Planned Osceola Parkway extension through park draws fire in Orange meeting

Osceola County Expressway Authority plans to run a new highway through an Orange County nature park drew strong fire Tuesday

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New Orange County animal shelter would cost $25-35 million

Facing the increasingly obvious conclusion that its 30-year-old animal services shelter is no longer adequate, Orange County is moving ahead

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Orange County moving forward on I-Drive pedicab regulation

With a rapid increase of pedicabs that apparently now include many that are currently unregulated, Orange County officials laid out

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ProPublica hit piece will deliver ‘inaccurate, untruthful’ attack on Orlando charter school

Searching for the best way to teach our nation’s children, many communities see charter schools as one of the most

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Is Orlando a ‘sanctuary city?’ What’s a ‘sanctuary city?’

No one has identified Orlando as one of the “sanctuary cities” providing safe havens for undocumented immigrants while sustaining conservatives’ wrath

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Orlando is building the train station, not sure when or if trains will arrive

By the end of this year Orlando’s gleaming new $211 million train station should be virtually finished at Orlando International

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Donald Trump’s America: Families differ as Ronald Reagan country changes

The week after Donald Trump was elected president, Dr. Mai-Phuong Nguyen and two dozen other Vietnamese-Americans active in liberal causes

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Mike Miller files bill to rename Orange County Hwy. ‘Arnold Palmer Expressway’

Central Florida Republican Rep. Mike Miller is calling for part of an Orange County highway to be renamed in honor

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Orange County and Orlando get rosy tourist numbers, forecasts

The horrific Pulse nightclub massacre, the specter of Zika virus, and the uncertainty of politics and national policies aren’t slowing

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Orlando named ‘Gay City of the Year’ by gay travel site

Orlando has been named “Gay City of the Year” by the gay travel site GayCities.com, which praised the City Beautiful

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Orange County Commission approves UCF pedestrian plan

A $5 million plan to add mid-block crosswalks and other improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety in the major roads

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Orange County Commission approves UCF pedestrian plan

A $5 million plan to add mid-block crosswalks and other improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety in the major roads

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Orange County Commission approves UCF pedestrian plan

A $5 million plan to add mid-block crosswalks and other improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety in the major roads

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Orange County Commission approves UCF pedestrian plan

A $5 million plan to add mid-block crosswalks and other improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety in the major roads

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Orange County pedestrian safety plan set for UCF area

Orange County planners are set to present their proposal Tuesday for helping make the University of Central Florida a safer

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Donald Trump’s local chair Randy Ross challenges Lew Oliver for Orange County GOP leadership

Lew Oliver has chaired the Orange County Republicans for decades with little serious opposition but now the leader of Donald

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Orlando grapples with Airbnb, other rental networks

When Randall Baker began renting out a pair of College Park cottages through Airbnb, he says he thought he had

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Orlando’s cornucopia of thanks runneth over for area leaders

As Orlandoans gather round dinner tables with family and close friends, let us start by being thankful that those of

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Orlando Political Observer purchased by Doug Kaplan-led group

The Orlando Political Observer, a local political news site, has changed hands – now it’s in the hands of Doug

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Robert Agrusa: Orange County charter questions – how could it affect my business?

Like the U.S. and Florida Constitution, the Orange County Charter is intended to set forth the basic framework for county

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Mike Miller plans final canvassing walk to get Republicans to vote in HD 47 race

House District 47 candidate Mike Miller is running for re-election against progressive Democrat and LGBT candidate Beth Tuura. He’s making

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Holdout family won’t sell Florida condo to timeshare giant

Julieta Corredor, her two sons and their families have used their two-bedroom town house in the heart of Orlando’s tourist

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Attack ad comparing Democrat Rick Singh with Donald Trump has GOP backing

Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh may be the first Democrat to be hit by opposition claims that he’s a

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Power outage in Volusia approaches 80%; 826,000 statewide and rising

Volusia County has gone almost entirely dark, and Flagler and Indian River counties are not far behind, because of Hurricane Matthew.

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Teresa Jacobs declares curfew for Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has ordered a countywide curfew starting tonight and running through Saturday morning, and Sheriff Jerry

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TDC passes plan for Tourist Development Tax money to fund Dr. Phillips center, sports events

Friday’s Tourist Development Council ended positively as the board agreed to reallocate Tourist Development Tax funding to help complete the

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Jerry Demings urges state to keep open community facilities

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings on Tuesday urged state officials to reconsider their decision to close community-based transition centers. Demings,

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DCCC poll says Stephanie Murphy in striking distance of John Mica in CD 7

A new poll conducted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says that its candidate Stephanie Murphy is within striking distance

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World’s largest attractions group moving to Orlando

The people who brought the world the Ferris wheel restaurant and most other new amusements from zip lines to mega

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BusinessForce announces endorsements in Central Florida elections

BusinessForce, the political action arm of Central Florida chambers of commerce, announced its endorsements in 13 state legislative races and

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