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Congratulations, R.V. Hight … from some old friends

Former Sanford Herald writers and editors share their memories of R.V. Hight, who is ending 35 years at the Herald and 40-plus years in the newspaper industry today.  By now … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sanford “talking” with Buffalo Wild Wings

Sanford planners are “talking with architects for Buffalo Wild Wings” about a potential new location in the brick capital, a well-placed observer reported from Tuesday’s city council meeting. While that’s not … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Stone: “Left-Wing Radicals” are attacking me

Tossing some red meat to the base, Republican Representative and friend-of-the-Rant Mike Stone sent out a lengthy fundraising appeal this week, asking for money with which to combat attacks from … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

PGA.com: Tobacco Road best golf course in North Carolina

Tobacco Road Golf Course was rated the No. 2 course in Lee County by Sanford Herald readers earlier this month … its consolation prize was handed down by PGA.com readers today. … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

BUMMER: Sanford is not hosting a food truck rodeo

Buzz officially harshed. Downtown Sanford Inc. has announced that a food truck rodeo apparently set for Sunday had been planned months ago but “did not materialize” and will not happen. That’s right, … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Man killed in Fayetteville shooting was from Sanford

A 23-year-old man shot to death Tuesday night during a robbery in Fayetteville appears to have had deep connections to Sanford, based on information available via social media. WRAL’s report lists … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sanford is hosting a food truck rodeo

Depot Park will host a “food truck rodeo” from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, according to the organization’s event calendar. A growing trend in cities bigger than Sanford, it’s … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment
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