Some of the affordable housing apartments in the Villas at Hampton Park in Orlando. Looking at places like these, officials like Commissioner Velma Williams saw a clear hope for Sanford's Goldsboro neighborhood to improve in the future in a similar manner.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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On Monday, the Sanford Housing Authority hosted several local Sanford officials in Orlando’s Villas at Hampton Park to show them what affordable housing can look like - so that they can take it back... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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At a workshop at 4 p.m. prior to the City Commission meeting on Monday, the commissioners discussed how to approach the issue of recently-legalized medical marijuana.The city is exercising caution in... + continue reading

Passengers check out the new Airbus that arrived to the Orlando Sanford International Airport.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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The Orlando/Sanford International Airport got a new visitor on Tuesday morning - the Allegiant Airbus A320.The aircraft, bold and triumphant with its striking blue, red and yellow colors and... + continue reading

Seminole County Sheriff's Office deputies salute their fallen brothers.

Monday, May 22, 2017
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At the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday morning, the lives of six fallen officers in the area dating back almost 100 years were memorialized in an annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony... + continue reading

Craft beer is now served up at several locations in downtown Sanford.

Monday, May 22, 2017
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It’s a lazy late afternoon at Wop’s Hops Brewing Company on Sanford Avenue. The room is dimly lit by warm, hazy orange lights that shine on the polished wood bar. Red curtains give an air of a... + continue reading

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05/24/2017
Mo, in her infinite wisdom has a powerful lineup in the coming months. Little Fish HUGE Pond will celebrate their 10th anniversary in June, so keep an eye out for their June 17th show with the Oakhill Drifters.This week, patrons are invited to see the Milk Carton Super Stars on Friday from 10 to 12:30 p.m.And on Saturday, check out the psychedelic... + continue reading
05/24/2017
Tennessee Truffle is celebrating their first anniversary in Sanford later this month and will switch up their hours to include regular dinner services on June 1.Chef/owner Nat Russell and I caught up early this week when he wedged in a few minutes between shopping and menu planning to chat by phone. “My one day off, and I’m getting ready for a... + continue reading

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Jason Mills

05/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
A local man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly aggressively stalking his ex-girlfriend, a report from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office states.Suspect Jason Mills, 32, had dated his ex-girlfriend for three years before she broke it off recently.But things reportedly got worse after that, according to his ex-girlfriend.She told law enforcement... + continue reading

Trauma survivor Payton Moose, 22, and physical therapist Joe Crews reunite after Moose's stay there in January 2016.

05/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
For the second year in a row at the Central Florida Regional Hospital, survivors of trauma gathered in the parking lot to put together a giant puzzle with magnetized pieces.The puzzle commemorated their survival and recovery in the hospital’s trauma ward from various debilitating injuries. It reads ‘Lives Saved.’The trauma ward enables people who... + continue reading

Passengers wait to check-in in the terminal of Sanford International Airport. 

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The Sanford Orlando International Airport is having a pretty good year.Last year, they hit a high of 2.8 million passengers passing through their terminals, baggage checks and security lines, up from only 669,000 back in 1996.This year, only a scant five months in, they are already up 40,000 more from their high last year.They’ve been the fastest... + continue reading

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Herald photos by Jim Wentz (Lake Mary, Hagerty, Lyman) and Romeo Guzman (Seminole)
 
Some of the top performers from Friday’s Spring Football Games were (top-to-bottom) Lake Mary’s Brandon Brown and Calvin Davis; Hagerty’s Jordan Gilbert and Oliver Hart; Seminole’s Desmond Brown and Vernon Mamwell; and Lyman’s T.K. McKenzie.
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Spring football games feature high-scoring final results By Dean SmithHerald Staff If last week’s Spring football games were an indication of what this Fall is going to look like, then get... + continue reading
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Herald photos by Greg Fencik
 
UCF’s Kyle Marsh (sliding top) twice avoided tags at the plate and Dylan Thomas (middle) drove in two runs and Hagerty grad Joe Sheridan (above) was outstanding on the hill, scattering six hits and two runs over seven innings with one walk and eight strike outs, to win his 10th game of the season as the Knights edged USF, 3-2, to win a share of the AAC Regular Season Championship.
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Herald photos by Greg Fencik
 
Jaylen Young (top) went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored and Nick Wells (above) was 2-for-3 for Lake Brantley.
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The City now realizes there is a serious parking problem downtown. New parking study proposed. What is a parking study? How is it done? What does it tell us? Basically, here is what is... + continue reading

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Patrick Martinez’s work will be on display at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

05/24/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Mo, in her infinite wisdom has a powerful lineup in the coming months. Little Fish HUGE Pond will celebrate their 10th anniversary in June, so keep an eye out for their June 17th show with the... + continue reading

Nat Russell in his restaurant.

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Willie Fred Baker, William Glenn, Isaac Glenn, Carlos Pettigrew

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Mars Hill S.D.A. Church Community Cookout

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