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65° Humidity:78% Clouds:64% Wind (NNE):3mph very heavy rain
Monday 69°FTuesday 72°FWednesday 73°FThursday 76°FFriday 79°F

December rainfall trended toward drier conditions

From St. Johns River Water Management District Many counties across the St. Johns River Water Management District had a very dry December, with the southern...

A local teacher shares why ‘2020 made me a better teacher’

Opinion By Ramona Lataille, Science Teacher at Seminole Science Charter School  Like most teachers, COVID-19 has been the biggest and most unexpected challenge of my career....

Gas prices rise 11 cents, oil hits 11 month high; Seminole Co. prices lower...

From AAA Florida gas prices increased by more than a dime last week. Florida drivers are now paying nearly $2.30 per gallon at the pump.  "Florida...

Conservationists decry Fed’s rollback of migratory-bird protections in Florida

In the past, the act has been used to make companies such as BP pay to clean up the massive oil spill in the...

5 ways to prevent kidney stones

About 1 in 10 people develop kidney stones during their lifetime, and men between the ages of 30–50 have the highest risk. Once you've...

In case you missed it: The Seminole County news week in review

Six stories that shaped the news week in Seminole County https://theseminolesource.com/agricultural-cost-share-offered-farmers-growers-ranchers-application-deadline-jan-29/ https://theseminolesource.com/city-altamonte-springs-upgrading-waste-collection-system-containers2121/ https://theseminolesource.com/seminole-county-updates-covid-19-vaccine-distribution/ https://theseminolesource.com/seminole-co-librarys-northwest-branch-temporarily-closes-next-week-renovations/ https://theseminolesource.com/zeroeyes-scps-team-weapon-detection-technology-pilot-program-oviedo-high/ https://theseminolesource.com/central-florida-zoo-shares-can-help-zoos-covid-19/  

Pandemic outpacing vaccinations as post-holiday surge hammers Florida

By John Haughey | The Center Square A trifecta of bad pandemic news in Florida unfolded last week, culminating Friday with the state learning nearly half...

Sheriff Dennis Lemma sworn in for second term, see video of ceremony

From Staff Reports and the Seminole County Sheriff's Office Last week, Sheriff Dennis Lemma was sworn in for his second term as Seminole County Sheriff....

Can employers require workers to take the COVID-19 vaccine? 6 questions answered

By Ana Santos Rutschman, Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University The Conversation Editor’s note: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency in charge...

5 strategies for cultivating hope this year

By Jacqueline S. Mattis, Rutgers University - Newark The raging coronavirus pandemic, along with political turbulence and uncertainty, has overwhelmed many of us. From almost...

Our Great Love

Opinion | Faith & Inspiration By Charles Towne    I wish you could have known her when she was well. When we first met... even then...

ZeroEyes and SCPS team up for weapon detection technology pilot program at Oviedo High

From the Seminole County Public Schools and ZeroEyes, Inc. Over the last several months, the Seminole County Public School (SCPS) Safety Division, under the direction...