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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.

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Special Delivery! Meet 2020’s First Baby!

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital was the home of a very special delivery on Thursday, January 2, 2020, when little Baby Isaiah entered the world at 10:58am. With his emphatic arrival, Isaiah become Sanford and Lee...

Sanford Train & Tree Lighting 2019 Photo Gallery

The month of a festive Sanford events continued last Friday with the 2019 Sanford Train & Tree Lighting at Depot Park. Crowds came out to see the lights, visit with Santa and listen to...

Sanford Christmas Parade 2019

The annual Sanford Christmas Parade graced the streets of Sanford and by all accounts it was a great time! From the high school marching bands to pets, the exuberant character of our community was...

Central Carolina Hospital Cardiac Rehab Earns National Certification

Central Carolina Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has earned accreditation status by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), after completing a rigorous peer-review application process. The extensive documentation in the program includes...

Sanford Heroes – Alex Collazo

This past Tuesday, November 16th, Sanford Deputy Fire Marshal Capt. Alex Collazo was honored with the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association Hometown Heroes award. John Hiester Automotive nominated Alex Collazo for this award because of his...

CCH Nurse Kellie Fuquay Earns National Recognition For Superior Care

Central Carolina Hospital Nurse Kellie Fuquay has been recognized by the DAISY Foundation for exceptional patient care. Kellie is an RN in the OB Department at the hospital and was recently nominated by a...

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,...

Here's What Makes Sanford Great!