Seminole County Newswire

Seminole County Newswire

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  1. Property cleared from 'Junkman's' yardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Click Orlando

    Seminole County authorities on Thursday returned to the Altamonte Springs home of a man known for his run-ins over his messy yard, removing items they consider trash from his property. Alan Davis, who has previously been arrested over his yard, was issued an abatement notice 15 days ago, but he did not clear his property, prompting county officials to arrive Thursday morning.

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  2. Residents at Altamonte Springs condos relieved to have water againRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    People living in a Seminole County condo complex went days without running water and believe the rainy weather may have been the cause. The water at the Altamonte Ridge Condos on Wymore Road and State Road 436 came back on at about 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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  3. PB school officials: Scrap new test, use SATRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has already rebuffed that idea, which was initially suggested by the Seminole County superintendent. She said in June the SAT would not be able to accurately measure Florida's unique learning standards. "If our ...

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  4. Incumbents in four Seminole cities re-elected to new terms after not drawing opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Incumbents in four Seminole County cities will not have to wave campaign signs or knock on doors asking for votes before the Nov. 3 elections this year. That's because commissioners in Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Longwood and Oviedo were re-elected to new terms after no residents filed to run against them.

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  5. Former deputy charged with fraud agrees never to work as cop againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The former head of the Seminole County Sheriff's Office SWAT team on Tuesday put an end to his criminal fraud case by entering a pretrial diversion program. Former Lt.

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  6. Readers write about bears, school testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Dear Beth: Thank you so much for the bite 'em up article about the Seminole County commissioners. Their denial of requiring the bear-proof trash cans is abominable! - Suze It is baffling, Suze.

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  7. Constantine: Seminole has millions available for bear-resistant trash cansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole County has millions of dollars available in a solid-waste fund, more than enough to purchase bear-resistant trash cans for every one of the 23,000 homeowners living on the west side of Interstate 4, according to County Commissioner Lee Constantine. The fund has been tapped recently by the county to purchase vacant land along U.S. Highway 17-92 and to buy lights for Seminole's new sports stadium.

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  8. Nasa Ai to power first-responder techRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Federal Computer Week

    ... 911 services at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, and a public safety official in Seminole County, Fla. "We've got to triage the data at some point," English said at a town hall at the August APCO conference in Washington, ...

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  9. Oviedo man gets 10 years for photos of children being sexually abusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    For years, a Seminole County man collected thousands of images of infants and young children being sexually abused, records show. Orlando-based U.S. District Judge John Antoon II also ordered Longest to pay $5,500 in restitution to a victim and to forfeit his computers and electronic devices.

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  10. Move could siphon tens of millions of gallons of water from St. Johns ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | St. Augustine Record

    ... Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman, standing on the deck of a pontoon boat near the mouth of the canal going to the Seminole County water intake site. "From here to Mayport, it has a ripple effect. "It's a big straw," she says, "and this is just the ...

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  11. Big bills result from OUC meter glitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Maple Taylor of west Orlando was shocked this summer by huge bills from OUC. Thousands of the utility's new water meters have failed to transmit data to OUC computers, which was translated by the billing system as zero usage.

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  12. Man's murder remains unsolved 25 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... a gold necklace. There was a dollar and some change strewn next to his body. Though investigators with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office had a few suspects, there was never enough concrete evidence to make an arrest. Richardson's death has ...

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  13. PHOTO: Mamie Till Mobley weeps at her sons funeral on Sept. 6, 1955, in Chicago.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ABC News

    ... Roy Bryant, the husband of Carolyn Bryant, the woman at whom Till purportedly whistled. In July of 2013, a Seminole County, Florida, jury acquitted George Zimmerman , the man who fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who Zimmerman claimed ...

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  14. Emmett Till Remembered 60 Years After Brutal SlayingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... Roy Bryant, the husband of Carolyn Bryant, the woman at whom Till purportedly whistled. In July of 2013, a Seminole County, Florida, jury acquitted George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who Zimmerman claimed ...

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  15. $100M senior living project OK'd by Seminole planning boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    Seminole County's Planning and Zoning Board approved the plan, according to documents, and county commissioners will vote in October on it. CCRC Development Corp. is the owner of the project, which includes building a 338-unit community on 60 acres.

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  16. Pols to latest standardized test: You're firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... we toss PARCC, he also suggested Florida could adopt the already-proven SAT or ACT. That didn't happen then. Seminole County's Walt Griffin might be the most practical superintendent in Florida. He says the FSA isn't working. This is mostly because ...

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  17. August 28, 2015 Legal NoticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    TO: SARA CARPIO A/K/A SARA G. CARPIO A/K/A SARAFRANCO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SARA CARPIO and UNKNOWN TENANT YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose amortgage on the following described property located in ORANGE County, Florida: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose amortgage on the following described property located in ORANGE County, Florida: South 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Seminole County, Florida and run North 00 11'09" West, 20.00 feet; thence run South 89 41'12" West, 430.00 feet; thence run North 01 28'46" West, 284.95 feet to a point on the departing said Southerly right of way line run South 20 22'38" West, 231.40 feet to a point on the North 86.84 feet through a central angle of 5 38'38" to the end of said curve; thence run South Meyer Aka Tonya L. Hinebaugh; Scott E. Hinebaugh;Bank Of America, N.A. andUnknown ... (more)

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  18. Cops: Man secretly recorded teen in roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Click Orlando

    Seminole County deputies have arrested a man who they say secretly recorded a 16-year-old girl in her bedroom. Deputies said an investigation began in May after Griffith told deputies he placed a phone underneath the spare bed and recorded 10 separate videos of the 16-year-old dressing and undressing.

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  19. Seminole sheriff announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Click Orlando

    NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS BEFORE. DANIELS IS NOW FACING ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES. WELL, HE HAS LED LAW ENFORCEMENT IN SEMINOLE COUNTY FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY.

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  20. Tropical Storm Erika could hit Florida as hurricane early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... other emergency-management officials across the state have started talking about their plans for Erika. In Seminole County, officials have started to make preliminary preparations such as reviewing the availability of shelters and emergency ...

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