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  • Discovery Church pastor resigns after admitting to affair

    Discovery Church pastor resigns after admitting to affair
    Lead Pastor David Loveless has resigned from Discovery Church after admitting to having an affair. The resignation was announced to the congregation of the Orlando megachurch on Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, Orlando-area pastors reacted with shock...
  • Jeff Ashton discusses Casey Anthony on WFTV; Bob Graham talks to News 13

     
    Jeff Ashton will be the guest on WFTV-Channel 9's “Central Florida Spotlight” days before he becomes Orange-Osceola state attorney.   Ashton talks about the job, his plans and his decision not to re-hire some former co-workers in the state...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Buddy Dyer talks to News 13’s ‘Political Connections’; WFTV’s ‘Spotlight’ goes to Daytona International Speedway

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer talks about his decade in office on “Political Connections.” The program airs at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. In an interview with Ybeth...
  • Religious groups converting to Scott

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republican lawmakers and major contributors who fiercely opposed Rick Scott during the party’s August primary for governor wasted little time sliding over to support the nominee....
  • Orlando Philharmonic seeks students to honor Jonathan May

     
    The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra invites string music students in elementary-, middle- and high-school grades to be part of a world premiere composition that is a tribute to local music educator Jonathan May, who died in February 2010. Students chosen...
  • Opinion writer: ‘Wicked’ has lesson for how we treat the poor

     
    In an interesting “My Word” column on the Opinion page of today's Orlando Sentinel, Case Thorp writes about how the story of ‘Wicked,' which just wrapped up its run in Orlando, can teach us things about how we treat those less...
  • Bithlo kids get new bikes, helmets

     
    As part of an effort to transform the Bithlo community, Florida Hospital's emergency doctors group, Florida Emergency Physicians, has donated new bicycles to students at Orange County Academy, a private school aimed at low-income students. The students...
  • St. Phil of Polis

     
    St. Phil of Polis If the Protestant church had saints I’d nominate Phil Hissom, founder and president of the Polis Institute, for canonization. Today Phil wrote a My Word editorial entitled, “Relationships count in poverty fight”...
  • Central Florida Presbytery says not so fast to First Presbyterian

     
    The Central Florida Presbytery, which was expected to approve the dismissal of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando so it can join the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, has postponed its decision until June. First Presbyterian voted overwhelmingly in...
  • Two churches dismissed by Central Florida Presbytery

     
    Members of the Central Florida Presbytery have dismissed two Central Florida churches who voted to leave the Presbyterian Church (USA) for other Presbyterian denominations. First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, which voted  1,759 to 185 in January to...
  • Paige McRight leaving Central Florida Presbytery

     
    Rev. Paige M. McRight, executive presbyter for the Central Florida Presbytery, is retiring from the organization that oversees Presbyterian Churches (USA) in Central Florida effective Aug. 1. McRight retirement announcement came on the same day the...