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Students and faculty are mourning the death of popular Jones High School coach Brian Knapp this week after he was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash.
James 'Chief' Wilson brought music, prestige to Jones High Orlando Sentinel
James “Chief” Wilson was hired at all-black Jones High School in 1950 to teach history, but he was a talented musician and longed to share that love with his ...
Florida high school mourns ATV death of football, wrestling coach USA TODAY High School Sports
A central Florida high school is mourning the death of an assistant football coach who also founded his high school's wrestling program after a devastating fatal ...
Jones High School Carnegie Hall Pt.2 Orlando Times
Jones High Student Musicians Are Invited To Perform At Carnegie Hall JonesCarn1 JonesCarn2. BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER. ORLANDO ...
Jones High performances at Carnegie Hall: 'amazing,' 'awesome' Orlando Sentinel
Jones High School students had an "amazing," "awesome" time visiting New York City and performing at Carnegie Hall.
Ellen DeGeneres surprises Jones High with help to Carnegie Hall Orlando Sentinel
The dream of performing at Carnegie Hall just became reality for students at Jones High School: On national television Thursday afternoon, Ellen DeGeneres ...
Jones High students have a date at Carnegie Hall Orlando Sentinel
Student musicians at Jones High have their sights set on the bright lights of New York — not as tourists but as stars. Members of the Orlando school's concert ...
Giving thanks for gifts of legendary educator Orlando Sentinel
Sixty-eight years ago, in November 1950, Z.I. Riley of the Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce announced that for the first time black residents would be ...
Deaths in Central Florida: 3/7 Orlando Sentinel
See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.
Former Jones High principal altered grades for 15 students, investigation finds Orlando Sentinel
The former principal of Jones High School changed the grades of 15 students, looking to secure their eligibility to play sports, boost their chances of athletic ...
Jones High football assistant fined $5,000 for recruiting violation Orlando Sentinel
Jones High School assistant football coach Andrew Anderson plans to appeal a hefty fine levied by the Florida High School Athletic Association for violation of ...
Advanced Placement classes spark success — and criticism — in Orange County schools Orlando Sentinel
Advanced Placement classes have expanded in Orange County schools and across Florida. More students are succeeding on the tough AP exams — but plenty ...
Elijah Williams has made Jones High Orlando’s latest attraction Orlando Sentinel
Elijah Williams is building the Jones High football program to new levels.
Jones High football transfers are under FHSAA scrutiny Orlando Sentinel
An FHSAA investigator visited Jones High to check on the eligibility of 20 to 30 football transfers.
9 Investigates: Former Jones High School teacher previously under investigation WFTV Orlando
A former principal at Jones High School who resigned amid allegations he changed school grades for some student's was involved in a previous investigation, ...
Wrestling coach openings/changes for 2019-20 season Orlando Sentinel
A listing of high school wrestling head coaching jobs that are open - and have been filled - in the state of Florida.
Jones High students can't take physics Orlando Sentinel
Jones High has no students enrolled in physics, making it the only traditional high school in Central Florida that doesn't offer the class.
Winter Garden teacher named Grammy educator of year Orlando Sentinel
Jeffery Redding of West Orange High School in Winter Garden has been named winner of the Grammy Music Educator Award this year.
Orlando Jones DB Daquan Evans Verbally Commits to USF Football The Daily Stampede
Orlando Jones defensive back Daquan Evans officially made himself the 14th prospect to verbally commit to USF's 2019 recruiting class last Wednesday.
'I already know that the odds are against them:' local administrator starts program to mentor teens WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
An Orange County administrator is taking active steps and positive strides each day to encourage his students to make better choices.
9 Investigates: More Orange County parents opt for charter schools WFTV Orlando
Students are fleeing Orange County schools, some of which have gone through expensive renovations with your tax money.
800 students get treated to 'Hamilton' thanks to sponsors, charities WESH 2 Orlando
Eight hundred students from low-income communities were treated to bus transportation, lunch and a ticket to the story of Alexander Hamilton during the ...
Former Jones High School principal changed student athlete's grades, report says WFTV Orlando
A newly released report from the Orange County Public School District revealed a high school principal resigned after he was caught changing student athletes ...
Orange County Schools applauded for handling of scandal involving Jones High School athletes WFTV Orlando
The Florida High School Athletic Association commended the Orange County School District for its handling of a grade-changing scandal involving athletes at ...
Family, friends grieve death of 16-year-old after deadly Parramore shooting WESH 2 Orlando
Police are investigating Orlando's first homicide of the year after a 16-year-old was found shot to death in Parramore. Orlando police said the shooting was ...
