| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell launched her clerk of court campaign Wednesday night.
Among the notables in attendance were fellow Democrat, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer -- who is on the host committee -- and Republican Orange County...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Last week was jampacked with news of the wild, wacky and actually important varieties.
Some of the stories you saw. Some you probably missed. Here's a 10-question quiz to test your knowledge about stories involving everything from strange smells at...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:09 PM
When it comes to milestone birthdays, blackjack and a successful album by Adele, 21 is a magical number.
But if we're talking raises for elected officials at a time when many people just feel lucky to be employed?
Suddenly, 21 isn't so delightful....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:11 PM
How does it feel, Orlando?
You are about to be a big-league town ... times two.
You are about to become a Major League Soccer city.
MLS -- Major League SlamDunk!
According to a report in the Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Usually, when a mayor steps down after nearly a decade on the job, he will boast of a variety of lofty civic achievements accomplished while he was in office.
The list usually encompasses improved infrastructure, urban renewal, the creation of high-tech...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Deniese Esters can't pass Goff's ice cream stand on Orange Blossom Trail without stopping for a cone.
A medium, vanilla cone dipped in chocolate to be exact.
"Every time I drive by," said Esters, who lives in Apopka. " Oh my God, Goff's ice cream, I...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
UPDATE: Wawa’s promotional gas price of $2.99 per gallon caused lines of cars dozens deep to overflow onto Semoran Boulevard on Thursday. In response, a 7-Eleven and Racetrac about a mile north also lowered their price to $2.99.The two closest to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
An all-star game was always part of Jason Siegel's vision when he helped bring the Solar Bears to Orlando.
Mission accomplished. Now Siegel, a managing partner for the ECHL team, wants to create a weeklong "celebration of hockey."
Officials with the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The last time Orlando played host to a big-time boxing event was in 1989, when over-the-hill and former heavyweight champion George Foreman fought Manuel Clay De Almeida in the Atlantis Theater at Sea World.
There will be bigger fish in the mix this...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:01 PM
As Adrian Heath hears the roar of the fans, a feeling of pride and nervous energy flow through his body.
The Orlando City Soccer Club's third-year coach hardly can wait to stand before a packed stadium for the team's first match in Major League Soccer....