| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The easy part of improving Central Florida's most dangerous roads for pedestrians involves concrete — and officials say that time and money should bring the needed sidewalks, median islands, streetlights and crosswalks.
The tougher part:...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Mayor Teresa Jacobs said Tuesday she agreed with an outside consultant's final report that outlined problems and changes needed in the suspended Orange County home-confinement program.
The final report said the pretrial release program should be revived...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:02 AM
As Port Canaveral heads into the new year, big changes are underway to establish the port as a cargo destination and to draw more cruise ships.
In January, the port will begin work on deepening its channel to make room for cargo vessels and on...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Seminole County is better than Orange County.
What do you think of that Teresa Jacobs?
Seminole County schools are top-notch, the property values are some of the highest in the region and the taxes are low. And with so much untouched land, it really...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Chase Smith, a political aide to Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs who died last week, will be laid to rest Tuesday.
Smith had been diagnosed with cancer only a short time before his death at age 41. He'd been an aide to Democrat Orlando Commissioner...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will hold a holiday event on Tuesday.
The free event, set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the downtown Orlando museum, will be punctuated by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs throwing the switch to light up Heritage...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:37 PM
State Attorney Jeff Ashton intends to investigate a complaint that three board members of Orlando's road-building agency may have broken the law by privately plotting to oust Executive Director Max Crumit from the job he held for nearly two years.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Harsh words are flying at Orlando’s main road-building agency.
Two days after being accused of violating Florida’s Government in the Sunshine law, board member Marco Pena said in a three-page memo that he is being unfairly maligned for...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Workforce Central Florida today formally introduced the executive hired to rebuild the agency's credibility after a year that saw its entire board and top staff booted out. Pam Nabors began her job Monday, coming to Orlando from the workforce agency...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Orange County Commission candidate Eric Lasso casts himself as a taxpayer watchdog, but in doing so, he's seriously annoyed two powerful Republicans he would have to work with if he wins this fall: Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Comptroller Martha Haynie. The...