DeLand man, 87, who suffered facial fractures in home invasion earlier this month, has died Henry Frederick Fri, 12/23/2016 - 23:02

DELAND, Fla. -- An 87-year-old man injured earlier this month during a home invasion of his home near DeLand by a lone burglar that left him clinging to life with multiple fractures to his face and head died today, a spokesman for Sheriff Ben Johnson said.

SUNDAY CONVERSATION BIO: Dennis Lemma, 2016 Seminole County Sheriff-Elect Henry Frederick Sun, 07/03/2016 - 16:47
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Seminole County Sheriff-Elect Dennis Lemma / Headline SurferHenry Frederick interviews Seminole County Sheriff-Elect Dennis Lemma / Headline Surfer®Editor's Note: The Interview
The main bar Headline Surfer® multimedia 'Sunday Conversation' on-camera interview with Seminole County Sheriff-Elect Dennis Lemma will be published shortly.
What follows is a sidebar bio summary on Lemma, who is shown in the display image in uniform here.

SANFORD, Fla. -- Dennis Lemma was appointed Sheriff-Elect of Seminole County on June 24, when he stood alone in submitting qualifying papers by noon of that Friday Friday's deadline to run in the 2016 elections.

An earlier opponent dropped out and when all was said and done, Lemma had no opposition.

Headline Surfer poll: 50-50 split on 2nd-degree murder charge for George Zimmerman in gunshot slaying of Trayvon Martin

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SANFORD -- Respondents to an InstaPoll on Headline Surfer are in a virtual deadlock as to whether the charge of second-degree murder for Trayvon Martin is appropriate. The poll was created 8:59 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, asking: Do you agree with the 2nd degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin's death?

To the first choice: Yes, he committed a crime and must be held accountable, 401 or 50% chose that choice.

In the second choice, No, he was standing his ground and his actions were lawful, 399 or 50% chose that choice.

The Headline Surfer Install Poll was created 8:59 p.m., Wednesday, April 11. It will be closed once the 1,000th vote has been cast.

Police handling of killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford is Florida's shame Darlene Vann Wed, 03/21/2012 - 20:15

EDGEWATER -- I am confused about why the police did not arrest Trayvon Martin’s (alleged) killer.

Seminole County Commissioner Amy Lockhart: 'Wearing a mask is my way of putting others before myself'

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SANFORD, Fla. -- The following was written by Friday by Dis 4 Seminole County Commissioner Amy Linville Lockhart on her Facebook page on Friday - five days beore Seminole County mandated that masks be worn in public places inside or outside anywhere within the county limits, with few exceptions (children 2 & under, exercising, eating, etc).

Sanford cop relieved of duty after New Year's DUI arrest in Lake Mary

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SANFORD, Fla. -- A Sanford cop has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of a criminal and administrative Investigation into his Bew Year's arrest by Lake Mary police who charged him with drivbing under the influence and causing property damage.

Sanford Cops: Daytona Beach man arrested on charges of arranging via the internet to meet two girls, 9 &11, for sex

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SANFORD, Fla. -- Sanford police Investigators were notified through the Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force that a possible suspect, later identified as 19-year-old Harris M. Carvel, expressed interest in traveling to Sanford from Daytona Beach for the sole purpose of engaging in sexual intercourse with with two girls, ages 9 and 11, Sanford cops said in announcing his arrest on Wednesday.

Sera King new associate publisher of Headline Surfer

SANFORD, Fla. -- Sera King is the now associate publisher of Headline Surfer, having previously served as the multimedia editor of the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet since its inception in April 2008.