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Fri
15
Jun

Old Jail maintains ‘authentic’ history when opening restaurant

The Old Jail, located at 113 S. Palmetto Ave., will be turned into a restaurant soon. 

The history of the building at 113 S. Palmetto has been nothing if not varied, going through spans of time as a stable and livery, a jail, the Health Department and a laundromat.

Now it can add ‘restaurant’ to that lengthy list.

A themed restaurant, at that, said developer Anthony Sirica of AirPanchos LLC at a recent Sanford Community Redevelopment Agency meeting.

Fri
15
Jun

One killed, two arrested in Oviedo burlgary gone wrong

Luis Lopez Ruiz and Karl Manuel Makarowski Rodriguez

A home invasion gone awry in Oviedo has resulted in one death and two arrests, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred Monday, when a homeowner in Oviedo was alerted to someone breaking into her house.

She armed herself and confronted the burglar, firing at least one shot that hit him.

Fri
15
Jun

Family, friends remember Herbert ‘Whitey’ Eckstein

Herbert ‘Whitey’ Eckstein (left) with his wfie of 50 years, Pat Eckstein. 

Former schoolteacher, City Commissioner and beloved Sanford resident Herbert “Whitey” Eckstein passed away at 73 last week, leaving behind his family as well as a legacy of accomplishments in Sanford.

His wife, Pat Eckstein, remembered him as a man who was kind and generous enough to do “anything for anyone,” if it would help them and better their lives.

Fri
15
Jun

True Health receives $2.5 grant to help uninsured with health procedures

A new grant has awarded $2.5 million to True Health, the local cluster of medical clinics, with an eye on helping those who can’t help themselves.

The grant is from the Health and Human Services Department, and True Health applied for it last year in order to receive aid to help more people.

Fri
15
Jun

Two inducted into Seminole County Sports Hall of Fame

Seminole County Leisure Services congratulates the two 2018 Seminole County Sports Hall of Fame inductees, Matt Kuchar and Jim Pigott.

Tue
12
Jun

HISTORIC HANDSHAKE

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un and United States President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meeting at the Capella Resort on Sentosa Island on June 12, 2018 in Singapore. AP

Tue
12
Jun

Keeping Sanford Beautfiul

 

Photos courtesy of Sharon Smith

Members of the City of Sanford Public Works Department were out cleaning up historic areas on Mellonville Avenue on Monday, including the Ft. Reid marker on the corner of Mellonville and Grove Manor Drive.

Tue
12
Jun

Sanford Civic Center discussed

By Larry Griffin

Herald Staff

Tue
12
Jun

City Commission learns of Goldsboro area building

By Larry Griffin

Herald Staff

Tue
12
Jun

Woman, 58, commits suicide

By Larry Griffin

Herald Staff

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