| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A handful of Orland Park business owners urged trustees to make a decision on a much-discussed proposal to allow electronic message boards on La Grange Road signs at a Village Board meeting Monday.
Businesses along La Grange Road are being asked to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The deadline for the public to nominate outstanding Lake County women to be considered for induction into the Lake County Women’s Hall of Fame is Friday, Aug. 15.
Nominees must have made significant contributions to the improvement of life for...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:15 AM
As a city homeowner and transit user, I am extremely pleased to see that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is fighting to secure the Red Line ("Mayor reaffirms city's support for Red Line," July 24).
If Baltimore is to be competitive in the years ahead, it...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Oxford Road in Fern Park is not one of Seminole County's prettiest streets.
The sidewalks are cracked and broken. The landscaping is either bare or filled with weeds. And empty parking lots are littered with liquor bottles, beer cans and other rubbish....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Car-audio systems manufacturer VOXX International Corp. is considering a $17 million expansion of its presence in Orlando with the potential of nearly $1.4 million in state and local incentives, Orange County officials said Tuesday.
The maker of...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When Orange County voters go to the polls in November, they'll be deciding some key issues that could significantly change the way county elections are held, and also restrict citizens from making their own changes to the county's government charter.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:16 PM
It’s been a while, City Manager Randy Knight noted, since Winter Park raised its property taxes.
“The millage rate of 4.0923 is the same millage rate we’ve had now for six years,” Knight told city commissioners during the July 28...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Soccer star David Beckham's trouble finding a home for a 20,000-seat stadium in downtown Miami has him looking north, Broward County officials say.
Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief says she's asked all 31 cities to come forward with a list of possible...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Only about 89% of the $1-million reward offered during the search for former Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner has been distributed — and nothing more will be given, a Los Angeles city official said Wednesday.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:06 PM
State and local officials are working with federal authorities to identify a shelter in Maryland for Central American children crossing the U.S. border after at least four potential sites fell through, including one that was opposed by Gov. Martin O'...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:46 PM
One of the key elements of the state's Hampton Roads hurricane evacuation plan — the ability to convert interstates and roadways into one-way corridors — is under review.
The lane-reversal plan, which was developed 11 years ago after...