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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.

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Central Carolina Hospital Receives National Award For Wound Healing

Central Carolina Hospital's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine practice has been honored with a national award for continued excellence in wound healing. The Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence Award is given to...

Central Carolina Hospital Adds Gastroenterologist Dr. Philip Brondon To Staff

Central Carolina Hospital has announced the addition of gastroenterologist Dr. Philip Brondon to its staff. Dr. Brondon will be based at the hospital-affiliated Mid-Carolina Gastroenterology practice located at 110 Dennis Street, Sanford. His areas of...

Happy Independence Day!

How are you planning to celebrate Independence Day? If you’re looking for a community event, there are nearby options on the 3rd, 4th, and this weekend. Sanford’s own Community Celebration will be held at East...

Central Carolina Hospital Parent Company Earns Patient Safety Award

LifePoint Health has been recognized as 2017 recipient of the prestegous John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety at the Local Level. Awarded annually by the National Joint Commission and the National...

Caldwell, Folk Join Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care Practice

Central Carolina Hospital has announced that Dr. Andrew Caldwell and the staff at Central Carolina Family Care will be transitioning to join the Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care practice, located next to the hospital...

Sanford Earns National Ranking For Business Start-Ups

"We're #15!"  (and that's REALLY good!) Online personal credit resource provider WalletHub recently released it's ranking of top small cities to start a business in and Sanford came in 15th nationwide out of 1,261 communities....

Arts & Vine Festival Is Back AND Looking Forward

One of the community's most anticipated annual events, the Sanford Arts & Vine Festival, returns this year for a full day of beach music, arts, entertainment, craft beers, plenty of food trucks and more,...

Have A Blast With Downtown Streetfest & Fireworks

It began last year to celebrate the completion of downtown Sanford streetscape upgrades. Now, back again and even bigger, it's the first big outdoor community celebration of the year ... the 2nd Annual Downtown...

Sanford Streetscape, Ophelia Livingston Earn State Honors

The City of Sanford's Downtown Streetscape project has been recognized as the 2017 recipient of the Best Outdoor Space Improvement Award by the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its Main Street Champions program....

Wendy Bryant-Motley Named NC Art Educator of the Year

Broadway Elementary School's widely acclaimed, long-time art teacher Wendy Bryant-Motley has been recognized as the North Carolina Art Educators Association's 2018 Teacher of the Year.  Broadway Principal Ricky Secor says that this recognition is...

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