May 18 - Officials to announce first CCEP tenant soon

The Central Carolina Enterprise Park may soon be getting its first resident. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

Apr 25 - ‘Opportunity Zones’ could boost East Sanford investment

While debate continues over the new federal tax law passed near the end of last year, one less-publicized program in…

Apr 13 - Faces & Places - 4/13/18

Leadership Sanford recently packed Backpack Pals at the Christian United Outreach Center of Lee County. *Photo from The Sanford Herald.

Apr 05 - ‘This has a ripple effect:’ Tarriff back-and-forth could hurt Lee County

The United States and China have engaged in a ping-pong game of tariffs this week. *Article from The Sanford Herald.

Apr 03 - Mann: Community should run sister city program

Mayor Chet Mann spoke glowingly Monday, 4/2, of Sanford's sister city partnership with Yixing, a city in China with a…

Mar 15 - Streetscape project wins Small Town Main Street Award

Despite some complications along the way, Sanford's downtown streetscape project is now an award winner. *Article from The Sanford Herald.

Mar 06 - Policy Luncheon highlights rural issues

A Sanford native returned home at Monday's Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon to discuss the work he's…

Feb 22 - Multiple incentive grants approved by city, county

The Lee County Board of Commissioners and Sanford City Council both approved multiple economic development incentives this week. *Article from…

Feb 22 - Business Advisory Council unites business and education

Stakeholders in business and education met Monday, 2/19, for the inaugural meeting of the Lee County Board of Education's Business…

Feb 21 - Faces & Places - 2/21/18

Last Thursday, Chamber Ambassadors awarded three Chamber Members through the Membership Matters program. Congratulations to DMJ & Co., First Baptist…

Feb 20 - Council to hold incentive public hearings

The Sanford City Council will hold three public hearings tonight, 2/20,  on economic incentives. *Article from The Sanford Herald. 

Feb 18 - Economic incentives on BOC’s docket Monday

Economic incentives are back on the menu Monday, 2/19, when the Lee County Board of Commissioners reconvene. *Article from The…

Feb 11 - Chamber Banquet Award Winners

Hundreds gathered Tuesday evening, 2/6, inside the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center for the Sanford Area Growth Alliance's Annual Chamber…

Feb 10 - Frontier CEO talks winning state award

Frontier Spinning in Sanford has produced yarn for more than 20 years and supplies companies in the US and abroad.…

Feb 07 - Annual Chamber Membership Banquet celebrates local businesses

Hundreds gathered Tuesday evening, 2/6, inside the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center for the Sanford Area Growth Alliance's Annual Chamber…

Feb 06 - Faces & Places - 2/6/18

Frontier Spinning Mills recently received the Governor's Award from Gov. Roy Cooper for being North Carolina's Top Large Business Exporter.…

Feb 06 - State of Lee County addressed at Policy Luncheon

Attendees at the Monday, 2/5, Public Policy Luncheon at The Flame Steakhouse saw a 2017 snapshot of Lee County, given…

Jan 23 - Tourism authority making headway

The Sanford Tourism Authority decided Monday, 1/22, not to take outside requests for funding for the fiscal year as the…

Jan 20 - How Amazon HQ would benefit Sanford

The Raleigh area was named a finalist for Amazon's HQ2 project Thursday, 1/18, a project that could bring in 50,000…

Jan 18 - Council approves spec building funding

The Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved funding for the proposed spec building at Central Carolina Enterprise Park. *Article from…

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Aug 10 - Chamber of Commerce welcomes new chairman and board members

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has welcomed four new members to the Board. *Article…

Jul 23 - Thumbs Up - 7/22/18

Caterpillar is expanding its operations here by buying an empty building and pledging to hire 40 new employees. *Editorial from…

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