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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Steele Stories

This week’s Throwback Thursday feature is another of our occasional strolls down one of Sanford’s notable roadways.  This week, we visit of our leading streets of commerce for well over a century. Steele Avenue...

Family Caregivers Need Care Too!

November is National Family Caregivers Month -- a time we set aside to recognize, thank and support those extra-special people who provide the best quality-of-life possible, for loved ones who need assistance. Here's an...

Deep River’s Erika McNickle — Lee County Assistant Principal of the Year

This week's Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is the school district's recently awarded Assistant Principal of the Year -- Erika McNickle from Deep River Elementary School. Mrs. McNickle has spent her entire...

Introducing the Business of the Week – Wilkinson Automotive

Introducing Welcome to Sanford's newest weekly column, the Business of the Week! Each Monday we will be highlighting a notable Sanford business ... learning more about their history, accomplishments and plans for the future,...

Honoring Veterans Through Arts & Culture

It's Veterans day weekend, and as always there are many opportunities to appreciate the artists, musicians and performers of Sanford. Today we'll be highlighting a few cultural events which honor those who fought for...

Brick City Bowl — Our Backyard Brawl Is Back!

Our community is about to tee up the football for the 14th annual Brick City Bowl, this Friday evening at 7pm, at Lee County High School. School bragging rights and a share of the...

Know These 6 Leading Indicators of Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month, and a good time to review the indicators of diabetes. It’s important for 2 types of reasons. First, over 30 million Americans have a form of diabetes — that’s...

Annika Squires – East Lee Middle School

Our Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Annika Squires of East Lee Middle School. Ms. Squires teaches seventh-grade science, is Science Department Chair, a School Improvement Team member, the MTSS Data Team...

Beverly Brookshire

Our latest Welcome To Sanford Artist of the Week is the extremely popular, highly acclaimed local resident Beverly Brookshire. Beverly's artwork extends from abstracts to still life and ranges from watercolors to ink drawings....

The Season To Give Back

The Holiday season is about to begin! This month is a great time to be thankful for what you have and to remember those in the community who have less. There are lots of...

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