Nov 17 - Faces & Places 11/17/16

Dare 2 Know Hair Training Center, located at 122 W. Main St., helt its official ribbon-cutting on Nov. 4. *Photo…

Nov 17 - SAGA set for Small Business Saturday event

The Saturday after Thanksgiving now has its own title: Small Business Saturday. *Article from The Sanford Herald.

Nov 08 - Luncheon highlights visitor services

The November Public Policy Luncheon was an opportunity for the Sanford Area Growth Alliance to show off its newest position…

Nov 04 - SAGA luncheon to focus on visitor services

The next Public Policy Luncheon, held by Sanford Area Growth Alliance, will focus on its newest division: Visitor Services. *Article…

Oct 30 - Disputing intentions

According to SAGA CEO Joy Thrash, there's a need for public funding to make economic development happen. *Article from The…

Oct 28 - SAGA holds annual Chamber Clays Championship meet

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 Chamber Clays Championship on Oct. 21 at Deep River…

Oct 25 - Faces & Places 10/25/16

The current Leadership Sanford class, sponsored by the Sanford Area Growth Alliance, visited the Big Buffalo Wastewater Treatment Plant earlier…

Oct 23 - Funding some confusion

The Lee County Board of Commissioners is responsible for managing the county budget, perhaps its most notable job. *Article from…

Oct 14 - Boards discuss business, incentives at meeting

Local government groups and the Sanford Area Growth Alliance discussed incentives as a means to bring in new businesses and…

Oct 08 - Chamber Clays Championship approaching

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance is proud to announce the upcoming Chamber Clays Championship. *Article from The Sanford Herald.

Oct 04 - Cyclists to invade Sanford

The Cycle North Carolina "Mountains to Coast" bicycle tour is scheduled to stop in Sanford on Wednesday. *Article from The…

Oct 04 - Leaders debate growth in Sanford

"Growth" has become the buzzword in recent days when discussing the City of Sanford and Lee County. *Editorial from The…

Oct 04 - Candidates spar over incentives

Things got a little heated at Monday's public policy luncheon as county commisioner candidates discussed, with some sparring, issues relating…

Oct 01 - THUMBS UP: Caterpillar Inc., Red Wolf Company LLC and Sam Wornom III

The two companies and individual were honored at Thursday's Sanford Area Growth Alliance's second Annual Meeting. *From The Sanford Herald. 

Oct 01 - SAGA meeting focuses on growth

Thursday night's second annual Sanford Area Growth Alliance meeting was all about growth. *Article from The Sanford Herald.

Sep 30 - Economic Development Awards presented at SAGA Annual Meeting

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance held its second Annual Meeting last night at Carolina Trace Country Club, where it provided…

Sep 13 - Optimism abounds at Public Policy Luncheon

Attendees of Monday's Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon were treated to an optimistic look, with a touch of warning,…

Sep 02 - Candy company to open facility in Sanford

Boston Fruit Slice and Confectionery Co. will open a manufacturing facility in a renovated building located at 2627 Watson Ave.…

Sep 02 - Lidl to open Sanford location

There will soon be another grocery store to choose from in Sanford, and it will come with a name that…

Aug 19 - SAGA adds McIver to staff

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance has announced the recent selection of Crystal McIver as Visitors Services Manager. *Article from The…

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May 25 - Free electric vehicle charging station opens in Sanford

Drivers of electric cars now have a place to "fuel up" in Sanford. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

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…

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