Events

Oct 27 8:15 AM
Downtown MASTERMINDS Referral Group
Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce 301 E Pine St
Nov 04 8:00 AM
The Professional Alliance Group (PAG) meeting
Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce 301 E Pine St
Nov 07 8:15 AM
Orlando Masterminds Referral Group meeting
Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce 301 E Pine St
Nov 13 8:15 AM
Downtown MASTERMINDS Referral Group
Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce 301 E Pine St
Nov 13 2:00 PM
City of Orlando City Council meeting
City of Orlando City Council 400 S Orange Ave

Latest News

Community
380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal
Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: AdventHealth Breaks Ground on ER, Health Park to Serve Residents of Osceola County

Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

AdventHealth broke ground today on an emergency room and a first-of-its-kind health park that will expand access to care for residents of Kissimmee, St. Cloud and surrounding areas of Osceola County.

Business

CITY OF ORLANDO: Wall Street Plaza Block Party to be held October 11

Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

Every Friday and Saturday night Wall St. Plaza takes over 2 city streets and throws the ultimate Block Party!

Family

CITY OF ORLANDO: CyclingSavvy Training to be held October 9

Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

CyclingSavvy is offering a FREE Truth & Techniques bike safety education course.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes Increase Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Press release submission | Oct 2, 2019

We've learned that BRCA genes are strong indicators for diseases like breast cancer, but what if they could also indicate your risk for ovarian cancer?

Obituaries

Obituary: LaVerne Spencer Oct 15, 2019

LaVerne Spencer, 83, a resident of Grand Living in Hernanado FL passed away peacefully October 12, 2019 in the arms of her loving husband.

Obituary: Sheppard, Joe Burton Oct 15, 2019

Sheppard, Joe Burton (Joe), Age 91, of Tampa, Florida quietly passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Obituary for Ronald “Ron” “Bubby” Severre Whitman Oct 15, 2019

Ronald “Ron” “Bubby” Severre Whitman, 85, passed away October 13, 2019.

Obituary: Richard "Rich" E. Sharkey Oct 8, 2019

Richard "Rich" E. Sharkey, 84, of Dunedin passed away on October 4, 2019.

Obituary: Michael Carella Oct 8, 2019

Michael Carella, 71, passed away October 5, 2019.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: AdventHealth Breaks Ground on ER, Health Park to Serve Residents of Osceola County
Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

AdventHealth broke ground today on an emergency room and a first-of-its-kind health park that will expand access to care for residents of Kissimmee, St. Cloud and surrounding areas of Osceola County.

CITY OF ORLANDO: Wall Street Plaza Block Party to be held October 11

Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

Every Friday and Saturday night Wall St. Plaza takes over 2 city streets and throws the ultimate Block Party!

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes Increase Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Press release submission | Oct 2, 2019

We've learned that BRCA genes are strong indicators for diseases like breast cancer, but what if they could also indicate your risk for ovarian cancer?

Education

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636
Florida Business Daily reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

From Florida Business Daily

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

U.S. residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

From Florida Business Daily

The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2019

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Rollins College, according to an analysis of federal data.

Family

CITY OF ORLANDO: CyclingSavvy Training to be held October 9
Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

CyclingSavvy is offering a FREE Truth & Techniques bike safety education course.

CITY OF ORLANDO: Bike Orlando Open House to be held October 3
Press release submission | Oct 2, 2019

We are hosting an open house to gather input for our current bicycle projects including the Bicycle Beltway and Bicycle Plan Update.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: AdventHealth is joining forces with Moffitt Cancer Center

Press release submission | Sep 24, 2019

We are excited to announce that AdventHealth is joining forces with Moffitt Cancer Center

Real Estate

Home sales in Orlando, April 7-13, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 15, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 25 reported residential sales in Orlando for the week of April 7-13, 2019.

Recent Orlando home sales, March 31-April 6, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 240 reported residential sales in Orlando for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

Conway home sales, March 24-30, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were six reported residential sales in Conway for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

Recent Orlando home sales, March 24-30, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 220 reported residential sales in Orlando for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

Sports

ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN: Orlando Health LIVE! : EKGs for Student Athletes to be held August 13
Press release submission | Aug 12, 2019

Some local school districts are now requiring heart screenings -- electrocardiogram (EKGs) – for student athletes who wish to play sports.

CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS COMMISSION: Major League Soccer (MLS)
Press release submission | Jul 8, 2019

Get ready for a Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star week like no other.

ORANGE COUNTY GOVERNMENT FLORIDA: Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic Highlights World-Class Camping World Stadium in Orange County

Press release submission | Nov 26, 2018

Once again, Orange County hosted thousands of fans at Camping World Stadium for the 2019 Florida Blue Florida Classic on Saturday, Nov. 17 for the much-anticipated rivalry game between Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers and the Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) Wildcats.

From Apopka Times

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida

Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

Florida News Network