Sunday, February 25, 2024

Soda Signs Bubble Up All Over Sanford

With the City of Sanford's recently announced "Ghost Sign" arts program, designed to bring old-time advertising back to life, we started thinking back to the origins of advertising signs over the past century.  An...

Sanford’s Street Elite

Last week's Throwback feature provided a general overview of where many of Sanford's notable streets got their names. This week, as a follow up, we'll take a brief look at a few of the...

We’ve Painted The Town Red (& Blue, Orange, Yellow, etc.)

As the weather gets warmer, it’s a great time to enjoy the history and artistry of Sanford by experiencing the Mural Art Trail. Under the enthusiastic leadership of Liz Whitmore, the City of Sanford’s Appearance...

More Business As Usual

Over the past few weeks, our Throwback feature has trained its attention on notable business, and the employees that worked there, roughly a century ago. It seems fair to say that work, and pictures...

School Comings & Goings

Welcome To Sanford extends our enthusiastic best wishes to the graduates in the Class of 2020. And we share the disappointment that our area students missed out on the many milestones that make senior...

Stages For The Ages

Did you know that Sanford has recently ushered in it’s second century of theatrical entertainment? It’s a fact that our area has enjoyed a strong reputation for its vibrant arts and entertainment offerings for...

Travel Tales – Part 2

We’re following up last Thursday’s feature with more pictures and stories about vacation traveling. Did you ever wonder why we have large buildings like the former Wilrik Hotel in downtown Sanford? It’s because US...

Sanford Wellness Wears Well For More Than A Century

Over the past few weeks, our Throwback Thursday feature showcased a dozen churches in our area that have been worshiping since the 1800s. This week, we look in on some of the region's vintage...

The Work Never Ends!

Over the past few weeks, our Throwback feature has trained its attention on notable business, and the employees that worked there, roughly a century ago.  It seems fair to say that work, and pictures...

Vanishing Acts

It's understandable that our everyday focus is on the here and now. But do you ever allow yourself to pause for a moment to think about the people and places that once dwelled  in...

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