Orlando Briefs

Known for its one-of-a-kind, locally made art, jewelry, and gifts, Artistree Co-op is supporting Faith Project International with a benefit called “Sew Many Blessings”. They are inviting the community to join the Artistree designers for an evening of sewing, knitting, or crocheting items for the Stove Program in Guatemala. “Sew...
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) joins the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and SecureFlorida.org in recognizing June as National Internet Safety Month. Floridians are encouraged to educate themselves about Internet safety and review tips for keeping children safe online.
When County Road 448 closes Friday night for two days as crews work to replace the railroad crossing, residents on both sides of the tracks can rest assured fire service will be available.
Join the counties of Lake, Orange, Osceola and Polk for the Fourth Annual Four Corners Hurricane Expo on Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vista Del Lago Community, located at 14465 Vista Del Lago Blvd. in Winter Garden. The free hurricane expo will feature informational...
An impressive slate of speakers and presenters is set for the Second Annual Lake County Green Symposium on Thursday, July 29, from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday, July 30, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mission Inn Resort & Club, located at 10400 County Road 48 in Howey-in-the-Hills.
Summer has arrived and the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection are encouraging students to head outdoors with a book from DOE’s 2010 recommended summer reading list.
SIATech's network of charter schools is one of the nation’s most effective and efficient schools according to the International Center for Leadership in Education.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. will visit Orlando, Fla., tomorrow for a town hall meeting to hear directly from local leaders working to strengthen and diversify the Space Coast economy.
In honor of Memorial Day, Governor Charlie Crist on Monday signed House Bill 1145 providing a 25 percent discount on annual passes to Florida State Parks for all veterans, active-duty service and reserve members