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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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Summertime Showtime

The Temple Theatre has some great upcoming performances for the kid crowd! These two upcoming shows are family favorites that are sure to please all members of your family. Take a break from the summer...

Downtown Alive Continues

This week’s Fun Friday article is spotlighting the upcoming Downtown Alive! Concert series event. If you had the opportunity to attend the last one, you know how much family fun is in store! In...

Get Ready For Summer

May is coming to a close, which means summer time is almost here! Sanford will be sure to offer fun family activities all summer long. This Saturday is the first Saturday of the month, so...

Summer Fun At The Library

May is coming to a close and that means Sanford can get ready for all the exciting summer activities to come! This week we are taking a look at all the different story times and...

Family Fun For A Cause

Ink Therapy will be hosting a special fundraising event, Wheels Against Hunger May Fest this weekend, May 18. This fundraising event will be for Backpack Pals. This free, family-friendly event will activities for everyone...

Central Carolina Hospital Earns National Recognition For Patient Safety

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital continues to enjoy national recognition for it's level of patient safety, earning an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Central Carolina Hospital’s...

Downtown Alive! Series Kickoff

The Downtown Alive! series kickoff is tonight, May 16, in Downtown Sanford. Rollin’ Dynamite will kick off the series at 7pm on Steele Street. Downtown Alive! is a family-friendly monthly concert series in Sanford...

All About The Moms

This weekend is all about the moms! With Mother’s Day on Sunday, there are several events taking place around Sanford in honor of all the great moms out there! Lee County Libraries will be hosting...

Downtown Alive! Concert Series

Downtown Alive! is here! Downtown Alive! is a monthly concert series here in Sanford that will be taking place on the third Thursday of each month until October. This concert series is replacing what...

Community Leaders Discuss Society’s Work Skills Gap

Peyton Holland, Executive Director of SkillsUSA North Carolina, was the invited guest speaker at the May Sanford Area Growth Alliance – Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Lunch. Mr. Holland is a recognized expert on...

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