| May 25, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Hundreds of mostly black kids living in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood may soon be able to walk to their own school.
Orange County Public Schools announced a new school in the low-income community west of downtown Orlando will be built by 2017. ...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When will Daisy Lynum remove her campaign signs?
It's been 10 days since the longtime Orlando City Commissioner dropped out of her re-election campaign, making way for her son Juan Lynum to run for the seat.
And yet her signs haven't budged.
| Jan 11, 2014
A candidate for Orlando City Council has a rap sheet that includes 21 arrests, records show.
Regina Hill, 48, said she has no plans to drop her political campaign for a council seat, despite a history of arrests for drug offenses, multiple DUIs and...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Pop icon Rihanna sings about Molly and moonshine.
Rappers Lil Durk and Wiz Khalifa named one of their collaborations "Molly Girl."
And in her hit "We Can't Stop," Miley Cyrus sings of dancing with Molly.
Molly, a drug popular in the club scene,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A coalition of community and faith-based groups that styles itself the New Florida Majority is holding a “Freedom Forum” for legislative and county commission candidates running to represent the Parramore neighborhood in Orlando. “We are...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 9:46 PM
The bike rally to promote diversity begins at Credo Coffee at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 29, and riders will go south to Z.L. Riley Park in Parramore for a diversity rally and block party. For more info, call Dawn Costa at 407-254-4500, Ext. 4869....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Congratulations to the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, which this month is celebrating a major milestone — 40 years of making Central Florida a better place to live through its philanthropy. Throughout the last four decades, the Edyth Bush...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A large black bear lumbered into Orlando on Saturday for a quiet afternoon in a tree, drawing onlookers and raising a lingering question: Is this the same bear that visited Parramore last year?
The bear is tagged and wildlife officials told police...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:26 AM
We love you Dwight Howard: Magic fans record song, make music video professing love for franchise center...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Two nonprofit health-care organizations in Central Florida each received $100,000 from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation last week for their “excellence in addressing community health-care needs,” foundation officials...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 4:38 PM
NBA All-Star Game 2012: Magic Fans make All-Star version of "We Love You Dwight Howard" song...