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Why There Is No Peace On Earth

American taxpayers have no clue

Will They or Won’t They?

Will Amazon add pharmacies to Whole Foods?

What Exactly Does “no-kill” Mean?

So "no kill" doesn't mean no animals are euthanized, but in most cases, the shelters try their best.

Cappies Review: Noises Off at Apopka High School

by Vanesa Burgos of Lake Minneola High School: Cappies review of the performance of Noises Off at Apopka High School

Cappies Review: South Lake High School’s Once Upon A Mattress

by Alyssa Stark of Lake Minneola High School "Once Upon A Mattress" as performed by South Lake High School was a light-hearted comedy containing a few gems of musical numbers and a cast that shone. "Once Upon A Mattress" tells the "true" story of "The Princess and the Pea." It isn't...

Scott Lagasse, Jr. & FDOT Bike Up for “Alert Today Florida”

Professional race car drivers, triathletes, cyclists, and sports commentators, were just a few riding more than 60 miles from St. Augustine to Daytona International Speedway today to show support for bicyclist safety. NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse, Jr., organized Champions Ride for Bicycle Safety for the second year in a row,...


The Florida Lottery announced that Rajeshbhai Patel, 46, of Titusville, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 FLORIDA CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.   Patel chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $762,287.20. He purchased his winning ticket from Nidy’s Grocery, located...

Faith in Florida Has a New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Faith in Florida has announced the appointment of Wes Lathrop as our new Executive Director. From an email sent to West Orlando News: Wes has been in the field of community organizing for twelve years including three years as Director of the Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC) in...

Q: What is worse than ten dead people in one trashcan?

A: One dead person in ten trashcans! Don't worry, they didn't find any dead people in any of the new Orange County trash bins. Just trying to poke a little humor in the growing frustration about the new system. Still adjusting to the new trash collection system, here in Orange County?...

Share Fair Nation Comes To Orlando

Experience interactive teaching and learning along with a STEM-inspired excursion when Share Fair Nation comes to UCF’s College Education and Human Performance on Jan. 23, 2016. Students, families and teachers will have an opportunity to engage their mind power during STEMosphere®, an interactive expo with hands-on, brains-on adventures in STEM-related...

Controlling Relationships

Stop looking for reasons to get mad, get upset, get frustrated, get disappointed or get annoyed with your soul mates because if you look for a reason to end a relationship you can find one every day!

From Prison to… freedom or revocation?

Duck died last month, on parole. After serving 13 years in prison, he entered a world dramatically changed since beginning incarceration. Duck’s story, challenges, employment barriers, and societal roadblocks are not his alone.

Longwood Chili Cook Off: The HEAT is on

Last year’s winner from the fire department is scheduled to receive spicy challenges from across the region. Newcomers to this competition, Baby Mo’s Chili, sponsored by Tropical Air of Central Florida...

Veterans: The “New” Minority?

Improvised Explosive Device, or IED; This one type of device can cause wounds ranging from cuts and burns, to mutilating injuries that result in amputation and even death.

Look Out District 6, Here Comes Lawanna Gelzer

Piranha’s are known for their sharp teeth, powerful jaws and a voracious appetite for meat, and when it comes to politics like it or not so is Lawanna Gelzer! Lawanna is certainly going for the meat to take the District 6 seat!

Terminated… What Were They Thinking?

With employment tenure averaging two – three years, goodbyes are something we all will end up doing more than once.

Regina Hill Raises the Stakes

  Last week, I interviewed Regina Hill, one of the candidates running for the city of Orlando Commission, District 5 seat, concerning the recent news of attorney Juan Lynum entering the race. "Voters in District 5 are not interested in continuing the Lynum legacy and I will continue to knock on...

Oh, Snap! Siplin is in

After 5 months of submitting campaign finance activity ‘waivers,’ one would have assumed that Victoria Siplin waved the white flag! But not so fast.

It’s On: Six compete for Orange County Commissioner District 6

Unless you have been living under a rock in West Orlando, then by now you may have heard a little buzz about the 2014 open County Commissioner District 6 seat currently held by County Commissioner Tiffany Moore-Russell.

Empowering, Energizing, Employment

For job seekers, recently graduated students, and/or professionals dissatisfied with their current career track, the Central Florida Jobs Initiative offers a life changing FREE seven-session-job–readiness program. You heard right, free.

Courthouses Close in Memory of Lydia Gardner

Orange County courthouses will be closed for four hours Friday, to honor the memory of Lydia Gardner, Clerk of Courts, who passed away last week.

Job Opportunities for Adults with Disabilities

Perfect Petroleum and other local businesses/community employers are partnernering with Bishop Grady Villas to offer job opportunities for adults with disabilities, giving individuals with disabilities a chance to achieve their dreams.

Life After High School

If you are a local agency, business, college, or group that provides transition related services or careers to students and young adults with disabilities and their families...

Achieving Their Dreams

On April 26, 2013, Bishop Grady Villas will be hosting its Fifth Annual "Achieving Their Dreams" free fundraising breakfast.

Feb U Air Me Out Fine Art Show in Lake Mary

The Feb U Air Me Out art show is taking place at Pieces Furnishings & Art, located at 3590 North US 17-92, Suite 108, Lake Mary, in Victoria Square Shopping Center.

Art and the Abbots

Featured at the Gallery on First in Sanford Florida, Art and the Abbots are in the spotlight.

Career Performance Excellence

The goal of the Central Florida Jobs Initiative (CFJI) is intensive: To connect employers with qualified and job-ready candidates.

Art in Orlando

“Are there any places where I can transfer my inner visions onto canvas and have fun doing it, if only for a night?”