Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Lee County Earns NC Work Ready Employment Certification

Lee County is now certified as an NC Works Work Ready Community. The collaborative effort among the Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce, Central Carolina Community College, Lee County Schools, and over 80 local...

Lee Sr Students Earn High Tech National Acclaim

Two separate National Academy Foundation teams at Lee County Senior High School have earned national recognition in the NAF's 2016-17 Lenovo Scholar Network competition, as a result of their work on mobile apps. The academies...

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...

Sanford’s New YMCA Location Makes A Big Splash

The Sanford and Lee County health and wellness community added a sparkling new destination and more fitness options, with the grand opening of the brand location of Sanford's Ingram Family YMCA. The Y is...

Sheriff’s Office, Students Show True Holiday Spirit

Dozens of elderly and shut-in residents of Lee County received visits and special treats this past holiday season, compliments of the Lee County Sheriff's Office and plenty of students attending Lee County Schools. The long-standing...

5 Local Art Students Earn State-Wide Recognition

Five Lee County High School National Art Honor Society members have been selected to have their artwork be part of the North Carolina National Art Honor Society Traveling Exhibit. The exhibit is comprised of works...

Community Groups Observe Week of the Young Child

The Lee County Partnership for Children (LCPFC) and the Coalition for Families are encouraging local citizens of Sanford-Lee County to celebrate and value the youngest members of our community during the Week of the...

Sanford Spectrum Debuts On Welcome To Sanford

Welcome To Sanford has announced the launch of new content on its website and social media platforms that will showcase more of the community’s best news about its people, places and accomplishments.  Named the...

Sanford Cheerleading Team Brings Home The Prize

Sanford’s Cheer Extreme, Team Rain, brought home the highest honor recently in the Athletic Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee, earning recognition for their innovative choreography, all-star stunts, and shining personalities. With their victory, Cheer Extreme Sanford...

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....

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