All posts tagged "florida"

  • REAL-ESTATE-JUMBO
    Keene’s Pointe home tops August transactions

    An estate in Keene’s Pointe was the top residential real-estate transaction in August in Windermere. The home at 8316 Lake Burden Circle, Windermere, sold Aug. 5, for $1.57 million. Built in 2001, it has five bedrooms, six...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Doris Evelyn Grimes

    Doris Evelyn Grimes died peacefully on Aug. 30, 2014, with her daughter, Dorilyn Grimes Pazera; son, Timothy Bruce Grimes; and granddaughter, Kristy Bracewell Carroll, at her bedside. Doris was born Aug. 18, 1929, to Bruce Fenner Sharp...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • GOTW featured
    Preview: Windermere Prep hosts Seffner Christian to headline Week Three schedule

    Week Three Game of the Week: Seffner Christian (2-0, 1-0 in division) at Windermere Prep (1-0, 1-0 in division), 4:30 p.m. Windermere Prep had its first home game canceled, thanks to the storm that rolled through Central Florida...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • DP Olympia football 025
    Olympia looks to build off effort from loss

    ORLANDO — Logic dictates that the Olympia High School varsity football team will progress this season if it can replicate last week’s determined effort. The Titans had the difficult task of playing state-ranked rival Dr. Phillips in...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • SEPT 11-JUMBO
    OBSERVED: Reflections on the day that changed the world

    I was only 23 years old — just one year into my job as a staff writer for the East County Observer, which covers Manatee and Sarasota counties. I got into hyperlocal community news specifically because I had...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Foundation FB Week 1 036-JUMBO
    Foundation Academy hopes to bounce back from lopsided defeat

    LAKELAND – Head coach Brad Lord likes to keep an eye on Foundation Academy’s October district football schedule, but the Lions had more pressing issues before Week One was barely in the books. Lord and his staff...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • WHAT-WE-LEARNED-JUMBO
    What We Learned: Week One

    Legacy Charter 61, Faith Christian 49 Not a bad way to start the season for the Eagles (1-0, 1-0), beating a Faith Christian program (0-1, 0-1) that many believe is an immediate contender in its inaugural season...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    SIDELINE SCENE: Golf programs offer chance to learn skills for a lifetime

    I can say with some confidence that the Ocoee boys golf team won’t be competing for a state championship this fall. That’s not meant as a slight — advancing out of a district and region with programs...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • SIDELINES
    Sidelines 09.04.14

    Do you have a good sports scoop for us? Contact Steven Ryzewski, sryzewski@wotimes.com. + Youth football weekend schedule In Pop Warner action Sept. 6, the Ocoee Bulldogs will play at South Lake; the West Orange Wildcats will play...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • RE-JUMBO
    WINTER GARDEN/OAKLAND: John’s Lake home tops sales in August

    A home on John’s Lake was the top residential real-estate transaction in Winter Garden and Oakland for August. The home at 1306 Johns Cove Lane, Oakland, sold Aug. 27, for $659,888 (REO/bank owned). Built in 2008, it...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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