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Sunday, November 18, 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....

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....

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...

“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...

Adcock Christmas Cam Showcases Downtown Holiday Sights

Adcock & Associates Real Estate & Auction has unveiled a new "Christmas Cam," to allow local Lee County residents and other interested observers to enjoy the holiday sights of downtown Sanford. The webcam is...

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...

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...

Sanford Welcome Center Is Open For Business

At a well-attended grand opening ceremony on August 30, Sanford city and economic development officials celebrated the official debut of The Sanford Welcome Center.  It’s the latest in an ongoing series of activities and...

Hugger Mugger’s Debut Is Brewing

Sanford’s first, much-anticipated craft brewery continues to make progress on its way to opening before the end of 2017. Hugger Mugger is scheduled to make it’s debut for Sanford’s thirsty population sometime between Thanksgiving...

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