Henry Dorvil, who made headlines last year after being stuck in Haiti over an immigration dispute, was helped out by now-former Historic Preservation Officer Christine Dalton. He spoke about it at Wednesday's meeting.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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At Thursday’s Historic Preservation Board meeting, the loss of former Historic Preservation Officer Christine Dalton was felt intensely as the board tried to navigate what they said was an... + continue reading

Carl Ruffin Jr. (left) and Ornie Lee Henderson were both charged with the first degree murder of Derek Williams.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting at Mama Coot’s earlier this month that left Derek Williams, 28, dead. The men arrested on Thursday were Carl Ruffin Jr., 23, and... + continue reading
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Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Michael Ertel wants to warn voters about what he says are “deceptive” mailers intended to scare people off from voting or confuse them enough that... + continue reading

The proposed development, which has been withdrawn, would have put 14 homes on Ohio Avenue (above).

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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After months of delays, the development on Ohio Avenue that could have put 14 houses on a small plot of land near Lake Silver has been withdrawn by the developer, Miller Construction. The project... + continue reading
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Gotta love Linda   A Seminole County deputy responded to Lake Geneva Road on Sunday after someone reported a man riding down the road with a rifle strapped to his back. When the deputy... + continue reading

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The 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion was held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL, on Labor Day weekend Aug. 30-Sept. 3. The entertainment showcased Frankie Beverly & Maze on Friday, Bell-Biv-DeVoe and comedian Rickey Smiley on Saturday and a Gospel Explosion with Erica Campbell and others on Sunday... + continue reading
09/22/2018
By Cooper Valentine Crooms AoIT Student Correspondent Crooms Academy of Information Technology may be known for its boundary-pushing technology programs, but the arts flourish behind every screen, server and system. The Crooms Writers’ Guild has, for over 12 years, remained a beacon of old-fashioned passion and creativity within a school on... + continue reading

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral   Gunfight in Mama Coot's parking lot   Any similarities?   No Wyatt Earp or "Doc" Holliday here, but guys with handles such as, "Lee", "Duck", "Bean", "Big Boy", "Uzi", "Fat Boy" and "DrooSoGone".... + continue reading

Next month’s Alive After 5 usually brings the largest crowds as the city along with Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe celebrate Oktoberfest. 

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After months of questions at City meetings over the possibility of moving the monthly Alive After Five event to Sanford Avenue, organizers have decided that the event will be staying on 1st Street. The Historic Sanford Welcome Center oversees the monthly event, and president Derrick A. Daniels told the Sanford Herald that the issues had come... + continue reading

Construction on 25th Street near Seminole High will soon add new turn lanes and widen the road.

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A pair of new streetscape projects on 25th Street are attempting to widen the road and add more sidewalk space, right as the school year’s beginning. But while drivers have noticed the lane closures slowing down traffic at the hour when everyone is leaving nearby Seminole High School, Seminole County Project Manager Stephen Miller said it... + continue reading

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1st Photo: 10-year-old Alexa Bender (3rd Place) and the 60 M Hurdles medalists at the AAU Club Championships. 2nd Photo: Future star, 8-year-old Nadia Cohen in her first year of competition qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic Championships in both the Long Jump and 400M Dash finishing in 12th and 13th place respectively. 3rd Photo: Future Star, 5-year-old Noah Cohen shows off his 5th Place medal in the Long Jump from the 2018 AAU Primary Championships. 4th Photo: 12-year-old Sidney Allen earned 7th place medals in the Long Jump and High Jump at the 2018 AAU Club Championships. 5th Photo: The Whetro sisters Amari (left) and Alysa earned medals in the 3000M run (4th Place) and Javelin (2nd Place) respectively at the AAU Club Championships.

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Local youth give up break to compete in AAU, USATF meets   By Kenneth Reese Special to the Herald      The passing of Labor Day weekend signifies an end to Summer... + continue reading
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Lake Mary running back Michael Cardegnio (No. 2, top) outruns the Lake Brantley defense on one of his three touchdown runs, he also passed for a 2-point conversion, while quarterback Gunnar Smith (No. 12, middle) passed for a touchdown and ran for another as the Rams retained possession of the Mayor’s Challenge Cup (above).

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral   Gunfight in Mama Coot's parking lot   Any similarities?   No Wyatt Earp or "Doc" Holliday here, but guys with handles such... + continue reading

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Sanfordites attended the 2018 Tom Joyner Family Reunion.
Pictured: Eva Williams and Sylvia Bodison of Sanford with Tom Joyner (center) at the 2018 Tom Joyner Family Reunion

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Happy Birthday to Marva Y. Hawkins.

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The 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion was held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL, on Labor Day weekend Aug. 30-Sept. 3. The entertainment showcased Frankie... + continue reading
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Cooper Valentine is a senior at Crooms Academy of Information Technology. Writing and story telling in any capacity has been his greatest passion since a young age. Cooper hopes to study English at Rollins College.

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