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  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Week 10 Football Scores

    Week 10 Football Scores
      MONDAY   Orangewood 38, Pierson Taylor 7   Orange City University 28, Lyman 27   DeLand 32, Jacksonville Mandarin 30   Father Lopez 24, Ormond Calvary Christian12   THURSDAY   Jacksonville Sandalwood 28, Spruce Creek 13   FRIDAY   Agape...
  • Florida to get another $26.8 to turnaround its "lowest performing" schools

    The state had won the grant previously and today the U.S. DOE announced it would receive a "continuation" grant. The Central Florida schools receiving the grant money are Evans and Oakridge high schools and Memorial Middle in Orange County, Leesburg...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events in Orlando this week

    Freebie Friday: Free events in Orlando this week
    EVENTS ART AND MUSIC IN THE PARK: with food trucks and music by Jeff Rupert: 6-9 p.m. today; Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry; free; 407-262-7700. ART AMONG THE TREES: art, craft and music festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday;...
  • Leesburg fire chief withheld critical information about fire-training center proposal

    Troubling new information that has surfaced since an April 7 column about a Leesburg fire-training center suggests that the fire chief withheld information that there was already one in town that firefighters could use for free. Fire Chief Kevin...
  • Free stuff to do around Orlando this weekend

    Free stuff to do around Orlando this weekend
    EASTER COLLEGE PARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m. Saturday; Albert Park, Edgewater Drive, Orlando; free; collegeparkorlando.org. EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Central Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3203. EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: egg...
  • Leesburg firefighter training center a waste of money

    Leesburg firefighter training center  a waste of money
    Lake County's municipal spendthrift is at it again. This particular waste of taxpayer cash should have raised alarms, even with Leesburg city commissioners who never met an ill-judged expense they didn't leap to pay. The expense involves the city...
  • Faith Christian launches football with Andre Dobson as coach

    Faith Christian is launching football in 2013 and has hired Andre Dobson as its head coach. A meet and greet for the new coach will be held at the school (9703 Curry Ford Rd., Orlando) on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. Dobson was head coach from 2008-11...
  • Employee accused of stealing $5,000 from hospital, patient

    Employee accused of stealing $5,000 from hospital, patient
    Ella Renee Stevens, a patient financial services manager at a Leesburg medical center, has been charged with Grand Theft for llegedly stealing more than $5,000 from the hospital -- and a patient, reprots WFTV ABC News-9 in Orlando. Cops found an empty...
  • Three area players in FACA North-South game

    Three area players are on the roster for Saturday’s Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South all-star doubleheader in Fort Pierce. Hagerty’s Logan Hovey, Leesburg’s Undra Mitchem and Sidney Coakley of Freedom are on the boys...
  • Possible closure of Leesburg air-traffic control tower threatens economic gains

    Since 2007, planes at Leesburg International Airport have been under the command of air-traffic controllers working in a tower visible from U.S. Highway 441. Now, the federal government is threatening to close the tower April 7 as part of a shutdown...
  • Residents respond to red-light cameras

    If a columnist writes about abortion, a response through the roof is guaranteed. But red-light cameras? Who knew you cared so much? It turns out that Lake County residents have passionate feelings about red-light cameras, those devices that take video...