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News & Notes

The News & Notes section of Welcome To Sanford is intended to share information about upcoming events and the latest accomplishments of Sanford and Lee County.  It’s a great resource for visitors, potential new arrivals and long-standing residents.

We encourage you to bookmark this page and drop by on a regular basis.

And if your organization has an upcoming event, or news to share with the community, please be sure to let us know via email at Welcome To Sanford.

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Get Your Free Flu Shot!

Flu Season is upon us and always it's important that you get your flu shot! As anyone who has gotten the flu can tell you, a momentary stick from vaccination is nothing compared to...

Highlighting The Sanford Lifestyle With WRAL

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance has partnered with WRAL TV for a series of articles highlighting what makes our community a great place to work, live and play! Follow the links below to check out...

CCCC Ranks #1 In NC Community College Ratings

A popular online evaluation site which publishes annual evaluations of the nation's community colleges has awarded Central Carolina Community College it's top ranking among the state community colleges in its recently released report. Niche.com,...

Splashpad Opens! Get Set to Get Wet!

The City of Sanford has announced that the much-anticipated Kiwanis Family Park Splashpad is finally officially open for business. After a recent soft launch, and last-minute technical issues were resolved in the past week,...

Fall Is In The Air

Fall is in the air! That means the wonderful smells of the Lee County Regional Air will soon be flowing through Sanford and we can’t wait! Our excitement for the fair brought us to...

Pfizer Brings 300 More Jobs To Sanford

Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group has announced plans to create a new $500 manufacturing facility on its Sanford campus to produce gene therapies that are targeted to treat diseases such as muscular dystrophy and hemophilia. This...

Wrap Up The Summer With POP-CON!

Let’s wrap up the summer! Although it's always sad to see summer go, that means we can get excited for the upcoming seasons of fall and holidays. This week we are featuring the perfect...

August Downtown Alive!

That third Thursday of the month is almost here! That means it’s time for the next Downtown Alive! Concert.  Like the previous Downtown Alive events, there will be fun for all. In case you haven’t...

Central Carolina Hospital To Reopen Broadway Family Practice

Central Carolina Hospital has announced plans to reopen the newly renovated Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care practice, located at 101 Church Street in Broadway, North Carolina on August 13. This step marks the return...

Say Hello To Sanford’s New Brewery

We all know Sanford loves a good brewery, so we are excited about Wild Dogs Brewery coming to town on North Steele Street. Sanford’s third microbrewery will plan to open its doors late this...

Here's What Makes Sanford Great!