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Orlando & Orange County

After Property Insurance Roundtable, Rep. Frost Demands Meeting with Gov. DeSantis

Orlando Rep. Maxwell Frost sent a letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis after a property insurance roundtable, and demands a meeting.

Governor Appoints Three to Early Learning Coalition of Orange County

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of three to the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County.

Central Florida Travel Makes Orlando Airport One of Busiest Holiday Gateways

Robust travel to Central Florida will make Orlando International Airport (MCO) one of the nation’s busiest holiday gateways this Thanksgiving season.

Orlando Hit and Run Kills 5-Year-Old, Police Search for Mercedes Occupants

A 5-year-old was killed in an Orlando hit and run, and Orlando police are asking for the community's help to identify those who fled the scene.

Motivation to Cessation: Veterans’ Triumph with VA’s Tobacco Program

The Orlando VA and Veterans nationwide stand united, embodying the spirit of this event and sharing stories of triumph over smoking addiction.

Woofie’s West Orlando Premium Mobile Pet Care Now Open

Woofie's West Orlando Premium Mobile Pet Care is hosting a grand opening celebration for owners and their dogs on Wednesday, November 29th.

Orange County Animal Services Overwhelmed with Homeless Dogs

Orange County Animal Services resumed normal stray intake of dogs, and the Orlando shelter quickly became overwhelmed.

Lift Orlando Celebrates 10 Years, $100M+ Invested in West Lakes

Lift Orlando marked its 10th anniversary celebrating years of strengthening neighborhoods.

Diner en Blanc Orlando Transforms into Enchanting ‘Bridgerton’ Masquerade Ball

Diner en Blanc Orlando, known for secret outdoor pop-up dining, captivated attendees with its unique blend of sophistication, elegance, and mystery.

Alpha Xi Delta at UCF Collected Money, Canned Food for Youth in Foster Care

Alpha Xi Delta at the University of Central Florida is making sure youth in foster care have what they need to thrive.

OCPS Magnet Fair Highlights 41 Programs That Expand Educational Choices

Orange County Public Schools is hosting a virtual OCPS Magnet Fair about the 41 magnet programs offered in local elementary, middle and high schools.

Orlando VA Healthcare System Recognizes National Family Caregivers Month

The Orlando VA Healthcare System is celebrating National Family Caregivers Month this November, with more upcoming events.

Free Ice Cream for Jeni’s Winter Park Grand Opening

The day has come for the official grand opening for Jeni’s in Winter Park, and there is free ice cream involved!

Mayor Demings to Host Annual Orange County Veterans Day Ceremony

Orange County will honor local veterans and active-duty members of the United States Armed Forces, with a Veterans Day ceremony.

Hundreds of Central Florida Beneficiaries Attend Free Shows at Dr. Phillips Center

With the highest number of giveback events to date, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will welcome hundreds of local beneficiaries.

Traffic Shift Planned for Lake Underhill Road in Orlando

Beginning Monday, November 6th, westbound traffic on Lake Underhill Road will shift onto a temporary lane that has been paved adjacent to the existing lane.

One-Day-A-Week Watering Begins in Orange County

Saving water starts with you! One-day-a-week watering begins today in Orange County and continues through March 9, 2024. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Orange County officials remind residents to change irrigation timers along with clocks. Mandatory lawn watering restrictions specify the days when you may water in...

Brightline Unveils Orlando Health Partnership, New Station Name & Train

Brightline celebrated its multi-year partnership with Orlando Health with a recent unveiling event of its new Orlando Station name and new train.

Getting Ready for Epic Universe, Kirkman Road Extension Moves Ahead

With Universal’s Epic Universe theme park scheduled to open by the summer of 2025, road construction has begun on the Kirkman Road extension project.

Construction Starts on Catchlight Crossings Affordable Housing Project

Construction begins on affordable housing public-private project between Universal Orlando Resort, Wendover Housing Partners and Orange County.

NAVC Commits $1 Million to Fund New Veterinary Global Award Program

The North American Veterinary Community established new award program to support the veterinary profession and wellbeing of animals.

Miss Arab USA Embarks on Humanitarian, Empowerment Journey in Orlando

Farah Abu Adeela, crowned Miss Arab USA, will engage in spirited humanitarian and empowerment journey with a multi-faceted visit to Orlando, Florida.

New Citizens Welcomed at Orlando Naturalization Ceremony

A recent U.S. Naturalization ceremony in Orlando, Florida administered the oath to 20 new citizens from 14 different countries.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Fly Over Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort hosted the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds flight demonstration team for a flyover of Magic Kingdom Park and EPCOT.

Orlando International Airport Looks to Future with Funding, Planning Approvals

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board recently updated funding for major projects at Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Call For Artists: Public Art Opportunity for Orange County’s New Innovation Lab

Orange County seeks artists or teams to develop artwork for Orange County's Innovation Lab within the Multicultural Center in the heart of Pine Hills.

Aetna Helps Second Harvest Feed Hope to Local Students

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida announced the expansion of its School Partnerships Program through a grant provided by Aetna.

Orange County to Begin Repaving North Apopka Vineland Road

Orange County Public Works Roads and Drainage crews will begin repaving part of North Apopka Vineland Road.

Over $100 Million in Federal Dollars to Lower Air Conditioning Costs in Florida

Florida has been awarded $106,028,700 in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Developers Announced for Sports & Entertainment District in Downtown Orlando

The planned Sports and Entertainment District in downtown Orlando is moving forward, as ED Development, LLC and the Orlando Magic announced developers.