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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sanford Spectrum Debuts On Welcome To Sanford

Welcome To Sanford has announced the launch of new content on its website and social media platforms that will showcase more of the community’s best news about its people, places and accomplishments.  Named the...

Progress Continues On Central Carolina Enterprise Park

Sanford and Lee County moved another step closer in the creation of the Central Carolina Enterprise Park in an April 2017 meeting, as Sanford City Council unanimously voted to annex 6 parcels of land,...

Nearly 900 Grads Earn CCCC Degrees

Central Carolina Community College awarded degrees and certifications to 893 individuals at its 2017 Commencement Exercises on May 11 at the Dennis A. Wicker Convention Center. The college’s 54th graduation event recognized 826 spring...

Arts & Vine Festival Is Back AND Looking Forward

One of the community's most anticipated annual events, the Sanford Arts & Vine Festival, returns this year for a full day of beach music, arts, entertainment, craft beers, plenty of food trucks and more,...

It’s A Steele!

This week's Throwback Thursday feature shines the spotlight on one of Sanford's leading streets of commerce for well over a century.  Steele Avenue covers roughly 15 blocks of terrain in downtown Sanford, ending just...

Farmers Market Back In Business At New Location

The weather's getting warmer and it's time for another annual rite of spring in Sanford ... the Sanford Farmers Market. The market celebrates it 25th year in operation at a new location, at 2420 Tramway...

City, State Allocate Funds For Downtown Mural Program

Sanford City Council has unanimously approved a matching fund that will collectively generate $80,000 in funding for the city’s popular downtown mural program over the next year. The 2017-18 North Carolina budget earmarks $40,000 for...

Sanford Is One Of The Best Places To Retire In NC

Sanford’s central location, mild temperatures, and low cost living have made it one of the top places to retire in North Carolina.  Sanford offers over a half dozen retirement homes and assisted living communities...

Central Carolina Hospital Parent Company Earns Patient Safety Award

LifePoint Health has been recognized as 2017 recipient of the prestegous John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety at the Local Level. Awarded annually by the National Joint Commission and the National...

LeeCo School Board Honors Community Champions Pedley & Womack

With the 2016-17 school year winding down, the Lee County Board of Education used its June meeting to honor the dedication and contributions of two local community advocates, Mertek Engineering Owner Jerry Pedley and...

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