Friday, May 29, 2015

Four NNO Events Planned For Summer 2015

The City of Sanford hosted nearly 50 community members on Thursday for the National Night Out kickoff meeting.

NNO will be held in neighborhoods across Sanford on Tuesday, August 4. (Register here.) At these events, neighbors will hold community watch meetings, pot luck dinners, block parties, or otherwise gather together to show their community spirit.

Registration will close on Friday, July 24 to allow time to package and deliver NNO materials.

But first: To help spread the word about NNO, the City will hold four pre-cursor events this year. They are:
For more information about any of these events, visit our Facebook Events page. To register your neighborhood for NNO, contact Kelly Miller at 919-777-1133.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sanford Police Officers To Run With Special Olympics Torch

Members of the Sanford Police Department will participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics tomorrow.

Details: Officers will run with the Special Olympics torch and the United States flag for 23 miles, beginning at the welcome sign at the Lee County-Moore County line. Runners will travel north on Hwy U.S. 1 to the Lee County-Chatham County line. The run will begin at 8:00 a.m.

Important: For the safety of all involved, the public is not allowed to participate in the run. A police unit will ride in front of runners and the department’s mobile unit will follow behind them.

For questions about the run, contact the Sanford Police Department at 919-775-8268. For more information about the Special Olympics in Lee County, contact Bill Shuey at 919-775-2107 or