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Seminole County

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  • Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit

    Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit
    Carol Perry struggled with rheumatoid arthritis but still was quick to volunteer to help the elderly with errands and to drive them to doctors' appointments. During her five decades in Orange and Seminole counties, she helped the young and the old...
  • Which schools must add extra hour?

    Which schools must add extra hour?
    These 33 Central Florida schools must tack an extra hour on to their school day for the 2014-15 school year and devote that time to reading lessons: •Lake County: Beverly Shores, Eustis Heights and Leesburg elementary schools; Humanities and Fine...
  • Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate

    Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate
    The list is impressive: a former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states. Each fought to put convicted murderers to death, but each has now asked the Florida Supreme Court to grant a new trial to...
  • Rabies alert issued in Seminole County

    Rabies alert issued in Seminole County
    A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood, has been issued by Seminole County health department. A feral cat tested positive for rabies in a neighborhood near the park last week, health officials said. The cat...
  • Orange school soars from F to A in state grades

    Orange school soars from F to A in state grades
    Palmetto Elementary School in Orange County, smacked with an F from the state last year, leapt to an A on the annual school report card this year, the only elementary or middle school in Florida to make that jump. "To turn a school from an F to an A &#...
  • Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County

    Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County
    Chickens peck in a compost pile as workers hurry to finish building a shelter for two alpacas named Cheech and Chong, who are about to arrive at Maya Papaya Community Farm. The 5-acre farm at the end of a dirt road near Oviedo is an increasingly rare...
  • GPS device foils armed-bank robbery suspect

    GPS device foils armed-bank robbery suspect
    As bank robberies go, this one went by the book. There was just one problem for armed robbery suspect Jacob Todd Palfrey: A GPS tracker hidden in the money police said he stole from a TD Bank in DeLand. Palfrey, 34, of Winter Springs and an alleged...
  • 'Junkman' Alan Davis arrested in Orange County

    'Junkman' Alan Davis arrested in Orange County
    Alan Davis — nicknamed "junkman" — has long faced charges in Seminole County for having a messy yard. But now Davis faces charges in Orange County for resisting arrest, attempting to flee from a law enforcement officer and driving with a...
  • Woman ripped off doctor for $136K as office manager, deputies say

    Woman ripped off doctor for $136K as office manager, deputies say
    A Seminole County woman paid for theme-park tickets, tanning sessions, a plane ticket, a housekeeper and a host of other expenses by stealing from a DeBary doctor when she was his office manager, deputies said today. Tisha Krutsinger, 40, of Longwood...
  • 3 judges to decide whether to allow gay marriage in Florida

    3 judges to decide whether to allow gay marriage in Florida
    Three judges in separate cases across Florida could rule any day on whether to overturn Florida's ban on gay marriage. Each case deals with different set of couples who want to get married in different counties, but the basic question is the same:...
  • Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now

    Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's fight over "fair" congressional lines has left policymakers and the court in a paradox: should they require voters throughout Central Florida to cast ballots on illegal maps, or invalidate some votes already cast? Lawyers for...