Two things in the business world caught my attention this week.
Moving to a new home just got easier for Sanford residents with the opening of U-Haul Moving and Storage of Jonesboro at 2701 S. Horner Blvd. on Monday.
As promised several weeks ago, I am happy to report that the Chamber division of the Sanford Area Growth Alliance completed a membership drive this past week.
The artwork lining the halls of Pfizer's Hawkins Avenue facility, much of which was done by the children of Pfizer employees, is meant to depict values like energy, creativity and family — words Pfizer employees see as core to their mission.
The city of Sanford’s second Citizens’ Academy will kick off this summer to educate Sanford residents about the inner workings of their city government.
Orange barrels line our downtown streets this week as the construction of new sidewalks and crosswalks really picks up speed.
As part of Internet Safety Month, numerous businesses, nonprofits and other organizations are working to educate parents and their children about how they can be more secure online, whether its on a computer, tablet or smartphone.
For the first century of our country’s existence, America’s economy was dominated by independent workers.
In two weeks, Sanford residents will get a taste of the Japanese-style fare they’ve missed since a tornado forced local favorite Umami to relocate — but with a slightly different flavor.
The unemployment rate in North Carolina ticked up one-tenth of a point for April to 5.5 percent. Nationally, the rate declined 0.1 percent to 5.4 percent. Lee County's April numbers will be released next week.
This week family and friends of Floyd Douglas remembered his kindness to those in need, his friendship to all, as well as his love of God.
Mike Matarese, co-owner of Elizabeth's Pizza and Italian Restaurant, and Mike Pascarella, co-owner of Cafe Vesuvio, joined forces this week to opened Quick Bites, a sandwich, soup and salad shop at 1907 Bragg St.
Marketing guru Seth Godin wrote an entire book about what he calls “tribes” — a group of people connected to one another with a shared idea and a leader.
It’s early Thursday morning, and after an employee left on a tow truck call, T.J. Kellam began work on a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado.
The Sanford Area Growth Alliance has announced the official launch of its www.growsanfordnc.com website for public use.
One day while driving down South Horner Boulevard, Homer Anderson spotted a “For Rent” sign up at 701 S. Horner Blvd.
We get the same telephone call many times a month: “How much does it cost to join the Chamber?” My response is usually, “It depends — on the effort you are willing to make.”
For the high school seniors graduating from the Caterpillar Youth Apprenticeship Program this week, the certificates they received were nothing compared to the skills they had gained over the past two-and-a-half years
“Empty seats everywhere.”
Our Small Business Banquet, held last Thursday, was a big success.
Looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift or just a relaxing Sunday afternoon activity for you and your family? Sanford 2nd Sunday, a downtown Sanford street fair, will be held today from noon to 4 p.m.
The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce honored three Sanford residents and veteran newscaster Larry Stogner during its 26th annual Small Business Banquet Thursday.
An official from Static Control Components, the Sanford-based manufacturing company that announced a merger with Chinese manufacturer Apex Microelectronics Thursday
Sanford Area Growth Alliance CEO Rodger Sauls has resigned from the fledgling organization after just 10 months on the job amid concerns about the effectiveness of the organization and the pace of its progress.
On Thursday of this past week, I traveled to Roanoke, Virginia, to a Rotary district convention.