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Sanford student appears on NC Spin

Sanford teen Callie Steger appeared as one of four student panelists on Sunday’s episode of NC SPIN. NC SPIN, a weekly panel discussion of politics and other issues in North … Continue reading

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Craft beer and wine shop coming to downtown Sanford

A store specializing in fine wine and craft beer will open its doors next month on Chatham Street in downtown Sanford, the Rant has learned. Business partners Ryan Elliott, Kevin … Continue reading

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The Herald just reported on six “murder suspects.” All of them were cleared 18 months ago.

A report on court proceedings in the murder of Anthony Giles (subscription required) in Friday’s edition of the Sanford Herald indicates that “it is unknown if the charges were dropped” against six … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photos | Temple Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park

Temple Theatre’s “Shakespeare Intensive” workshop culminates this week with four nights of As You Like It at Depot Park in Downtown Sanford. Rain and an unusually long train marred opening … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sanford’s next mural will honor WWII ‘Flying Coffin’ pilots

America’s first military stealth aircraft – the Waco CG-4A combat glider – silently soared into World War II history over 70 years ago, powered only by the prevailing winds and … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Truth Hurts’ in powerful blog by Sanford woman needing kidney

Ashley Quinones has climbed this mountain before. Born with Cystic Fibrosis, Ashley was 20 when she underwent a life-saving double lung transplant in 2001. The medications she took to keep … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Court canceled after jury pool tainted

A Superior Court case in Lee County was declared a mistrial and the remainder of the week’s court cases were continued after a Sanford Police Department officer spoke with a … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

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