City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr. asked Sanford’s police Chief Cecil Smith to share how the department has addressed issues raised during the protests following the deaths of black people at the hands of law enforcement in America.Read more
Art Woodruff is the new mayor of Sanford.
The Sanford City Commission chose a member of its own to serve as the next mayor of the city.Read more
Andrea Smith Green said Monday that her 17-year-old son, Adrein, did not need to die May 5.
“I want to know why he had to die,” she said in an interview with the Herald.Read more
Most of the 500 Florida National Guard members sent to the national capital region Wednesday flew out of the Orlando Sanford International Airport on C-130 military transport planes under dark cloudy skies.Read more
The old wooden breakwaters built in 1967 to calm the force of waves rolling into the Sanford Marina have worn out. A new concrete version is under construction and is expected to last for nearly a century, a city official said.Read more
A Sanford man told police he strangled his 24-year-old fiancé late Tuesday evening while the woman’s young child slept in their Stonebrook Apartment off of Airport Boulevard.Read more