| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Susan Omoto was appointed director of development at The Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando.
M/I Homes appointed Audrey Cangialosi division vice president/controller for its Orlando area homebuilding operations.
Ginnette E. "Ginny" Childs,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach faced a unique issue earlier this month — find 10 veterans in who needed their homes fixed up or forfeit $150,000 in grant money.
Patricia Rowan, development director of the group, was using social media and...
| Nov 20, 2013
Students in the Construction Academy at Seminole Ridge Community High School have another modular house for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County under their tool belts – and this time they finished the nearly 1,200-square-foot home in just...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Hunter Mattox is 16 years old. He goes to church, doesn't drink or smoke, builds houses with Habitat for Humanity and he's 6 feet 4, 255 pounds.
It's surprising the standout junior defensive lineman from Westlake Village Westlake High spent the first...
| Nov 18, 2013
At the University of Central Florida, we believe in big.
Being big means offering thousands of qualified students access to a transformative education. Our size also allows us to implement far-reaching economic development and research projects that...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A local charity plans to build six houses in Orlando and then give them away — free of charge — to military veterans.
Members of the Florida Real Estate Foundation wanted to honor veterans, including those disabled by their battle wounds....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Chicago-area student found dead last month in her Indiana University dorm room died from an accidental overdose, the Monroe County, Ind., coroner said today.
Freshman Abigail Bott, 18, of Clarendon Hills was found unresponsive in her room on Oct. 6....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday.
A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made.
The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
| Nov 14, 2013
Sanford police are investigating after a Habitat for Humanity home was broken into and $1,829 in tools were stolen Tuesday night.
The tools were being used to help build the home on the 100 block of Country Club Circle for a Sanford family and the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce named Robert F. Shuford Sr. -- the board chairman of Old Point National Bank in Hampton -- as its 2013 "Distinguished Citizen."
The award will be presented at the chamber’s annual meeting on Dec. 9 at the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:56 AM
James Hopkins has faced many obstacles in his life.
The most recent sequence included a boating accident in 1992 that resulted in a broken back and other lingering injuries.
The 45-year-old earned a certificate in computer-aided design from Anne...