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Orlando Briefs

Goodwill Hosts Two-Day Hiring Event at South Orange Blossom Trail Location

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida is hosting a two-day hiring event to fill a variety of retail positions ranging from entry level to managerial.

Nonstop from Orlando International Airport to Guadalajara Coming Soon

Frontier Airlines will launch new service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GDL).

Crime Gun & Drugs Taken During Orlando Traffic Stop

The Orlando Police Department's Parramore Bike Unit has sure been keeping busy with increased crime and drugs around downtown.

13 More Illegal Guns Taken Off Orlando Streets

Recently, the Orlando Police Department celebrated taking another 13 illegal guns off the streets in just one week.

OCPS Announces Two Afterschool Meals Program Sites

Orange County Public Schools A-4413 announced the intent to participate in the Afterschool Meals Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program.

Orlando Health Holds Multiple Hiring Events

Orlando Health is holding multiple hiring events on August 25th. The health system is looking to hire for clinical and non-clinical roles.

The Hope Church Hosts Tribute Concert Celebrating Anita Baker

The Hope Church will host a tribute concert to celebrate Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Anita Baker.

‘A History of Winter Garden’ Presentation in Heller Hall

A History of Winter Garden: Photographs and artifacts from archive will detail the legacy of this former citrus capital during an upcoming presentation.

Florida is Home to Most Severe Mosquito Cities, Including Orlando

Florida is home to the top 11 cities with most severe mosquito populations, including Orlando. Here are mosquito prevention tips:

SWAT Team Assists Recovery of More Guns, More Drugs

Police recovered firearms, money, cannabis, MDMA, THC Wax, Meth, Oxycodone, and Fentanyl. Here's a photo from OPD:

Cannabis, MDMA, THC Gummies Found During Orlando Traffic Stop

During an Orlando traffic stop, police discovered: 163g of cannabis, 15g of MDMA, several bags containing THC gummies and several drug paraphernalia items.

New OCPS Deputy Superintendent Announced

Superintendent Designate Dr. Maria Vazquez and the Orange County School Board announced the next Deputy Superintendent for Orange County Public Schools.

Is Orlando a Good City for Cat Lovers?

To mark International Cat Day on August 8th, a new report ranked 2022's Best Cities for Cat Lovers. How does Orlando stack up?

Deadly Weapons, Drugs Seized from Orlando Residence

Orlando police have been very active keeping the community safe, with another discovery of deadly weapons and drugs earlier this week.

CFX Plans to Invest $4 Billion into Central Florida Over Next 5 Years

The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) will be investing $4 billion in the Central Florida region over the next 5 years.

Parramore Bikes Unit Finds Drugs, Guns, Cash and Stolen Goods

Officers recovered stolen property worth $4000, and police seized over 400g of MDMA, 85g of other drugs, $2000 in cash, and four firearms.

Monster Jam Returns to Orlando

Monster Jam, the most family-friendly, action-packed motorsport in the world races into Camping World Stadium for one night only on October 29, 2022.

OPD School Resource Officers Conduct Critical Incident Training

Orlando Police Department’s School Resource Officers recently went through critical incident training ahead of the first day of class.

Florida Realtors 2022 Convention & Trade Expo Coming to Orlando

Florida Realtors Convention & Trade Expo takes place August 24th-25th at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando.

Greater Orlando Ranked in Most Expensive Metro Area for Renters Report

Renters are feeling the pain of the housing crisis, with record rental prices making it more difficult than ever to save for a home, especially in Orlando.

Orlando Author Releases Book Recognizing Difference Between Religion and Spirituality

Orlando author spotlights the benefits of engaging in humanitarian services to live a more blissful life.

OCPS Enrollment Deadline Rapidly Approaching

With the start of the 2022-23 school year almost here, those interested in registering their children in Orange County Public Schools should act now.

OUC GM & CEO Elected VP of Florida Municipal Electric Association Board of Directors

The Florida Municipal Electric Association elected OUC's Clint Bullock as vice president of the organization’s board of directors.

ScionHealth Bringing New Specialty Hospital to Orlando

The new 64-bed facility in Upshot Medical Center at Mills Park will help with locally based long-term acute care and acute rehabilitation services.

Three Orlando Hotels Purchased Near International Drive

Monarch Alternative Capital LP announced the purchase of three hotels in Orlando, right near the tourist district.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Hiring Event for Jobs in Central Florida

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is hosting a hiring event to fill jobs available at the company’s Central Florida properties.

Orlando Welcomes Bright Green 2, Bright Pink 2

Brightline welcomed two more trains to Orlando, “Bright Green 2” and “Bright Pink 2.”

Cops Seize Fentanyl, Guns, $198,000 in Assets as 13 Arrested

The Orange County Sheriff's Office announced a major drug operation that dismantled an Orlando fentanyl trafficking organization.

City Hall Seeks Art for Hispanic Heritage Month

The City of Orlando is seeking local visual artists to display their artwork during Hispanic Heritage Month at City Hall.

Atlas Cottage Homes Provides Alternative Affordable Housing

Atlas Cottage Homes plans to provide an alternative solution to help address Florida's affordable housing crisis.