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Posted on: December 21, 2020

More Public Art Planned for Charlie Watson Lane

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Charlie Watson Lane in downtown Sanford is slated for $20,000 in public art, lighting, and security enhancements, thanks to grants from local community nonprofits and the City of Sanford Public Arts Fund.

Charlie Watson Lane is the official name of the all...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

NCDOT Awarded Grant for Passenger Rail in Sanford

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The N.C. Department of Transportation has been awarded a grant to help bring passenger rail to Sanford and other North Carolina communities between Virginia and South Carolina.

The Federal Transit Authority granted NCDOT’s Integrated Mobility Division $900...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Health Department Offers Drive-Thru COVID Testing Events

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The following information is provided by Lee County Government and is shared as a courtesy to Sanford residents.

Lee County Government (LCG) Health Department announced they are partnering with Optum Health and North Carolina Department of Health and Human...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Customer Service Department Provides Thanksgiving Meals

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The City of Sanford’s customer service department has provided a Thanksgiving meal for two local water customers.

The department wanted to surprise families in need for the holiday. They identified two local customers who have fallen on hard time...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Duke Energy Awards City $5k for Equity Taskforce

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Duke Energy has awarded the City of Sanford a $5,000 grant for its racial equity initiative.

The grant is part of Duke Energy’s commitment to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina. Earlier this year, the company announced an annual s...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

NCDOT Seeks Public Input on Draft Statewide Trail Network

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After more than 11,000 North Carolinians shared their thoughts on the Great Trails State Plan survey, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is seeking public input on a first draft of the proposed network.

The Great Trails State Plan is an NCDOT-...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Invest $515,000 in Local Community

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Pilgrim’s has announced plans to invest $515,000 in Sanford/Lee County as part of its Hometown Strong Initiative to support local communities and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

The Hometown Strong Initiative focuse...

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