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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Apply Good Sense To Appliance Purchases

One often overlooked big ticket expense in households is home appliances. Total up the cost of items such as refrigerators, washers, dryers and stoves and the cumulative number can get pretty big. Fortunately there...

“Government Handouts”

In the midst of the great depression in the 1930s, the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt undertook a number of ambitious programs in an effort to get the country and its economy back on...

These Steps Help To Prevent Falls

As we observe National Osteoporosis Month, we are often reminded that although good bone health is important at all stages of life, people aged 65 and older should be especially mindful in literally taking...

Katie Eddings – Lee County High School

Our Welcome To Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Katie Eddings of Lee County High School, and this year’s Lee County Teacher of the Year for 2017-18. Mrs. Eddings has been an AVID...

A Stranger Danger Summer Refresher

We're moving into outdoor weather season. As kids, especially younger children, begin to spend more time outdoors, possibly away from parents' watchful eyes and come in contact with a larger universe of people, it's...

Make Closing Time An Open & Shut Case

We're headed into the busiest time of year in residential real estate and the market's already on fire, so there's a good chance that many of our readers will be closing on new home...

On The Wicker Street Beat

Today's Throwback topic is another of our semi-regular travels along one of Sanford's prominent and historic streets. Wicker Street's footprint is rather unusual ... beginning a few miles west of town as the extension...

Prevent Strokes By Knowing 4 Risk Factors

In recognition of May as National Stroke Awareness Month, we want to share some information about the key categories of risk factors. According to the National Stroke Association, if you know the personal characteristics...

Debra Jackson – Lee County School District Driver of the Year

As another school year is on the verge of it's "final drive" to the finish line, our Teacher of the Week feature is taking a slight detour this week, to recognize Debra Jackson, recently honored...

Hygiene Hints For Children

With warmer, outdoor weather back in full sway, this can be a good time to teach younger children about the importance of good hygiene. Help kids understand that keeping their bodies clean is part...

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