Throughout its history, Sanford has been a town of full of colorful characters, even by Florida standards.
There’s W.J. Hill, an Englishman who lived in a packing crate on the banks of Lake Monroe when he moved to Sanford in 1872. He went on to build an empire in the hardware business.
When you think of great barbecue cities, you think of Memphis, Kansas City, Birmingham, and Sanford.
Pictured above: A 1939 postcard of the Sanford Zoo and Monkey Island on the north end of Park […]
On July 4, 1975, the Central Florida Zoological Park, with Jack Hanna on staff, opened at its current […]
An increasing number of interactions between Florida black bears and humans in Seminole County has made headlines and […]
Mike Padgett runs a shady business. But it’s cool, his customers expect it.
Padgett is the owner of Florida Shade Co., a Sanford-based firm that designs and builds outdoor shade structures for commercial and residential uses.