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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Fruitland Park's deputy chief of police, who left the city during a scandal over the Ku Klux Klan , is demanding his unpaid job as chief of the volunteer fire department back.
4 hrs ago | Click Orlando
Some parents say they are very upset about the possibility that Eustis Heights Elementary School may require students wear uniforms when school starts in August.
9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
State Fire Marshal investigators arrested a Miami man Thursday on a charge that he set fire to a locked semi-truck without a trailer parked in a convenience store lot in Clermont on July 16. Donald Gilles was charged with arson after investigators pieced together a case by watching a man on a store surveillance and by interviewing witnesses.
Montverde Academy offensive tackle Abdul Bello, a transplant from Nigeria who moved to Florida just last summer, has decided he will play his college football at FSU .
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant recently when he was in town conducting research.
An Apopka teen has been arrested in connection with a purse-snatching in January that left an elderly woman with serious injuries requiring long-term rehabilitation, police said.
Anita Doebler, who reaches that mark today, had the answer instantly: "A piece of vanilla cake with chocolate icing - and some chocolate ice cream."
She got satisfaction sharing her experience coping with the deaths of those closest to her by helping widows and widowers come to grips with their grief.
The Marion County Public Library system will present its third "Ready to Read: Zero to Three Community Expo" for parents and caregivers of infants to age 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the library's headquarters, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala.
Previously known as SunriseArc, the agency that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will hold a 50-year birthday celebration Friday at the Eustis Community Center.
A 44-year-old construction worker from Eustis was killed in a hit-and-run work-zone accident early today in Lakeland, police said.
The pastor of New Life Church of God said he expects large crowds for the public visitation and funeral for three members of the Ratliff family who were beaten to death last week.
But with a new board of trustees bubbling over with fresh ideas, the initiative to revamp the museum has never been stronger, officials with the group say.
It's only been a couple of months since SunRail - the Orlando area's first commuter-rail line - started its passenger service from Sand Lake Road to DeBary.
The Triangle Boat Club will host "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel," a course to prepare applicants for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's license test.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:14 pm
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