Seminole County Newswire

Seminole County Newswire

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  1. Seminole adds boardwalks at scenic Black Bear Wilderness AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    If you want to see a Florida black bear, there are plenty of neighborhoods in Seminole County you could visit. But there's another, more natural place where the large, lumbering creatures hang out: the Black Bear Wilderness Area, along the St. Johns River just west of Sanford.

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  2. Florida Supreme Court orders new trial in $1M lottery disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lottery Post

    In 2008, he sued his live-in sweetheart, a Seminole County schoolteacher, after she refused to give him half of the $1 million lottery jackpot she won. They had a deal, he insisted, although it was unwritten: If he won the lottery, he'd give her half - and if she won, she'd give him half.

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  3. Mayors in Seminole County, Florida, Reassure Community Leaders --...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2013 | PR Newswire

    Mayors in Seminole County, Florida, Reassure Community Leaders -- "Why the Riots of Ferguson and Baltimore Are Less Likely to Happen in My City" A diverse group of local pastors and community leaders attended the invitation-only event at Northland, A Church Distributed, moderated by the church's senior pastor, Dr. Each talked about what they are doing to ensure fair treatment of all citizens; to plan for a helpful response in the event of a riot; and to be examples of building relationships across racial/ethnic divisions over time. "This was an opportunity for them to reassure other community leaders that they are prepared for the safety and well-being of all citizens," Dr. Hunter explains.

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  4. Florida Supreme Court sides with jilted lover in Seminole lottery disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... lottery jackpot in 2007 and is not sharing it with Browning. In 2008, he sued his live-in sweetheart, a Seminole County schoolteacher, after she refused to give him half of the $1 million lottery jackpot she won. They had a deal, he insisted, ...

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  5. Teacher of the year finalist Brian Furgione brings energy to the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Brian Furgione, 28, from Seminole County's Melee Middle School, finds out this summer if he wins $10K and Flor Hair pulled into a ponytail, Nike tennis shoes, jeans. And hardly anybody calls him Mr. Furgione - just Mr. Furg will do.

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  6. Teen girl describes bloody shark attack off Cocoa Beach, Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    A 13-year-old Seminole County girl's dream to run in the Junior Olympics is on hold because of a violent shark attack in Cocoa Beach. Alysa Whetro was bitten Sunday while swimming in waist-deep water off the coast of Cocoa Beach to celebrate her birthday.

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  7. Volusia pushes $64 million plan to renovate, replace key buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... DeLand, court/central services warehouse and a medical examiner facility, half of which could be paid for by Seminole County. Those projects would cost Volusia a combined $19.6 million. Council members were in agreement that replacement of the ...

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  8. Judge facing long list of ethics complaints resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WESH-TV

    ... SHOWING UP FOR WORK FOR WEEKS ON END. WESH 2'S AMANDA OBER HAS BEEN LOOKING INTO THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING SEMINOLE COUNTY JUDGE LINDA SCHOONOVER WHO CLAIMS PHYSICAL ILLNESS IS THE CAUSE OF HER STRUGGLES. THE JUDGE WHO SUDDENLY RESIGNED FROM THE ...

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  9. I-4 Ultimate project schedules public open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Business Journal

    ... project is rebuilding 21 miles of Interstate 4 from Kirkman Road in Orange County to State Road 434 in Seminole County, adding two new tolled express lanes - eastbound and westbound - replacing more than 140 bridges, reconfiguring 15 major ...

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  10. New memorial honors fallen heroes in Seminole CountyRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... eight law-enforcement officers and seven firefighters - who died while on duty and whose names will be part Seminole County's new Heroes Memorial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center. County commissioners and other local leaders are ...

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  11. Boater's distress signal leads to more distressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | TheBostonChannel.com

    ... FORWARD. DAVE McDANIEL IS LIVE IN ALTAMONTE SPRINGS WHERE IT ALL STARTED WITH BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING. SEMINOLE COUNTY FIRE SAYS THEY GOT THE CALL AROUND 5:30 THIS MORNING. THEY SAY PEOPLE WHO LIVE AROUND THE LAKE SAW THE BOAT FULLY ENGULFED IN ...

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  12. Navy grad's cold-case homicide remains unsolved 30 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Inside was a prescription-pill bottle containing a paper towel but no pills. But she was not robbed, said Seminole County Sheriff's Office Investigator Bob Jaynes, who has been on the case since the mid-1990s. All her shopping bags from the previous ...

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  13. Navy grad's cold case homicide remains unsolved 30 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Orlando Homicide Report

    ... Inside was a prescription pill bottle containing a paper towel, but no pills. But she was not robbed, said Seminole County Sheriff's Office Investigator Bob Jaynes, who has been on the case since the mid-1990s. All her shopping bags from the ...

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  14. May 22, 2015 Legal Notices V.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 18TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT INAND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.

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  15. 'Tomorrowland': Central Florida stars with George ClooneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... assisting the production in 2013. "In November 2013, we worked with them on several locations including Seminole County and Altamonte Springs," Fowler said. "They also filmed in Titusville and Brevard County." "Tomorrowland" spent five days shooting ...

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  16. Residents relieved as state halts plan for transportation center at Longwood siteRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... not just because of the noise and lights, but also from the diesel fumes coming from the [idling] trucks," Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari said. For now, the eastbound I-4 rest stop - built in 1983 - will remain as it is, with the large ...

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  17. Hundreds of fish die overnight in Sweetwater Cove LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WESH-TV

    COMING UP FOR US IN JUST A FEW MINUTES. WE ARE FOLLOWING A MYSTERY TONIGHT IN SEMINOLE COUNTY.

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  18. Burns & McDonnell Opens Office in Orlando Area to Support Expansion Plans in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    Maitland Mayor Dale McDonald and Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari joined Oko Buckle and his fellow employee-owners from award-winning AEC firm, Burns & McDonnell, to celebrate the opening of the firm's newest regional office in Greater Orlando. Burns & McDonnell is poised for expansion in Florida with the opening of its first major office in the Orlando area.

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  19. Scholarship set up to honor fallen Marine from Altamonte SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Sentinel School Zone

    ... to the beach to play in the water. Gyllin said several community partners, including Duke Energy and the Seminole County Sheriff's Foundation donated money. Emails were also being sent out to Seminole State faculty and staff, donors and others, he ...

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  20. Gator alert: Hot days mean alligators on move in Volusia and FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... over the past five years was 36. Licensed nuisance alligator trapper Jerry Flynn, who responds to calls in Seminole County and parts of Volusia, said a large portion of the calls he's received so far this year have come from Deltona. He said he ...

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