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... + 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... + 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... + continue reading
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The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will be partnering with Southeastern Data to celebrate America Recycles Day on Thursday, November 15. We are inviting residents of the Central Florida... + continue reading

Altamonte Springs City Manager Frank Martz drinks purified water created under the city's new pureALTA pilot project.

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Looking to the future, a new pilot project in Altamonte Springs aims at purifying water and also educating middle schoolers on why such things are important. The pureALTA pilot project is based on... + continue reading

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11/14/2018
Marvin Scott, Jr. and Onneka M. Jones were presented with “Youth in Motion” Awards at the Goldsboro Front Porch Council Awards Luncheon on Sept. 22, 2018.  In the previous edition of the Sanford Herald/Bulletin Board Column, we reported on the Luncheon Program and biographical sketches of award recipients: Melvin Philpot and... + continue reading
11/14/2018
With Halloween out of the way, the Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities are on the horizon! This week, standouts include art festivals, Christmas tree decorating, and some good ol’ doo-wop.   Art Events to Attend this Weekend   The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts is here this weekend! Voted “Best Florida... + continue reading

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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 that mandate, three areas of Sanford were designated by Governor Rick Scott with input from local authorities.   What does the designation... + continue reading

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A rendering of the new restaurant and distillery Mark Nation wants to bring to Sanford.

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By Larry Griffin Herald Staff   At Wednesday’s Community Redevelopment Agency meeting, a team led by developer and attorney Mark Nation presented an ambitious vision for 214 Oak Avenue’s upcoming bar and restaurant, titled ‘The Sanford Project.’ Nation appeared alongside contractor David Smith and Chris... + continue reading

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Mike Kirby, long-time Director of Recreation with the city, is retiring at the end of the month.

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By Larry Griffin Herald Staff   After 37 years on the job, City of Sanford Recreation Director Mike Kirby is retiring from his position at the end of this month. Though, he can hardly believe he’s been there as long as he has. “I’ve been to over 900 City Commission meetings,” he said, adding that this... + continue reading

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Oviedo, Hagerty tumble in first round of playoffs   By Dean Smith Herald Staff      The run in the postseason for Seminole County was a short one as both Oviedo (8-... + continue reading

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Mikaela Shultz (No. 14) had 11 kills in Oviedo’s 3-0 victory over Sarasota-Riverview.

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Greg McCrae (No. 30, top) ran for 101-yards and a touchdown and Dredrick Snelson (No. 5, above) caught a pair of touchdown passes from McKenzie Milton as UCF improved to 9-0 on the season and extended its winning streak to 22-games with a 35-24 Homecoming victory over Navy.

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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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Marvin Scott Jr.

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Marvin Scott, Jr. and Onneka M. Jones were presented with “Youth in Motion” Awards at the Goldsboro Front Porch Council Awards Luncheon on Sept. 22, 2018.  In the previous edition of... + continue reading