Friday, April 16, 2021

Yarborough’s Homemade Ice Cream

This week's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Yarborough's Homemade Ice Cream located on McIver St. in downtown Sanford. Yarborough's has served frozen treats and fresh-made food to the people of Sanford for over 50 years. Carol...

Here’s To Your Health!

As we reach the one-year anniversary of the nation's first major pandemic in over a century, it seems like a good time to take a closer look at some of the places and people...

Blood Pressure “By The Numbers”

A few weeks ago, our Wellness column discussed the factors and "the numbers" that help to determine what constitutes a healthy heart rate. Today we’ll take a closer look at blood pressure facts and figures....

Amy Gilleland – West Lee Middle School

Our latest Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Amy Gilleland from West Lee Middle School.  Mrs. Gilleland serves as AVID Site Coordinator at the school.  She is responsible for developing the elective...

Dancer’s Workshop

Today's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Dancer's Workshop, a school which has been teaching young Sanford dancers for over 40 years! Dancer's Workshop offers classes for boys and girls ages 2 - 18 in...

Prayerful Properties

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,...

Women – Time To Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease

As a follow up to last month's observance of American Heart Month, this week we want to focus our attention on women. The stereotype of the typical heart attack victim is an overweight, sedentary...

LaKeisha Snipes — Lee County High School

This week's Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is LaKeisha Snipes, a math teacher at Lee County High School. A proud 2006 graduate of the school, Mrs. Snipes began her teaching career in...

Deep River Sporting Clays & Shooting School

This Friday's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Deep River Sporting Clays & Shooting School, a local shooting school and sporting clays course which has been in Sanford for over 30 years. In 1989, Bill Kempffer...

Really Old-Time Religion

Here's a local statistic that may surprise you.  Well over a dozen currently active churches in Lee County have been houses of worship since the 1800s. In fact, a few congregations can trace their lineage...

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