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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Sanford Earns National Ranking For Business Start-Ups

"We're #15!"  (and that's REALLY good!) Online personal credit resource provider WalletHub recently released it's ranking of top small cities to start a business in and Sanford came in 15th nationwide out of 1,261 communities....

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,...

More Innovative Businesses On The Way To Sanford

Sanford's reputation as a growing, diversifying business and recreational community continues to gain momentum with recent announcements about 3 new businesses on the verge of opening their doors in Sanford. Rush Hour Escapes, which already...

International Culture Night Showcases Lee Co Diversity

The Sanford area gets the opportunity to celebrate our area's diverse and vibrant cultures with the 2nd Annual International Culture Night, Thursday March 1, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.  Participants from over...

“Sign Of The Times” . . . Ghosts Coming To Downtown Sanford!

The City of Sanford's Public Arts Sub-Committee is moving beyond its popular Mural Arts Program, by adding "Ghost Signs" to the downtown visitor experience.  Ghost signs, sometimes referred to as fading ads, are old...

Sparkles & Spirits Celebrates Artists & Holidays Dec 2

Sanford residents and visitors have a great opportunity to ring in the holidays, support a great local organization and celebrate our dynamic arts community with the Sparkles & Spirits Holiday Festival, taking place Saturday...

Downtown Sanford Inc. Introduces Holiday Shopping Program

Downtown Sanford, Inc. is sponsoring the Downtown Holiday Punch Card promotion, to encourage area residents and visitors to spend their time and dollars with downtown retailers, restaurants and service providers during the holiday season. The...

Adcock Creates 3-D Virtual Seating Feature For Temple Theatre

Are you ready to attend an upcoming show, concert or event at the Temple Theatre, Sanford's live entertainment showplace? Do you want to envision the view from your seat, or get a better feel...

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...

Lee County Fair Celebrates 80th Edition

One of the many activities that makes Sanford and Lee County special is here again ... it's the 80th edition of the annual Sanford Lions Club Lee Regional Fair. Festivities take place at the...

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