Events

Jan 17 4:30 PM
Boys Freshman Basketball: Edgewater High School vs. Lake Minneola High School
Edgewater High School 3100 Edgewater Drive
Jan 17 5:30 PM
Boys Junior Varsity Soccer: Bishop Moore Catholic High School vs. Olympia High School
Bishop Moore Catholic High School 3901 Edgewater Drive
Jan 17 5:30 PM
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball: Edgewater High School at Lake Minneola High School
Edgewater High School 3100 Edgewater Drive
Jan 17 6:00 PM
Boys Junior Varsity Basketball: Edgewater High School vs. Lake Minneola High School
Edgewater High School 3100 Edgewater Drive
Jan 17 6:00 PM
Boys Junior Varsity Soccer: Edgewater High School at Windermere High School
Edgewater High School 3100 Edgewater Drive

Obituaries

Obituary: Andrew David Watson Jan 15, 2019

Andrew David Watson, 48, of Orlando passed away January 9th, 2019.

Obituary: Sandra Chatman Jan 15, 2019

Sandra Chatman, of Orlando Florida, passed away January 10, 2019 at the age of 55.

Obituary: Helen Nash Jan 15, 2019

Helen Nash, of Orlando Florida, passed away January 9, 2019 at the age of 75.

Obituary: Debra Faye Bartholomew Jan 15, 2019

Debra Faye Bartholomew, passed away January 14, 2019 at the age of 63.

Obituary for Robert Summers, Jr. Jan 8, 2019

Robert Summers, Jr. of Orlando Florida, passed away January 5, 2019 at the age of 62.

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 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.

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.

From Apopka Times

University of Florida among schools with lowest drop in acceptance rates

Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 5, 2018

One Florida university made a list of 20 schools that defied recent trends and posted the smallest decreases in student acceptance rates over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.

Streets to be closed for Edgewater Homecoming Parade

Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

Edgewater High School in College Park is looking forward to the 2018 Edgewater High School Homecoming Parade.

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

Redoubted LLC acquires 425 Colonial Drive, Unit 204, Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Dec 28, 2018

On Dec. 4, 2018, Redoubted LLC sold their property at 425 Colonial Drive, Unit 204, Orlando to Second Floor Ventures LLC for $180,000.

Analysis: Home affordability in Orange County tanks
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 13, 2018

Orange County had the sixth lowest home affordability index in Florida in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Q3 real estate sales report: Holden Heights

Local Labs News Service | Dec 6, 2018

Median prices rose in Holden Heights over last year, and are up 297.3 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Eatonville

Local Labs News Service | Dec 5, 2018

Median prices rose in Eatonville over last year, and are up 522.4 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

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