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  • Florida Film Academy teaches young people real-life lessons

    Florida Film Academy teaches young people real-life lessons
    If your son or daughter has dreams of being the next Kathryn Bigelow or Steven Spielberg, Florida Film Academy can help this summer. And even if you child doesn't yearn for a Hollywood career, FFA can help, too, because at the Winter Garden-based...
  • Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida

    Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida
    If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire. In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
  • Why you should vote today in Apopka, Maitland, other cities

    Why you should vote today in Apopka, Maitland, other cities
    If your town is holding elections today and you're thinking about sitting it out, let me tell you why that is a bad idea: You're giving up your say about who leads your city. And that is the most powerful elected job around. That's right -- more...
  • Winter Garden Bike Fest targets distracted driving

    Winter Garden Bike Fest targets distracted driving
    Tired of seeing drivers texting or yakking on their cellphones? Now you can take action against these risky practices -- by riding your bike. The third annual Winter Garden Bike Fest to benefit Drop It n' Drive is Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9,...
  • Dexter Williams posts top SPARQ score, earns invite to The Opening

    Dexter Williams posts top SPARQ score, earns invite to The Opening
    On a beautiful Saturday at Austin Tindall Park, Dexter Williams took advantage. The Winter Garden West Orange running back, who surprised numerous people in February when he posted a 117.03 rating at the Nike SPARQ Combine in rainy, blustery...
  • Weatherford: Political consultants wanted 'clarity' in redistricting

    Weatherford: Political consultants wanted 'clarity' in redistricting
    TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Will Weatherford testified Tuesday that Republican political consultants had "sullen faces" when he and other lawmakers told them flatly they could not have a hand in re-drawing new congressional maps. Weatherford, R-...
  • West Orange WR Eddie McDoom receives 1st offer from Clemson

    West Orange WR Eddie McDoom receives 1st offer from Clemson
    Winter Garden West Orange wide receiver Eddie McDoom, one of the top receivers in the state for the 2016 class, received his first college football scholarship offer from Clemson on Thursday. Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris visited the...
  • Garden Theatre's 2014-15 season

     Garden Theatre's 2014-15 season
    The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
  • Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run

     Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run
    My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies. Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
  • State champs St. Thomas, Heritage and Pines Charter ranked high in final poll

    American Heritage won its sixth FHSAA softball state championship, tying Miami Gulliver Prep for third most in Florida high school history. St. Thomas Aquinas repeated as Class 7A state champion, winning back-to-back state titles as it last did in 2002-...
  • United Arts campaign final numbers: More than $2 million raised

    United Arts campaign final numbers: More than $2 million raised
    . United Arts of Central Florida will announce Tuesday that its annual collaborative Campaign for the Arts raised over $2 million for more than 50 local arts, sciences and history organizations. The group raised $2,080,826, 22 percent over goal and...