Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Some Granular Tips About Sugar Intake

Last week our Wellness feature shared a handful of tips on effective ways to reduce salt in your diet and improve your health in areas such as blood pressure and kidney function. This week,...

Kimberly Barker — W.B. Wicker Elementary

Our Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Kimberly Barker, a third grade teacher at W.B. Wicker Elementary School. Ms. Barker grew up in the Tramway area and graduated from Lee County High...

Stanley’s Home Center

This Monday the Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week column is honored to celebrate Stanley's Home Center, a business which has been in Sanford for over 40 years! Stanley's Home Center was opened by Burton and...

Lee County Businesses From The Ground Up

This week's Throwback column will get about the business of “digging up” some information about Lee County’s early economic driving forces. From times dating all the way back to the 1700s and all the...

Healthy Habits Start With A Grain Of Salt

In recent weeks, our Wellness column has discussed the “facts & figures” that help us determine what constitutes a good blood pressure rate and a healthy heart. If you’re looking to improve your health...

Lindsay Gaines – SanLee Middle School

Our latest Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Lindsey Gaines, of SanLee Middle School. Mrs. Gaines has 12 years of experience as a middle school teacher and is in her fourth year...

Yarborough’s Homemade Ice Cream

This week's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Yarborough's Homemade Ice Cream located on McIver St. in downtown Sanford. Yarborough's has served frozen treats and fresh-made food to the people of Sanford for over 50 years. Carol...

Here’s To Your Health!

As we reach the one-year anniversary of the nation's first major pandemic in over a century, it seems like a good time to take a closer look at some of the places and people...

Blood Pressure “By The Numbers”

A few weeks ago, our Wellness column discussed the factors and "the numbers" that help to determine what constitutes a healthy heart rate. Today we’ll take a closer look at blood pressure facts and figures....

Amy Gilleland – West Lee Middle School

Our latest Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Amy Gilleland from West Lee Middle School.  Mrs. Gilleland serves as AVID Site Coordinator at the school.  She is responsible for developing the elective...

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