| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:46 PM
In Washington 21/2 years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon Martin was the victim...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:14 AM
When I think of "art" in Orlando, I think of downtown, Winter Park and Maitland and the museums, galleries and events they offer.
The tourist-town areas around International Drive rarely come to mind, but that's about to change, beginning with two...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.
Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Apopka calls itself "The indoor foliage capital of the world," which sounds like something Christopher Guest made up for a mockumentary about local government.
Mayor Joe Kilsheimer wants to rebrand his city, and I don't blame him.
Apopka can still...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Entrepreneurs who invented a new platform to connect teachers and classroom speakers won the recent Orlando Startup Weekend for Education, part of a national program.
The winning idea was called InspireUs. The team was led by Shahier Rahman, Orlando...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:27 AM
A bikini-clad mother who was found passed out at her apartment complex while her 6-year-old daughter played unsupervised at a nearby playground was arrested on a child neglect charge Wednesday, a Maitland police report states.
According to the report,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs, games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:03 AM
The twins of missing Orlando woman Michelle Parker were spotted this week at the SunRail station in Maitland, relatives told the media today.
The sighting prompted Brad and Gayle Parker, Michelle's father and stepmother, to revive a request for...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours.
Maitland isn't one of those.
According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 9:17 AM
About 400 people in support of Palestinians gathered Friday night at Lake Eola Park to demand a cease fire in the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip that has claimed hundreds of lives.
It was the latest Central Florida rally this week in which people...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
ROSEMARY GORDON, 88, Titusville, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
PHILIP HALL, 77, Titusville, died Friday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
JUNE KLEIN, 80, Cocoa, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral Home,...