Monday, May 20, 2024

LCHS Wins Quiz Bowl

Students from the county's high schools matched academic skills at the annual Lee County Quiz Bowl. Hosted by the Lee County Library, the event allows students to demonstrate their academic abilities in an exciting,...

CCH Honors Emma McLean Gilmore As LifePoint Mercy Award Recipient

Sanford’s Central Carolina Hospital has announced the winner of its prestigious LifePoint Mercy Award for its employees, and the 2017 honoree is 20 year CCH Social Worker Emma McLean Gilmore. The annual Mercy Award...

Sanford Chamber Honors Community Leaders

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized a select group of community leaders at its annual Members Banquet. Before a sold-out crowd at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, Robert "Bob" Dalrymple was...

RISE Program Graduates!

Earlier this year, the first group of entrepreneurs from the RISE Program developed their unique businesses and business ideas. The Real Investment in Sanford Entrepreneurs, or RISE Program, was created as a joint effort...

Tourism Authority Process Officially Underway

A significant milepost in the long process of bringing of a formal tourism program to the region, occurred in mid-September, with the first official meeting of the newly christened Sanford Tourism Development Authority. This...

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...

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...

Community Action Organization Earns Life Changing Grant Dollars

A long-standing and valued area nonprofit organization, Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, has received a $20,000 grant to improve housing and help those in emergency living situations. The organization was founded in 1966 and has been...

New Fairfield Hotel Likely For US 1 Bypass

Local government officials have moved one step closer to formal approval for construction of a 105 room Fairfield Inn & Suites complex near the intersection on Hawkins Avenue and the US 1 Bypass.  According...

OVM Financial Salutes Sanford & Lee County

Citing the area's amazing location and close proximity to nearly everything, an OVM Financial analysis of the Sanford - Lee County market, gives the community an enthusiastic thumbs up. The article in the Team Move OVM...

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