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Friday, July 20, 2018

Sanford’s Vacation Destinations

A few weeks ago, our Throwback Thursday’s column revisited the popularity of vacation travel and the prominant role Sanford played in east coast touring. As a continuation on this theme, did you ever wonder...

Cool’s The Rule

Of course we’re in that sweltering hot time of the year, when we're looking for some relief from the blistering heat. So let's take a break and enjoy some “cool” conversation. We can begin...

When Sanford Was “#1” For East Coast Travel

From a traditional standpoint, we're now fully headed into the dog days of summer and a time when many families are planning or enjoying a well-earned summer vacation.  For much of the the first...

Go Forth On The 4th (And Other Times Too!)

It's almost impossible to believe that the Fourth of July is less than a week away ... and time for another round of picnics, parades, fireworks, trips to beach or mountains and most of...

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...

Food In Store Throughout Sanford

As we head into summertime, our thoughts turn to outdoor grilling and all the delicious foods we enjoy this time of year.  And of course, this type of thinking isn't unique to those of...

Grad-itude

This is graduation week at schools throughout Lee County and a good time for a revisit to previous graduating classes from through the years. We begin journeying exactly 50 years back into time to get...

School Daze

Of course another school year is nearly complete.  Lee County Schools will celebrate graduation at every school in the system between June 1 and 7. Before this academic time enters the history books, let's...

“Government Handouts”

In the midst of the great depression in the 1930s, the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt undertook a number of ambitious programs in an effort to get the country and its economy back on...

On The Wicker Street Beat

Today's Throwback topic is another of our semi-regular travels along one of Sanford's prominent and historic streets. Wicker Street's footprint is rather unusual ... beginning a few miles west of town as the extension...

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