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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Do Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score? Definitely maybe.

We know that high credit scores have a positive impact on insurance rates, ability to borrow money, open a bank account, and — yes– qualify for a good mortgage rate. Do you have the...

Our Summer Send Off

We’re nearing the end of another traditional summer and this week,we’ll take a look at some of the leisure time pursuits you could have experienced in decades gone by, right here in Sanford. Our first...

Going Back To School? Go Back To The Doctor Too.

If it's time to get ready for another school year, it's also time to include an annual check-up with your family physician. One way to improve overall health and well-being, is through regular well-checks. ...

Yvette Batten – East Lee Middle School

Our Welcome To Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Yvette Batten of East Lee Middle School. She is a sixth-grade teacher with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fayetteville State...

Back To School Tips For Middle School Students

Our Family First focus this week continues on our path for getting students and their families ready for the school year ahead. Every stage of childhood comes with its own unique set of challenges...

Save Money. Stay Healthy.

As we enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of the summer growing season, it seems like a good time to talk about effective ways to save money and stay healthy. It all starts with fresh...

Sanford’s Street Elite

Last week's Throwback feature provided a general overview of where many of Sanford's notable streets got their names. This week, as a follow up, we'll take a brief look at a few of the...

Breastfeeding Benefits For Child & Mother

The first week of August is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), and it's an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding. Launched in 1991 by the...

Patty Barlow – Ingram Elementary School

Our Welcome To Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Mrs. Patty Barlow of J.R. Ingram, Jr. Elementary School, where she was recently recognized as the school’s 2017-18 Teacher of the Year. Mrs....

Back To School Tips For Elementary Students

For the vast majority of elementary school students, first day of school is less than a month away. While it’s tempting to hang on to every last minute of summer, educators and child health...

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