All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • Grimes family preps for holiday tradition at Christian center

    — Preparing a meal for the hungry   When George and Tera Grimes opened their family restaurant in Winter Garden a decade ago, a tradition was born in that first year when she decided to serve a...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • JACKIE-HARDY
    New chef takes over kitchen at Christian Service Center

    Jackie Hardy boxes a meal he prepared as coordinator of the West Orange Christian Service Center’s Daily Bread Program. — Preparing a meal for the hungry   Jackie Hardy is a trained culinarian who has worked as...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    46 area seniors sign NLIs during Early Signing Period

    Five area schools saw an impressive 46 varsity standouts sign their names on the dotted line of a National Letter of Intent this past week during the NCAA’s Early Signing Period. Nov. 12 to 19 was the...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    Girls basketball: Team-by-team preview

    Basketball has returned to Central Florida, and girls basketball season has tipped off and is rolling along. To help our readers get up to speed on what to expect in the girls hoops scene this winter, here’s...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 11.20.14
    Cops Corner 11.20.14

    OAKLAND NOV. 6 HIT-AND-RUN Intersection of Tubb Street and Oakland Avenue. Hit-and-run. Around 11 a.m., a complainant flagged down an officer. The complainant said a white male had rear-ended her business vehicle at a stop sign with...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    Sidelines 11.20.14

    + Ocoee football coach resigns Ocoee football coach Dale Salapa resigned last week after a 2-8 campaign in 2014. Salapa took over the team in 2012 and compiled a record of 7-23 during his three seasons at the...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee High starts cyber-security team

    With an influx of viruses and hacks compounding by the minute in the digital age, enhanced cyber security has become a high priority for the U.S. military. Based on the American shortage of talent in cyber security...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Perhaps even Wonder Woman will be among the many heroes at WonderFest.
    Ocoee man organizes first Winter Garden comic convention

    After the Lasso of Truth ensnared Scott Schlazer in his evil lair, he confessed he planned to bring the Orlando comic scene to Winter Garden next month, in the first convention he would organize. Winter Garden WonderFest,...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Foundation Academy rallies around two of its teachers

    WINTER GARDEN — Foundation Academy teacher Patti Cogburn’s eyes well up with tears at the thought. She’s just six weeks removed from the day doctors informed her that she has breast cancer. But, these are not tears of...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 11.20.14
    Cops Corner 11.20.14

    OAKLAND NOV. 6 HIT AND RUN| Intersection of Tubb Street and Oakland Avenue. Hit-and-Run. Around 11 a.m., a complainant flagged down an officer. The complainant said a white male had rear-ended her business vehicle at a stop...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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