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May 22 - RDU’s growth has business flying at Sanford airport

  Raleigh-Durham International Airport isn't the only airport in the region that is booming.   The Raleigh Executive Jetport, off…

May 07 - SAGA Business Showcase event returning this year

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the return of the Business Showcase, formerly known…

May 02 - Taylor discusses agriculture in Lee County

With fresh strawberries ready to be picked and summer right around the corner, it seemed as good a time as…

Apr 28 - Faces & Places - 4/28/17

Owner Julie Causey and friends celebrated the ribbon-cutting of A1 Vapor Shop. *Photo from The Sanford Herald. 

Apr 27 - Sauls’ occupancy tax bill progressing

After two months, there's been some forward progress on a Sanford occupance tax bill. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

Apr 26 - Broadway manager proposes slight budget increase

In his tentative budget presented to the Broadway Town Commissioners, Town Manager Dustin Kornegay proposed a 1.9 percent increase in…

Apr 21 - Faces & Places - 4/21/17

Marco's Pizza held a ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon. Owner Sam Suslik is also planning a grand opening party from 1-4…

Apr 04 - County celebrates ‘Work Ready’ status

The back of the program for Monday morning's Lee County Certified Work Ready Celebration had a quote from Henry Ford.…

Mar 28 - SAGA’s marketing director works to ‘keep the eye’ on Sanford

Austin Thomas loved to draw growing up. A class he took in high school got him interested in marketing. *Article…

Mar 25 - Faces and Places - 3/25/17

Members of the community attended a ribbon-cutting Thursday morning to commemorate the opening of Wilson Road Self Storage. *Photo from…

Mar 15 - Lee County named certified work ready community

Lee County has been certified as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community by the North Carolina Chamber Foundation. *Article…

Mar 14 - Lidl attracting a number of applicants

Lidl, a German-based grocer, is headed towards its summer open date in Sanford with a head of steam. *Article from…

Mar 07 - Mann shares vision for public art

Sanford Mayor Chet Mann presented a conceptual plan for making downtown Sanford a "cultural arts destination" during Monday's public policy…

Mar 04 - Faces & Places - 3/4/17

CampingSurvival.com held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its new location at 1000 N. Horner Blvd., Sanford, Wednesday morning. *Photo from the…

Feb 25 - Faces & Places - 2/25/17

Ambassadors with the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce delivered goodies to the Sanford Herald for its "We Love Our Members"…

Feb 25 - Thrash delivers SAGA update

Sanford Area Growth Alliance's Chief Executive Officer Joy Thrash attended the city council retreat Tuesday night to deliver an organizational…

Feb 23 - ‘Cautiously optimistic’ - Occupancy tax proponents excited but remain wary

When N.C. Rep. John Sauls filed House Bill 143 Tuesday, that marked the third bill in three years introduced in…

Feb 22 - New occupancy tax bill on deck

Another Sanford occupancy tax bill has been introduced in the N.C. General Assembly with a key difference to one filed…

Feb 11 - Face & Places - 2/11/17

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance held its Annual Chamber Membership Banquet Feb. 2 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. 

Feb 11 - Politics and social media - Part 2

Politicians use their social media accounts to reach out directly to their people and their constituents, who they represent. *Article…



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