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News & Notes

The News & Notes section of Welcome To Sanford is intended to share information about upcoming events and the latest accomplishments of Sanford and Lee County.  It’s a great resource for visitors, potential new arrivals and long-standing residents.

We encourage you to bookmark this page and drop by on a regular basis.

And if your organization has an upcoming event, or news to share with the community, please be sure to let us know via email at Welcome To Sanford.

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The Sanford Farmers’ Market

Want to purchase a wide variety of produce to make a homecooked meal? Luckily, this week's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week, The Sanford Farmers Market, is open from 8:30 AM through Noon every...

Jurassic Park – Outdoor Movie FRIDAY 10/9!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Sanford? The legendary film classic Jurassic Park invades the screen in the latest installment of the Sanford Goes To The Movies Outdoor Movie Series. Presented...
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Grease – Outdoor Movie FRIDAY 10/2!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Sanford? The 1978 classic Grease is the first movie in the Sanford Goes To The Movies Outdoor Movie Series. The film with be shown at...

Sanford Goes To The Movies!

Outdoor movies are coming to Sanford! Presented by Adcock & Associates Real Estate Service, this series of classic movies is a chance for Sanford to come together for some socially distant fun every Friday in...

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...

Look Who’s Open! Restaurants of Sanford For Dine-In or Take-Out

For this week's Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week we will be doing something a little different. In April, we featured a number of restaurants where you could order food for pickup. Now that restaurants...

Sanford, Lee County Release Coronavirus Guidance & Resource Information

The City of Sanford and Lee County have both updated their websites to include dedicated sections that provide specific information related to the COVID-19 virus. The Coronavirus Information sections for Sanford and Lee County...

Coronavirus Coping Strategies From Central Carolina Hospital

As we pull together as a community in the midst of the Coronavirus epidemic, it's important to be aware of some basic "do's and don't's" that involve personal health habits. Central Carolina Hospital has...

Sanford Adds A 2nd Massive Gene Therapy Company To The Community

With North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper in attendance, Sanford and Lee County officials have announced the impending arrival of Audentes Therapeutics to the area. Audentes, like its new neighbor Pfizer, undertakes significant work in...

Special Delivery! Meet 2020’s First Baby!

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital was the home of a very special delivery on Thursday, January 2, 2020, when little Baby Isaiah entered the world at 10:58am. With his emphatic arrival, Isaiah become Sanford and Lee...

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