Friday, April 16, 2021

Vacation Travels

We’re in the dog days of summer. It seems like a good time to see how people enjoyed vacation travel in the past.  For a good part of the first half of the 20th...

Time For Some More Old-Time Religion

Last week's Throwback Thursday feature showcased 6 different Lee County churches whose congregations have held worship services since the 1800s -- in a few cases, even before then.  This week, our travels go to...

Sanford’s Workforce In Full Force

As you may recall, last week's Throwback feature shined a spotlight on some of the notable factories and manufacturers that were prominent in the area a century ago.  This week, we’ll take a diverse...

In The Mood For Food

We're still in the month of May, but it certainly feels like summertime! Perhaps your thoughts are already turning to outdoor grilling and all the delicious foods we enjoy this time of year. It...

Chatham’s Chapter #1

One of the enjoyable pursuits we like to undertake from time-to-time in our Throwback feature involves a visit to the history of one Sanford's many notable thoroughfares. As good case could be made that...

Scholar-Lee Foundations

As this very unconventional start to the new school year gets underway, our Throwback column continues our visit to some earlier examples of schools and associated buildings throughout Lee County. First up is the...

Basket(ball) Cases

We're drawing to the close of a high school basketball season like no other.  At Welcome to Sanford, we commend players, parents, coaches and supporters for making it through this unforgettable season.  Let's also...

5 Loan Qualification Factors For First Time Home Buyers

Buying that first home can be exciting, but also a little confusing and stressful.  It's always a good idea to work with an experienced loan officer as part of your home buying team. He...

Sherry Grello – Lee Early College

Congratulations to our Lee County Teacher of the Week, Ms. Sherry Grello, from Lee Early College. Ms. Grello was recognized as her school's 2016-17 Teacher of the Year and is admired for being both...

Family Activities For Thanksgiving

In addition to being a time to give thanks for all the positive aspects of our lives, the Thanksgiving holiday can be a great time to encourage family activities and traditions.  For many folks,...

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