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Seminole County

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  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday
    It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers. The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office

    Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office
    Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
  • 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...
  • Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families

    Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families
    Lake Mary is a family-friendly city with good schools, affordable homes and a low-crime rate, and that earned it a Top 10 ranking on a new list of "Best Towns for Families" put out by Family Circle magazine. Lake Mary is the only Florida locale on the...
  • Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners

    Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners
    Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
  • FHSAA wants easy realignment, but is there such a thing?

    FHSAA wants easy realignment, but is there such a thing?
    The Florida High School Athletic Association soon will undergo the arduous task of realigning 682 member schools into sports districts for the 2015-16 school year and beyond. FHSAA executive director Roger Dearing anticipates "minimal changes" and not...
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...
  • Seminole Health Dept. ends 30 years of pediatric care

    Seminole Health Dept. ends 30 years of pediatric care
    After 30 years of providing pediatric services to the community, the Seminole County health department will stop providing those services as of Aug. 1, health officials announced. The officials cited budgetary shortfalls as well as an abundance of...
  • 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...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
  • 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...