| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Two food establishments in Lake County and one each in Orange, Osceola, Brevard and Volusia counties have been recognized by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Hotels and Restaurants for having no safety...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:10 AM
A homeless Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she bent over, grabbed her ankle and started twerking in front of a school bus filled with children, Central Florida News 13 is reporting.
A Lake County deputy found 27-year-old Valerie...
| Dec 20, 2013
Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas.
Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Mount Dora is just plain better than Winter Park.
And Winter Garden.
Best known for Renninger’s Antique Center and its annual art festival is unique, Mount Dora is a picturesque Lake County community where small-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:22 PM
School Boards in other Central Florida counties elected new chairman this week, too, with board members choosing among themselves a leader to run their meetings and to help set their agendas. In Lake County, it's Debbie Stivender (photo). In Osceola...
| Dec 4, 2013
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Readers can get an inside glimpse of 20th-century sports figures who made money betting on themselves in book by Lake County author Dave Heeren.
In his 12th book, "The Sporting Stings," Heeren, who mostly has written Christian...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The annual Sunshine State Scholars program kicks off this evening in Orlando, honoring Florida high school juniors who've excelled in science. The program celebrates students with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) --...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, the Bay Street Players will present a stage reading of Anne Nelson's two-person drama "The Guys," that focuses on New York City firefighters in the aftermath of 9-11, at 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at the State...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Earl K. Wood, the longtime Orange County tax collector who died in October 2012, has made the latest Ripley's Believe It or Not book.
It's not for his years of service (he held the post 48 years) or for working well into his 90s (He died at the age of...
| Dec 30, 2012
This is when reality television really bites.
It's no secret that celebrity chef Robert Irvine and the Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" crew were in Central Florida this month to make over a small eatery in the Lake County city of Tavares.