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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Time For Traditions

The holiday season is here! With Thanksgiving less than a week away, it is time to finalize and prep for your upcoming holiday plans. You and your family can celebrate here in Sanford with...

Trains in Downtown In The Spotlight With Dedication Event

Sanford’s Public Arts Program is unveiling a new special project dedicated to trains in downtown and the City of Sanford’s Appearance Commission will hold a dedication for Sanford’s newest public art installation on Thursday...

A Nearby Place That Kids Are “Wild” About

With the final month of summer in our midst, this week's family feature takes a literal departure ... a rare trip beyond the borders of Lee County, for a short drive to the North...

Dozens of National Night Out Festivities Take Place In Sanford August 7

Over 3 dozen neighborhoods, churches and organizations will be teaming up with the City of Sanford to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday August 7. NNO is a community police partnership program that helps...

Taking A Stroll Through Sanford History

Perhaps you're looking for something that is fun and active for your family to enjoy during the July 4 week.  One great option that combines history and health is a stroll along Sanford's Mural...

It’s Summer Sun + Family Fun At San-Lee Park

Our Family First column last week discussed the many summer programs in place at the Lee County Libraries. This time, we head to the great outdoors for a closer look at the many fun...

Have A Blast With Downtown Streetfest & Fireworks

It began last year to celebrate the completion of downtown Sanford streetscape upgrades. Now, back again and even bigger, it's the first big outdoor community celebration of the year ... the 2nd Annual Downtown...

Wendy Bryant-Motley Named NC Art Educator of the Year

Broadway Elementary School's widely acclaimed, long-time art teacher Wendy Bryant-Motley has been recognized as the North Carolina Art Educators Association's 2018 Teacher of the Year.  Broadway Principal Ricky Secor says that this recognition is...

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...

Theraplay Offers Therapy For Bilingual & Spanish Children

Sanford pediatric therapy practice Theraplay has announced the addition of Amanda Schmitz, MS, CCC-SLP to its pediatric therapy team of professionals. An experienced Speech Language Pathologist with a specialization in pediatric therapy, Schmitz is also...

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