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  • Nurseries draw plenty of partner inquiries in pot business

    Nurseries draw plenty of partner inquiries in pot business
    In western Orange County and across Florida, a handful of veteran nursery owners hold the equivalent of high-stakes lottery tickets — and those owners have become very popular with businesses from across the country eager to be partners in Florida's...
  • Man doused with gasoline, set on fire, Sheriff's Office says

    An Orange County man is hospitalized today after being set on fire overnight outside his home. The victim, Shannon Brewer, 42, was set alight at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday at the home, which is in the 7600 block of Clarcona Ocoee Road. Deputies arrested...
  • Apopka mayor's shake-up worries some city leaders

    Apopka mayor's shake-up worries some city leaders
    Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer jolted Orange County's second-largest city last week, forcing out Apopka's longtime legal adviser, Frank Kruppenbacher, and hiring a consultant to scrutinize the city's operations. Some see the mayor's executive decision to...
  • Fall completion set for The Crosslands

    Fall completion set for The Crosslands
    Williams Co. Southeast is working toward a fall completion of the first phase of The Crosslands in Kissimmee, one of the largest retail centers to be built in the region in recent years. The Orlando-based contractor is underway on the $30 million...
  • 7/6: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake FREDDIE CARLTON BRANTLEY, 65, Groveland, died Friday. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. HEATHER DEVEREAUX, 71, Clermont, died Saturday. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. CLARENCE WARD, 75, Astor, died June 29. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady...
  • 7/5: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake MARGIE HICKS, 77, Leesburg, died Thursday. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg. JAMES A. PERKINS, 84, Leesburg, died Tuesday. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg. CLARENCE WARD, 77, Astor, died Sunday. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady Lake....
  • As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq

    As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq
    Cpl. Christopher Lee Poole Jr. would have celebrated his 29th birthday this Fourth of July. A "firecracker baby," his parents called him. Every year his mother still gets him a big cake, and every year his family still gathers in his honor. But the...
  • Dog days of summer take toll on columnist's pooch

    Dog days of summer take toll on columnist's pooch
    I tried to kill my dog this week. Oh, not deliberately. Just because The Evil One has a few minor quirks of personality, such as the intense drive to terrify small children and devour them in a single gulp, doesn't mean a death sentence is in order....
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Bicyclists pedaling across the U.S. for veterans loving journey

    EUSTIS — Pedaling across the country and loving every minute. That's what Tracy Draper 48, of Eustis said about the 3,000-mile cycling journey across the U.S. that she has been participating in with six other team mates since they embarked June...
  • Kruppenbacher out as legal adviser in Apopka

    Kruppenbacher out as legal adviser in Apopka
    Apopka's longtime legal adviser, Frank Kruppenbacher, resigned Wednesday during an acrimonious City Council meeting when it became clear that new Mayor Joe Kilsheimer intended to oust him. "I was elected to help move the city in a new direction,"...