Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Gross Farms

Today's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Gross Farms. Gross Farms is well known for their Fall corn maze and pumpkins, but they also offer fresh strawberries in the Spring! Gross Farms has been owned by...

With Sanford Rail Lines, “A&W” Comes Before “The S”

There's been a good amount of talk lately about the possible return of passenger trains to downtown Sanford. The proposed "S Line" is envisioned as a rail line that spans the state between Virginia...

“The Whole Tooth” About Dental Hygiene

Our last few Wellness columns have talked about good nutrition and the importance of careful use of salt and sugar. We also know that healthy teeth and gums can play an important role in overall...

Mamie Beane — Tramway Elementary School

This week's Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Mamie Beane, a first grade teacher at Tramway Elementary School. Mrs. Beane is a native of Sanford and a Lee County High School graduate,...

Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption

Today's Welcome to Sanford "Business" of the Week is Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption (CARA), a no-kill, non-profit animal shelter dedicated to finding permanent homes for North Carolina dogs and cats. In 2020, CARA had over...

Happy April Fuel’s Day!

It's hard to believe that we're turning the page to yet another month on the calendar, as April 2021 gets underway. We also find ourselves in a time of year, when the weather gets...

Healthy Habits Food For Thought

Some of our recent Wellness columns have discussed the dangers of too much salt and too much sugar in a diet. This week, we wrap up the Academy of Nutrition and Dietics observation of...

Andrew Ard – J.R. Ingram Elementary

This week's Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Andrew Ard, from J.R. Ingram Elementary School. Mr. Ard has been the Eagles' Physical Education Teacher for the past 19 years. A native of...

The Painted Petal

The Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is The Painted Petal, an art studio which offers kid's art camps, events, and painting classes for aspiring artists of all ages. The Painted Petal aims to help the...

This Chatter Is All About Chatham Street

It's time again for one of the enjoyable pursuits we like to undertake from time-to-time in our Throwback feature, as we take a virtual stroll down one Sanford’s many notable, historic thoroughfares. A good...

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