Former Parramore principal to be honored with street renaming Bungalower
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Deaths in Central Florida: 3/2 Orlando Sentinel
See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.
'Armed and dangerous' suspect sought after armed robbery, shooting in Orange County, deputies say WFTV Orlando
Deputies said Deangelo McCoy, 19, is suspected of shooting at a woman after a robbery around 1:40 p.m. on South Ivey Lane.
This Farmers Market Is Part of a Plan to Reduce Teen Births YES! Magazine
Nineteen-year-old Richard Stewart isn't sleeping in on a Saturday morning. He's busy prepping for his neighborhood's weekly farmers market. Before the market ...
Teen's attempt to steal phone prompted fatal Parramore shooting, police say WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Two days after a 16-year-old was fatally shot in Parramore, investigators still aren't sure anyone will be charged in connection with his death, according to the ...
Parramore iPhone theft accomplice charged in 16-year-old's January slaying WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Detectives said the suspect and the slain teen were involved in a criminal street gang responsible for multiple repbberies in the Parramore area in December.
New OCPS policy could take a bite out of lunch plans for students who order out for lunch WFTV Orlando
For those who used to “brown bag” their school lunches, this story may come as a culture shock.
Jones High School teacher accused of sex with student found not guilty WESH Orlando
A Jones High School teacher and former "Teacher of the Year" has been found not guilty after he was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
Orange County schools debut 6 new campuses Orlando Sentinel
The Orange County school district will open six new schools on Aug. 14, including two built after protracted fights and one that is the first in Parramore in ...
Florida school grades: 5 takeaways from 2018 report card Orlando Sentinel
Key takeaways from Florida's 2018 school grade release.
'An inferno in the middle of the night': Orange County apartment building goes up in flames WFTV Orlando
Fourteen people were displaced after an Orange County apartment building near International Drive went up in flames early Friday morning.
Grammy-winning West Orange High choir director receives warm homecoming West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
West Orange High's Dr. Jeffery Redding, director of choral activities, returned home this week after receiving the 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award.
FORECAST: Demings continues answer call to serve community West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings lives to serve. Since childhood, he always knew that he wanted to serve his community, but having grown up poor, ...
Steve Harvey appearance nets Orlando teens' Black Bee Honey sweet national deal Orlando Sentinel
The teen entrepreneurs from the Parramore Kidz Zone who started Black Bee Honey will flaunt their business to the nation on the Steve Harvey show. The kids ...
New Parramore school seeks to overcome early struggles Orlando Sentinel
The new school in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood was designed to be unique, a campus that promised college scholarships, an on-site pediatrician and, ...
Orlando hotel tycoon Harris Rosen receives 2018 Diversity in Business Lifetime Achievement Award (Video) - Orlando Business Orlando Business Journal
"The wealthiest of us can most afford to be philanthropic," said Orlando hotel mogul Harris Rosen. VIDEO.
Recap: National Signing Day Wednesday WESH Orlando
National signing day is Wednesday and elite high school athletes from all over Central Florida are signing their national letters of intent to play their sport at the ...
15-year-old slain at Orlando apartments identified WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
A boy is found shot to death at an Orlando apartment complex.
National Signing Day 2018: Where Central Florida athletes are headed WESH Orlando
Wednesday is National Signing Day, a huge day for Central Florida high school athletes, as they announce where they plan to play in college.
Edgewater boys lacrosse team chasing second-consecutive playoff berth West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Once a team gets a taste of success, it wants more. Just ask the Edgewater Eagles. The Edgewater High School boys lacrosse team hopes to build on the ...
Wife of manslaughter suspect says he was standing his ground during cellphone robbery WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Friday afternoon, 47-year-old Curtis Fulcher was arrested by Seminole County Sheriff's deputies after Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala's Office put ...
Track and field coach arrested on sex charges WKMG Orlando
A man is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student he used to coach, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Orange County desegregation timeline Orlando Sentinel
Events/Milestones, Orange County reaction. 1954. May 17: The United States Supreme Court rules unanimously that "separate educational facilities are ...
2019 CEOs of the Year: Central Florida Urban League chief executive among winners (Video) - Orlando Orlando Business Journal
His organization has helped empower more than 40000 Central Floridians to achieve social and economic success through youth development, financial ...
Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school Orlando Sentinel
The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new ...
'My best wasn't good enough,' father of 15-year-old shooting victim says WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Orlando police said Wilvens Idoris was shot in the head at the Boca Club Apartments.
Crooms family opened doors wide to learning Orlando Sentinel
Today, the Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford is a public magnet high school, immersed in up-to-the-minute technology. But the academy's ...
