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Seminole County

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  • Seminole's first day of school goes smoothly

    Seminole's first day of school goes smoothly
    With new supplies in cubbies and soft music playing in the background, teacher Jana Spitalnick chatted with her fifth-graders about what they did during the summer, their favorite things and what they hope to learn in school this year. But Spitalnick...
  • Critter cam: Wildlife captured on motion-sensing, infrared camera

    Critter cam: Wildlife captured on motion-sensing, infrared camera
    I love my "critter cam." The unique wildlife video footage that I capture with my infrared, motion sensor-triggered video camera in my Seminole County backyard is always full of surprises. The night and daytime scenes documented remind me of the...
  • Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash

    Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash
    SANFORD — A judge has ordered Sanford's hospital to hand over medical records for a 21-year-old Deltona man whose blood-alcohol level indicates he was drunk when he plowed into the back of a Buick driven by a New Smyrna Beach man last year. Peter...
  • Classes resume in most Fl districts, with Orange projected to lead state in student growth

    Classes resume in most Fl districts, with Orange projected to lead state in student growth
    Most Florida public school students  -- more than 2.7 million of them -- started the 2014-15 school year today. It is a school year that is forecast to be one of limited enrollment growth statewide, but Orange County public schools are expected to be a...
  • 08/18: Business events

    Chamber Oviedo-Winter Springs: Bagels and Business event featuring the three candidates running for Seminole County School Board, District 1: Frank D. Curcio, Jeff Bauer, and Rich Sloane, 8-9:30 a.m. Aug. 20, Oviedo Mall Community Room, 1700 Oviedo...
  • Seminole County judicial race draws incumbent, two challengers

    Seminole County judicial race draws incumbent, two challengers
    In this year's one contested race for Seminole County judge, voters must decide between incumbent Jerri Collins and two candidates who have filed for bankruptcy, Alex Finch and Sandra I. Rivera. Collins, 52, has been on the bench eight years,...
  • Florida high court backs lesbian in visitation fight for adopted son

    Florida high court backs lesbian in visitation fight for adopted son
    The Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for a Seminole County lesbian to get visitation rights with her 6 1/2-year-old son, a boy she legally adopted after he was born to her female partner. The couple broke up, and the birth mother moved her...
  • Man sought for Sanford arson fires also wanted in Georgia for probation violation

    Man sought for Sanford arson fires also wanted in Georgia for probation violation
    Investigators in Florida and Seminole County are not the only ones looking for Steven Wayne Angle, who they think may have knowledge about the recent string of arson fires in Sanford. Georgia authorities recently issued an arrest warrant for Angle for...
  • It's time to do more than shoo Fake Homeless People

    Much like a G-rated version of HBO's "Taxicab Confessions," the chatter of children in their car seats makes for riveting entertainment. Picture the scene: a 6-year-old (Miss R) and a 5-year-old (Miss M) in my Infiniti on a recent spin. Miss R: "These...
  • Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms

    Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms
    No one would confuse the cafeteria line at Crystal Lake Elementary in Seminole County with a restaurant. But that hasn't stopped the school from aiming for a "restaurant-quality" experience. That includes using black plastic ware and serving split-top...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...