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Jones High School mourns coach killed in ATV crash  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

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 ...

Week 2 football recap (Aug. 30) | Alpharetta-Roswell Herald

Roswell 35, Campbell 0. Roswell opened its 2019 season in the same fashion it began 2018 — with a win over Campbell. The Hornets shut out their Class 7A ...

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 ...

Elijah Williams has made Jones High Orlando’s latest attraction  Orlando Sentinel

Elijah Williams is building the Jones High football program to new levels.

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 ...

#GreenBreed19 Welcome New Bulls! The Class of 2019 DB Room

Meet the incumbent class of 2019 defensive backs joining the Bulls roster this fall and what the future holds for each player at USF including McArthur Burnett, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/7  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. ORANGE. Essie Hilton Wilson Essie Hilton Wilson ...

Giving thanks for gifts of legendary educator  Orlando Sentinel

Recently the Historical Society of Central Florida honored James Wilson, long affectionately known as “Chief,” with the 2018 Donald A. Cheney Award for his ...

Intersection: Remembering James W. 'Chief' Wilson  WMFE

A funeral *service* was held in Orlando for James W. Chief Wilson, who died last week at the age of 90. Wilson was the director of the Jones High School band ...


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A 29-year-old Westridge Middle School program assistant who was arrested Tuesday on molestation charges is now out of jail.

Jones High- Carnegie Hall  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Members of the Jones High School (JHS) Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble have spent months preparing for what is sure to be a life-changing ...

UCF's Quadry Jones Making Most of QB Competition  News 13

ORLANDO, FLA -- Quadry Jones has one career collegiate pass attempt. He made the most of it. A trick-lateral touchdown pass from DJ Mack to Jones to a wide ...

Wrestling coach openings/changes for 2019-20 season (Updated 9/4/19)  Orlando Sentinel

A listing of coaching changes and open jobs for the coming high school wrestling season.

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.

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 ...

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.

'Armed and dangerous' suspect sought after armed robbery, shooting in Orange County, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Nearly 24 hours after a standoff came to an end inside an Orange County apartment there's still no sign of a suspect who, deputies ...

Orange County MS Employee Accused of Molesting Students Sees Judge  News 13

The former program assistant has been charged with four counts of lewd or lascivious molestation.

Camping World Kickoff - Orlando Visitor’s Guide  State Of The U

Looking for ideas on what to do when the Canes visit Orlando? We've got you covered.

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 ...

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.

'Next Generation Legal Summit' motivates Orlando students  Florida Courier

Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first “Next Generation Legal Summit” on July 1 at the law school. About one dozen Jones High.

Parramore residents struggle with skyrocketing rents as revitalization takes shape  Orlando Sentinel

Even as excitement builds over reinventing the historically impoverished community of Parramore and fulfilling Orlando's vision for its projected $1 billion ...

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.

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.

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/2  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Tracy Wells Tracy L. Wells 51, of Sanford, Florida ...

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 ...

Edgewater boys lacrosse team chasing second-consecutive playoff berth  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The Eagles are off to a strong start in pursuit of playoff spot.

'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.

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 ...

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, ...

Lost landmark looms large in nation’s roadside heritage  Orlando Sentinel

Spring has sprung, bringing a season that in my childhood often meant a Sunday-afternoon auto ramble along Central Florida's roads. My favorite spot on the ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The Chosen Conference  Orlando Times

ORLANDO – Pastor Floyd A. Walters Jr. & Prophetess Michelle McClain Walters are here once again with The Chosen Conference; the theme is The Outpour.

Bakari Burns  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Health Care for the Homeless Inc. has a rich history of giving back and supporting those in need in the Central Florida community. At the helm is its ...

Jerry Demings  Orlando Times

ORANGE COUNTY - When one reads their history, they're amazed to find the feats achieved by the figures they read about. Some close the book to resume ...

Spotlight: Susie Forehand  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - With a historical career, Susie Forehand has been an advocate for quality nursing education. In addition to educating thousands of students, she ...

'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.

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.

West Orange Observer: High 5 — July 25, 2019  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

1. After starting in 19th place at the Iowa 300 on Sunday, July 21, Windermere Prep alum Spencer Pigot raced up the board and finished at No. 5 when the ...

