Events

Dec 11 1:15 PM
TechKrew: Web Design Camp (11-17)
Orange County Library Southwest Branch 7255 Della Dr
Dec 12 4:30 PM
Boys Freshmen Basketball: Dr. Phillips High School vs. Freedom
Dr. Phillips High School 6500 Turkey Lake Road
Dec 12 5:30 PM
Boys Junior Varsity Basketball: Dr. Phillips High School vs. Freedom
Dr. Phillips High School 6500 Turkey Lake Road
Dec 12 5:45 PM
Rotary Club of International Drive regular meeting
Rotary Club of International Drive 9000 International Dr
Dec 12 6:00 PM
Boys Junior Varsity Soccer: Dr. Phillips High School vs. Wekiva
Dr. Phillips High School 6500 Turkey Lake Road

Latest News

Schools
Report: 11.2% of Devry University students repaying loans are in default
Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2018

Out of 100,246 Devry University students repaying loans in 2015, 4,118 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Real Estate
Q3 real estate sales report: Holden Heights
Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 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

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Pine Castle

Local Labs News Service | Dec 10, 2018

Median prices rose in Pine Castle over last year, and are up 64.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Sky Lake

Local Labs News Service | Dec 9, 2018

Median prices rose in Sky Lake over last year, and are up 127.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Orlovista

Local Labs News Service | Dec 8, 2018

Median prices rose in Orlovista over last year, and are up 224.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Education

ENDEAVOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Congratulations Adam!

Press release submission | Dec 7, 2018

Adam won 2 Aquatica tickets for participating in our Thanksgiving Holiday dinner!

Obituaries

Obituary: Heriberto Pagan Oct 21, 2018

Ediberto Pagan-Ramos passed away on October 16, 2018.

Obituary: Hilduara Corcione Oct 7, 2018

Hilduara Corcione passed away on October 4, 2018.

Obituary: Janice Garrett Sep 30, 2018

Janice 'Jan' Garrett, 69, passed away on September 25, 2018 in Edgewood, Florida.

Obituary: John R. Masterjohn Sep 9, 2018

John R. Masterjohn, 69 years old, from Leesburg Florida has fallen asleep on Thursday, September 6, 2018 and is now with Jesus.

XYMOGEN: Remembering Eve Plews Sep 7, 2018

We are sad to announce founding board member Eve Plews passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018, surrounded by her beloved husband and dearest friends.

Business

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Winter Storm Diego
Press release submission | Dec 7, 2018

As Winter Storm #Diego approaches North Carolina, follow our spokesperson @DE_JeffB for the latest in storm and company updates.

BJ'S RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE: Cheers to a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Press release submission | Nov 24, 2018

Thanksgiving means having a second (or third) glass of wine with your dessert.

From Apopka Times

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.

Education

ENDEAVOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Congratulations Adam!
Press release submission | Dec 7, 2018

Adam won 2 Aquatica tickets for participating in our Thanksgiving Holiday dinner!

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.

WINDERMERE PREPARATORY SCHOOL: John F. Kennedy

Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

Family

DR. P. PHILLIPS HOSPITAL: For The Average Person
Press release submission | Dec 1, 2018

Finding the perfect balance among exercise, work, family and diet can be a challenge. With a few changes to your daily routine, walking can improve your physical and mental health

DR. PHILLIPS YMCA FAMILY CENTER: FusionFest
Press release submission | Dec 1, 2018

Last weekend, the YMCA of Central Florida youth dance team participated in FusionFest, Orlando’s inaugural multi-cultural festival brought to life by volunteers hailing from more than 150 countries.

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Meet Susan Costello and The Ribbon Riders

Press release submission | Oct 16, 2018

Duke Energy Florida issued the following announcement on Oct. 15.Meet Susan Costello and The Ribbon Riders, a special group of women who ride motorcycles and raise money to help breast cancer patients in central Florida.

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Holden Heights
Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 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: Pine Castle
Local Labs News Service | Dec 10, 2018

Median prices rose in Pine Castle over last year, and are up 64.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Sky Lake

Local Labs News Service | Dec 9, 2018

Median prices rose in Sky Lake over last year, and are up 127.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Orlovista

Local Labs News Service | Dec 8, 2018

Median prices rose in Orlovista over last year, and are up 224.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Sports

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.

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Aaron Guo as our FCA Athlete of the week.
Press release submission | Oct 6, 2018

This week we are proud to recognize Senior Aaron Guo as our FCA Athlete of the week.

FREEDOM MIDDLE SCHOOL: Way to go boys

Press release submission | Oct 6, 2018

Freedom Middle School issued the following announcement on Oct. 3.Way to go boys!

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Congratulations to Andrea Montes

Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Her attitude is always positive and encouraging. Andrea has a coachable spirit and wants to see everyone around her succeed.

Florida News Network