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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Broadway Town Hall “New Look” Looks Promising

Broadway's Town Commissioners have approved the final drawings for the new Town Hall that is expected to rejuvenate this special part of Lee County. Plans for the building include a conference room, more security for...

Sanford Hosts Wide-Ranging National Night Out Festivities

The City of Sanford continues over 3 decades of nationally-recognized participation in the National Night Out program, with a series of activities taking place between July 26 and the official event on Tuesday August...

Central Carolina Hospital Announces New Physician Practice Branding Initiative

Central Carolina Hospital has announced plans to rename area physician practices that are staffed by hospital employees, as a means of strengthening the association and overall brand identity of the hospital's service offerings in...

Possible New Park In Sanford

Lee County and Sanford are exploring the possibility of creating a new park in the area near Kiwanis Family Park in downtown Sanford. The idea for a new park came from a $2 million...

Lee County Schools Announce Open House Schedule

With another school year in the Lee County Schools system roughly a month away, it’s time for students and families to start making plans. The school district has announced its full schedule of open...

Major Tourism Development Initiative Draws Closer For Region

The much-anticipated, now impending, Sanford Tourism Development Authority is drawing closer, with approved amendments by Sanford City Council and Lee County Commissioners taking place within the past few weeks. Endorsements by both governing bodies,...

Jan Phillips Named Central Carolina Hospital Chief Nursing Officer

Central Carolina Hospital has named experienced healthcare and nursing manager Jan Phillips, DNP, RN, CENP, to the position of Chief Nursing Officer. Phillips comes to CCH from a Director of Nursing for Adult Acute...

Lee County Earns NC Work Ready Employment Certification

Lee County is now certified as an NC Works Work Ready Community. The collaborative effort among the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce, Central Carolina Community College, Lee County Schools, and over 80 local...

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...

Tourism Authority Process Officially Underway

A significant milepost in the long process of bringing of a formal tourism program to the region, occurred in mid-September, with the first official meeting of the newly christened Sanford Tourism Development Authority. This...

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