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Friday, October 30, 2020

RISE Program Graduates!

Earlier this year, the first group of entrepreneurs from the RISE Program developed their unique businesses and business ideas. The Real Investment in Sanford Entrepreneurs, or RISE Program, was created as a joint effort...
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The Sanford Farmers’ Market

Last week we covered garden supplies and berry patches, but what if you want to purchase a wide variety of produce to make a homecooked meal? Luckily, this week's Welcome to Sanford Business of...

Big Bloomers Flower Farm

While we might've just seen snow, it feels like Spring weather is just around the corner here in Sanford. That's why our Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Big Bloomers Flower Farm! Big Bloomers...

The Chocolate Cellar

The Welcome to Sanford Business Of The Week is The Chocolate Cellar, a relatively recent addition to downtown Sanford offering simple milk chocolate, dipped fruit, truffles, and more. The Chocolate Cellar is a great place to find a...

Added Accents

The Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week this week is Added Accents. Added Accents is a boutique which has been in Sanford since 1997 selling clothing, jewelry, home accessories, shoes and more. They were located on Wicker...

The Purple Poodle Co.

Our Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is The Purple Poodle Co, a unique boutique located in Downtown Sanford which sells clothes, bath products, home goods and an assortment of whimsical decorative items. Owner Nicole Allen started the...

Sanford Farmers Market Produces A New Season

The Sanford Farmers Market is back in business for its 21st year, with hours every Saturday from 9am to noon, from April 13 through October. The market is located at the McSwain Center, 2420...

Adcock Realty Debuts Downtown Sanford Virtual Reality Tour

Sanford-based Adcock & Associates Real Estate & Auction has released its latest in a series of community advocacy initiatives, designed to showcase the qualities and attractions of Sanford and Lee County. Its brand new...

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....

Sanford Streetscape, Ophelia Livingston Earn State Honors

The City of Sanford's Downtown Streetscape project has been recognized as the 2017 recipient of the Best Outdoor Space Improvement Award by the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its Main Street Champions program....

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