Artist Jeff Skonsen created this piece for Henry at the corner of 2nd Street and Palmetto Avenue. 

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For several weeks now, signs with the hashtag #HelpHenry have been visible all over downtown Sanford.They refer to Henry Dorvil, a long-time resident of the Sanford community, who went to Haiti... + continue reading
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Nineteen-year-old Jeremiah Horne, who was accused of carjacking Mayor Jeff Triplett last summer, pled guilty and was sentenced to 9 years in jail on Tuesday.Horne entered a plea to burglary with an... + continue reading
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A Sanford man was arrested for sexual assault and kidnapping after allegedly raping a girl at knifepoint in his vehicle earlier this year, according to the Sanford Police Department.Samuel Lee Hardy... + continue reading

Film crews set up in Magnolia Square on Thursday to film a commercial for Mercury Insurance. 

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Downtown Sanford’s 1st Street was cluttered and busy for much of Thursday for a commercial shooting for Mercury Insurance.Because of the extremely strong response to the filming of a commercial for... + continue reading
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The County had a question. On Tuesday, the Sanford City Manager and the Mayor appeared before the Seminole County Commission to explain the benefits of the new “catalyst” development. The County... + continue reading

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04/29/2017
The Young Men and Women of Excellence Awards Ceremony, “An Evening of Excellence”, will be held in the auditorium at Winter Springs High School, 130 Tuskawilla Rd., Winter Springs, FL, on Tues., May 16, 2017, at 5:30-7:30 p.m.The Young Men and Women of Excellence Initiative aims to help African American and other minority students in Seminole... + continue reading
04/29/2017
Special to the Herald Not many people understand what it means to be both Deaf and Blind, but the young actors performing in “The Miracle Worker” at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center are recreating that experience this month. To bring it into focus, a special event, “Celebrate Helen Keller,” is being held on Sunday, April 30 from noon... + continue reading

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Crews work to dig up the old dirt lot at 1st Street and Palmetto Avenue. 

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A discussion on the proposed Catalyst site that would transform downtown with several blocks of retail and apartment space was tabled at Monday’s city council meeting until the next one on May 8.And a point of contention is rising among some residents - the issue of parking downtown, especially with even more business potentially coming with the... + continue reading
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A vehicle crash occurred in Sanford on Saturday at 6:20 a.m. and killed the driver.However, the early stages of the investigation by law enforcement revealed that the 2004 Ford SUV he was driving had been reported stolen previously.Not much information was available as of Tuesday at press time.What is known is that the driver was driving up... + continue reading

Jenny Clifton (left) and Mike Friedman outside of Focus Performing Arts Studio, Champion Karate and Knock Out Fitness.

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Roundhouse kick or Arabesque? Hip-Hop or Kickboxing?Discover how fitness, dance and martial arts come together at the Lake Mary Arts & Fitness Center’s Grand Opening and Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 29 from 2 pm to 6 pm.The free celebration will showcase the new home of Focus Performing Arts Studio, Champion Karate and Knock Out Fitness... + continue reading

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Lake Brantley and Lake Mary will be playing in District Baseball Tournaments this week.
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County 11 heads to six District sites By Dean SmithHerald Staff Hagerty and Orangewood Christian will be No. 1 seeds when the 11 Seminole County schools that play baseball begin the... + continue reading
 
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Eli Putnam and the UCF baseball team is hosting Memphis in a 3-game American Athletic Conference Series this weekend at the UCF Baseball Complex.
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The Lake Mary boys lacrosse team earned their second trip in three years to the State Final 4 behind the efforts of (top to bottom) No. 12, Charlie Ragault, goalie Michael Hubbard, No. 11 Bryce Mumpower, No. 10 Kyle Sande and (left) No. 8 Braeden McKercher.
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The County had a question. On Tuesday, the Sanford City Manager and the Mayor appeared before the Seminole County Commission to explain the benefits of the new “catalyst” development. The County... + continue reading

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The featured speaker at the Awards Ceremony will be Commissioner Richard D. Davison (above), a native of Sanford, currently residing in Tallahassee, FL.

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The Young Men and Women of Excellence Awards Ceremony, “An Evening of Excellence”, will be held in the auditorium at Winter Springs High School, 130 Tuskawilla Rd., Winter Springs, FL, on Tues., May... + continue reading