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Sep 08 - Editorial: Thanks to those who worked to create the tourism authority

The Sanford hotel-occupancy tax has been passed by the N.C. General Assembly and approved by the Sanford City Council, and…

Sep 07 - Occupancy tax officially on the books

The Sanford City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night officially enacting the long-awaited hotel-occupancy tax. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

Sep 05 - City council to hold occupancy tax hearing

The Sanford City Council will take one step closer to enacting the long-awaited occupancy tax tonight during a regular meeting.…

Sep 02 - Sanford opens downtown Welcome Center

Looking around at the crowded room on the first floor of the Buggy Factory building in downtown Sanford, Mayor Chet…

Aug 31 - Faces & Places - 8/31/17

U.S. Cellular held a ribbon cutting Aug. 25 at its newly-renovated location. *Photo from The Sanford Herald. 

Aug 27 - Painting a new picture: Public art growing into part of economic development strategy

Two Saturdays ago, a sizable crowd gathered in downtown Jonesboro to celebrate the dedication of another mural. *Article from The…

Aug 26 - SAGA opens Annual Meeting registration

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance will hold its third annual meeting on Sept. 27 at Carolina Trace Country Club. *Article…

Aug 24 - Tourism up in Central N.C. as occupancy tax looms

Just as Sanford prepares to begin collecting a newly authorized hotel occupancy tax and spend the proceeds on promoting tourism,…

Aug 24 - Faces & Places - 8/24/17

Visitor Services Executive Director Crystal McIver recently attended the Campbell University Street Fair, telling new students all about the Sanford-Lee…

Aug 24 - Next steps set for city occupancy tax

The Sanford City Council and Lee County Board of Commissioners have both approved amendments to an interlocal agreement for tax…

Aug 23 - Faces & Places - 8/23/17

Chamber Executive Director Meg Moss attended a site selector panel Aug. 11 at the North Carolina PGA Championship Consultant Hospitality…

Aug 17 - Faces & Places - 8/17/17

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed new teachers for Lee County Schools to the community by handing out goody…

Aug 09 - Chamber luncheon sheds light on cybersecurity

Attendees at Monday's monthly Chamber Public Policy Luncheon at The Flame Steakhouse learned about cybersecurity and how to protect their…

Aug 08 - Editorial: Expansions show county is on the move

Congratulations are in order for the Pfizer pharmaceutical company as it embarks on not one, but two major expansions at…

Aug 08 - Pfizer adding second expansion, 40 jobs

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said Monday that it would build a new gene-therapy research and production facility at its Sanford Campus,…

Aug 04 - Senate approves Sanford occupancy tax

The North Carolina Senate approved a bill Thursday that will allow Sanford to levy a 3 percent occupancy tax on…

Aug 04 - SAGA welcomes new committee chairs, members

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce has announced that the next chairmain for the Chamber of Commerce Board…

Aug 03 - Unemployment rate lowest in 11 years

Lee County's unemployment rate in June was below 5 percent for the second straight month and at its lowest point…

Jul 25 - Support your local merchants: It’s good business

Once a year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, there is now a special effort that was begun just a few…

Jul 21 - Faces & Places - 7/21/17

Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Meg Moss attended the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Convention…



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