All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • This man was skinned alive while tied upside down. Don’t worry. Your fate won’t be much worse.
    Ocoee Haunted House frightens thousands for seventh year

    The house at 951 Ocoee Apopka Road in Ocoee had been in disrepair for years when the City of Ocoee acquired it years ago. Today, it remains in disrepair, for use of the city in its seventh...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WINDSONG
    Windermere Council requests changes to Windsong development plan

    After three hours of community, council and developer discussion on a Windsong residential development in Windermere, the Windermere Town Council unanimously voted Oct. 14 to revisit a revision of the development plan at its November meeting. The...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WHAT-WE-LEARNED-JUMBO
    PREVIEW: Legacy goes on road for big game, other Week Nine contests

    WEEK NINE GAME OF THE WEEK: Legacy Charter (5-2) at Santa Fe Catholic (3-3), 7 p.m. Although they are not eligible for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference’s playoffs, the Legacy Charter Eagles are having a strong season...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    District-by-district analysis: Races clearer following Week Eight results

    Editor’s note: Records referenced in this article are district records unless otherwise noted. There are just three weeks remaining in the 2014 regular season, with the final games for most high-school football programs scheduled for the evening...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Wanya Mitchell

    A captain on the Ocoee boys bowling team despite being just a sophomore for the Knights, Wanya Mitchell has been a leader for the team this fall while juggling quite a schedule. Mitchell is a member of...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Legacy High School crowned its 2014 Homecoming royalty Oct. 3. Senior Anna Shollenbarger was crowned queen, and senior Dillan Hudson was crowned king.
    Class Notes 10.23.14

    + OCPS outpaces state, nation in exams According to the recent release of the 2013-14 Advanced Placement test participation and performance, the number of Orange County Public Schools students taking AP tests increased by 16% over the previous...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden to throw Halloween bash

    Winter Garden will present its annual HalloweenFest from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, along Plant Street downtown. Children are invited to go trick-or-treating with the merchants and play games, take a hay ride and enjoy...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Locals compete in beauty pageant

    Joyce Mary Ratcliff, of Orlando, Susan Ratcliff, of Ocoee, and Emily Brooke Ratcliff, 13, of Ocoee, recently competed in Beauties for the Cure National Beauty Pageant in Kissimmee. They all brought home the crown and national title...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    Sidelines 10.23.14

    + Pop Warner playoff teams announcedThis past Sunday marked the end of the regular season for area Pop Warner football teams and, for some, the beginning of the playoffs.Mid-Florida Pop Warner announced its playoff teams following the...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee fire to host open house

    OCOEE — In honor of Fire Prevention Month, the Ocoee Fire Department, in conjunction with the Citizen’s Advisory Counsel for the Ocoee Fire Department, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct....

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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