Sgt. William Dunn helped save a little girl from a hot car over the summer, and was recognized for that by SCSO on Wednesday.

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There was standing room only at the biannual Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Member Recognition Ceremony, which took place Wednesday night and saw dozens of law enforcement officers praised... + continue reading
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The three teenage suspects in the slaying of Gail Cleavenger in DeBary last week will be tried as adults in court, State Attorney R.J. Larizza and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office announced... + continue reading

Work was underway on new buildings for the rehabilitation center Teen Challenge in Sanford on Wednesday.

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Teen Challenge, the Christian-based rehabilitation camp that has a branch in Sanford serving adult men, recently got a donation that’s allowing them to completely build up new facilities to... + continue reading

Gopher tortoises will be relocated from the area where the Wekiva Parkway is set to start construction. 

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Preliminary work ahead of construction is underway near the future Wekiva Parkway interchange that will connect State Road (S.R.)  429 to Interstate 4 (I4) and S.R. 417 – finishing Central... + continue reading
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I’m not lovin’ it   Sanford police responded to the McDonald’s on N. French Avenue Saturday after they said he refused to leave the premises. Police said the manager... + continue reading

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11/17/2018
The Florida Classic is more than a football game.  It’s an experience, a weekend where college friends reunite, families come together and fans come out in great numbers for the annual football rivalry between Florida A&M University-Tallahassee (FAMU) Rattlers and Bethune Cookman University-Daytona Beach (BCU) Wildcats.  The... + continue reading
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By Andrea Izaguirre Herald Hagerty High Correspondent   Most students know the struggle: desperate glances between the ticking clock and their PB&J sandwich, a moment's hesitation before the bell rings and then the final surrender to an empty stomach in exchange for a chance to complete last night's Algebra homework.... + continue reading

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Students at Idyllwilde Elementary are using modern technology to learn a variety of subjects.

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Two Sanford elementary schools with low grades, Idyllwilde and Pine Crest, are working hard to raise them, principals say. School grades are determined by a number of factors, including student achievement, learning gains, graduation or passing to the next grade, and focusing on students who need help. Idyllwilde Elementary School, though... + continue reading
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Over the next six months, the Sanford Police Department is ready to step up their game to combat pedestrian and bike deaths on the roads. In a press release, they announce a period of High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) around the area of State Road 17/92 in the city from November 2018 to May 2019. “This area is over-represented in... + continue reading
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Monday’s City Commission meeting saw a proposed ordinance regulating charitable donation bins move forward after its first reading. The item originated at the last meeting’s City Commission Workshop. Rather than keep a ban on the donation bins, where people can drop off unwanted clothes and other items for people in need to pick up... + continue reading

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Oviedo, Seminole, Lake Brantley go 1-2-3 in Boys State Swimming; Lions girls finish second   By Dean Smith Herald Staff      It was quite a weekend for the Seminole... + continue reading

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Head Coach Pat Costello (left) and the Oviedo High School Boys proudly hoist the trophy after winning their first state title at the 2018 FHSAA Bowling State Championships presented by the Bowling Centers of Florida at Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center in Orlando last week.

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The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the names of 15 “Players to Watch” for its 2018 Player of the Year award, the fourth-oldest college football award in the nation, and UCF’s McKenzie Milton (above) has been named among them. The Walter Camp Player of the Year is voted on by the 130 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors. A list of five finalists will be announced on Wednesday, November 28, and the winner broadcast live on ESPN SportsCenter on Thursday, December 7. Milton and the undefeated Knights will host Cincinnati on ABC tonight (Saturday) at 8 p.m. with the AAC East Division title on the line.

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Qualified Opportunity Zones?  In Sanford?   The federal tax law passed in December 2017, without a single Democratic vote, created Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ).   Following... + continue reading

Nice: The new fence at the City's Mayfair Country Club

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Not so nice: The landscaping and condition of Sanford's main water plant across the street

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Ms. Cori Bostic, FAMU Drum Major

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The Florida Classic is more than a football game.  It’s an experience, a weekend where college friends reunite, families come together and fans come out in great numbers for the annual... + continue reading