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Bringing you the best local stories in and around our community.

The Hall (Still) Calls

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Every year, Seminole County enshrines new local athletic icons into its Sports Hall of Fame. The 2020 induction took place without the usual fanfare, but the honorees deserve no less of a celebration. Let’s meet this year’s worthy inductees:

Success in the System

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The future for foster children can seem bleak, but Altamonte Springs Police Officer William Belt proves that today doesn’t define tomorrow – and he’s determined to spread that message to local kids every way he can

25 Years of Changing Lives

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Have you ever thought about mentoring a student? Consider being part of the Take Stock in Children program. With 25 years of success under its belt, this scholarship program helps connect deserving high-school students and adult mentors in a meaningful way.

Casselberry 101

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The City of Casselberry’s new Citizen Academy will give residents a behind-the-scenes peek at what makes the town tick – all for free!

A New Way to Serve

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RSVP is now active in Seminole County, and it aims to match seniors and older adults with local nonprofit organizations that need their help

A SunRail Daycation

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Looking for a day-full of fun throughout Central Florida? Our own Georgia Rivas hops on SunRail to scope out some of the hottest spots that are just a train-ride away.

A Seed Grows in Seminole

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The Mustard Seed of Central Florida has a strong and growing presence in Seminole County, providing help to families in distress and opportunities to serve for those with love to give

"You Smell the Fuel"

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From Altamonte Springs to the skies high above the most exotic destinations in the world, this competitive skydiver reflects on his unlikely destiny to join the Army’s Golden Eagles

Press Pass

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When he’s not on the basketball court at Lake Brantley High, Zack Weiss is writing about the NBA for the online news outlet League Alerts.

Big Names

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With a major Blues Festival on deck this month and a bevy of other free concerts throughout the year, the City of Casselberry has become a sought-after destination for some of the biggest musical acts in the nation

Legal Eagles

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There’s a new law school in our community, but the young lawyers in this program are still about a decade away from taking the bar

Kids' Court

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At the Sweetwater Oaks tennis club, a pair of ambidextrous young siblings are leading a new generation of court marshals

Hello Summer

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And just like that, another Florida summer is upon us, but luckily you don’t have to go very far to enjoy our beautiful Sunshine State. Here are our top picks for fun things to do in your neighborhood and around town this summer.

Get Ahead of the Class!

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If you’re like most parents, you probably greet the end of summer with a mixture of emotions. However, summer will be over before you know it – which means back-to-school time is just around the corner. Are you ready?

The Hall Calls

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The 2019 class of inductees into the Seminole County Sports Hall of Fame spans decades, multiple sports, and the full spectrum of community service

A Concert for the Kids

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Get ready for a star-studded evening of entertainment on August 18, all to benefit the Steinway Society and its mission to help children in need take a seat at the piano.

On-Campus Credit

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For 10 years, students at Lake Brantley High School have gotten real-world experience working at the on-campus CFE Credit Union branch, and now would-be bankers at Lake Howell High are breaking into the business, too.