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Orlando VA Program Treats Veterans with Serious Mental Health Disorders

The Orlando VA Healthcare System in Lake Nona launched the utilization of Somatic Treatment for Veterans with serious mental health disorders.

Annual OUC Golf Tournament Donates 100K+ to Local Charities

More than $100,000 was raised by 144 golfers at the annual OUC Charity Golf Tournament held recently at Shingle Creek Golf Club.

Apopka Firefighters Announce Vote of No Confidence

The Apopka Professional Firefighters Association recently held a vote of confidence in regards to the leadership of Fire Chief Sean Wylam.

Whistleblower Signed Sworn Statement Against Supervisor of Elections Cowles

Whistleblower signs sworn statement alleging election integrity concerns and potential felonies under Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles.

Central Floridians Join Rep. Maxwell Frost for Orlando Swearing-In Ceremony

Orlando Congressman Maxwell Alejandro Frost was ceremonially sworn in by former U.S. Rep. Val Demings in front of a local crowd of reportedly 1,000 people.

New Prostate Cancer Treatment Launched at Orlando Health

Oncologists at Orlando Health Cancer Institute introduced patients to a new drug for treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

Major Orlando Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Busted

A big drug trafficking operation in Orlando has been officially busted by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “Operation Titan Fall” investigation.

FAMU Law Fellows Support Eatonville Families with Heirs’ Property Issues

FAMU Law students to provide free legal services to families in Eatonville that are experiencing heirs’ property issues.

Mayor Demings: Orange County Exceeded Goal of Housing Homeless Individuals

Partnerships with HUD and others helped Orange County assist homeless individuals over an 18-month period, Mayor Jerry Demings said.

Orlando Area Unemployment Rate Down in December 2022

The Orlando area unemployment rate decreased in December 2022, and leisure and hospitality gained the most jobs locally.

Still No Arrest in Armed Carjacking at Orlando International Airport

Nearly two weeks after an armed carjacking at Orlando International Airport, the suspect, is still on the run as local police have not made an arrest.

Antisemitic Graffiti Found at Orlando High School

Orange County Public Schools revealed antisemitic graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Florida.

Orlando Health Cancer Institute Introduces CAR T-Cell Therapy

Orlando Health Cancer Institute has added CAR T-cell therapy as a new option for treating advanced blood cancers.

Applications Open for Central Florida Summer Youth Program

Central Florida high school students can now sign-up for interactive programs giving them hands on experience to guide them on their future career journey.

Orlando’s New Congressman Sworn Into 118th Congress

Orlando Congressman Maxwell Alejandro Frost was officially sworn in as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Florida’s 10th District.

Orange County Government Employees Raise Record Amount for Nonprofit

An employee-led effort throughout Orange County government raised a record amount to support the Heart of Florida United Way.

More Than 9,000 Toys Donated to Orange County Mayor’s Holiday Toy Drive

The 2022 Orange County Mayor’s Holiday Toy Drive recently completed its 12th year collecting gifts for the benefit of local youth, and the final numbers are in.

Thanks, Central Florida — Love, Kids in Foster Care

It truly takes a village – and Central Florida shows up time after time when called upon. Thank you.

Murder Arrest: Teenagers Busted in Shooting at Orlando School Event

The Orlando Police Department has announced major arrests in the November shooting at the Jones High vs. Wekiva High football game.

Orange County Public Schools Graduation Dates for Class of 2023

Orange County Public Schools announced graduation dates for the Class of 2023.

Storm Debris Removal Finally Set to End in Orange County

Orange County announced the removal of hurricane-generated debris will finally be completed this month and set a date.

EA Awards Scholarships to UCF Students to Increase Diversity in Gaming Industry

Electronic Arts awards scholarships to increase representation and inclusion of underrepresented students in gaming and interactive entertainment programs.

Orlando VA Launches ‘Home for the Holidays’ Campaign

A “Home for the Holidays” campaign aiming to find permanent housing for at least 100 military Veterans in Central Florida was launched.

Orlando Area Employment Up, Leading Florida Job Gains in Two Major Industries

The Orlando area’s private sector employment was up 5.2 percent over the year, leading the states job gains in two major industries.

OCPS 2022-23 Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

OCPS is celebrating local finalists for the 2022-23 Teacher of the Year.

OCPS Announces 2022-23 Support Person of the Year Finalists

OCPS is celebrating the local finalists for the 2022-23 Support Person of the Year.

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings Launches 12th Annual Toy Drive

As the holiday season begins, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has launched the 2022 Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive.

Orlando Health Launching Hospital Care at Home

Orlando Health received approval from the state Agency for Health Care Administration to provide acute hospital-level care in adult patients’ homes.

Goodwill Shoppers Rally Behind Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Goodwill asked shoppers to roundup their purchases at checkout to help neighbors in Southwest Florida get back on their feet.

Corruption Cowles? Supervisor of Elections’ Son Works for Equipment Vendor

Nick Cowles, son of Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, works for the election equipment vendor serving his father's office.