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Sanford, North Carolina
Friday, April 19, 2019

Well Grounded Industries

From times dating all the way back to the 1700s and all the way up to today, the fertile earth of Lee County and the hard, physical labor that goes with it, have been...

Fuelish Behavior

As the temperatures begin to rise this time each year, apparently so do the gas prices. In the past few weeks we've seen a notable uptick, with more increases rumored to be on the...

Let’s Chat About Chatham Street

From time-to-time our Throwback feature sets aside some time for an occasional stroll down a Sanford street with significant history. In many respects Chatham Street has the longest and most important role in the...

More Murals – More Memories

Last week’s Throwback Thursday feature focused on the work Liz Whitmore and the City of Sanford’s Appearance Commission have done over the past few years with the innovative downtown mural program. Since space limitations...

We’ve Painted The Town Red (& Blue, Orange, Yellow, etc.)

As the weather gets warmer, it’s a great time to enjoy the history and artistry of Sanford by experiencing the Mural Art Trail. Under the enthusiastic leadership of Liz Whitmore, the City of Sanford’s Appearance...

Good Health Wears Well In Sanford

Over the past few weeks, our Throwback feature showcased a dozen churches in our area that have been worshiping since at least the 1800s. This week, we look in on some of the region’s...

More Gospel Truths About Lee County Churches

Last week’s Throwback feature was the start of our 2-part series about Lee County churches whose congregations have held worship services since the 1800s — in a few cases, even before then. This week,...

An Old Testament About Lee County Churches

Would it surprise you to know that there are well over a dozen churches in Lee County that have been in worship since the 1800s? In fact, a few congregations can trace their lineage all...

Hoops Scoops

Here in 2019, area high school basketball teams are wrapping up another season of competition. League playoffs and state tournaments are underway. Players, coaches and fans are all hoping to close out their experiences...

No “City Limits”

From it’s early days of dramatic population growth in 1870s, the geographic area where Sanford (and Jonesboro prior to annexation) is located, has been the dominant focal point of Lee County. At present, the...

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