Thursday, September 29, 2011

June 2011 Real Estate Sales

We now have posted all 140 June real estate transactions in Lee County.  These may be used to help the tax office estimate market value of properties in its 2013 countywide revaluation.  Via the below link you can view the transactions by clicking on the month hyperlink, i.e. June.  An Excel file will appear showing all transactions and property information.  This information is essential for conducting a good revaluation.  If you have information on any of these sales, please fill out a Real Property Sales Questionnaire.  Your participation may simply confirm our records or it may flag us to do a field review. 

Lee County June Real Estate Transactions

Public Announcement: O.T. Sloan Park Closed 10/15/11

O.T. Sloan Park will be closed to the public on Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 8:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. for a company picnic.

Vacancies on Boards

The Lee County Board of Commissioners are looking for Lee County citizens to serve on the following boards:
  •       Sandhills Mental Health
  •       Agriculture Advisory Board (must live in the East Sanford District)
  •       Rest Home-Nursing Home Advisory Board (5 vacancies)
  •       Triangle J Advisory on Aging (2 vacancies)
If interested in serving, contact Clerk to the Board Gaynell Lee at or 718-4605 Ext. 5507.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

October 4, 2011 Commissioners Meeting

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will meet at 3 p.m., Monday, October 3, 2011 for their next regular meeting.  Click here to view agenda for said meeting.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Lee County Parks & Recreation 2011 Youth Basketball Registration

Click flyer below for more information.

October 2011 Center Post

The October 2011 edition of the Enrichment Center's Center Post newsletter is now available.  Click here to see what's happening at the Enrichment Center!

Friday, September 23, 2011

Friends of the Library Book Sale September 28 - October 1

The Friends of the library are holding their annual book sale beginning Wednesday, Sept. 28 until Saturday October 1st. Wednesday the sale is from 5 pm - 7 pm and is for Friends of the Library members only (you may join at the door for $5 for one person or $10 for a family. Thursday is open to the public and is from 12 pm - 4 pm. Friday Sept 30 is open to the public from 4 pm - 8 pm. Finally Saturday is open from 10 am - 2 pm and is the Buy a Bag Sale. If you purchase a Friends of the Library canvas book bag for $3 you may fill it to the brim for an additional $2. Another reason to join the friends is that you receive a 10 % discount at all friends sales if you are a member. Please come out and support the Friends of the Library!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Touch a Truck presented by Boy Scouts of America

Come meet the vehicles that build, protect, and serve our community!

Who: kids of all ages
What: a day to see all kinds of vehicles up close, hear about their jobs, and meet their drivers.
When: September 24, 2011 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Rain or shine
Where:  Sanford Lions Club Fair Grounds
Cost: $3.00 per person/$10.00 family maximum with a suggested donation of food for local food pantries and Backpack Pals programs.

All kinds of vehicles are welcome.  No charge to participate.  Contact Tamara Lewis at 919-356-8438 or for more information

Sponsored by the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venture Crews of Lee, Chatham, and Harnett Counties.  Find out more about Scouting in your area!  Net proceeds donated to "Friends of Scouting" Boy Scouts of America and local food banks.  Touch a Truck gratefully acknowledges the support of the Sanford Lions Club.

Action Taken at September 19, 2011 Commissioners Meeting

The Lee County Board of Commissioners met on September 19, 2011 for their monthly meeting.  Click here here to view action taken at said meeting.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Alzheimer's Walk

Please click here to read more information on the Alzheimer's Walk in Sanford on October 1st.

September 19th Commissioner's Meeting

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will meet for their September meeting on Monday, September 19, 2011 beginning at 3 p.m. Click here to view agenda for said meeting.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Employment Opportunities

We have updated the "Employment Opportunities" tab of our Facebook page to include new positions of:
For more information, visit our Facebook page or click one of the links above.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Revaluation Sales Verification

The below link will direct you to a site containing Excel files of real estate transactions in Lee County.  May 2011 is the latest full month of sales we have.  If you have information on one or more of these transactions, please fill out a brief sales verification questionairre.  This may confirm the information we have on file or may prompt a field review.  These sales will help the tax office establish market values for the 2013 revaluation.  As we provide complete transparency in the 2013 revaluation process, we appreciate your help in submitting additional information to us.

Online list of real estate transactions

Online sales questionairre

Friday, September 9, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011

New Items Added to Lee County Library for September 2011

These are just a few of the new items added to the library for the month of September 2011.

Adult Fiction

Burnt Mountain – Anne Rivers Siddons
Sisterhood Everlasting – Ann Brashares
Betrayal of Trust – Judith A. Jance
Then Came You – Jennifer Weiner
Full Black – Brad Thor
Knit the Season – Kate Jacobs
Portrait of a Spy – Daniel Silva
Butterfly Child – Angela Davis-Gardner
Jefferson Key – Steve Berry
Journal of a UFO Investigator – David Halperin
Disturbance – Jan Burke
Misery Bay – Steve Hamilton
Watch Me Die – Erica Spindler
You’re next – Gregg Hurwitz
Two Brides Too Many – Mona Hodgson
Ideal Man – Julie Garwood
Watery Part of the World – Michael Parker
Omen Machine – Terry Goodkind
Unsaid – Neil Abramson
Victory and Honor – W.E.B. Griffin
Darkness, My Old Friend – Lisa Unger

Adult Non-Fiction

Backyard Beekeeper – Kim Flottum
Crashing the Dollar: How to Survive a Global Currency Collapse – Craig Smith
Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chunking Mansions, Hong Kong – Gordon Mathews
Killing of Anna Nicole Smith – Larry Seidlin
Myth of Efficient and Fair Government – Michael L. Marlow
After America: Get Ready for Armageddon – Mark Steyn
Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War – Andrew Roberts
Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists – Anthony M Amore
Words to Eat By: Five Foods and the Culinary History of the English Language – Ina Lipkowitz
More than Matter?: Is There More to Life Than Molecules? – Keith Ward
Lost and Found - John Glatt
Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama – Marvin Kalb
New Southern Garden Cookbook – Sheri Castle
How to Repair your Motorcycle – Charles Everitt
Starting Over – Latoya Jackson
Language Wars: A History of Proper English – Henry Hitchings
Man in the Rockefeller Suit – Mark Seal

Adult Non-Fiction – Reference

Saving Money on Senior Care: How to Make Aging Affordable – Ryan Malone
Goldmine Price Guide to 45 PRM Records – Martin Popoff

Juvenile Non-Fiction

After the Kill – Darrin Lunde
Planting the Wild Garden – Kathryn O. Galbraith
Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet – Joan Dunning
Elephant Talk – Ann Downer

Adult DVDs

Knights of the Round Table
Ox-Bow Incident
Final Destination 3