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  • 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.

  • Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

    Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

    (BOSTON) — A man was charged Tuesday night with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up security on the anniversary of the bombings that shook the city a year ago. The device the suspect had was a rice cooker, not an actual explosive device, police said. The two suspicious bags — only one of which police say they believe the man dropped — were both exploded Tuesday evening after the suspect had been detained for questioning. “With the marathon coming,… Read more

  • Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Was Pen Pals with Would-Be Bomber

    Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Was Pen Pals with Would-Be Bomber

    (OVERLAND PARK, Mo.) — The former KKK leader accused of murdering three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas was pen pals with Kevin Harpham, the man who plotted to bomb the MLK Day parade in Spokane, Wash., in 2011, the government says. ABC News acquired from prosecutors copies of the postcards and letters they allegedly exchanged in March and April of that year, shortly after Harpham was jailed. Frazier Glenn Miller, currently facing murder charges, encouraged Harpham to “stay strong,” and offered to help set up a legal defense fund for the convict, who later admitted to planting a… Read more

  • Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

    Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

    (BOSTON) — On the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured 264 people, law enforcement officials in the city were not taking any chances. The Boston Police bomb squad was dispatched to the area near the marathon finish line to investigate and detonate two unattended backpacks. As a precaution, Boston Police established a perimeter around the questionable items left in the area of Boylston Street and Exeter Street while the bomb squad investigates. Authorities asked pedestrians and drivers in tweeted safety alerts Tuesday to “avoid the area in and around the Boston Marathon Finish Line.”… Read more

  • Zac Brown Band Adds New Member in Time for Upcoming Summer Tour

    Zac Brown Band Adds New Member in Time for Upcoming Summer Tour

    Zac Brown Band has added an eighth member just in time for their Great American Road Trip starting next month. Matt Mangano has joined the group on bass, leaving bassist and vocalist John Driskell Hopkins free to play other instruments. Matt previously toured as a guitarist with John Mayer and is also featured on Zac Brown Band’s latest album, Uncaged. He appears on their live DVD, Pass the Jar, too. Zac Brown Band’s upcoming tour includes two sold-out shows at Boston’s Fenway Park June 27 and 28. Kacey Musgraves will join the trek May 29 through June 1, too. Here… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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