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Emergency Conditions

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August 4, 2022 11:00 PM

Public Hearing on Residential Development UDO Amendments

Sanford City Council and the Sanford/Lee County Planning Board will hold a public hearing to consider text amendments for residential development to the jointly adopted City of Sanford/Lee County/ Town of Broadway Unified Development...

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July 31, 2022 11:00 PM

Fall Movie Series Planned for Kiwanis Family Park

The City of Sanford’s parks department and Lee County Parks and Recreation have partnered to present a fall movie series in Kiwanis Family Park.

Bring your chairs or blankets to the field inside the track area. Lazy J's...

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July 31, 2022 11:00 PM

15 City Streets Scheduled for Resurfacing

Turner Asphalt has been contracted to resurface and rehabilitate several streets owned/maintained by the City of Sanford. 

Affected streets are: Barnes Street, Cliffside Drive, McLeod Drive, Colonial Drive, Fourth Street, Hall...

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July 28, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of August 2 Meeting of Sanford City Council

The public shall take note that the Sanford City Council will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in Council Chambers of the Sanford Municipal Center beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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July 26, 2022 11:00 PM

Kiwanis Family Park Splash Pad Closed Monday and Tuesday

The splash pad and restrooms at Kiwanis Family Park will be closed on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 2 due to a plumbing line leak.

The main water supply to the park must be shut off to make the necessary repair.

The park will remain...

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July 24, 2022 11:00 PM

National Night Out Scheduled for October

After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Sanford is excited to announce it will celebrate National Night Out on the...

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July 15, 2022 4:00 PM

Notice of July 19 Sanford City Council Meeting

Sanford City Council will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 East Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. 

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July 8, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Special-Called Meeting and Workshop of Sanford City Council

Sanford City Council will hold a special-called meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 East Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. Read on...

July 4, 2022 11:00 PM

Sanford Ag Marketplace Awarded Rural Transformation Grant

The City of Sanford has been awarded $900,000 by the Rural Transformation Grant Fund to develop the Sanford Agricultural Marketplace in...

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June 9, 2022 11:00 PM

Youth Council Donates 900+ Books to Local Schools

Members of the former Sanford/Lee County Youth Council donated more than 900 books to two local elementary schools this week.

Disbanded in 2018, the Youth Council hosted the Race to Read 5k annually from 2012 to 2017 to promote...

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May 26, 2022 11:00 PM

St Andrews Church Rd to Close Wednesday for 6 Months

The City of Sanford is sharing this information from NCDOT for the benefit of our residents. Note that the City of Sanford is not involved in this project.

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March 28, 2022 11:00 PM

Sanford's Vision Leads to Historic Economic Development Deal

Sanford City Council’s vision to partner with Chatham County to develop a megasite in Moncure is paying off to the tune of thousands of new jobs and billions in investment.

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March 21, 2022 11:00 PM

Service Offsite Solutions selects Sanford for New Facility

Service Offsite Solutions (SOS), a building products company headquartered in Raleigh, NC, will open a new facility in Lee County, Read on...

March 9, 2022 11:00 PM

Public Works Department Recognized as Main Street Champion

The City of Sanford's Public Works Department was one of 33 North Carolina Main Street Champions recognized by the Read on...

February 16, 2022 11:00 PM

Housing-Related Assistance Available for NC Homeowners

The NC Homeowner Assistance Fund is now accepting applications from North Carolina homeowners whose finances were impacted by the pandemic and who need assistance with...

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February 10, 2022 11:00 PM

City of Sanford Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association has announced that City of Sanford, North Carolina, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. Read on...

December 20, 2021 11:00 PM

Customer Service Department Gives Gifts to Nursing Center

Service ProjectThe City of Sanford's customer service department partnered with a local nursing and rehabilitation center to provide...

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November 18, 2021 11:00 PM

City Projects Recognized for Excellence in Engineering

Two City of Sanford projects have received an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina (ACEC/NC).

Each year, ACEC/NC recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate...

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November 16, 2021 11:00 PM

City of Sanford Fire Chief Recognized as Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero 2021Chief Wayne Barber of the Sanford Fire Department was honored on Tuesday, Nov. 16 for being a Hometown Hero by the...

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November 15, 2021 11:00 PM

Three Benches Donated to the City of Sanford

Shook Construction has donated three benches to the City of Sanford for use at Kiwanis Family Park.

The donation is part of the company’s initiative to...

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July 26, 2021 11:00 PM

Free Wi-Fi Now Available in Downtown Sanford

Lee County Government, the City of Sanford, and Downtown Sanford, Inc. have partnered to provide free Wi-Fi access to a section of the downtown area.

Called “Open Sanford,” the Wi-Fi network is powered by Read on...

December 16, 2020 11:00 PM

NCDOT Awarded Grant for Passenger Rail in Sanford

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

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Online Bill Payments

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Public Service Announcements

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Street Closures

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Water Outages

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August 8, 2022 2:47 PM

Water Outage - Valley Road

Water service will be interrupted due to a waterline tie-in on Thursday, August 11 from 7a to 12p at 811 Valley Rd and 1023 Valley Rd. Water pressure may be low and water may be discolored in the surrounding areas during this time.

August 8, 2022 10:49 AM

Water Interruption - S. Moore St

Water service has been interrupted on S. Moore Street from Wicker to Carthage streets until 6:00 p.m. Affected businesses have been notified.

Water Quality

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