Melbourne man charged with murder after his sister was beaten to death, police say WFTV Orlando
A Melbourne man was arrested and charged with murdering his sister after an altercation led to her death, according to the Melbourne Police Department.
Schools with an 'incomplete' on Florida's report card now get grades Orlando Sentinel
Ten Central Florida schools issued an I, or incomplete, when Florida released its 2016 grades in July now have their official marks.
Teen entrepreneurs find sweet success in honey business Orlando Sentinel
At the first Parramore Farmer's Market, Christopher Thornton,17, couldn't believe how many customers were buying up jars of honey sold under a business he ...
Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on 865 child sex assault charges caught in Florida WFTV Orlando
Garrick Landon Bloom, 47, was arrested by U.S. marshals Thursday morning outside a Tallahassee homeless shelter.
Orange schools ready to expand magnet programs Orlando Sentinel
To stay competitive and prepare students for today's careers, Orange County schools plan to offer more magnet programs.
Paying It Forward - Metropoly - March 2018 - Orlando, FL Orlando Magazine
Harris Rosen's compassion for the stricken people of Haiti is an ongoing mission of hope.
Library reveals chapters from Orlando's varied past Orlando Sentinel
Desserts were absent from many Orlando restaurant menus, national columnist Drew Pearson reported 70 years ago during a radio broadcast, but the trend had ...
Gaylord Palms gets its ICE! together, presents 'A Christmas Story' Orlando Sentinel
You can't lick the 2018 edition of Gaylord Palms' ICE, which will share an ice-sculpture version of 'A Christmas Story' through Jan. 6.
Winter Garden's first black police officer recalls his time serving the community West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Charles King was the first black man to be hired as a police officer by the Winter Garden Police Department.
Christian Chamber announces December speaker The Apopka Voice
From the cabbage fields of Flagler County to a senior director for Orange County schools, she was a trailblazer for women and African Americans.
Orlando Little League reunion offers perfect pitch of colorblind history Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Kiwanis and Pensacola Jaycees Little League teams played the first integrated Little League game in the South at Lake Lorna Doone Park in ...
Black History Month: ACY Contractors' Michael Young shares how he lives out his dreams - Orlando Orlando Business Journal
Orlando Business Journal is doing a special online series of stories in celebration of Black History Month in which we asked business leaders in the Central ...
Neighborhood gets results for family of slain Orlando mother WKMG Orlando
Neighbors of 24-year-old Breanna Walker are coming together to get results for her family after the mother was fatally shot in her Orlando neighborhood ...
OPD program steers teens toward 'positive direction' News 13 Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Taking Central Florida's young adults and keeping them on a positive direction toward success -- that's the goal of a mentoring program that ...
Windermere Elementary reaches golden milestone West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Fifty years ago, the community's elementary school opened in a new and larger facility. It previously operated in downtown Windermere in what is now the ...
Virginia man screens adult movie on garage door, police say WFTV Orlando
Residents in a Virginia city were startled Wednesday night when a man projected an adult film on his garage, WVEC reported.
50 Most Powerful: Tourism & Transportation Orlando Magazine
Harris Rosen Hotelier, Philanthropist. Orlando magazine's inaugural Most Powerful People list appeared in 2001 (at that time there were just 20 listed).
UCA adds 19 football players on Signing Day KATV
Coach Nathan Brown's University of Central Arkansas football coaching staff added 19 newcomers to the UCA family on National Signing Day on Wednesday.
Winter Springs middle school changes tune after cutting chorus WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
When Carol Waters' 11-year-old daughter, entrenched in the arts at Indian Trails Middle School in Winter Springs, came home sobbing last week, she was ...
High school girls' basketball coach accused of sexual battery on player WFTV Orlando
A high school volunteer basketball coach, who is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his players, is expected to spend another night in jail ...
Wekiva Mustangs football schedule announced The Apopka Voice
Last season the Wekiva High School Mustangs enjoyed their best season in its 10-year history with a 7-4 record and a trip to the state playoffs.
Police: Gunman fired shots from sunroof of moving car in Ivey Lane teen slaying Orlando Sentinel
Police: Shooter Lafredrick Gandy fatally shot teen boy while standing out of car sunroof.
Orlando shooting victims remembered in vigils across city, nation and world Orlando Sentinel
Mourners across Orlando - as well as the nation and world - paused Sunday night to remember the 50 people killed and 53 injured in the Pulse nightclub ...
Parramore Oaks affordable-housing project in Orlando faces hurdles Orlando Sentinel
Parramore Oaks adds affordable housing to Orlando poverty area.
