| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Last year our community rallied together and began to make new commitments to the homeless in Central Florida. But 2015 must be the year that our commitments turn into results in clear, measurable ways with significant numbers of homeless individuals...
| Jan 24, 2015
When R.J. Mueller moved to east Orange County in 1993, his neighborhood was surrounded by fields.
Now it's surrounded by cars.
"This was country — I mean, real country," he says of the area along McCulloch Road, just outside...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Welton Cadwell is well aware of the bleak history of metro Orlando's road-building agency: the grand jury investigations, the forced resignations and, most of all, the almost obligatory pledge to do better.
Cadwell, a Lake County commissioner who...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:59 PM
The members of Orange County's 2016 Charter Review Commission have been revealed, and some of the names on the list are raising eyebrows among open-government advocates.
The biggest political name on the list is former District 2 Commissioner Fred...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:09 AM
In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?"
Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, people were playing baseball at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame ...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago.
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Here we go again.
Yet another public official is padding his campaign pockets with money from those associated with his public job.
This week, we have Dean Asher, who is running for the state Senate while serving as a member of Orlando International...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:50 PM
More than 40 percent of the money Orlando International Airport board member Dean Asher has raised in his bid to replace state Senate President Andy Gardiner in 2016 has come from contractors and individuals doing business with the airport.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:40 PM
With private fundraising behind schedule, the next phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will open at least a year later than planned.
On Tuesday, the arts center received a two-year extension from the Orange County Commission to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Transcript of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's "State of the Downtown" speech, delivered Dec. 3, 2014
It’s a great day to be in the City of Orlando!
It’s a great day to be in Downtown Orlando!
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Orange County will not appeal a judge's order to hand over computer IP addresses to a citizens group.
Organize Now sued to get the addresses of computers with access to Mayor Teresa Jacobs' Dropbox account.
Jacobs said only her staff has access to...