| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Lake Nona's Medical City is embarking on its next stage of development — an ambitious lineup of office, hotel and retail buildings that will support the community's medical school, hospitals and research centers.
The Tavistock Group, which is...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Members of Chapter ID, a local Philanthropic Educational Organization, will have its sixth Spring Fling fundraising luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15 at Lake Receptions, 4425 N. County Road 19A, Mount Dora.
Area women are invited.
The Rev. John...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Two-term Winter Garden Mayor John Rees will have to fight for a third term.
Rees, 64, swept into office six years ago, ending the 16-year tenure of then-Mayor Jack Quesinberry, and then earned a second three-year term in 2011 without opposition.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:24 PM
It's obvious you can't get anywhere in sports without teamwork. You can say the same thing about life.
We all need somebody to have our back.
Ian Supra is fighting an insidious beast these days. It's called Stage IV esophageal cancer. It's as bad as...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:31 PM
An experimental spinal surgery performed at Florida Hospital for the past five years has been stopped, and the hospital has sent letters to patients advising them that the surgeon did not follow all protocols and offering free follow-up evaluations.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:58 AM
One of the longtime goals of the League of Women Voters has been to encourage people to think about where they want to live - and, more specifically, to encourage more of them to relocate to the core of their cities or suburban developments.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:15 PM
More babies born too soon or too sick will be able to get care at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, which opened a $13 million expansion Tuesday to its neonatal-intensive-care unit.
The addition of 30 beds makes the unit the largest NICU in...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Florida has a choice to make. The state can join 25 other states — including eight led by Republican governors — and say yes to federal dollars to pay for affordable health-insurance coverage for hard-working Floridians and their families....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Education needs savior
This week I got a phone call and was asked to take a survey. I usually decline such requests, but the caller said the topics were related to Central Florida, so I decided to participate.
The focus of the survey was Common Core...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Though depression is often dubbed the common cold of mental health, the disorder can be crippling — and nearly a third of those who suffer find little or no relief in the flood of anti-depressants now on the market.
For them, a new but expensive...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Orange County deputies are investigating a report by a University of Central Florida student who said he and a friend were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday near campus.
Josiah Devine, 20, told investigators that he and the friend were returning to...