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Teresa Jacobs

An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty.
An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty. « Show less

Top Teresa Jacobs Articles

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  • Alcaldesa Jacobs invita a Cumbre Económica 2015

    Alcaldesa Jacobs invita a Cumbre Económica 2015
    La alcaldesa Teresa Jacobs organiza la Cumbre Económica del 2015 del Condado de Orange, que abordará la continua expansión de la economía de la región, proyectos relacionadas con el comercio exterior y la nueva iniciativa de promoción para la región de...
  • County, activist group spar over Jacobs' online file-sharing account

    County, activist group spar over Jacobs' online file-sharing account
    Lawyers for Orange County and a citizens organization squared off in court Wednesday, arguing over Internet Protocol addresses and best practices for computer security. Behind the technical jargon, the case is about Florida's public-records law and what'...
  • Hundreds ignore gray skies to pay respects to Apopka's John Land

    Hundreds ignore gray skies to pay respects to Apopka's John Land
    Bud Stonecypher will be 70 next year, but he was just a second-grader when he first met Apopka Mayor John Land. "He came into our class to welcome us to school and told us to study hard because it would pay off some day," Stonecypher recalled...
  • Hospital pursues right cure for homelessness: Editorial

    Still revered by doctors, the Hippocratic Oath dates back to the fifth century B.C. Of its nearly 400 translated words, most people recognize only a paraphrased snippet: "Do no harm." There's also a line that reads, "Whatever houses I may visit, I...
  • City leaders say Winter Park is prepared for a possible Ebola case

    City leaders say Winter Park is prepared for a possible Ebola case
    Winter Park may look small on a map, but the city remains a highly popular spot for tourists who flock to Park Avenue – including international tourists. Mayor Kenneth Bradley said it is important for city leaders to remind residents, visitors,...
  • FSU, Ole Miss to open new Orlando Citrus Bowl series of kickoff games

    FSU, Ole Miss to open new Orlando Citrus Bowl series of kickoff games
    Central Florida leaders are working to make the renovated Citrus Bowl a premiere college football destination. Shortly after a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, they announced the venue will host the Orlando Kickoff Classic. The event will feature high-...
  • Jacobs must open records to public: My Word

    Jacobs must open records to public: My Word
    Remember "textgate"? In 2012, an advocacy group discovered that Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and four commissioners were exchanging cellphone text messages with others and then deleting them. Ultimately, the county officials were fined for...
  • How to see the Citrus Bowl

    How to see the Citrus Bowl
    Wednesday: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and other VIPs will cut the ribbon on the renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl at 10 a.m. in an event that's free and open to the public. Just show up at the northeast corner of the stadium...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • Renovado Citrus Bowl abre sus puertas en Orlando | FOTOS

    Renovado Citrus Bowl abre sus puertas en Orlando | FOTOS
    El mes de noviembre ha sido uno muy bueno para Orlando — pues ha estrenado dos edificaciones que sin duda atraerán a miles de personas a nuestra área e inyectarán millones de dólares a la economía de la Florida Central. A comienzos de mes fue el...
  • Transcript of Mayor Buddy Dyer's 'State of the Downtown' speech

    Transcript of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's "State of the Downtown" speech, delivered Dec. 3, 2014 Good Afternoon. It’s a great day to be in the City of Orlando! It’s a great day to be in Downtown Orlando! And… it’s...