A large portion of road washed out on Airport Boulevard near Gramkow Funeral Home. 

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It's been a long several days since Hurricane Irma hit Florida, and Seminole County is working diligently on the path to recovery. At a press conference Wednesday morning held at a rural Geneva fire... + continue reading
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On Thursday, September 7, the City of Lake Mary decided unanimously to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in their city.The decision came because of a difficult place cities in Florida have been put... + continue reading
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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Household Trash, Yard Waste, Recycling, and Storm Debris Information 1. The City of Sanford has activated a Storm Disaster Contractor, Crowder Gulf to collect storm debris throughout the city.... + continue reading
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Gang members to Portland, OregonIf you are a gang member and want a change of scenery, you are in luck, Portland, Oregon, wants to help you.  Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has announced that... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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It's been two days since Hurricane Irma hit Florida, and Seminole County is working diligently on the path to recovery. At a press conference Wednesday morning held at a rural Geneva fire station on... + continue reading

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09/18/2017
Sanford set to begin 2017-18 Rally Season By Dean SmithHerald Staff SANFORD — Time to warm up the wheels.The City of Sanford Recreation Services Department and Central Florida Soap Box Derby, under the leadership of Mike Kirby, Executive Director, and Eric Griffin, Director, will hold its first monthly Rally Derby on the 2017-18 schedule... + continue reading
09/17/2017
SENIOR BASEBALLGames this Saturday and Sunday, scheduled at the Stadium and Zinn Beck, are cancelled due to lack of field availability due to damage from Hurricane Irma. Everyone Be Safe!!Visit the website _ www.leaguelineup.com/osba _ for more information on the league. MID FLORIDA POP WARNERAll games this weekend (Week 3) are cancelled due... + continue reading

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Mail trucks stopped deliveries Saturday in Sanford due to Hurricane Irma. 

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Wondering why you didn’t receive your Sanford Herald newspaper today? Due to Hurricane Irma the United States Postal Service (USPS) has temporarily suspended delivery to much of South and Central Florida. Because of this the Sanford Herald is offering its current edition online for free. A statement on the USPS website reads:Hurricane... + continue reading

At the Sanford Public Works building at 800 West Fulton Street, residents came out to fill sandbags they could use for protecting their homes when Hurricane Irma hits this weekend. According to Seminole County, over 100,000 sandbags were given out in total.

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Residents line up at Therm-o-tane to stock up on propane in preparation for Hurricane Irma. 

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McRobert’s on 1st Street in downtown also chose to board up their business Friday. 

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Employees at Harrell & Beverly Transmission board up the business and remove the sign. 

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At the Public Works building at 800 West Fulton Street on Thursday, those in the county who didn’t get their sandbags the previous day in preparation for Hurricane Irma’s descent this weekend flocked to do it now.The group of people there was small but resilient, working fast under the hot sun and sweating as they loaded bags of sand from a... + continue reading

The house at 213 S. Laurel Ave. is the first to be bought by the Sanford Heritage Revolving Fund. 

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The house at 213 South Laurel Avenue was built in the late 1800s, and still stands today, though in a diminished form.Local historic preservation group Sanford Heritage Revolving Fund bought the house and plans to renovate it after years of decay and what they see as mis-management.The Sanford Heritage Revolving Fund was started in 2015 as a... + continue reading

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Herald photos by Tommy Vincent
 
The 2017-18 Central Florida Soap Box Derby Rally Season will begin next Saturday, September 23, at Sanford Derby Park.
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Sanford set to begin 2017-18 Rally Season By Dean SmithHerald Staff SANFORD — Time to warm up the wheels.The City of Sanford Recreation Services Department and Central Florida Soap Box... + continue reading
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Herald photos by Romeo Guzman (Oviedo) and Greg Fencik
 
Despite an opponent draped all over him, Lake Mary’s Pedro Rodriguez (No. 17, top) makes a remarkable catch and later caught a touchdown pass, but it was not enough as the Rams fell to Tallahassee-Godby, 33-14, Thursday night at Don T. Reynolds Stadium. There was a minor upset in the annual battle for the “City of Oviedo Football Challenge Cup” as host Oviedo High, led by four touchdowns from Keonte Coffie and three from Morgan Mitchell (No. 22 and No. 2, middle), outscored previously unbeaten Hagerty, 48-27, despite four rushing touchdowns from Jordan Gilbert (No. 26, above).
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Gang members to Portland, OregonIf you are a gang member and want a change of scenery, you are in luck, Portland, Oregon, wants to help you.  Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has announced that... + continue reading

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One morning in June, General Jesup called two officers to his tent.“Gentlemen,” he said, “the time has come to take action.  All the Indians in camp are to be put aboard ship tomorrow morning.... + continue reading