| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:46 AM
With July 4 landing on a Thursday this year, it is easy to put together a four-day getaway that costs us only one workday. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in the Fourth festivities is appealing to you, here are some popular...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Johnny Hamatie, the 38-year-old son of Father John Hamatie, came up with the gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola as part of Saint George Orthodox Church's Feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ. The cross is...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:18 AM
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez did not show up for his inauguration for a fourth term, and the political uncertainty has raised many questions in the minds of Venezuelans living in Central Florida. Orlando resident Yilaisa Seijas said that people in...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:37 PM
With one click of a computer mouse, it was done. Thousands of Orange County Public School students were sorted into magnet programs through a computerized lottery this morning. It was the first time the district held a public event tied to the lottery,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:45 PM
A great weekend is ahead for animals and those who love them. Here's another fun event. The SPCA of Central Florida shares this info: Join us on Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to noon at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. This fun family event will have...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
To appreciate just how badly state and local officials want to lure well-paying jobs to Florida, consider the case of Colt's Manufacturing Co.
In 2011, officials promised $1.6 million in incentives to the iconic gun company, as part of a deal to open...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park.
| Mar 9, 2013
The IRS is inundated with ID theft and tax fraud. Its response is we're going to do something about it. Why wait?
When the Florida legislators finish with their improvements in education, they will have to triple the salaries and benefits of good...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Orlando cops say Lawrence Labonte, 51, committed a foul act: He is accused of deliberately allowing his dog to attack one of the iconic swans at Lake Eola Park, valued at $500, which later had to be euthanized, reports the Orlando Sentinel.