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Umami *alums* reopening in Sanford?

UPDATE: The Rant has learned that a former employee of Umami – not the owner of the former Sanford location – is the person opening the new hibachi-slash-sushi restaurant in the … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Man dies in police-involved shooting | Timeline and media round-up

A Sanford man was shot and killed by a Sanford Police officer Wednesday, and the timing — in conjunction with the lack of solid information regarding the shooting — has … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

It’s ‘kinda hard’ to live in Lee County, according to NY Times

Lee County is kinda/sorta a difficult place to live in, according to an article by the New York Times listing the “hardest places to live” in the United States by … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

New suspects arrested in Anthony Giles murder

Three Wilmington men have been arrested, possibly in connection with the November 2013 robbery and murder of a Lee County man. Information on file at the Lee County Clerk of Court’s … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Livingston prevails after school board recount

A recount by the Lee County Board of Elections confirmed Tuesday that candidate Ophelia Livingston will join the Lee County Board of Education. Livingston, a candidate who finished third out … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Holderness Family | What it all means

Back in February, the Rant posted a short — yet powerful — message to the Triangle’s Holderness family after their SnowDay OMG The Musical video, asking them, politely, to stop. … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Housing director finalist had felony past

The Sanford Herald reports via Facebook that the Sanford Housing Authority hired a new director Wednesday night after a “heated discussion.” Shannon McLean of the Durham Housing Authority was selected … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 2 Comments
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