Author Archives: MSM Administrator

Then and Now: Historic Hopper Academy

By Kevin D. Gardner It was once a centerpiece for the community, providing education for generations of young African American students in Sanford’s Georgetown neighborhood. Now, thanks to the hard work and dedication of members of the community, Historic Hopper Academy has been reborn as a community center and is a point of pride once again and an example of ...

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A Guide to Summer Fun in Sanford Parks

By Robert Beall, Operations Manager, Sanford Parks & Recreation Department Are you looking for things to do this summer in Sanford? The City of Sanford Parks and Recreation Department hosts a variety of park sites that the family can enjoy all summer long. With twenty-eight parks located throughout the City and featuring a range of activities that include walking trails, ...

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Coach Kenne Brown Reflects On a Memorable Championship Season

On June 1, the Seminole High School’s baseball team, under the leadership of Coach Kenne Brown, captured its first FHSAA Baseball State Championship since 1992. The championship season marked the first year of coaching for Coach Brown since battling throat cancer a decade ago. In the letter below shared with My Sanford Magazine, Coach Brown expresses his gratitude and thanks ...

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In the Tiki Room Summer’s Coolest Drinks Have Arrived in Sanford

By Drink Sanford Leave your worries at the door and enter into an exotic locale right in the middle of Downtown Sanford. Let the bartenders at The Suffering Bastard hand you a rum cocktail in an anthropomorphic mug and fly you to a far off Polynesian island, complete with a tropical and Asian inspired menu from Da Kine Poke. For ...

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