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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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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...

Central Carolina Hospital Names Spencer Thomas CEO

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital has named veteran hospital executive and interim CEO Spencer Thomas to the position of hospital CEO.  Thomas brings 16 years of healthcare industry experience to his new role at CCH...

More Innovative Businesses On The Way To Sanford

Sanford's reputation as a growing, diversifying business and recreational community continues to gain momentum with recent announcements about 3 new businesses on the verge of opening their doors in Sanford. Rush Hour Escapes, which already...

Theraplay Offers Therapy For Bilingual & Spanish Children

Sanford pediatric therapy practice Theraplay has announced the addition of Amanda Schmitz, MS, CCC-SLP to its pediatric therapy team of professionals. An experienced Speech Language Pathologist with a specialization in pediatric therapy, Schmitz is also...

International Culture Night Showcases Lee Co Diversity

The Sanford area gets the opportunity to celebrate our area's diverse and vibrant cultures with the 2nd Annual International Culture Night, Thursday March 1, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.  Participants from over...

CCH Celebrates Healthy Hearts And Valentine’s Day

Central Carolina Hospital will observe American Heart Month and celebrate Valentine’s Day with its fourth annual Healthy Heart Fair on Wednesday February 14th from 7-10am. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular diseases are...

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...

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