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Friday, January 22, 2021

Beulah Palmer — Southern Lee High

Our first 2021 Welcome To Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Beulah Palmer of Southern Lee High School. Mrs. Palmer has a Bachelor’s Degree from North Carolina Central University and has been...

Government Buildings Open For Business

As we bring another year to a close, this week's Throwback Thursday column features some area government buildings of the past and present, engaged in every day activities. Our tour begins with a look...

Helpful Hints To Overcome Holiday Blues

On behalf of all of us associated with Welcome To Sanford, we wish you a happy holiday season and a positive new year. While we are sharing these holiday wishes for you and yours,...

Our Latest Honor Roll of Teachers

Needless to say, 2020 provided us all with an even greater appreciation for the selfless dedication that our area educators demonstrate on an every day basis.  Their commitment to the growth and successes of...

Soft Drinks On Hard Walls

As we toast the holiday season, we also make note of one advertising constant, that has been a Sanford presence for over a century. A casual cruise through present-day downtown reveals ghost signs promoting...

The Holiday Sugar Moderation Declaration

As we experience the festive holiday season, it’s a good idea to enjoy some things in moderation. This is the time of year when weight gain is most prevalent, and sugar consumption is a...

Annika Squires – East Lee Middle

Our Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Annika Squires of East Lee Middle School. Mrs. Squires teaches seventh-grade science and was recently recognized as East Lee Middle School Teacher of the Month...

Talkin’ Hawkins

In the community’s formative days, its namesake, Colonel Charles Sanford told the town’s founders, “I am flattered that you are naming the town after me. I hope you will consider naming the most prominent...

Xmastering Your Holiday Weight

We’re headed into the heart of the holiday season … and whether this a season of social distancing or big family gatherings, you're likely find food temptations on a regular basis. If you’ve decided...

In Memory Of Natalie Davis – SanLee Middle School

This past year, the teachers and administration at SanLee Middle School chose to honor the memory of their colleague Natalie Davis in selecting the school's Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Davis was a skilled...

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