year old Lee County youth who died in a 4 wheeler accident on Ammons Farm Road Sunday afternoon has been identified as Lee County ...

NAF and Lenovo Announce Winners in Mobile App Competition  Business Wire

Lenovo, a leading global technology company, together with NAF, a nonprofit organization focused on high school education, today announced the winners.

NC Teen Lands Spot on Latest Season of 'The Voice'

Posted by Daniela Ocampo | Mar 16, 2018 | Entertainment | 0. Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC. An 18 year old from down the road in Sanford is a contestant on ...

Lee County, Franklin Academy to play for soccer titles  HighSchoolOT

Four championships will be decided Saturday in the annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association's state men's soccer championships at Dail Soccer ...

Two North Carolina singers to compete on 'The Voice' Monday night

Two North Carolina natives will be competing in the battle rounds Monday night on NBC's singing competition "The Voice."

Principal to leave Scotland High School for Shaw Academy  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School principal Greg Batten has accepted the principal position at Shaw Academy, school officials announced Friday.

Back at home in NC after making his mark on 'The Voice,' Britton Buchanan has big plans  The Herald-Sun

Britton Buchanan is back at home in Sanford this week after finishing in the runner-up spot in Tuesday's season finale of "The Voice." The 18-year-old said in an ...

Dotting the ‘Eyes: Noah Cain sets visit, Cavon Butler visited by Ohio State  Lettermen Row

Ohio State will have Noah Cain on campus for an official visit, and the Buckeyes checked out Toledo Whitmer defensive lineman.

Police: Wrong-way driver caused fatal wreck

Sanford police said Thursday that a Lee County High School junior died last week when he slammed into a car heading the wrong way on U.S. 1, refuting a ...

Football: Lee County vs. Warren County (Aug. 18, 2016)  HighSchoolOT

Jahmir Smith (3) of Lee County with the touchdown. Lee County High School crushes Warren County High School in Week 1 of Football with a score of 56-0 on ...

The NC Basketball Coaches Association all-district teams for the 2017-18 season  The News & Observer

Among the district players of the year were: North Pitt's Nyjanique Langley, Southeast Raleigh's Jada McMillian, Roxboro Community's Elana Ingram, Lee ...

Britton Buchanan shows his artistry on 'The Voice.' Now he needs votes to clinch the title.  The News & Observer

Sanford native Britton Buchanan sang three times on Monday night's installment of "The Voice," all in an effort to prove to fans why he deserves their votes ...

Man charged with killing Sanford teen

Le'Quan Jackie Gill, 24, of 3622 Renee Drive, faces a murder charge in the death of Larod McKoy, a 15-year-old rising high school freshman.

Boys Basketball: Landon vs. Lee County (Dec. 28, 2016)  HighSchoolOT

Lee County fell to Landon (Bethesda, Md.) 55-40 Wednesday night in the semifinal of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Classic in Sanford.

Funeral Held for Slain Sanford Teen

Friends and family gathered Thursday for the funeral of a Sanford teenager killed this past weekend while playing video games at a friend's home.

RB recruit Markese Stepp decommits from Notre Dame's 2018 class  Notre Dame Insider

Irish left with 18 commits, including running back Jahmir Smith.

Three wins, three shutouts for Jackets in Asheboro  Sanford Herald

ASHEBORO - Lee County, this time with junior hurler Michael Frazer pitching a one-hit shutout, defeated Eastern Randolph 10-0.

Eleven Students from the Carolinas Selected for B.N. Duke Scholarships  Duke Today

Eleven incoming first-year students from North and South Carolina have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin N. Duke Memorial Scholarship at Duke ...

Former Camel Danny Dillon continues to pursue NFL dream

Danny Dillon may have the odds stacked against him, but that isn't stopping the former Campbell University long snapper from achieving his ultimate goal ...

Teen charged in wreck that killed West Johnston High senior

A 17-year-old was charged in a Saturday wreck that killed a West Johnston High School senior who was a passenger in her car, state troopers said Sunday.

Raleigh’s Molly Stevens impresses ‘The Voice’ coaches with her country-Americana style  The News & Observer

Molly Stevens, a Macon, Ga.-native who lives in Raleigh, auditioned on “The Voice” and attracted the attention of coaches Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson.

'American Idol' made Clay Aiken a star. But he knows it won't make him a congressman.  Washington Post

The pop star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a N.C. congressional race.

Hurricane Irma Pet-Friendly Shelters  American Kennel Club

If you are anticipating Hurricane Irma hitting your area, here are resources to find pet-friendly shelters where you can seek refuge with your pets. Georgi.

2017 Shrine Bowl Rosters Includes 16 From Area

Rosters for the 2017 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas were released Sunday afternoon and include 15 athletes from the Upstate.

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