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Mar 19 - City Council to hear public comments on economic development

The City Council will consider modifying its incentive agreement with manufacturing company Caterpillar Inc., according to the agenda. *Article from…

Mar 16 - Raleigh Executive Jetport is our economic lifeline

Sanford has been a manufacturing community for over 100 years. *Editorial from The Sanford Herald. 

Mar 16 - Increased tax incentive considered for Caterpillar

Lee County Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday to modify an economic incentive agreement that was reached in earlier…

Mar 08 - Sanford Contributes to Megasite Effort

The Sanford City Council has awarded approximately $12 million in construction contracts to extend the City of Sanford’s wastewater collection…

Mar 07 - Faces & Places - 3/7/19

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly Public Policy Luncheon on Monday, 3/4, at the Flame Steakhouse. *Photo…

Feb 20 - A Sweet Opportunity: Frozen yogurt gets second chance in Sanford

When Sanford's only frozen yogurt shop closed this past summer, young business owner Carlos Carvajal inquired about the inquired about…

Feb 06 - Community members honored at Chamber Banquet

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership banquet Tuesday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. *Article…

Feb 05 - County staff shed light on new property values

The 2019 property reappraisal process was demystified somewhat by county Reappraisal Coordinator Michael Brown at the Sanford Area Growth Alliance's…

Jan 24 - An Ascending Academy

Ascend Leadership Academy held its official ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, five months after opening its doors to students at 268…

Jan 18 - Industrial park building nears completion

With just a few months left until completion, city and business leaders got a sneak peak thursday at Central Carolina…

Jan 17 - Faces & Places - 1/17/19

Terri Brown, Small Business Center Coordinator at Central Carolina Community College, and Bishop Charles Mellette of Christian Provision Ministries, spoke…

Jan 11 - CCCC continues renovations, unveils new student center

With the larger bond projects out of the way, Central Carolina Community College unveiled further renovations and started more projects…

Jan 03 - Projects set to be completed in 2019

With 2018 in the rear view mirror, Sanford and Lee County staff are looking ahead to the various capital improvement…

Dec 27 - SAGA, CCCC see change in administration

Lee County's Sanford Area Growth Alliance and Central Carolina Community College both saw shakeups at the top in 2018. *Article…

Dec 26 - Two breweries open their taps in Sanford

Sanford's craft brewery market grew by 100 percent in 2018 when the Brick City became home to two of its…

Dec 17 - Sanford, North Carolina: Leveraging its assets

Sanford, North Carolina, located in the central Piedmont area of the state, is a city of approximately 30,000, and the…

Nov 28 - SAGA receives money for business recruitment

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance was granted $24,000 by the Lee County Board of Commissioners Monday night. *Article from The…

Nov 25 - Faces & Places - 11/25/18

The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for Paisleys & Petals Floral Design at 510 W.…

Nov 17 - Dowa Thermotech finalizes land purchase

Dowa Thermotech North Carolina, Inc. officially completed its purchase of a 9.5 acre parcel at Central Carolina Enterprise Park (CCEP)…

Nov 06 - New SAGA CEO talks state of Sanford

The new CEO of the Sanford Area Growth Alliance, Michael Smith, presented an outside perspective of the state of business…



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