Police investigate the shooting. 

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A 17-year-old was shot Friday afternoon in what Sanford Police are calling an “isolated incident.”Police said they responded to 1314 Olive Ave. around 3:30 p.m. in reference to a shooting with... + continue reading

Surveillance video from the SeaCoast Bank on W. 1st Street shows the armed robber as he leaves the 

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The Sanford Police Department made two arrests in a bank robbery that occurred Thursday at SeaCoast National Bank. Jerad Devon Hanks, 26, was charged with robbery with a firearm, utilizing a... + continue reading

Police investigate the attempted murder-suicide Wednesday at Orange Avenue and 25th Street.

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A double-shooting on Orange Avenue Wednesday morning left one dead and one hospitalized with serious injuries in what police are calling a possible murder-suicide.At 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17,... + continue reading

Chief Cecil Smith meets with residents of Washington Oaks to speak about recent crime. 

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At a community meeting for crime in the Washington Oaks area on Thursday night, citizens aired grievances about the growing crime problem and tried to come up with solutions - in the end, deciding to... + continue reading

Much care and attention was given to the details of the new Seminole State College Student Center, which was officially opened on Jan. 2.

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The new Student Center at Seminole State College embraces its modernity - with slick white tile, wide-open glass windows and complex angles, curves and bends, it’s a feast for the eyes.But more... + continue reading

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01/20/2018
We Care Bridging Gaps, Inc. is dedicated to feeding families in our community.  Rev. Eddie Martin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, says he was given the vision over 40 years ago when he noticed that families needed help obtaining food.  He appealed to local businesses for donations to purchase the food, and later organized the... + continue reading
01/20/2018
Special to the Herald Did you know? Bats do not "carry" rabies; in fact, only about one-half of one percent of bats contract the disease. More people die annually from rabies transmitted by domestic pets than have died from contact with bats in all of recorded history. Learn more about these mysterious animals during “Bats in your Backyard,”... + continue reading

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Elm Avenue has been closed at several intersections for months, but the project to re-do old storm-sewer lines will be finished this year.

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A storm sewer project on Elm Avenue has been going on for nearly a year now, with roads blocked off and dirt in the streets, but Project Manager Jeff Davis with the City of Sanford’s Public Works Department said it should be done by the end of this year.The purpose of the project is to re-work the pipes to take water off U.S. 17-92 and surrounding... + continue reading

A rendering shows what the 14-unit apartment complex will look like on Sanford Avenue. 

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There are multiple new developments coming to the Sanford Avenue area - in addition to the multi-story Sanford LLC project proposed by Bob Duncan of Allstate, there’s now a new apartment complex slated to come to an adjacent lot.Both projects have a common goal of populating the Sanford Avenue area with more business and traffic.Daniel Matthews,... + continue reading
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The 2018 Point in Time count, where volunteers will comb Seminole County and try to identify as many of the homeless population as possible, is coming up on Wednesday, Jan. 24, and the county needs volunteers.The purpose of the count is to better identify and assess the homeless situation so action can be taken.There will be training sessions... + continue reading

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After taking care of Lake Howell late last week, the Sydney Brown (No. 19, left) and the Oviedo girls soccer team wrapped up a perfect 15-0 regular season without allowing a goal with wins over Pine Ridge, 8-0, and Bishop Moore, 3-0.
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Oviedo girls complete perfect season; Seminole boys claim SAC crown By Dean SmithHerald Staff The Oviedo High School girls soccer team completed one of the most improbable regular season’s... + continue reading
 
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Varian Mitchell (No. 4, white) avoids Aiden Knight (No. 10) on his way to a layup during Winter Springs’ 60-54 upset of Oviedo Wednesday night.
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Freshman Masseny Kaba (No. 5, white, top) led the way for UCF with 16 points, seven rebounds and a ca-reer-high four steals, while redshirt senior Zakiya Saunders (No. 3, above) collected a career-high 12 re-bounds and added 11 points for her first double-double with the Black and Gold to go along with five assists and three steals as the Knights defeated Tulane in Orlando for the first time as members of The American Athletic Conference, 59-51, at the CFE Arena Wednesday night. The UCF women are home again today (Saturday) at 2 p.m., hosting SMU.
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Oh, if he would just Tweet.In the past, when Tweety, the President of the United States of America, would go on Twitter and type in something scandalous but true, the Deplorables would squirm and try... + continue reading

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We Care Bridging Gaps, Inc. Volunteers: Pictured, standing L-R: Rev. Eddie Martin; Shepherd Gradey Roberson; Dorothy Barber-Matthews; and Pastor Jan Henry; seated, a community volunteer.

 

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Pastor Sammie J. Edwards, Sr.

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We Care Bridging Gaps, Inc. is dedicated to feeding families in our community.  Rev. Eddie Martin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, says he was given the vision over 40 years ago when he... + continue reading