| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A plan to put a new high-tech manufacturing facility near Kissimmee is the biggest news story of the week so far. The location of the proposed facility, Judge Farms, is between Kissimmee and St. Cloud in Osceola County.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Orlando economy generated $110.7 billion in 2013, ranking 30th in the United States and above some nations like Morocco, according to a new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
That figure was just behind Cincinnati and just ahead of the state...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:59 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida voters can expect to witness a handful of heated races for the state Legislature this year.
But the outcomes aren’t likely to place much of a dent in Republican control of the statehouse, even as the region...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:55 PM
There’s new money available for a unique way to finance new windows and other improvements to your home or business, but most of Central Florida can’t use it yet.
Orlando engineer Jonathan Schaefer, of Leidos Engineering, is managing a...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Since opening in 2008, Johnnie's Hideaway has matured nicely and has a new emphasis on local cuisine. And with a modern fishing lodge vibe, the restaurant brings a sense of place to the tourist corridor.
Owned by the Talk of the Town group, Johnnie's is...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A six-member team from DeLand won first place at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held last week at Iowa State University. A team from Princeton Elementary won third place in their category.
The DeLand group turned a broken lawnmower into a Model T,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:45 PM
SunRail has exceeded ridership estimates in its early months of operation, and it's exceeding expectations in another way, too.
The commuter train is being credited with boosting the bottom line for businesses near the Winter Park station, which is...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Inspired by Kissimmee bakers David and Elaine Duran who are competing on TLC’s “Next Great Baker,” I dug into the Tribune family recipe archive for an old show-stopping favorite. The recipe appeared in a piece written in 1995 by...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:48 AM
It seems like every time I drive through my neighborhood or past Lake Eola, I see a number of people out running, biking, jogging, pushing their child in a stroller, skateboarding, walking the dog -- doing anything.
Despite all of the activity and...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:19 PM
KISSIMMEE — The roughly 200 youths who attended a two-day football camp never had seen Brent Fullwood play.
They don't remember when the Kissimmee native was a first-round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers or any of his 433 NFL carries there....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:01 PM
When he hands out pamphlets questioning what All Aboard Florida might do to Delray Beach and other coastal cities in southern Palm Beach County, Alan Schlossberg said the reaction is usually the same.
"People say, 'I had no idea this is going on,' "...