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No bull … new local restaurant coming to shopping center

Among the mass of chain restaurants and retail stores coming to the Shops of Cameron Place is a locally owned eatery that will provide a different take on Mexican food. … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Smith switches parties, tilting school board Democratic

The Rant has learned that Dr. Lynn Smith, chairman of the Lee County Board of Education, has switched his party registration from unaffiliated to Democratic, giving Democrats a 4-3 edge … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

N&O: Gyrocopter pilot lived in Sanford briefly

Surely by now you’ve seen the story about Florida postal carrier Doug Hughes flying his peculiar aircraft onto the U.S. Capitol lawn in Washington, D.C. to make a point about campaign … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Making the most of a mug shot

Ashley Richardson of Cameron made the most of her mug shots on April 10 after her arrest for suspicious of DUI and drug possession. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office posted … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Well, it IS April 1 …

Yeah, sorry about that. It seems our little Facebook post today announcing construction of a new Target in the Tramway area has gotten a little out of hand. Many people … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Partisan elections: Here to stay?

Get used to those partisan local elections, Sanford. State Sen. Ron Rabin (R-Harnett), whose district includes Lee County, is one of three primary sponsors of a bill filed Thursday that would … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

WRAL apologizes for poll on Ol’ Roy, dadgummit

Nothing gets the Triangle area more pumped and insanely excited for better or worse like college basketball. WRAL-TV issued this apology after asking a poll question on whether Roy Williams … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments
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