| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Central Florida leaders will be mounting a media blitz next week in New York to spread the word about the new "Orlando: You Don't Know the Half of It" campaign.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs headline a list of...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:00 PM
For some of us, there comes a time when we feel old, forgotten and unimportant, thus the temptation to say and do things for one more day in the sun.
Such was the misfortune of "America's mayor" last week in Manhattan at a...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:03 PM
Seminole County commissioners will send a letter to Orange County leaders expressing concern about two proposed developments that would add up to 5,000 homes near Seminole's eastern rural area.
"Our rural area needs to be protected — not just from...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:30 AM
The next director of Metro Orlando's expressway authority can expect to earn as much as $250,000 a year, the agency board decided Thursday.
The nine-member panel also set mid-May as the target for hiring a top manager at the Central Florida Expressway...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:09 PM
The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone.
In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
| 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.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:59 AM
Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: Oscar nominations announced Thursday morning; Disney helps city promote itself; residents save Maitland green space; and more.
1. Oscar nominations were announced this morning with eight films...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:36 PM
Citing "a paradigm shift in modern-day law enforcement," Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Tuesday that his office is committed to deploying body cameras — if the funding is made available.
Demings won county commissioners' approval to...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 1:38 PM
El año pasado sin duda fue uno muy bueno para los residentes de la Florida Central: Pasajeros comenzaron a subir y bajar del tren SunRail, artistas demostraron sus habilidades en el Centro de Artes Escénicas Dr. Phillips, atletas se midieron en el...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Orange County's economic outlook is bright for 2015, as the local recovery far outpaces the state and the rest of the nation.
That's the message more than 500 business and political leaders heard Thursday at the county's annual Economic Development...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 12:30 PM
At an emotional hearing attended by the mother of Lily Quintus, Orange County commissioners agreed to move forward today with an ordinance that would mandate protective measures against vehicle crashes outside area daycare centers.
The effort arose...