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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…

Jul 19 - Faces & Places - 7/19/17

Woods Doster of Doster, Post, Foushee, Post & Patton was honored at this month's Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Public…

Jul 18 - City council to vote on SAGA contract

The Sanford City Council will meet tonight to discuss a contract with the Sanford Area Growth Alliance and evaluate assessments…

Jul 11 - Chamber formally introduces new chairman

At Monday's Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon, the chamber introduced new board Chairman Doug Gay, highlighted the…

Jul 11 - Hal Siler, ‘Mr. Sanford,’ dies at 90

Arguably one of the most influential figures in Sanford history has passed away. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

Jul 01 - Sanford occupancy tax bill advances

A bill that would allow Sanford to levy a 3 percent hotel occupancy tax and pass most of the money…

Jun 30 - Business Showcase provides networking opportunities

Anne Johnson's first major Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce event was going well. *Article from The Sanford Herald.   

Jun 27 - Small business event returns, highlights networking

The last time the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce held a small business event, in 2015, it was called the…

Jun 21 - Faces & Places - 6/21/17

Joni Martin, second from left, of Progressive Development Company, hosted a business after hours event at the Buggy Factory on…

Jun 21 - Commissioners pass county budget

The Lee County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2017-2018 county budget Monday night, setting the stage for the next…

Jun 20 - Faces & Places - 6/20/17

The Ingram Family YMCA celebrated its ribbon-cutting Monday morning. *Photo from The Sanford Herald. 

Jun 18 - Thumbs Up: Occupancy Tax Passes House

The state House, with strong bipartisan support, passed the occupancy tax bill by a comfortable margin Thursday, which would allow…

Jun 18 - County budget to be voted on Monday

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will vote Monday on the county's 2017-2018 budget, along with the Capital Improvements Program…

Jun 17 - SAGA Chamber of Commerce welcomes new board members

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce four new members to its board of directors,…

Jun 16 - Sanford occupancy tax bill passes House

The state House passed a bill by a wide margin Thursday that would allow Sanford to enact a hotel occupancy…



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