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  • Jay DeMarcus Dares You to Text at Dinner

    Jay DeMarcus Dares You to Text at Dinner

    If you ever get the chance to go out to dinner with Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, you’ll definitely want to put your cellphone away. Jay admits that people who are “totally tuned out just texting away” are one of his biggest pet peeves. “It’s a little bit disconcerting when you’re at dinner trying to hang out with friends and everybody’s text messaging,” he complains. “That’s kind of getting’ on my nerves.” Jay proudly admits that he and his wife Allison are bucking the trend, having made a vow to put their phones away whenever they sit down at a […]

  • Still no arrest in a two week old homicide

    SANFORD–Sanford Police are continuing their investigation into a homicide that occurred nearly two weeks ago.  41 year old Kevin Tucker died after being shot in the abdomen area at 615 Lansing Street.  Authorities say they are still awaiting results of ballistic tests before making an arrests. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.  

  • Teaching fellows visit Lee County

    SANFORD–Award winning Superintendent Dr. Jeff Moss was excited as he walked around the exhibits at the Small Business Expo early Wednesday morning.  He was preparing to meet  with more than 40 teaching fellows who recently completed theirafreshmen year of college.  The distinguished group of future teachers spent the day at some Lee County schools learning about teaching opportunities.  The statewide program was established in 1986 and pays four years of college expenses. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 10 50 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Still no arrests in a strong arm robbery and home invasion

    SANFORD–Detectives of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department continue to investigate the strong armed robbery and home invasion at the Lark Lane residence of Russell and Patsy Doby that occurred last Tuesday morning.  A $10K reward is being offered for information leading to arrests and conviction in the case.  Persons with information are encouraged to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.  Information will  be held in strictest confidence. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • A great day for small business

    SANFORD–Local small business owners took center stage Wednesday at the 24th annual Small Business Expo.  Held at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, over 2000 visitors stopped and talked with business owners and enjoyed a “taste” of the area.  Delicious food samples, including ice cream and chocolate chip cookies baked on site by employees of a local funeral home, kept those attending busy and full all day.  Many door prizes were given away at the end of the event. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • More Minorities than Whites Having Babies in the US

    More Minorities than Whites Having Babies in the US

    (WASHINGTON) — For the first time since it began keeping records, the Census Bureau reported on Thursday that more babies are being born collectively to Hispanics, blacks, Asians and those of mixed races than to white families. During the 12-month period that ended in July 2011, births of minority babies reached 50.4 percent compared to 49.6 percent for non-Hispanic whites. It’s expected that whites will remain the majority until mid-century.  However, William H. Frey, the senior demographer at the Brookings Institution, described the ongoing shift to The New York Times as a “transformation from a mostly white baby boomer culture […]

  • Pentagon Faces New Enemy: 10,000 Honey Bees?

    Pentagon Faces New Enemy: 10,000 Honey Bees?

    (WASHINGTON) — There were chuckles all around the Pentagon Wednesday as an alert notice appeared on computers warning building employees a swarm of bees had parked themselves outside an entrance to the building. The swarm of about 10,000 European honey bees landed on the branch of a small tree just outside the Pentagon’s Mall Entrance. By coincidence, a short time later a fire alarm led to the evacuation of a portion of the building. On the way out of the building a Pentagon employee was overheard saying, “I wonder if it’s the swarm of bees?” Turns out, the two events […]