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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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  • Teresa Jacobs, Medicaid debate: this weekend

    Teresa Jacobs, Medicaid debate: this weekend
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will be a guest on two public-affairs programs this weekend. The lineup: Jacobs and Visit Orlando CEO George Aguel talk to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Jacobs and...
  • Trader Joe's opens in Dr. Phillips with smaller crowd

    Trader Joe's opens in Dr. Phillips with smaller crowd
    Trader Joe's opened Friday in the Dr. Phillips neighborhood with no traffic jams and a relatively short line, compared with the raucous opening in Winter Park last summer. The Dr. Phillips location has a very different configuration than the Winter Park...
  • Orlando doesn't quite know how good it is, business leaders say

    Orlando doesn't quite know how good it is, business leaders say
    Business elite of Orlando turned out by the hundreds Thursday night for the annual awards dinner of the Economic Development Commission. The event is is mostly a party, but there’s also some networking and a few serious tones in the speeches...
  • Las futuras estrellas del "deporte blanco" entrenarán en Orlando

    Las futuras estrellas del "deporte blanco" entrenarán en Orlando
    A pocos kilómetros de la Ciudad Médica, donde se encuentra el gigantesco edificio el Hospital de Veteranos, y a minutos del aeropuerto internacional, ya comenzó la construcción de lo que será el mega complejo de tenis más grande de Estados Unidos –...
  • Disney helps Orlando pitch more than theme parks

     Disney helps Orlando pitch more than theme parks
    There's a touch of irony in the way that Orlando's new branding campaign came about. Survey after survey showed that businesspeople outside Orlando only thought about Disney and theme parks when people mentioned Orlando. The area needed a new way to...
  • Orange County seeks solutions as golf courses fail

    Orange County seeks solutions as golf courses fail
    As the sport of golf struggles and courses continue to shut down, Orange County is trying to stem the fallout in its communities before the situation worsens. County commissioners on Tuesday discussed the issue, with a focus on how to protect the...
  • Econ should be eastern growth boundary

    Econ should be eastern growth boundary
    Orange County's fire chief couldn't have been clearer. The chief stood before Orange County commissioners last month and said he doesn't have enough fire stations to respond to emergencies quickly enough. The problem is particularly bad on the far east...
  • OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious

    OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious
    If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery. It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know. Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
  • Safety, lives at stake as firefighters try to keep up with growth, chief says

    Safety, lives at stake as firefighters try to keep up with growth, chief says
    With Orange County growing again in the wake of the recession, firefighters and paramedics are struggling to keep pace with the increased demand for service. As a result, some residents are facing longer response times when they call to report an...
  • Panel hears sobering testimony on region's lack of affordable housing

    Panel hears sobering testimony on region's lack of affordable housing
    The region's booming population and rising housing prices are leaving tens of thousands of Central Florida families at risk for homelessness and giving those already homeless little hope of getting help. That was the overriding message of a Central...
  • Activist: Driving 'Housing First' home: Front & Center

    Activist: Driving 'Housing First' home: Front & Center
    Last year, the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness persuaded the region to rethink homelessness. It convinced power brokers such as Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs that the cure to life on the streets is "Housing...