Getting to Know Víctor M. Pacheco Méndez: Arajet’s Founder and CEO

By Perla Bello- Crosby It’s a pleasure to introduce my readers to entrepreneur Víctor M, Pacheco, founder and CEO of Arajet Airlines. I have known Victor and his family for almost 35 years, from when I was an executive in his grandparents’ company. Victor was born and raised in a family of influential entrepreneurs who led the way for tourism ...

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Cutting-edge hair salon gives clients a whole different experience

By Daniella Hume Photo by Daniella Hume, Mastropieces Photography X’spreshun Hair Studio in Sanford gives a new meaning to getting your hair done. From a full-service bar and complimentary refreshments to chocolate-covered strawberries and catered breakfast, this hair salon is taking things to a new level.  Eyvonne Williams and Eric Robinson are the wife-and-husband duo behind this new experience. The ...

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Introducing Sanford’s Good Neighbor, ALEXIA EMERSON, STATE FARM AGENT

BY SAMANTHA MONTGOMERY Photo by: Andrew van Tilborgh @andrewvt @charmingsanford Meet one of Sanford’s newest neighbors, Alexia Emerson, State Farm agent. Alexia knew Sanford would be the perfect location for her new business when she attended a car show at Henry’s Depot during the height of the pandemic. Despite the situation that was going on in the world, Alexia saw ...

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How To Successful Entrepreneur Is Leaving His Footprint On The Community

BY DANIELLA HUME The old saying “like father, like son” means a great deal to Mario J. Hicks. A fourth generation Sanford native, Mario grew up in Georgetown and Midway, watching his father work around the clock to help people in need. “Seeing my dad as a businessman and always being there to help people, by nature, it made me ...

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Héctor Ivan Rodriguez Agenjo

Meet Héctor Ivan Rodriguez Agenjo, Founder of THE FESTIVAL PUERTORRIQUEÑO Y CULTURAL By Mercedes Fonseca Growing up en la isla del encanto, Héctor Ivan Rodriguez had a calling. His path began with obtaining a degree in education, and following in the footsteps of his grandmother, who was his inspiration and also a teacher. Having been instilled a strong faith-based foundation, ...

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