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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Sanford Block Party | Sept 12, 2020

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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: April 14, 2020

National Night Out | Oct 6, 2020

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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: 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: May 22, 2020

Special Called Meeting for Budget Work Session on May 26

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The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of a Budget Work Session.

The meeting will be held in the Assembly Room of the Public Works Service Center, ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Community Testing Site Scheduled

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The following release is shared on behalf of Lee County Government as a courtesy to City of Sanford residents. 

On Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28, the Lee County Government (LCG) Health Department will hold a COVID-19 drive-thru, community...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

City of Sanford Publishes Proposed Budget for FY 2020-21

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City Manager Hal Hegwer presented the Proposed Budget for FY 2020-21 to Sanford City Council at its May 19 Electronic Meeting.

Residents can access the proposed budget on the City of Sanford website here.

Council will hold a budget work session on May 26, 2...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Public Hearing on System Development Fees

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Sanford City Council is considering a System Development Fee ordinance that would assess one-time charges to new water and/or wastewater customers as well as developers or builders to recover a proportional share of capital costs incurred to provide servi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

All Municipal Parks Remain Closed During Phase 1

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Though some COVID-related restrictions will ease beginning May 8 at 5:00 p.m., all municipal parks remain closed until further notice.

On May 5, 2020, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that the state of North Carolina will move into Phase 1 of reopening following ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Duke Energy Expands Vegetation Management Areas

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Duke Energy Progress began performing vegetation management in April and will continue through the end of July.

This week, Lewis Tree Company, Duke Energy’s contractor, has added the Broadway circuit, which includes the area between Whip-Poor-Wil...

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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 23, 2020

Duke Energy to Start Vegetation Management this Week

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Duke Energy Progress will perform vegetation management starting this week through the end of July.

During this process, private contractor Lewis Tree Company will cut limbs and trees in Duke Energy rights-of-way. Because the work is done by a private cont...

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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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Posted on: April 6, 2020

City of Sanford Responds to Executive Order No. 124

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On March 31, 2020, Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 124 "Assisting North Carolinians by Prohibiting Utility Shut-Offs, Late Fees, and Reconnection Fees..." to protect North Carolinians affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.&a...

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