Orlando & Orange County

UCF President John Hitt, at a budget meeting in Tallahassee, said Tuesday that he will be forming a security task force at UCF in response to Monday's massacre.
The City of Orlando successfully completed its 2006 Employee Workplace Giving Campaign with more than a 20% increase in annual contributions. The Workplace Giving Campaign program provides City employees an opportunity to donate to charitable, not-for-profit organization(s) of their choice.  more
Community Meeting Provides Overview of Development and Construction Process Generating $1 Billion in Local Economic Impact Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 (Orlando, FL) – The enhanced Community Venues projects presents the City of Orlando and the Venue partners with an opportunity to make a significant and long-term, positive economic impact on...
The Pine Hills Community Council is wrong for Pine Hills. The Pine Hills Community Council has long outlived its usefulness and can point to nothing it has achieved on behalf of the residents of Pine Hills. Its flaccid and impotent leadership has served as a deterrent to community involvement. It...
Orlando - State Senator Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) along with Total Wine & More presented a check for $5,000 to Bakari F. Burns CEO, Health Care Center for the Homeless and Beverly Neal of Florida State Conference NAACP on Saturday April 7 at the Official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening...
Why? 1. Prices still disconnected from fundamentals. House prices are still far beyond any historically known relationship to rents or salaries. Rents are still less than half of mortgage payments. Salaries cannot cover mortgages except in the very short term, by using adjustable interest-only loans....
How do you put a price tag on a family dinner full of smiles? Can you buy the opportunity to tuck your child into bed at night? Do you lie your head down on that soft fluffy pillow to go to sleep with the thought that beyond the...
     Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) has been recognized by the Council of the Great City Schools for continued student improvement in math and reading. The findings were released in the seventh annual Beating the Odds: A City-by-City Analysis of Student Performance Gaps on State Assessments by the Council...
The 95th Annual Central Florida Fair opens its gates on April 19th and is bigger and better than ever before! This year’s Fair is chock-full of entertainment, contests, rides, games, Fair food and special celebrity guest appearances with hot stars straight from Hollywood! All for the same low price...