Events

Dec 11 11:30 AM
Caregiver Connect: Stay and Play
Orange County Library Winter Garden Branch 805 E. Plant St.
Dec 13 11:30 AM
Caregiver Connect: Stay and Play
Orange County Library Winter Garden Branch 805 E. Plant St.
Dec 18 11:30 AM
Caregiver Connect: Stay and Play
Orange County Library Winter Garden Branch 805 E. Plant St.
Dec 20 11:30 AM
Caregiver Connect: Stay and Play
Orange County Library Winter Garden Branch 805 E. Plant St.
Dec 20 6:00 PM
Town of Windermere Tree Board meeting
Town of Windermere 614 Main St

Latest News

Business
WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Member Celebration Brunch to be held December 13
Press release submission | Dec 9, 2019

Come out and celebrate our West Orange Chamber members during the Member Celebration Brunch on December 13th at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center.

Family

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Waste Pro Holiday Waste Removal

Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

As a reminder, Waste Pro does not pick up garbage, recycling, or yard waste on the following upcoming holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's.

Business

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: I4 Business Magazine Announces 2019 Business Leaders of The Year

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

i4 Business magazine will recognize some of the most admired and influential individuals in Central Florida on December 10

Business

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Majority Leader Hoyer Releases 2020 House Floor Schedule

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) issued the following statement today after releasing the House legislative schedule for calendar year 2020

Obituaries

Obituary: Carol Ann Elliott Dec 11, 2019

Carol Ann Elliott, 79, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2019.

Obituary: David Harold Jackson Dec 11, 2019

David Harold Jackson, 75, passed away on December 8, 2019 in Winter Haven, Florida.

Obituary: Eddie Sanabria Dec 11, 2019

Eddie Sanabria, 91, of Orlando, died December 4, 2019 in Winter Garden.

Obituary: Carolyn Estelle Lowe Shephard Dec 3, 2019

Carolyn Estelle Lowe Shephard passed away on November 28, aged 98 years, after living a long and fulfilling life.

Obituary: Shirley Jewell Carter Trappe Dec 3, 2019

Shirley Jewell Carter Trappe, 80 of Groveland, FL passed away on November 29, 2019.

Business

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Member Celebration Brunch to be held December 13
Press release submission | Dec 9, 2019

Come out and celebrate our West Orange Chamber members during the Member Celebration Brunch on December 13th at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center.

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: I4 Business Magazine Announces 2019 Business Leaders of The Year

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

i4 Business magazine will recognize some of the most admired and influential individuals in Central Florida on December 10

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Majority Leader Hoyer Releases 2020 House Floor Schedule

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) issued the following statement today after releasing the House legislative schedule for calendar year 2020

Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

From Florida Business Daily

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

From Florida Business Daily

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

Family

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Waste Pro Holiday Waste Removal
Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

As a reminder, Waste Pro does not pick up garbage, recycling, or yard waste on the following upcoming holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's.

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Recognition to Young Marines
Press release submission | Nov 18, 2019

At Tuesday's Town Council Meeting, Mayor O'Brien recognized the Young Marines for their work toward a drug-free America

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Free Tree Fundamentals Class to be held November 9

Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

Our beautiful, mature, tree canopy is one of the many things that makes Windermere so unique.

Real Estate

Analysis: Orange County has 17th highest home vacancy rate among Florida counties.
Florida Local News Service reports | Mar 1, 2019

The number of vacant homes in Florida's Orange County was more than 6,200 in the third quarter of 2018, an eight-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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: Tildenville

Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2018

Median prices rose in Tildenville over last year, and are up 120.1 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 10, 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

From Apopka Times

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: Congratulations to Andrea Montes our Faith Athletics Athlete of the Week

Press release submission | Sep 24, 2018

Andrea has done an amazing job transitioning into a new position as our Varsity Volleyball setter this season and taking a leadership role on the team.

Florida News Network