| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Sylvia Redditt launched her musical career when she was barely a teenager, performing her first piano recital at Boston's Faneuil Hall when she was just 13, family members said. She would go on to inspire countless musical young people as a teacher....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:58 PM
School's back for nearly 65,000 Seminole County students starting Monday, and 350,000 more kids in Orange, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties will head to the classroom in a week.
Here is a look at some of what's new for the 2014-15 academic year in...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house.
It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The list is impressive: a former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states.
Each fought to put convicted murderers to death, but each has now asked the Florida Supreme Court to grant a new trial to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Deloitte, the world’s largest accounting firm, confirmed Monday that its Deloitte Consulting arm is opening a new tech center in Lake Mary, with 1,000 new jobs.
Seminole County and the City of Lake Mary are planning to vote on a $1.7 million...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The topic will be "reefer madness," according to the TV program, and one guest will be Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger.
You can hear the discussion about marijuana on "Facing Florida With Mike Vasilinda" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Do something about bears
Bears in the zoo are cute. Bears in the cartoons are funny. Bears roaming in my backyard after smashing down my solid-wood fence are neither cute nor funny.
My wife and I have lived in Sweetwater Oaks in Seminole County for...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Republican voters in east Seminole County will choose between two conservatives running for the state House who basically agree on the major issues backed by the party.
They both promise more local control of education, better protection of the region's...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:27 PM
We all know there's no shortage of bad news.
But there's plenty of good stuff happening out there too.
Today we focus on that:
Room for debate. Back in February I told you about a fledgling program to revive speech and debate classes at local high...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Through this Saturday, July 26, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Sanford Veterinary Clinic is offering $5 pre-exposure rabies vaccines for dogs and cats to prevent the spread of the disease. There is no appointment required and no exam fee will be...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Parts of Central Florida are under a storm advisory right now.
A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over eastern Lake County, northwestern Orange County, Seminole County and southwest Volusia County.
National Weather Service...