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Wed
19
Jul

Timacuan neighborhood, golf club sees major hike in water bills

Timacuan is located on Rinehart Road in Lake Mary.

After a 25-year contract for reduced water prices ended last year, the Timacuan Golf Club in Lake Mary is seeing a major hike in what they paid for water - 10 times the amount they previously paid.
And what’s more, according to Timacuan Director of Operations David DeAssis, City of Lake Mary General Manager Jackie Sova didn’t notify them that the price was going up.

Wed
19
Jul

Two shootings early Tuesday leave 1 dead, 1 injured

The first shooting occurred around 2 a.m. at the Wyndham Crest apartments (above). Herald photo by Tommy Vincent

 

Around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, two separate shootings occurred in the Sanford area - one in the Wyndham Crest apartments near Lake Mary in which the victim died, and a separate one in the Mitch Court area that left a victim wounded.

Wed
19
Jul

Seminole County opens new facility to help clean water in Lake Jesup

Seminole County officials recently cut the ribbon on a new facility to help clean the polluted waters of Lake Jesup.

Sun
16
Jul

Rolling Hills Golf Club could see new life as a park

Roger and Linda Copeland, whose home sits right across the street from the Rolling Hills Golf Club, admire the scenery.

The Rolling Hills Golf Club now lies in ruin, but it used to be a venue for high profile golf tournaments.

The Rolling Hills Golf Club in Longwood is now unkempt and overgrown, with even its sign overtaken by vines and flora, and the course lying uncared for.

Sun
16
Jul

Two major crashes on Interstate 4 this week

The stretch of Interstate 4 around the Seminole County area has had a rough week - with a fatal crash on Tuesday and a 12-car pile-up on Thursday, both of which slowed traffic to a crawl for hours at a time.
First, on Tuesday, the driver of a big rig milk truck, 50-year-old Mark Brieding, apparently suffered a medical attack of some kind around Mile Marker 101 near Sanford.

Sun
16
Jul

DeBary man arrested for traveling to meet minor

Louis Anthony Arce

A DeBary man has been arrested for allegedly traveling to meet a minor for sex, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office reports.
On June 28, 2017, Louis Anthony Arce allegedly posed as a 13-year-old girl online and talked to an undercover investigator also portraying a young girl, the press release from SCSO states.

Thu
13
Jul

Residents take issue after city cancels Coastline Park event

The weekly Park & Chill takes place at Coastline Park (above).

All the residents of Sanford who put on the Park & Chill event at Coastline Park wanted was a good, relaxing weekend afternoon in the Sanford summer. But after a number of citizen complained about alleged wrongdoings at the party, the Sanford Police Department canceled the event and are considering pulling the permit altogether.
Thu
13
Jul

City extends moratorium for medical marijuana dispensaries in Sanford

At Monday's City Commission workshop and subsequent general meeting, the City of Sanford agreed to extend the moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries another six months until January 2018.
Thu
13
Jul

Casselberry man arrested after deputies find numerous drugs in his apartment

Evan Ratzcliff

A Casselberry man, Evan Ratzlaff, has been arrested for allegedly possessing a large number of drugs with intent to sell them to help “pay for school,” according to an arrest report from the Casselberry Police Department.
Fri
07
Jul

Honoring Freedom

 
Herald photo by Tommy Vincent
 
A classic John Deere tractor makes its way past a waving crowd during The Village of Geneva's 46th Annual Fourth of July Parade and Festival Tuesday afternoon.

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