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  • Good Friday is only a few hours away

    SANFORD–Most city, county, state and federal offices will be closed Friday for the Good Friday holiday. Many years ago, Easter Monday was the designated holiday. Now that its changed, many people, and business, still choose to observe both days. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Star power is running behind business

    SANFORD–Keith Crisco, and former American Idol runner up Clay Akins have visited Lee County several times during this campaign season. Both are seeking the democratic nomination for the second congressional district seat. Akins’ star power appears to be taking a back seat to Crisco in fundraising. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Florists are busy filling order for Easter lilies

    SANFORD–Local florists say they are extremely busy filling orders for Easter lilies which is the most popular flower during the Easter season. Many churches order lilies to decorate their sanctuaries during the revered observance. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Stomach bug got you down?

    SANFORD–Has your family been hot with a stomach bug? Well, you’re not alone. Several doctors offices are reporting a spike in patients suffering with diarrhea and vomiting. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Three citizens, two posthumously, were honored by the city council Tuesday evening

    SANFORD–The Sanford City Council used the beginning of the regular meeting Tuesday evening to honor the memory of two late officials, and to pay tribute to one retiring employee. Resolutions were presented to the families of the late Walter McNeil, who, until his death, was the longest siting council member, and the late Ed Paschal, who served on the Lee County Board of Commissioners. Bob Bridwell, who is retiring in May, was honored for outstanding service to the city. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Numerous Religious Easter ceremonies are scheduled

    SANFORD–In addition to Easter Sunrise service at Buffalo Cemetery early Sunday morning, many churches are also holding Sunrise Services and offering breakfast. They are also holding Good Friday services. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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