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Orlando & Orange County

Jury Decides Orlando Double Vehicular Homicide Crash Case

An Orange County jury decided a case of Vehicular Homicide for a 2021 crash that killed two people in Orlando.

Pulse Families & Survivors Demand Criminal Investigation, Building Inspection, Forensic Audit

Pulse Families and Survivors for Justice are demanding a criminal investigation, third-party building inspection, and forensic audit in Orlando, Florida.

Orange County Animal Services Publishes 2023 Shelter Data

Orange County Animal Services published its statistics and “Year End Report,” detailing the data for fiscal year 2023, and the live release rate.

How Much Did Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Raise for Local Charities?

Check out how much Visit Orlando raised for Orange County charities that support survivors of abuse in Central Florida, and the top-performing restaurants.

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Elevates Talk on Future Air Transportation

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority hosted Advanced Air Mobility Industry Day, an underscoring effort to bring future of air transportation to region.

Orange County ESOL Pilot Success Leads to Program Expansion

A first-of-its-kind pilot program in Orange County will become a fully funded program to provide onsite English language instruction for working adults.

Santa’s Wonderland Village Opens in Winter Garden

More than ten thousand lights illuminated as the inaugural Santa’s Wonderland Village opened in Winter Garden. Admission and parking are free.

Orange County Convention Center Recognized for Leadership in Industry

The Orange County Convention Center continues to demonstrate its industry-leading hospitality and innovative business strategy.

Orange County Public Works Repaving of Lake Underhill Road Begins

Orange County Public Works will begin repaving Lake Underhill Road on December 10th.

Millions in Orange County Cultural Tourism Grants Approved

Millions of dollars in Orange County Cultural Tourism grants funded from the Tourist Development Tax have been awarded to 40 organizations.

Orange County Legislative Delegation Announces Public Meeting

Orlando Rep. Anna Eskamani, who is Orange County Legislative Delegation Chair, released information about the public meeting on November 29th.

State-of-the-Art Multicultural Center Opens Doors in Pine Hills

Orange County recently celebrated the grand opening of a cutting-edge Multicultural Center in Pine Hills. The 17,000 square foot facility, located at the site of a former grocery store, has been in the works since 2016. The building is the first of three phases and will be joined by...

IAAPA Expo in Orlando Breaks Pre-Pandemic Numbers at Orange County Convention Center

IAAPA Expo in Orlando, the premier global event for the attractions industry broke pre-pandemic numbers at the Orange County Convention Center.

Fitch Revises Greater Orlando Aviation Authority’s Outlook

Fitch revises Greater Orlando Aviation Authority's outlook and affirms ratings for the Orlando airport authority.

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.