| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
With the cooler weather comes more outdoor art happenings such as the Mount Dora in the Fall Plein Air Paint Out, which begins Saturday in and around the picturesque Lake County city.
Various artists will be painting sunrise to sunset all week, until...
| 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 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 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 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell launched her clerk of court campaign Wednesday night.
Among the notables in attendance were fellow Democrat, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer -- who is on the host committee -- and Republican Orange County...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
This week, we learned of yet another settlement at the Orlando Police Department — $750,000 for the shooting of an unarmed man during an improper takedown.
It comes on the heels of a $140,000 payment to a woman whose teeth were broken after a...