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Friday, January 22, 2021

Salvation Army of Lee County

In the spirit of the season, this week for the Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week, we're taking a look at an important organization which support those in need all year long. This...

Lighting Up Sanford!

While we may be stuck indoors this Holiday season, that doesn't mean Sanford residents aren't lighting up their homes and yards across the county! In the video above you can see two homes on...

Depot’s “De Place!”

Even in times of pandemics, Depot Park in downtown Sanford is a community focal point. This time of year usually includes tree & train lighting festivities and plenty of activities. Although social distancing has...

Pandemic Precautions For The Holiday Season

This week’s column concludes our 3-part series on COVID-19 Holiday Guidance, compliments of Central Carolina Hospital. In addition to holiday travel plans and guidelines for in-person events, it’s also a good idea to take...

Emily Coggins — Deep River Elementary School

Our latest Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Emily Coggins from Deep River Elementary School. After two years as a first grade teacher at Deep River and a tenure as a second...

Ghosts of Christmas Parades Past

It’s fair to say that Christmas festivities will be a little different this year. Our friends over at The Rant have assembled a list of the area's activities for the holiday season, as well...

Travel Tips In A COVID Environment

Last week we shared some tips from Central Carolina Hospital on COVID Holiday Guidance. As a follow up, let's take a moment to talk further about precautions you should take as you consider travelling...

Stacie Eggers — LCS Assistant Principal of the Year

Our Welcome To Sanford profile this week features Lee County Schools' Assistant Principal of the Year, Stacie Eggers of Tramway Elementary School.  Mrs. Eggers participated in the Principal Fellows Program at the University of...

Shopping In Store(s) A Century Or More

Happy Thanksgiving . . . and welcome to the traditional start of the big holiday shopping season. Of course, this year is anything but traditional, but it's still worth making the effort to enjoy...

Holiday Gatherings Food For Thought

As with many activities in 2020, the holiday season will look a bit different and will be a bit more complicated to navigate. Our friends at Central Carolina Hospital provide these tips to keep...

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