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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Parks Department Offers Scavenger Hunt

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The City of Sanford’s parks department has created a scavenger hunt to encourage residents and visitors to explore local facilities in a safe and fun way.

The scavenger hunt, which will run from August 7 through August 28, includes both City park...

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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Scavenger Hunt | Aug 7-28

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The City of Sanford’s parks department has created a scavenger hunt to encourage residents and visitors to explore local facilities in a safe and fun way.

The scavenger hunt, which will run from August 7 through August 28, includes both City park...

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Municipal Events
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Hall to Reopen Monday for Utility Services

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The City of Sanford’s customer service department, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street, will open to the public on August 3 on a modified schedule of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The department will be able to accept utility pa...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Responds to Expiration of Executive Orders 124/142

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On March 31, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No 124, which suspended fees and disconnections for utility services. The executive order expired on July 29, 2020.

Therefore, the City of Sanford will resume normal delinquency procedures, whic...

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Municipal Notices
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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Municipal Updates & News
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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Municipal Updates & News
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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Municipal Updates & News
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.

Known globally for it...

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Municipal Updates & News
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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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

National Night Out | Oct 6, 2020

NNO 2020

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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Municipal Events
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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Municipal Events
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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Municipal Updates & News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coty Donates Hand Sanitizer to Sanford Police and Fire Departments

COTY

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.

Known globally for its sk...

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Municipal Updates & News
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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Municipal Events