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Orange County investigators say that, a 24-year old woman is dead after being run over by a car on the Golden Rod road, on Tuesday around 3:00 am. It is unclear at this point, whether this is a case of road rage. Investigators have said that the woman got into an altercation with the suspects at an Orange County night club.
The Florida Lottery announced today that two lucky players matched all five winning numbers in the Friday, September 4, FANTASY 5® drawing and will share a …
For the first time in 12 years, the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association (OCCTA), representing all 12,000 instructional personnel, will address the School Board in a public hearing on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30p.m.
Orange County Deputies have arrested Tedric Taylor, a ninth grade Oak Ridge High School student, for Possession of a Firearm on School Property on the school campus this morning. Taylor had allegedly chased a Carver Middle School student with the gun in hand in his Richmond Heights neighborhood earlier this morning.
The City of Orlando said yesterday that, the fountain at Lake Eola, which has become an icon of Orlando, suffered severe damage when it was struck by lightening several weeks ago. Lisa Early, Director of the city’s Families, Parks and Recreation Department, told the Orlando Sentinel that, “There is massive damage. Most of the lights are blown, the pumps are burned out, most of the controls are burnt out.”
Representatives from Vantage Learning, a New Jersey-based educational software company, will present the $19,500 grant in a Language Arts classroom at the school. The grant will allow 750 students to be licensed to use a software program called MY Access! The program allows a student to write an essay, submit the essay via the Internet and get immediate feedback on how to write better.
Orlando’s downtown transit system, LYMMO, is in the top ten U.S. transit systems says, Grist, a Seattle-based environmental, non-profit online magazine. “Orlando, with its free bus rapid transit system LYMMO, is credited with inspiring the development of several nearby office and residential buildings and improving walkability,” commented the magazine. LYMMO currently covers a total of [...]
The Orlando Housing Authority (OHA) today, announced the opening of the Villas at Carver Park. The new community is a mixed-income development built on the former Carver Court public housing site in the historic Parramore neighborhood. The site is the final phase of the Carver Park project, which will anchor a total community redevelopment initiative, to be completed by the end of 2009.
The School Board of Orange County, Florida will hold a working session tomorrow, September 3, at the Educational Leadership Center, 445 W. Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida. The meeting will discuss applications for the following charter schools: Imani Elementary Charter Academy, Central Florida Leadership Academy, Orlando Science Elementary School and Sunshine High School.