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Sat
17
Feb

Residents meet with Sanford Police Chief, city staff again to discuss Washington Oaks

Chief Cecil Smith hosted a second community workshop on crime in the Washington Oaks area on Thursday night.

At a second community meeting regarding crime in Washington Oaks, the turnout from residents was small, but leaders like Police Chief Cecil Smith and Commissioner Art Woodruff weren’t deterred.

Sat
17
Feb

MEET DISTRICT 2 CANDIDATES: Brenda Hartsfield, Shane Lillibridge, Kerry Wiggins

Brenda Hartsfield, Shane Lillibridge, and Kerry Wiggins 

Brenda Hartsfield

Sat
17
Feb

Seminole hospitals, health department deal with increase in flu patients in 2018

This flu season has been especially harsh nationwide, spreading fast and even resulting in deaths in some cases. In Seminole County, professionals say the news from major outlets hasn’t been a hyperbole; people should be careful and try their best to stay healthy.

Wed
14
Feb

Man arrested for attempted homicide after he shoots roommate for rent money

Dennis Mijares Diaz

An Altamonte Springs man, Dennis Mijares Diaz, 29, was arrested and charged with attempted murder over the weekend, on Sunday, Feb. 11.
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office was called to the residence in Altamonte Springs, on Alder Avenue, the previous day, due to a confrontation between Diaz and the victim, who lived with Diaz at the residence, over rent money.

Wed
14
Feb

City to purchase land from school board for possible community center

The vacant two-story metal building near the Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium.

The City of Sanford reported at a workshop on Monday that they were very close to reaching an agreement with the School Board to purchase 7.2 acres of School Board property with a building that could possibly make a community center on the east side of town, something Commissioner Velma Williams and many residents want.

Wed
14
Feb

Public Notice

The Sanford Police Department Community Relations Unit will hold a Washington Oaks Community Meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6 – 8 PM at the Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 E. 1st Street, Sanford, FL 32771, where members of the Sanford City Commission may be in attendance.

Wed
14
Feb

Winter Springs remembers late commissioner Pam Carroll

It is with much sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Commissioner Pam Carroll.  Commissioner Carroll was a dedicated public servant who always went above and beyond for her community and the people within.  Her dedication and contributions to the City of Winter Springs were limitless.

Sun
11
Feb

Seminole State helps displaced Puerto Ricans start-up businesses

Karif and Myrnalee Figueroa are new to Florida from Puerto Rico. 

Thursday’s open house at the Seminole State College Business Incubation Center in Sanford was a warm welcome for those who are new to Florida from Puerto Rico, hoping to bring their businesses to the mainland.

Sun
11
Feb

Shots fired into Goldsboro home with seven children, mother inside

The home at West 12th Street.

The day after her house on West 12th Street was shot up by bullets from an unknown assailant that left her windows shattered, Alexis Boykins just sounded tired.
The shooting happened late Tuesday night, at about 11:45 p.m. By the time police got there, in spite of being just around the corner, the attacker was out of sight.

Sun
11
Feb

Teenager driving stolen vehicle crashes, kills man

A 22-year-old Maitland man was killed Wednesday when a teenager driving a stolen car T-boned his vehicle, pinning it against a pole in Fern Park. 

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