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Seminole County

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  • Divas unite to introduce kids to music

     Divas unite to introduce kids to music
    When Carol Stein wrangles the divas in a fundraiser for the Steinway Society of Central Florida, the egos are checked at the door. "There's never a 'diva' problem," Stein says with hearty laugh. "Everyone wants to help. These are divas with a heart."...
  • 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,...
  • Early voting starts Monday in some counties

    Early voting starts Monday in some counties
    Election supervisors, worried that the redistricting brouhaha will confuse voters, have this message: The Aug. 26 primary is still on, and early voting is set to begin in some Central Florida counties starting today. Voters can start casting ballots...
  • Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session

    Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session
    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday which would shift the contours of seven U.S. House districts spread throughout Central Florida. On the first day of a court-ordered special session, House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
  • Seminole County students back to school today (district has fourth earliest start in Florida)

    Seminole County students back to school today (district has fourth earliest start in Florida)
    Seminole County's public school students are back in class this morning, as the district ushered in the 2014-15 school year today. Seminole is the fourth Florida school district to start classes this year. Most, including all others in Central Florida,...
  • Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary

    Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary
    Deloitte, the world’s largest accounting firm, confirmed Monday that its Deloitte Consulting arm is opening a new tech center in Lake Mary, with 1,000 new jobs. Seminole County and the City of Lake Mary are planning to vote on a $1.7 million...
  • Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education

    Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education
    Olive-oil specialty stores in Central Florida are counting on Americans' fascination with the Mediterranean diet and interest in cooking to fuel their bottom lines. The concept is simple: Offer a variety of oils, allow customers to taste them before...
  • Sylvia Redditt: Pianist, teacher shared her love of music

    Sylvia Redditt: Pianist, teacher shared her love of music
    Sylvia Redditt launched her musical career when she was barely a teenager, performing her first piano recital at Boston's Faneuil Hall when she was just 13, family members said. She would go on to inspire countless musical young people as a teacher....
  • 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...
  • Few parents weigh in on FCAT replacement tests

    Few parents weigh in on FCAT replacement tests
    A month ago, Florida educators unveiled sample questions for the high-stakes, FCAT replacement test and asked teachers and parents to let them know what they thought. So far, the response has been underwhelming. Fewer than 30 people have shared...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...