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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...
  • Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships

    Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships
    In public school, Jen Goodwin's 11-year-old son, who has Asperger's syndrome, made solid academic gains but struggled with a "loud and overwhelming" campus. In a smaller private school, the boy thrived socially but started to lose ground academically....
  • 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...
  • Bears, income tax, and soda jerk: Letters

    Do something about bears Bears in the zoo are cute. Bears in the cartoons are funny. Bears roaming in my backyard after smashing down my solid-wood fence are neither cute nor funny. My wife and I have lived in Sweetwater Oaks in Seminole County for...
  • Burned out on bad news? Here's something encouraging

    Burned out on bad news? Here's something encouraging
    We all know there's no shortage of bad news. But there's plenty of good stuff happening out there too. Today we focus on that: Room for debate. Back in February I told you about a fledgling program to revive speech and debate classes at local high...
  • State House Dists. 30, 31: Editorial

    This year, the Florida Legislature, buoyed by a rare surplus, raised a ship that for several years had been sinking in red ink. Yet, the state remains far from safe harbor. Nurturing economic diversity, improving schools and brightening prospects for...
  • Seminole Chronicle to stop publishing July 31

    The Seminole Chronicle, a free weekly newspaper circulated in east Seminole County, will cease publication on July 31, company officials said Wednesday. The Chronicle's only full-time employee, Managing Editor Jessica Saggio, will continue managing the...
  • Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida

    Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida
    Parts of Central Florida are under a storm advisory right now. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over eastern Lake County, northwestern Orange County, Seminole County and southwest Volusia County. National Weather Service...
  • Lake Mary goes green, and radiant red, with synthetic turf field

    Lake Mary goes green, and radiant red, with synthetic turf field
    It took awhile, but the timing couldn't have been better for picture-perfect synthetic turf to be rolled out at Lake Mary. The fabricated field, a rich green, with bright white yard lines and red end zones that burn your eyes if you stare too long,...
  • Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful

    Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful
    Absentee ballots are becoming increasingly popular, as tens of thousands of them were sent to Central Florida voters last week for the upcoming primary race. While Republicans still run strong in this arena, Democrats are gaining ground. In Orange...
  • Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary

    Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary
    One of the world's largest accounting and professional-services firms announced on Monday that it plans to open a new tech center in Lake Mary and hire up to 1,000 high-salaried workers over the next four years. "This is one of the biggest economic...