UCA ADDS 19 BEARS TO FOOTBALL PROGRAM UCA Sports
CONWAY, Ark. _ Coach Nathan Brown's University of Central Arkansas football coaching staff added 19 newcomers to the UCA family on National Signing Day ...
UF in 1958: I was the first black student Orlando Sentinel
George H. Starke Jr. remembers being the first black student to attend the University of Florida. He describes the experience.
Orlando teen's 'violent and horrific' death remains unsolved Orlando Sentinel
Cold Case: Josh Johnson was kidnapped, found dead in Pine Hills home in 2012.
The Orlando Citrus Bowl: A Brief History The Mane Land
The Orlando Citrus Bowl is *fresh* off a massive reconstruction process to update the 79-year-old building. Here is a look at its rich history.
Creating Future Health Leaders University of Central Florida
Creating Future Health Leaders | Read more about UCF Community, Medicine, Orlando and Central Florida news.
BUNGALOWER'S TOP 16 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, FEB 16-18 Bungalower
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in ...
Campus groundbreaking signals new day for community, downtown Orlando Florida Trend
Children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a ...
Bishop Wiggins Gets Bumped Up to International Bishops’ Conference Chair West Orlando News
From a Press Release. Steadily Orlando, the City Beautiful, continues to bustle with activity, growth, and development. The region houses landmark anchors ...
'Pappy' Kennedy persevered to make civil-rights history Orlando Sentinel
Joy Wallace Dickinson, Florida history: On Monday, January 18, the 25th Arthur "Pappy" Kennedy Prayer Breakfast once again celebrates the legacy of Martin ...
Q&A: Viera High football's Derek Smith Florida Today
Q&A with new Viera High head football coach Derek Smith.
9 Investigates: Teachers failing certification exams WFTV Orlando
9 Investigates learned that some Central Florida teachers are struggling to make the grade on state certification exams.
Manager at Devereux in Viera accused of having sexual relationship with student, police say WFTV Orlando
COCOA BEACH, Fla. - A 24-year-old unit manager at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health in Viera was arrested recently and charged with having a sexual ...
Driving while black: OPD stops Aramis Ayala. No excuse for racial profiling Orlando Sentinel
Lawyer Ernest DeLoach puts OPD's stop of Aramis Ayala into perspective as 100 of Central Florida's most influential people weigh in on current events.
Friends, family hold vigil for teen who died from gunshot wound to his head Orlando Sentinel
Carldarius Patrick vigil at Ivey on the Lake apartment complex.
Spring training memories: From Babe to Bush, Tinker's history runs deep Orlando Sentinel
Ghosts of spring training: Tinker Field may be a dump these days, but it was once a hot spot for spring training and other events. From Babe Ruth to George W.
WCBI's 2018 National Signing Day Headquarters WCBI
Patrick Surtain, Jr., American Heritage HS (Fort Lauderdale, FL) (#1 DB) – SIGNED, Alabama. Justyn Ross, Central HS (Phenix City, AL) (#7 WR) – SIGNED, ...
Land dispute pitting Eatonville vs. district - Orlando Business Journal Orlando Business Journal
EATONVILLE -- The city of Eatonville has been making plenty of noise lately, insisting Orange County Public Schools pay for the sins of its fathers. City officials ...
Arron Afflalo wins 2018 Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award FanSided
Arron Afflalo wrote a love letter to Orlando during the summer after signing with the Orlando Magic. He gave back to the community even more this year.
9 Investigates: Group formed fake after-school program to commit Medicaid fraud WFTV Orlando
9 Investigates found out a group pf men are accused of stealing from at-risk youth and disabled seniors to fund lives of luxury. Investigators said the men used ...
Sister's Network Offers Education, Encouragement Orlando Times
ORLANDO - Everybody knows somebody that's been devastated by Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of Cancer death in the United ...
Florida Fast 100 No. 8: ACY Contractors LLC Orlando Business Journal
Orlando-based ACY Contractors LLC has been on an upward trajectory of growth that saw company revenue grow an impressive 572.3 percent increase during ...
Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway discusses new recruits and a potential assistant The Commercial Appeal
Memphis coach Penny Hardaway held his first press conference since being introduced by the university last month and addressed a wide range of topics.
Historic Black Bottom House of Prayer in Need of Restoration Orlando Advacate
ORLANDO, FL– A historic downtown Orlando church is turning to the community for help in restoring the building to original condition. The Black Bottom House ...
Leading By Example: John T. Washington Service Awards University of Central Florida
Leading By Example: John T. Washington *Service* Awards | Read more about UCF Community, Orlando and Central Florida news.
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