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  • Fire heavily damaged a popular restaurant

    SANFORD–An investigation is underway into the early morning fire at Brick City Oyster Bar on South Horner Boulevard that was reported around 2:30 am Tuesday. Fire Chief Wayne Barbour said the restaurant was pretty well gutted, and will be closed for sometime for repairs. He said the cause is believed to be electrical. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Was it road rage?

    SANFORD–Police were called to 813 S. Horner Blvd. Monday in reference to a shots fired call. They were later called to CCH in reference to a possible gunshot victim. The victim, identified as 21 year old Thurman Rigsby of Sanford confirmed that he was at the stop light near Hardees when two black males began firing at his vehicle, striking it several times. He the drove to the hospital for treatment of his injuries from broken glass. The investigation continues. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Fracking will be discussed at the Public Policy Luncheon Monday

    SANFORD–Commissioner Jim Womack who serves on the State Fracking board, will address issues surrounding it at the monthly meeting of the Public Policy Committee Monday. The event will commence at 11:45 at the Flame. It is open to the public. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A Sanford man is being held without bail after kidnapping his son

    SANFORD–Victor Manuel Popoca has been charged with abducting his son from a local Daycare Center Wednesday morning. Popoca, 25, of Oakwood Avenue, was charged with felony abduction of children and misdemeanor domestic violence order violation after his child was taken from Shooting Stars Center on Charlotte Avenue. He is being held without bail. More local news can be heard Monday THROUGH Friday ON WWGP 1050 AND Classic Hits and Oldies.

  • Interested in leasing or managing the local golf course? Raise your hand

    SANFORD–According to information from city officials, at least five firms are interested in leasing or managing the Sanford Golf course. Issues around the municipal course have been discussed for years, and now, the city council has the daunting task of studying lots of paperwork before making any type of decision. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Sanford police probing drug store robbery

    SANFORD–A lone man held up the CVS Pharmacy on S. Horner Boulevard Saturday evening and no arrest has been made. According to Captain Harold Layton of the Police department, the robber entered the business around 10:30 pm, produced a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. After getting an undisclosed amount, he left the area on foot. No injuries resulted. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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