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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Sanford Adds A 2nd Massive Gene Therapy Company To The Community

With North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper in attendance, Sanford and Lee County officials have announced the impending arrival of Audentes Therapeutics to the area. Audentes, like its new neighbor Pfizer, undertakes significant work in...

Central Carolina Hospital Cardiac Rehab Earns National Certification

Central Carolina Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has earned accreditation status by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), after completing a rigorous peer-review application process. The extensive documentation in the program includes...

CCCC Ranks #1 In NC Community College Ratings

A popular online evaluation site which publishes annual evaluations of the nation's community colleges has awarded Central Carolina Community College it's top ranking among the state community colleges in its recently released report. Niche.com,...

Pfizer Brings 300 More Jobs To Sanford

Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group has announced plans to create a new $500 manufacturing facility on its Sanford campus to produce gene therapies that are targeted to treat diseases such as muscular dystrophy and hemophilia. This...

Community Leaders Discuss Society’s Work Skills Gap

Peyton Holland, Executive Director of SkillsUSA North Carolina, was the invited guest speaker at the May Sanford Area Growth Alliance – Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Lunch. Mr. Holland is a recognized expert on...

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....

Mertek, Pedley Earn State Business Recognition For 2017

Sanford automation manufacturing company Mertek, and its owner & founder Jerry Pedley capped off a year of state and national recognition, honored as Business North Carolina magazine's 2017 Small Business of the Year. In...

Student Coders Busy At Work At Lee County Schools

Schools throughout Lee County recently participated in Computer Science Education Week through The Hour of Code initiative, which gives people of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to learn and practice computer coding. Two notable...

Central Carolina Hospital Earns Recognition For Heart Treatment Expertise

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital with it's Heart Failure Accreditation status, in recognition of the hospital's demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with heart failure. Hospitals...

Pfizer, Community Leaders Announce 40 Job Expansion

For the second time in less than a week, Pfizer has announced a new initiative that will bring dozens of new jobs to their facility in Sanford.  The $100 million dollar investment, includes at...

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