| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Magic have devised a permanent way to honor their past players, coaches and executives.
On Friday morning, during a press conference attended by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, team officials announced plans to create...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 PM
There was plenty of civic star power on display at the Tap Room at Dubsdread for the Orlando Main Street Awards this evening, as Mayor Buddy Dyer honored community organizers and businesspeople with a variety of accolades in marketing and development....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE — For Orlando's Major League Soccer proponents, it's like trying to decide if you want to go for a Toyota Camry or a Lexus.
Central Florida is buying its way into good company with the $84 million soccer stadium that Orange County...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The vision for Major League Soccer in Orlando is spectacular.
A stadium filled with 18,000 boisterous fans, an economic impact of approaching $1.3 billion during the next 30 years, fans coming in from a host of international cities, and a rejuvenated...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats finally have a viable statewide candidate for next year.
George Sheldon, who served as Florida's secretary for the Department of Children and Families, announced Monday he would challenge Republican Pam Bondi for...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:39 AM
The guests in local public-affairs programs this weekend:
Greg Warmoth looks at expansion at Orlando International Airport on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. He talks to Phil Brown, executive director of the Greater...
| Oct 5, 2013
Common Core fears: Who cares who controls education as long as Florida's students progress better than they do now to compete globally? Currently, we are failing them.
Here's a workable compromise: President Obama delays for one year the penalty for...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Last week was jampacked with news of the wild, wacky and actually important varieties.
Some of the stories you saw. Some you probably missed. Here's a 10-question quiz to test your knowledge about stories involving everything from strange smells at...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:09 PM
When it comes to milestone birthdays, blackjack and a successful album by Adele, 21 is a magical number.
But if we're talking raises for elected officials at a time when many people just feel lucky to be employed?
Suddenly, 21 isn't so delightful....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 3 Commissioner Robert Stuart and Fire Chief John Miller have organized the city's first "large-scale community hands-only CPR/AED training." AED stands for automated external defibrillator. Registration and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:15 PM
It was a night for nostalgia at Bishop Moore, glistening with enough old Orlando allure to draw a standing-room-only crowd that included Mayor Buddy Dyer and other dignitaries to the first Bishop Moore vs. Edgewater varsity football game in 22 years....