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On one side of the St. Johns River, Volusia County has a bicycle-pedestrian trail that ends just shy of the U.S. 17-92 bridge.

 

Cask & Larder's "monastery-to-mouth" Belgian Beer Dinner takes inspiration from Belgium's famed monk brewers by pairing in-house cicerone Ron Raike's sudsy creations with Southern-inspired dishes - we're talking duck carpaccio, white gumbo and veal belly, to name just a few.

 

MARCH 24: A member of the New Black Panther Party wears handcuffs as others rally next to a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed by George Michael Zimmerman while on neighborhood watch patrol March 234 2012 in Sanford, Florida.

 

Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must extend their day by an hour when school starts next month, a plan some say will boost reading skills, but others fear will leave young students sapped and overworked.

 

The list is an impressive one: A former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states.

 

A motion to have more evidence heard in a Florida woman's "stand your ground" case was denied Friday.

 

The Florida Department of Transportation had some hiccups, but the SunRail trains are running mostly on time, customers are happy and plans are in place for more enhancements to the $1.3 billion commuter rail system in Central Florida.

 

The parents and brother of Trayvon Martin - Sybrina Fulton, left, Tracy Martin and Jahvaris Fulton - along with Florida Memorial University President Roslyn Clark Artis, right, during a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the launch of the Trayvon Martin Foundation last month.

 

Call 386-469-9409. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary.

 

Sanford leaders are considering how to use an estimated $300,000 in insurance money that the city stands to receive after the historic Little Red School House - one of Seminole County 's oldest buildings - was destroyed in a fire this month.

 

When Nora's Wine & Cigars closed in May, we told you Nora was actively looking for another space in the area.

 

One year after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the City of Sanford continues to heal.

 

A year after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, the trial's outcome clearing the former neighborhood watch volunteer is a source of ongoing activism and debate.

 

Florida's elementary and middle schools earned more A's but also more F's this year on the state's annual school report card, results released this morning show.

 

A former Deltona firefighter accused with raping multiple women is expected to make a plea and get sentenced Thursday afternoon, officials said.

 

Sewage processing company Maxwest Environmental Systems filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation last week, leading to its closure and 15 layoffs at offices in Lake Mary and Sanford, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

 

Beer Bomb Bus Tour Pickup at the Imperial in Ivanhoe Village, classes at the Imperial in Sanford, a four-course beer class on the bus led by Cigar City Brewing and a visit to a new distillery in St. Augustine.

 

SANFORD A 20-year-old Sanford man who accidentally killed a friend while showing off his new gun was today handcuffed and sent to prison for five years.

 

There were a couple of big band announcements this past week. Orlando band SoulSwitch introduced their new drummer, Chris Esquivel and Ambertone just announced a one time only reunion show for August at House of Blues.

 

Authorities in Sanford are investigating six suspicious fires, four of which happened overnight within a four hour period and destroyed a historic school house.

 
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