The Smoke and Barrel is expected to open its doors within the next two weeks at 120 S. Steele St. as Sanford’s newest “neighborhood bar,” featuring live music, craft beers and daily specials.
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.
With cars lined up at the window every day, many Sanford residents already are getting a taste of Sanford’s newest specialty coffee location, Roasted and Toasted, at 3078 S. Horner Blvd.
Lori Allerton, owner of Stoneworks, began repurposing granite, quartz and metal into furniture and other household items when her home in Salisbury was being built.
This past Friday, LCI, formerly known as Lee County Industries Inc., held a breakfast at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center to bring together friends and supporters of the organization.
Petco, the newest addition to Shops at Cameron Place, located at the 3000 block of South Horner Boulevard, opened its doors this week with dogs, deals and dozens of perks.
I was listening to a report this week about consumer sentiment. The reporter, Stacy Smith, related a famous anecdote from 1978
Local wedding coordinator and event planner Phyllis Dee Holt-Phillips is encouraging residents to “think local first”
One of the most important tasks for business owners is budgeting.
After King Since 1895, one of Sanford’s oldest businesses, merged with Aire Serv of The Sandhills heating and air conditioning company earlier this year, former employees and local residents
Ann Blakely loves nothing more than the hum of Common Threads’ 14 looms being put to work by the nonprofit’s volunteers.