Teen entrepreneurs find sweet success in honey business  Orlando Sentinel

Young entrepreneurs in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood are banking on honey as they learn to run their own business. Their honey business is called Black ...

He got out of a troubled Orlando neighborhood. Then, he returned to give back  Orlando Sentinel

An Orange County Firefighter returns to his home community of Tymber Skan to teach kids another way of life.

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.

Mannie Clark  Orlando Times

​​​​​​​Photo Cutline: Mr. Clark holds a winning trophy for best dressed at the "Chitterling Circuit" Golf Tournament Jacksonville, Fl. BY VALADA PARKER ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paying It Forward - Metropoly - March 2018  Orlando Magazine

Harris Rosen's compassion for the stricken people of Haiti is an ongoing mission of hope.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, according to the Florida ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Alabama football fans: Things to do in Orlando if you're catching the Louisville game

Traveling down South for Bama's season opener? Look for these things to do in Orlando.

Cyber Safety  Orlando Times

Garfield Cyber Safety Adventures Series Program Wins Prestigious Learning Magazine 2019 Teachers' ChoiceSM Award Garfield. BY JALESSA CASTILLO ...

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.

Alachua County seniors prepare for graduation ceremonies  Gainesville Sun

Nearly 2000 high school students in Alachua County are preparing to walk across the stage for graduation.Public high schools in Gainesville and the nearby ...

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.

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.

Helping Hands  Orlando Magazine

They are a group helping others. The cancer survivor who collects toys for young hospitalized patients. The trio of siblings who make handmade hearts to ...

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.

Creating Future Health Leaders  University of Central Florida

Creating Future Health Leaders | Read more about UCF Community, Medicine, Orlando and Central Florida news.

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.

Coach's report | RRCC Sports  International Falls Journal

Head coach Dieter Humbert for the Rainy River Community College's women's basketball team provided the following update on the team's players following ...

Parramore Oaks affordable-housing project in Orlando faces hurdles  Orlando Sentinel

Parramore Oaks adds affordable housing to Orlando poverty area.

Three-star Defensive End Stacy Kirby Signs LOI with USF, Spurns C.  The Daily Stampede

To everyone's surprise, USF football landed three-star defensive end Stacy Kirby Tuesday afternoon during the first day of the new early signing period. SIGNED

Orlando's Hidden Treasure...A Legend  Orlando Times

COMPILED BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER. ORLANDO - It has been seven years since we've heard from Reverend Dr. Vivian Carrington, ...

Women Midterms  Orlando Times

November 6th was a historic election day for various reasons. However, one stand out came in the wave of women who ran for and won offices across the ...

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 ...

Gabriel Davis  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Born in Fernandina beach, FL, Gabriel Davis was raised in the heart of Sanford, the same place his mother, Alana Davis, grew up. During her ...

Demings announces bid for Orange County Mayor  The Apopka Voice

After months of deliberation, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings has decided to run for Orange County Mayor during the 2018 election cycle.

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.

Church News  Orlando Times

APOPKA - With the confirmation of Donald Trump being elected the 45th President of the United States Wednesday, November 9th,2016, more than 50 percent ...

50 Most Powerful: 41-50 & 10 to Watch  Orlando Magazine

41 E. Ann McGee. President, Seminole State College »Age: 65. Seminole State is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and McGee—only the college's ...

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Candidates Face Off  Orlando Times

As the 2018 primary approaches, Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidates have made the Trump administration their collective centerpiece opponent.

90 Restaurants Participating in "Visit Orlando's Magical Dining"  South Florida Reporter

This fall, everyone can experience dining deals at some of the most popular restaurants in Orlando – during Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month, sponsored by ...

One-Day Breast Cancer Treatment  Orlando Times

One-Day Breast Cancer Treatment Offers Hope To Women. BY OLGA IVANOV, MD, FACS. In 2008, I treated my first breast cancer patient using an advanced ...

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.

Leading By Example: John T. Washington Service Awards  University of Central Florida

Working with underserved children has inspired Sanessa Griffiths to pursue a career in law. The UCF Political Science and Legal Studies double-major has ...

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.

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 ...

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