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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A(f)Fairs To Remember

While the pandemic has placed a temporary 1-year hold on the much beloved Lee County Regional Fair, a stroll through the history books makes 2 things very clear. First, there have been other occasions...

No Bull! It’s A Column About Horses!

It's that time of year when we normally begin thinking about cows, horses and other livestock that are commonplace at the annual Lee County Regional Fair. Of course in non-pandemic years, the fair is...

Labor Days

As you may recall, last week’s Throwback feature focused on some notable factories that were prominent in the area a century ago. As we head into Labor Day Weekend, it's worth noting that you...

Manuacturing Some Memories

Within the past year, Sanford and Lee County have been the beneficiaries of some major economic development plans. According to the Sanford Area Growth Alliance (SAGA) we're home to six new business projects in...

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...

County Classrooms

Schools across the area are beginning to work their way into their new school years. At a time when distance teaching is the norm, our Throwback column this week heads off to the distant...

Vacation Accommodations

We're in the midst of the dog days of summer and a customary time for those final vacations and family trips. Just a locals often look for the opportunity for one last getaway before...

Recreation Close-To-Home

At a time when more of us are spending more time closer to home, it seems appropriate to remind everyone of all the ways local residents have found fun in the sun over the...

Meet Sanford’s Street Elite

Last week’s Throwback column provided a general overview of where many of Sanford’s notable streets got their names. This week, as a follow up, let’s take a brief look at a few of the...

Are You A Sanford “Roads Scholar?”

We travel on them pretty much every day, but almost never give any thought to why the streets of Sanford have the names they do. This week, our Throwback feature sheds some light on...

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