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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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Classic Nashville Roadshow Returns To Sanford

One of the Temple Theatre's most popular entertainment franchises, The Classic Nashville Roadshow, is making another return visit to Sanford. This year's stage show musical, Classic Nashville Roadshow, Part II reprises classic country hits...

Urologist Dr. Antonios Karamalegos Joins Central Carolina Hospital Staff

Central Carolina Hospital's recent growth trend is continuing at the start of the new year, with the addition of urologist Dr. Antonios Karamelegos to the CCH medical staff, effective January 2, 2018. Dr. Karamelegos...

Special Delivery! Meet 2018’s First CCH Arrival

It didn't take long into the new year for our community to welcome our newest resident.  Adriana made her grand entrance on January 1, 2018 at Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital at 3:52am.  She weighs...

Broadway AVID Students Educate State Educators

For second straight year, Broadway Elementary School's AVID program has earned the attention of educators from other parts of North Carolina.  AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a program that helps students close the achievement...

Mertek, Pedley Earn State Business Recognition For 2017

Sanford automation manufacturing company Mertek, and its owner & founder Jerry Pedley capped off a year of state and national recognition, honored as Business North Carolina magazine's 2017 Small Business of the Year. In...

Quail Ridge Golf Is Back: Better Than Par For The Course

Sanford's popular and long-standing Golf Club at Quail Ridge is open for business and attracting plenty of old fans and new converts. The course was designed by Ellis Maples and opened in 1967. In...

Student Coders Busy At Work At Lee County Schools

Schools throughout Lee County recently participated in Computer Science Education Week through The Hour of Code initiative, which gives people of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to learn and practice computer coding. Two notable...

Central Carolina Hospital Earns Recognition For Heart Treatment Expertise

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital with it's Heart Failure Accreditation status, in recognition of the hospital's demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with heart failure. Hospitals...

Sanford Ranks #1 In US For National Night Out Activities

The City of Sanford's long-standing history of national leadership in the National Night Out community engagement program has written another chapter, with the announcement of Sanford's standing as "best in the nation" in its...

Jan Phillips Named Central Carolina Hospital Chief Nursing Officer

Central Carolina Hospital has named experienced healthcare and nursing manager Jan Phillips, DNP, RN, CENP, to the position of Chief Nursing Officer. Phillips comes to CCH from a Director of Nursing for Adult Acute...

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