Events

Aug 18 6:15 PM
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips Monthly Board meeting
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips 9000 Bay Hill Blvd
Aug 18 7:30 PM
Lake Butler Masonic Lodge 52 meeting
Lake Butler Masonic Lodge 52 325 W Main St
Aug 19 6:00 PM
Lake Butler City Commission meeting
Lake Butler City Commission 200 SW 1st St
Aug 20 10:30 AM
Lots of Dots
Orange County Library Windermere Branch 530 Main St
Aug 20 5:30 PM
Varsity Girls Volleyball: Legacy High School at Trinity Christian Academy
Legacy High School 1550 E Crown Point Rd

Latest News

ROSEN COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Welcome BBQ to be held August 20
Press release submission | Aug 18, 2018

Welcome to UCF, Knights; whether you are returning home or this is your first semester on campus!

ROSEN COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Let's Be Clear Prize Ride (Day 1) to be held August 20

Press release submission | Aug 18, 2018

The Let's Be Clear Prize Ride will consist of a team of Violence Prevention Peer Educators and UCF Cares Ambassadors, who will offer golf cart rides to students.

Real Estate

Q1 real estate sales report: Tangelo Park

Local Labs News Service | Aug 17, 2018

Median prices rose in Tangelo Park over last year, and are up 158.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Obituaries

Obituary: Robert L. Bentley Aug 16, 2018

Robert L. Bentley, 80 of Orlando, FL passed away on Aug 10, 2018.

Obituary for Mary Anne Sanderson Aug 15, 2018

Anne McCall Sanderson of Orlando passed away at age 85 on Aug 9, 2018 surrounded by her 7 children.

Obituary for Calvin Gene Watson Aug 10, 2018

Calvin Gene Watson, 69, of Lake Butler, Florida passed away peacefully on August 8, 2018.

Obituary for Leon Harry Harris Aug 3, 2018

Leon Harris, age 75, passed from the life on July 28, 2018.

Obituary for Charles Dillon Geer Aug 3, 2018

Charles Dillon Geer, 23, of Starke, Florida, passed away on July 29, 2018.

Business

Hurricane planning can help residents stay safe during and after a storm
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Gulf state residents from Texas to Florida and all along our nation's coasts are often a bit on edge from June through the end of November as they prepare for possible hurricanes.

Florida homeowners will generally have 2 insurance deductibles
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Those living in Florida and other areas that are vulnerable to hurricanes actually have two deductibles relating to their home insurance: a standard deductible and a hurricane deductible.

From Doctor Phillips Today

When a storm approaches, quick DIY projects can help 'hurricane proof' your home

Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

There are several steps homeowners can take when a hurricane threatens their area that may help protect against storm damage and do not require the work of a contractor.

From Lake Hart News

SMS texting, drones expedite Kin's response to clients' claims

Marian Johns | Aug 7, 2018

Kin Insurance's latest technology for claims processing, which was put to the test during Hurricane Irma, has created a faster, more efficient way to begin the claims process after a natural disaster.

Education

School supply lists are out for Lake Butler Middle School
Carrie Bradon | Aug 14, 2018

Part of being ready to start school is having all of the required supplies.

Orange Technical College-Westside Campus enrolls 1,897 undergrads
Local Labs News Service | Aug 7, 2018

At Orange Technical College-Westside Campus, 82 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 63 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

From Florida Business Daily

University of Miami tops in Florida for women's athletic student aid

Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 6, 2018

University of Miami spends $32,104 per player on student aid for its women’s team athletes – the highest rate among Florida colleges, according to an Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

University of Phoenix-Florida enrolls 592 undergrads

Local Labs News Service | Aug 6, 2018

At University of Phoenix-Florida, 97 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 59 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Family

ROSEN COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Battle on the Block to be held June 23
Press release submission | Jun 21, 2018

Join Late Knights, Residence Hall Association (RHA), and Knights of the Turntables for an epic DJ battle in the Academic Village Courtyard to help kick off the start of Summer B!

ROSEN COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Pegasus PlayLab: Human Error to be held June 22

Press release submission | Jun 21, 2018

When a fertility clinic mistakenly implants Madelyn and Keenan’s embryo in someone else, an unlikely relationship is forged between couples with wildly different backgrounds.

Real Estate

Q1 real estate sales report: Tangelo Park
Local Labs News Service | Aug 17, 2018

Median prices rose in Tangelo Park over last year, and are up 158.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q1 real estate sales report: Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Aug 16, 2018

Median prices rose in Orlando over last year, and are up 20.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q1 real estate sales report: Windermere

Local Labs News Service | Aug 15, 2018

Median prices rose in Windermere over last year, and are up 12.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q1 real estate sales report: Clermont

Local Labs News Service | Aug 14, 2018

Median prices rose in Clermont over last year, and are up 14 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

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