| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 9:37 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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 –...
| Jan 15, 2015
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:34 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...