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  • 7/1: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard DARLENE CHEEK, 67, Mims, died Sunday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. EVERETT HURLEY, 73, Mims, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. CLARENCE McFARLAND, 74, Titusville, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home,...
  • Where to find food trucks in and near Orlando July 6-12

     Where to find food trucks in and near Orlando July 6-12
    The Food Truck Bazaar Orange City: 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 6; Kmart plaza, 810 Saxon Blvd.; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com The Food Truck Bazaar Casselberry: 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 11; Casselberry City Hall, 95 Triplet Lake Drive; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com The Food...
  • SANDRA POSTON JOHNSON: She challenged Orlando racism, but feared Mississippi

    SANDRA POSTON JOHNSON: She challenged Orlando racism, but feared Mississippi
    Weeks before three civil-rights workers were murdered in Mississippi in June 1964, Sandra Poston Johnson was riding the bus home from college in Texas. When the bus made a rest stop in Biloxi, Miss., Johnson refused to get off. The teenage civil-rights...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to start your weekend

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to start your weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight! 7 Eleven day Free small slurpee at 7 Eleven from 11 to 7.   Cow Appreciation Day Have you herd the news? Today is cow appreciation day at Chick-fil-A. Chick-...
  • 7/11: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard MELBA GLEN, 86, Titusville, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. MARGUERITE MOONEY, 88, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. JAMES MOORE, 76, Titusville, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral...
  • Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15

    Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15
    An innovative sewage-processing company in Sanford has closed its doors suddenly and filed for bankruptcy, leaving the cities of Sanford, Ocoee and Winter Springs to find new disposal methods. Since 2009, Maxwest Environmental Systems had been...
  • FHP: Bicyclist dies after being run over by van

    FHP: Bicyclist dies after being run over by van
    A 66-year-old man on a bicycle was killed Wednesday when he swerved into the path of a van and was run over, according to FHP. The man was riding the bicycle, which had a motor attached to the back, north on Apopka Vineland Road just before 2 p.m....
  • 3 charged in $1.5M kickback scheme involving prison food contract

    3 charged in $1.5M kickback scheme involving prison food contract
    State investigators say an Ocoee man and a Gainesville couple bilked the state out of more than $1 million as part of a kickback scheme involving a food-service contract with the Department of Corrections. Thomas Tomblin is accused of using his position...
  • Deputies: Man tried to throw girlfriend over balcony during drunken fight

    Deputies: Man tried to throw girlfriend over balcony during drunken fight
    A 49-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday after attempting to throw his girlfriend off a second-floor balcony during a drunken fight, deputies say. Brian Copening was arrested just after midnight and booked into the Orange County Jail on an...
  • Ticked off! @distracting co-worker

    I'm ticked off at the city of Ocoee because I got a ticket for turning on red after stopping for two seconds instead of the required three seconds. I'm even more ticked off that the notice came from Arizona and I had to mail my payment to Ohio. To the...
  • 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...