Ambulance Strike Team 502, featuring personnel from Seminole County and the City of Sanford, was helping out in Mexico Beach for much of the last week.

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Among the manpower sent to help in the cleanup and rescue missions after Hurricane Michael two weeks ago were several Seminole County firefighters’ units. Communication was still shaky all... + continue reading
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Several young people were arrested Wednesday in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries stretching from Winter Springs to Longwood, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office deputies said. The... + continue reading

Sanford Brewing Company owners Allan Jackson (from left), Bo Hallowes and Robyn and Chris Esser.

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Sanford Brewing Company is expanding their craft beer operation to Maitland and Oviedo in the next two years, said owner Robyn Esser. After being asked how it felt to be looking at expansions,... + continue reading

Developer Mike Menaker hoeps to bring the rail car dining experience to downtown in a car similar to the one above.

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Downtown Sanford could soon see a specialty-themed retail and restaurant venue in which you can eat and drink inside a remodeled old train car, if developer Mitch Menaker has his way. It’s... + continue reading
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What to do, what to do.   Poor Donald Trump   Adnan Khashoggi had the largest yacht in the world. Needing money, he sold it to the Sultan of Brunei. The Sultan then sold it for... + continue reading

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A free Essay Writing Workshop for high school students will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Westside Community Center, 919 S. Persimmon Avenue in Sanford; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Students in grades 11-12 and their parents are encouraged to attend.  Students will be assisted with developing college entrance and scholarship... + continue reading
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Special to the Herald   In Central Florida, those attracted to the spooky and macabre tend to follow the pack to the theme parks for scripted chills. In Orlando North, Seminole County, just a short drive from those crowded and costly venues, seasonal spook-tators can capture the “spirit” of Halloween at a selection of... + continue reading

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He didn’t mean it   Deputies responded to a home in Sanford last Sunday after they said a man had hit his wife. According to the arrest report the man, who has a history of drinking and being violent, came home drunk and began to yell at his daughter. Apparently he didn’t like the way his daughter had answered the phone... + continue reading

Minaz Mukhi-Skees is suing the Seminole County Tax Collector's Office for discrimination. She appeared with her attorney, Carlos Leach, at the Civil Courthouse Tuesday.

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Two federal lawsuits filed against the Seminole County Tax Collector and Clerk of Courts allege discrimination against employees who claimed to have been fired unjustly, court documents state. Filed Oct. 5, the most recent lawsuit alleges that Tax Collector Joel Greenberg fired employee Minaz Mukhi-Skees from her job as a customer service... + continue reading

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Police arrested Justin Lamarr Buckner, 23, on charges of premeditated murder Monday, in the ongoing case of the murder of Derek Williams last month. Williams, 28, died in a shootout outside Mama Coot’s on Historic Goldsboro Boulevard on Sept. 8. An investigation by the Sanford Police Department easily yielded several witnesses who... + continue reading

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The Oviedo High girls won their third consecutive District Championship Thursday night.

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Hagerty, Oviedo claim District Girls Volleyball Championships as quartet qualifies for regionals   By Dean Smith Herald Staff      Hagerty (22-4) and Oviedo (23-4)... + continue reading

 

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Here are the winners from the Wednesday, October 17, Gosling Rum Race.

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“Deuces,” managed by Kelly Cruz of Winter Springs, won the USSSA Women’s Class C Slow Pitch World Series Championship at the “Space Coast Stadium complex” in Viera.

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What to do, what to do.   Poor Donald Trump   Adnan Khashoggi had the largest yacht in the world. Needing money, he sold it to the Sultan of Brunei. The Sultan then sold it for... + continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Ms. Mary Liggons DeBose, of Sanford’s legendary Liggons family of musicians and vocalists.  She is employed as a teacher at Pinecrest Elementary School in Sanford and Minister of Music at Fellowship Baptist Church in Pine Hills/Orlando.

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Ms. Paulinda Laster, wearing a pink ribbon in support of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month Campaign and to honor everyone affected by the disease.

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A free Essay Writing Workshop for high school students will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Westside Community Center, 919 S. Persimmon Avenue in Sanford; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ... + continue reading