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  • For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL

    For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL
    When it comes time for the 2013 University of Tennessee football team pictures, just tell Ryne Rankin where to stand. He has a vision. When he visited the campus for an unofficial trip Oct. 1 – his birthday – to take in the Buffalo game, he...
  • How to help Bithlo

    How to help Bithlo
    In today's letter's I respond to readers' questions and I had several people write to me because they wanted to know how to help Bithlo after a column I wrote that highlighted the east Orange County community's problems with poverty and concern about...
  • Orange County Head Starts receive free books

     
    As part of an effort to give away 500,000 books nationwide during the holidays, Orange County Head Starts are getting free books from Reading is Fundamental, a children's literacy nonprofit. In addition to the BETA Center, all Orange County Head Start...
  • Mobile clinic offers free spaying, neutering

     
    From Orange County Animal Services: Beginning in January, Animal Services' Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic will be back on the road. The clinic’s new program aims to bring convenient sterilization and vaccination services to areas with low-income families...
  • Larry the Cable Guy spotlights Crash-a-Rama

     
    Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy" visits Orlando Speed World's Crash-a-Rama tonight. The program airs at 9 on History. And History bills the stop as "the nation's premier producer of demolition derby races."...
  • WMFE: Why we conducted TV fundraising recently

     
    The speculation started immediately after it was learned that public broadcaster WMFE is selling its television station Channel 24. The buyer would have to be someone with deep pockets. Jose Fajardo, WMFE president and CEO, has said he can't confirm the...
  • Leaders upset by E. Orange homeless drop-in center project delays

     
    Frustrated Orange County commissioners directed staff Tuesday to step-up efforts to find a suitable site for a homeless drop-in center on the east side of the county, but appeared to keep the idea of building one on an alternate site in Bithlo as a fall-...
  • 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...
  • Jacobs follows through on Bithlo water safety checks

     
    Late last year, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs promised Bithlo residents on well water that the county would pay for tests there to check for contamination. Today Jacobs kept that promise and visited some of the 55 or so homes that have already...
  • No Sunshine violation, Orange attorney says

     
    Woody Rodriguez, attorney for the Orange County School Board, has sent us a long e-mail defending the School Board's use of a “straw ballot” last Thursday to pretty much decide who would be new superintendent of schools.  As we detailed in our...
  • Battle of Bithlo Bridge rages between Mica and Adams

     
    What we're dubbing “The Battle of Bithlo Bridge” is really starting to heat up. Who knew that an activist's complaint that a bridge on S.R. 50 is too narrow to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists would become the issue du jour of the...
  • Adams, Mica vying for who can solve Bithlo bridge issue

     
    One of the nice things about an election year — especially when a politician is in a competitive race — is that it doesn't take long for a citizen's complaint to get some attention. No sooner did residents of Bithlo complain in the Sentinel...