| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Commissioner Jennifer Thompson picked up unusually early endorsements from a politically-active business group Wednesday.
BusinessForce described its early 2014 election nods as "unprecedented" in a press release,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:03 PM
The names have changed and the sport is different, but the message and the mantra were the same Tuesday as they were in this very building a generation ago:
On the 25th anniversary of our first NBA season, Orlando believes in the magic of sports once...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Orlando is now a two-sport major-league town.
Major League Soccer announced Tuesday night that it is adding the Orlando City Lions as an expansion team for the 2015 season.
The announcement came at the Cheyenne Saloon in downtown Orlando – the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Val Demings has reignited her outreach to potential supporters for an Orange County mayoral run in recent weeks.
And the former Orlando police chief says she will make a final call on whether to take on incumbent Mayor Teresa Jacobs sometime within...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Magic have devised a permanent way to honor their past players, coaches and executives.
On Friday morning, during a press conference attended by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, team officials announced plans to create...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The vision for Major League Soccer in Orlando is spectacular.
A stadium filled with 18,000 boisterous fans, an economic impact of approaching $1.3 billion during the next 30 years, fans coming in from a host of international cities, and a rejuvenated...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Last week’s Sentinel had a short story that speaks to just how messed up things are at the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority.
It focused on the authority’s efforts to recruit someone to run the agency – and how hardly anyone...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:39 AM
The guests in local public-affairs programs this weekend:
Greg Warmoth looks at expansion at Orlando International Airport on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. He talks to Phil Brown, executive director of the Greater...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Orange County Democrats are taking stock and looking ahead after Tax Collector Scott Randolph announced he was stepping down from his other high-profile job as local party chief this week.
Randolph wants teacher and former failed state House candidate...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Former Orlando police chief Val Demings said Monday she's still not certain what her next political move would be, but a run for Orange County mayor is still a possibility.
"I'm considering all of my options, and running for mayor is one of them,"...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs on Thursday received an early police union endorsement for her 2014 re-election run.
The Jacobs campaign said this morning that it had received backing from the state and local chapters of the Florida Police...