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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Free Masks & Hiring Event | Sept. 12, 2020

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The City of Sanford and the Sanford Area Growth Alliance are partnering with Parkdale Mills to give away free masks at the Parkdale facility on Saturday, September 12, 2020.

This rain-or-shine event is part of Parkdale Mills’ I Wear, I Care campa...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Cancelled - National Night Out

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The City of Sanford has celebrated National Night Out on the first Tuesday of August since 1993 -- until this year. Following the advice and guidance of the National Association of Town Watch, which manages the national NNO program, the City of Sanford ha...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Sanford Block Party | April 24, 2021

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This year’s Sanford Block Party will focus on N. First Street, N. Second Street, N. Third Street, and N. Fourth Street as well as Midland Avenue and North Avenue.

Led by host churches East Sanford Baptist Church and Jonesboro UMC, the block party...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Downtown StreetFest & Fireworks | Oct. 9, 2021

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UPDATE: Due to concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and because of the virus’ financial impact on local businesses, the Downtown StreetFest & Fireworks Festival has been cancelled for 2020. Unfortunately, the festival relies on local bu...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

New Taskforce to Address Equity in Sanford

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The Sanford City Council has approved the formation of an “Equity Taskforce Initiative” to collaboratively examine and work to dismantle disparities in the lives of Sanford residents by bringing an equity lens to improve outcomes for a...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

New Commission Created for Sanford Parks

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The City of Sanford has established a new committee to help enhance, support, and grow its park system.

The Sanford Parks Commission will serve as an advisory group to the Sanford Parks Department and Sanford City Council to help promote, develop, and use ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Annexation and Rezoning Request - Tramway Apartments

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This rezoning request is contingent upon successful annexation of Lee County tax parcels 9631-44-1034-00 and 9631-34-9072-00 into the corporate City limits for which the public hearing will also be held on Sept. 15th. When a property goes from the jurisdi...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sanford National Night Out Cancelled for 2020

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The City of Sanford’s award-winning National Night Out program has been cancelled for 2020, due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

National Night Out is typically held on the first Tuesday of August. Earlier this year, the City of Sanfor...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

City of Sanford Offers Emergency Relief Program

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The City of Sanford implemented the Sanford Community Assistance & Relief Emergency Support program in 2017 to provide temporary assistance for residents in Lee County who are struggling to pay their water bills. 

Called “Sanford CAR...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Sanford to Open All Municipal Parks

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On Sept. 1, 2020, Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 163 “Revised Prohibitions and Restrictions to Protect Lives in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” which moves North Carolina into Phase 2.5 of re-opening effective Friday,...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Annexation and Rezoning Request - Village of Cumnock

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The City of Sanford has received an Annexation Petition for the property described below. When/if thesubject property is annexed into the corporate City limits, the Sanford City Council must assign azoning district to the land within 60 days of the effect...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of Sanford, SAGA Partner with Parkdale Mills to Give Away 5,000 Free Masks

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The City of Sanford and the Sanford Area Growth Alliance are partnering with Parkdale Mills to give away free masks at the Parkdale facility on Saturday, September 12, 2020.

This rain-or-shine event is part of Parkdale Mills’ I Wear, I Care campa...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Hall to Reopen Monday for Utility Services

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The City of Sanford’s customer service department, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street, will open to the public on August 3 on a modified schedule of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The department will be able to accept utility pa...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Parks Department Offers Scavenger Hunt

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The City of Sanford’s parks department has created a scavenger hunt to encourage residents and visitors to explore local facilities in a safe and fun way.

The scavenger hunt, which will run from August 7 through August 28, includes both City park...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

StreetFest & Fireworks Cancelled; New Series Announced

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Downtown Sanford, Inc. (DSI) regrets to announce the cancellation of the annual Downtown StreetFest and Fireworks Festival, scheduled for October 10, 2020. 

DSI Executive Director Kelli Laudate made the recommendation to the Sanford City Council a...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

COTY Donates Hand Sanitizer to Sanford Public Works

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COTY Sanford’s manufacturing facility donated another round of its hydro-alcoholic gel to first responders, government agencies, post offices and more today, including the City of Sanford’s Public Works Department.

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Sanford Named Budget-Friendly City for Homeowners

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Sanford has been recognized by LendEDU as one of the most budget-friendly cities in the country for homeowners with a mortgage.

To rank cities, LendEDU used real estate data from the U.S. Census for more than 25,000 U.S. cities. Each city was ranked accord...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

City of Sanford Offers Compost Delivery at Discounted Rate

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To protect the health and safety of employees and the public during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Sanford’s compost facility is closed. However, delivery is now available for both woodchips and leaf compost at a discounted rat...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coty Donates Hand Sanitizer to Sanford Police and Fire Departments

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Coty’s Sanford manufacturing facility donated several cases of hydro-alcoholic gel, which is used as hand sanitizer, to first responders on April 6, including to the Sanford Police Department and Sanford Fire Department.

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