Events

Dec 17 12:00 PM
Rotary Club of Winter Park regular meeting
Rotary Club of Winter Park 1050 W. Morse Blvd.
Dec 17 5:45 PM
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 Public Bingo
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 12 N. Primrose Drive
Dec 17 6:45 PM
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 Public Bingo
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 12 N. Primrose Drive
Dec 20 7:30 AM
Rotary Club of Orange County East regular meeting
Rotary Club of Orange County East 3045 Aloma Ave
Dec 20 7:00 PM
Winter Park Elks Lodge regular meeting
Winter Park Elks Lodge 4755 Howell Branch Road

Latest News

Schools
Report: 5.6% of Adventist University of Health Sciences students repaying loans are in default
Local Labs News Service | Dec 16, 2018

Out of 2,810 Adventist University of Health Sciences students repaying loans in 2015, 38 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Schools
Report: 12.7% of Full Sail University students repaying loans are in default
Local Labs News Service | Dec 15, 2018

Out of 25,214 Full Sail University students repaying loans in 2015, 1,150 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Schools

Report: 11.2% of Keiser University students repaying loans are in default

Local Labs News Service | Dec 14, 2018

Out of 34,186 Keiser University students repaying loans in 2015, 1,173 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Schools

Report: 13% of Valencia College students repaying loans are in default

Local Labs News Service | Dec 13, 2018

Out of 60,079 Valencia College students repaying loans in 2015, 1,016 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Schools

Report: 4.4% of Rollins College students repaying loans are in default

Local Labs News Service | Dec 12, 2018

Out of 3,416 Rollins College students repaying loans in 2015, 31 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Obituaries

Obituary for Thelma Frances Thompson, known as “Frankie” Dec 11, 2018

Thelma Frances Thompson, known as “Frankie”, passed away on December 10, 2018.

Obituary: Randolph A. Beasley Dec 11, 2018

Randolph A. Beasley, 87, of High Springs, FL, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2018.

Obituary for Michael D. Mathes Dec 11, 2018

Michael D. Mathes, 59, of Cape Coral, passed away December 10, 2018 at Hospice House.

Obituary for Sandra E. Jones Dec 11, 2018

Sandra E. Jones, 81, of Fort Myers Beach, passed away December 8, 2018.

Obituary for Joanne Sanders Dec 11, 2018

Joanne Sanders, 70, of Edgewater, Florida formerly of Greensburg, PA died on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

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.

WINTER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 19th Hole Golf Networking Tournament to be held November 2
Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

Join BKHM CPAs and local professionals for our 5th Annual 19th Hole Golf Networking Tournament on November 2nd at Eagle Creek Golf Course - Registration get you 18 holes of golf, lunch, open bar before and after lunch.

From Apopka Times

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.

WINTER PARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Hospital Foundation Adds Members to Board of Directors

Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

Florida Hospital New Smyrna has named two new members to serve on the board of directors for its foundation: Marvel Richards and Debra Simms.

Education

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.

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.

CITY OF WINTER PARK: Park Avenue Closed To Thru Traffic Wednesday, October 3, From 5:15 To 6 P.M. For Wphs Homecoming Parade

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3, the Winter Park High School (WPHS) Annual Homecoming Parade will make its way down Park Avenue beginning at 5:30 p.m.

LAKEMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Lakemont Clubs

Press release submission | Sep 12, 2018

Lakemont offers a variety of before and after school clubs.

Family

WINTER PARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: What to Expect After Your Mammogram
Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

So, you just had your mammogram. While you feel like a weight has lifted, you might also be waiting in worry about your results. But leave those worries behind.

CITY OF WINTER PARK: National Night Out on October 2, 2018
Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

Come celebrate National Night Out on October 2, 2018, at our open house event!

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Act F.A.S.T. to Survive a Stroke

Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

Do you know the signs to look for when it comes to a stroke?

WINTER PARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Pelvic Floor Pressure: What Are Your Options?

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

If you’re experiencing pelvic floor pressure, incontinence or a number of other uncomfortable symptoms, you’re not alone.

Real Estate

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: Fairview Shores
Local Labs News Service | Dec 2, 2018

Median prices rose in Fairview Shores over last year, and are up 173.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Goldenrod

Local Labs News Service | Dec 1, 2018

Median prices rose in Goldenrod over last year, and are up 38.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Azalea Park

Local Labs News Service | Nov 30, 2018

Median prices rose in Azalea Park over last year, and are up 126.9 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.

CITY OF WINTER PARK: Winter Park Golf Course Parking Lot Renovation
Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

With the success of the renovated Winter Park Golf Course (WPGC), and ongoing popularity of Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, the city has been diligently working on a plan for additional parking opportunities.

CITY OF WINTER PARK: Winter Park Tennis Center to Celebrate Grand Reopening

Press release submission | Sep 12, 2018

The city invites you to celebrate the grand reopening of the Winter Park Tennis Center, Saturday, September 29, from 9 to 11 a.m., at 1075 Azalea Lane.

FLORIDA SPORTS AND FAMILY HEALTH CENTER: Accidents

Press release submission | Sep 8, 2018

Accidents have become more common these days because of various reasons and they are known to be one of the major causes for life-threatening injuries and in certain cases, deaths.

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