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Paul Edwin Jones Jr. acquires 1605 Florinda Drive, Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Feb 9, 2019

On Jan. 29, 2019, Steven and Susan Jones sold their four bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home at 1605 Florinda Drive, Orlando to Paul Edwin Jones Jr. for $252,000.

ALLEN, DYER, DOPPELT & GILCHRIST, P.A: ADD+G attorney Joshua Spector will be presenting as part of a panel on business litigation at the Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court’s upcoming Bench & Bar Conference, Friday, March 1, at the Hyatt Regency Miami

Press release submission | Feb 6, 2019

ADD+G attorney Joshua Spector will be presenting as part of a panel on business litigation at the Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court’s upcoming Bench & Bar Conference, Friday, March 1, at the Hyatt Regency Miami

Obituaries

Obiituary: Mihaila Mioara Gheorghita Feb 19, 2019

She passed away in Orlando Florida on February 18, 2019.

Obituary: Jim Fulkerson Feb 19, 2019

Jim Fulkerson, of Orlando Florida, passed away February 18, 2019, at the age of 60.

Obituary: Dr. Scott Jay Warner Feb 18, 2019

Add TDr. Scott Jay Warner, 64, of Orlando, Florida passed away this Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Obituary: Ann Lyerly Blankenship Feb 18, 2019

Ann Lyerly Blankenship, age 92 died in Jacksonville Wednesday February 12, 2019.

Obituary for Virginia "Ginny" Jo DiPietro Feb 11, 2019

Virginia Jo Riddle, DiPietro, “Ginny”, 75, of Apopka, FL, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Business

Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance
Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

From Apopka Times

Flooding from Hurricane Florence is a reminder of the dangers of being underinsured

Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 60 percent of all homes in the U.S. are underinsured by 20 percent.

From Lake Buena Vista News

Knowing home insurance basics can help you protect your property

Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

Homeowners insurance might not be the most riveting topic, but learning even just the basics about homeowners coverage and your policy can come in handy if you face a property loss.

Education

Florida ranks No. 3 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis
Florida Business Daily reports | Feb 16, 2019

Florida was rated third best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis ranks University of Central Florida athletes No. 4 in state for economic impact
Florida Local News Network reports | Jan 20, 2019

University of Central Florida sports programs brought in $117,000 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the fourth highest sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Local News Network analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

From Florida Business Daily

Florida Institute of Technology has most student athletes in state

Florida Business Daily reports | Dec 26, 2018

Florida Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

From Apopka Times

University of Central Florida reports 40 percent on-time graduation rate

Apopka Times reports | Dec 7, 2018

Students attending University of Central Florida had an average graduation rate of 40 percent, according to the most recent data on four-year universities nationwide compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.

Family

College Park Jazz Fest will feature 9 bands on 3 stages
Carrie Bradon | Sep 8, 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend a weekend? The College Park Jazz Fest is only months away and definitely something you won't want to miss out on.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Movies @ Midweek - A Quiet Place to be held July 18

Press release submission | Jul 17, 2018

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: American Tall Tales and Songs to be held June 28

Press release submission | Jun 27, 2018

Preschool, K—4, Step back in time to America's early days and hear tales from the legendary lives of Paul Bunyan, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, and Pecos Bill. Sing along to old-time songs like "This Land is Your Land", "Home on the Range", and more. Enrollment is required for everyone attending the event. Visit www.wppl.org or call 407-623-3300, ext. 4.

Real Estate

Paul Edwin Jones Jr. acquires 1605 Florinda Drive, Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Feb 9, 2019

On Jan. 29, 2019, Steven and Susan Jones sold their four bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home at 1605 Florinda Drive, Orlando to Paul Edwin Jones Jr. for $252,000.

Cody L. and Lauren T. Fore buy 1705 Westmoreland Drive, Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Jan 20, 2019

On March 21, 2018, Cody L. and Lauren T. Fore purchased a four bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home at 1705 Westmoreland Drive, Orlando from Dennis and Kay Benbow for $750,000.

Highpoint Holdings Group LLC sells 9 Steele St., Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Jan 20, 2019

The two bedroom, one bathroom home at 9 Steele St., Orlando was sold on Nov. 14, 2018 by Highpoint Holdings Group LLC for $225,400. The buyers were Watson Real Estate and Management Inc..

Richard E. Carter and Alice D. Jusino Quevedo acquire 1692 North Shore Terrace, Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Jan 20, 2019

The home at 1692 North Shore Terrace, Orlando was sold on Nov. 15, 2018 by Private Equity Solutions LLC for $385,000. The buyers were Richard E. Carter and Alice D. Jusino Quevedo.

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