The Institute for Organization Management is a professional development program of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation. I am pleased that I was able to recently complete my second year at Institute, which is a four-year nonprofit leadership program held at the University of Georgia, in Athens.
The Sanford Area Growth Alliance Foundation, in partnership with Downtown Sanford, Inc. is excited to announce that Duke Energy is providing $25,000 towards the Lee County Hometown Revitalization Program.
In observance of National Farm-City Week the Harnett County Extension Center will sponsor a series of activities starting Monday, Nov. 15 at various locations near Lillington. The theme is Connected to Our Roots.
Climate change, like a recently diagnosed silent longstanding growing cancer, requires immediate, effective evidence-based medicine before it is too late to ensure our own and future generations’ good health, livelihoods, even existence.
Public schools in North Carolina were forced by the state to require students and staff to wear masks during the 2020-21 school year in an attempt to protect against COVID-19.
Last week, when I joined nearly two dozen Lee County and Sanford people for the first session of Leadership Sanford, we were asked a simple question about our favorite part of the day.
The tattered American flags whipped in the winter wind. Snow flurries stung my face, and the only other sound in the rural Pennsylvania field was the sound of a bulldozer pushing earth into the crater.
On the morning of 11 September 2001, I was working in the newsroom as the editor of a newspaper in Garner, that no longer publishes, but was still going strong at the time. This was on a Tuesday, and we had to have it done and ready to go to the press by sometime in the late morning, I can’t…
We were blessed to have amazing weather for the 2021 Chamber Annual Membership Banquet, which recently took place at Sugarneck on Buckhorn Road in Broadway.
Young Commissioners is a 4-H program through the NC Cooperative Extension Center, and provides selected high school students the opportunity to work on leadership, soft skills, and to become better citizens of Sanford and Lee County.
Just about a week ago, The Sanford Herald ran an article about the new and improved food pantry at the Christians United Outreach Center on Lee Avenue.
“Leadership is being bold enough to have vision, and humble enough to recognize that achieving it will take the efforts of many people — people who are fulfilled when they share their gifts and talents, rather than just work. Leaders create that culture, serve that greater good, and let othe…
The Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program consists of enthusiastic volunteers from the Chamber membership who donate their time to help build member commitment and raise community awareness of Chamber activities and benefits. In doing so, the Ambassadors grow professionally and personally b…