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Monday, September 21, 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...

Look Who’s Open! Restaurants of Sanford For Dine-In or Take-Out

For this week's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week we will be doing something a little different. In April, we featured a number of restaurants where you could order food for pickup. Now that restaurants...
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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...

The Essential Businesses Of The Week

With the State-Wide Stay At Home Order taking effect tonight at 5:00 PM, it's important to know which businesses will remain open during the crisis. These businesses, especially the smaller, local ones, depend upon...

Sanford, Lee County Release Coronavirus Guidance & Resource Information

The City of Sanford and Lee County have both updated their websites to include dedicated sections that provide specific information related to the COVID-19 virus. The Coronavirus Information sections for Sanford and Lee County...

Coronavirus Coping Strategies From Central Carolina Hospital

As we pull together as a community in the midst of the Coronavirus epidemic, it's important to be aware of some basic "do's and don't's" that involve personal health habits. Central Carolina Hospital has...

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...

Special Delivery! Meet 2020’s First Baby!

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital was the home of a very special delivery on Thursday, January 2, 2020, when little Baby Isaiah entered the world at 10:58am. With his emphatic arrival, Isaiah become Sanford and Lee...

Sanford Train & Tree Lighting 2019 Photo Gallery

The month of a festive Sanford events continued last Friday with the 2019 Sanford Train & Tree Lighting at Depot Park. Crowds came out to see the lights, visit with Santa and listen to...

Sanford Christmas Parade 2019

The annual Sanford Christmas Parade graced the streets of Sanford and by all accounts it was a great time! From the high school marching bands to pets, the exuberant character of our community was...

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