There’s plenty of good news coming out of Sanford and Lee County. Dive into the latest press and news coverage right here.

Sanford's man's trumpet provides soothing ode to picturesque setting –
September 10, 2022
Scott Mason tells the story of a Sanford man, his trumpet and bugle and the beautiful setting he's been playing at for years.
Sanford man's handmade baseball bats a home run –
September 7, 2022
John Lipscomb makes handmade baseball bats and has made bats for celebrities such as Jay Leno, Joe Namath and Dabo Sweeny.
Meet the man who discovered Elton John –
August 24, 2022
Ray is from England but he currently lives in Sanford. He is the man who discovered Sir Elton John and managed the piano-playing superstar during his first five albums.
Mural trail showcases Sanford’s history through art –
April 10, 2021
In downtown Sanford, history is visible on the walls. It started with a mural at the corner of Wicker Street and Horner Boulevard honoring the Sanford Spinners baseball team that played in the 1940s. The latest mural celebrating the arts in Sanford was completed by artist Chris Dalton in 2019.
New railroad corridor combines Sanford’s future and past – Partnership
March 12, 2021
Sanford’s growth over the years can be credited in large part to its location along the railway. Now, with the announcement of the S Line corridor, Sanford has the opportunity to build on its roots while also paving a path for the future.
Sanford is a great place to say ‘I do’ – Partnership with
February 24, 2021
For engaged couples, choosing where to say "I do" is one of the biggest decisions when it comes to wedding planning. There can be a lot of pressure to pick the perfect venue, but for those looking for a place with an array of options, Sanford is a prime wedding destination.
Sanford, NC — an art and music hot spot to watch – Partnership with
February 24, 2021
With its small-town feel and big-talent draw, Sanford is a national gem of music, arts and culture. The local community is dedicated to the arts and home to a multitude of festivals, music series, theater programs and public art installations.
Here’s a guide to Downtown Sanford’s hidden culinary gems – Partnership with
February 24, 2021
The Triangle region is known for being a food lovers' paradise, but it's not just Raleigh and Durham that boast downtown corridors that feature unique restaurants and flavors. Cities like Sanford are also bursting with culinary gems.