| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:54 AM
And they're off: Central Florida's first Trader Joe's opened its doors this morning, and more than 300 eager customers streamed in to check out the inexpensive wines and famed selection of private-label foods.
Inside the Winter Park store, music...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:37 AM
An innovative sewage-processing company in Sanford has closed its doors suddenly and filed for bankruptcy, leaving the cities of Sanford, Ocoee and Winter Springs to find new disposal methods.
Since 2009, Maxwest Environmental Systems had been...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Last season’s Class 8A boys basketball state runner-ujp, Evans, beat reigning 7A state champion Oviedo to win last weekend’s Rollins University high school basketball team camp.
The Trojans, with rising seniors C.J. Williamson and Kerry...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:33 AM
There is plenty of cheating in Celebration and adultery in Altamonte Springs, according to data collected from an online dating website.
New data from AshleyMadison.com, a dating website designed for people already in relationships, has revealed the 10...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Helen Harmon settled into her usual spot with her iced coffee and Sunday paper. From the shaded picnic table in the corner of the West Orange Dog Park, she could note the arrival of the other Sunday morning regulars: Louie and Cocoa, the French bulldogs;...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Jones football coach Kevin Lewis expects to see some new players on his practice field in August.
He just wishes they could come sooner.
An Orange County Public Schools rezoning plan could send 300 to 350 students from Evans to Jones for the 2014-15...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:04 PM
OCOEE — Three nights after receiving his high-school diploma, Nick Gordon will be attending another sort of graduation Thursday night.
He will be surrounded by family and friends, and television cameras will record the whole thing. A mortarboard...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Charles King and Chris Hays discuss some of the best high school linebackers to watch in 2014.
Here's a list of players we talk about, in order of video (all seniors-to-be, unless otherwise noted):
— Marcus Brunson, Mainland, 6-0, 210
| May 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Cortez Pembleton throws 4 TD passes and rushes for another in the 42-6 win. Craig Rucker and Brandon McLaughlin both scored twice on TD receptions. Buck Watkins also had a TD catch.
Charles King is high school sports writer for the Orlando...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Ronnie May pitched a complete game with 3 strikeouts to lead Apopka to an 8-1 victory over West Orange in a Class 8A, District 3 semifinal Tuesday night. May allowed just one run for the Blue Darters (17-8).
“[He] really went out and threw a lot...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
53.43 Sharrika Barnett, Oak Ridge, 2014
53.52 Lauren Austin, Oviedo, 2002
54.16 Destiny Washington, West Orange, 2014
54.25 Odeika Bent, Oak Ridge, 2007
54.57 Unique Singleton, Osceola, 2007
54.75 Julie Nunn, South Lake, 2010
| May 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An attorney has paid $1 million for the historic Britt Mansion in Winter Garden, intending to use it as a law office while retaining historic character.
Joe Ort, of the Ort Law Firm, will relocate six employees from Ocoee to the mansion. BankFIRST ...