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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....

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...

Pfizer Announces $66M Investment, 28 Job Hires For Sanford

With North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper in attendance, Pfizer has announced plans to add 28 new jobs and initiate a $66 million investment in their Sanford facility. The driving force of this initiative is...

New Fairfield Hotel Likely For US 1 Bypass

Local government officials have moved one step closer to formal approval for construction of a 105 room Fairfield Inn & Suites complex near the intersection on Hawkins Avenue and the US 1 Bypass.  According...

Executive Jetport Secures $4M Government Funding For New Terminal

The ongoing growth and momentum experienced lately by Sanford’s Raleigh Executive Jetport has gained even greater acceleration with an allocation of $4M from the 2017-18 North Carolina budget, which goes into effect July 1. ...

Sanford Spectrum Debuts On Welcome To Sanford

Welcome To Sanford has announced the launch of new content on its website and social media platforms that will showcase more of the community’s best news about its people, places and accomplishments.  Named the...

NC House Passes Sanford Occupancy Tax Bill

In a very positive first legislative step, North Carolina’s House passed a bill on June 15 that will allow the City of Sanford to enact a hotel occupancy tax to generate funds that will...

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