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Friday, January 22, 2021

Introducing The Business Of The Week!

Business has been at the heart of Sanford since Lee County was first established in 1907. While large companies such as General Shale or Pfizer play a big part in the local economy, small...

Disappearing Acts

Time doesn't stand still, of course, and sometimes buildings don't either.  This week we'll ask you to use your imagination ... picture what must have gone on in some of these dearly departed Sanford...

Don’t Give Dental Hygiene The “Brush Off”

Our last few Wellness columns have talked about good nutrition and the importance of careful use of salt and sugar. We also know that healthy teeth and gums can play an important role in...

Michele Bursey – Warren Williams Elementary Alternative School

Michele Bursey works in preschool and learning centers at Warren Williams Elementary Alternative School, where was honored as the 2016-17 Teacher Of The Year. In the eyes of her colleagues, Ms. Bursey evokes the...

A Weekend Of Halloween Fun!

Halloween is upon us and since it falls on a Thursday this year, this weekend is when all of the events are happening! There are ton of events for people of all ages happening...

Gardening “Fallbacks” Lead To Nutritious Springtimes

We often talk in the Wellness Wednesday column about the importance of healthy nutrition habits and staying active. Gardening is a great way to accomplish both goals. Although we'll be losing an extra hour...

Be The “Chair” Of Your Good Health Committee

Sometimes we find ourselves at a stage in our lives when we just aren't as physically active as we could be.  Perhaps you’ve been injured lately, have mobility issues, are too busy to hit...

Artist of the Week – Beth Bale

This week's Welcome To Sanford Artist of the Week is popular area watercolor painter Beth Bale.  A Sanford resident, Beth is a member of the Sanford Brush & Palette Club, the Chatham Artists Guild...

Alpha-Basics For Melanoma Prevention

With warmer weather, longer days and more time spent outdoors, it’s no surprise the American Academy of Dermatology chooses May to observe Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Protection Month. Skin cancer is the most common form...

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Carolina

As we enjoy the holiday season, Welcome To Sanford is taking liberty of modifying our Business of the Week feature, in order to honor some of the notable non-profits that help to make our...

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