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Friday, April 20, 2018

An Ancient Carthage That’s Close To Home

Archeologists and ancient historians have done a lot of research in the land of ancient Carthage -- one of the world's earliest recorded urban civilizations in North Africa and the western Mediterranean between 300...

Gas For Less! (Than 2018 Prices)

According to recent news reports, gas prices this summer will be among the highest we've seen in recent years, averaging an increase of roughly 33 cents a gallon. So it seems like a good...

Chatham Chatter

Our Throwback Thursday feature this week continues with one of our occasional strolls down a Sanford street with significant history.  In many respects Chatham Street has the longest and most important role in the...

Here’s Another Mural Of The Story

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...

Meet The Mural Majority

As the weather gets warmer (honest!), 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...

Sanford Wellness Wears Well For More Than A Century

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

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...

Faith Journeys

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...

Sports Shorts

Well, the Super Bowl is in the past, we're the heart of college basketball and high school playoff season, and then there's that international collection of athletes competing at this very moment in South...

Outskirts

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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