All posts tagged "West Orange County"

  • NEWS
    Walmart, Publix confirmed for Hamlin retail development

    HORIZON WEST — In a press release May 28 in Orlando, officials at Boyd Development Corporation announced three distinct developments that will begin by the end of this year in the Hamlin community of Horizon West. A...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Twins Lucas and Aiden arrived at the Stimmell home in March.
    Local family has open-door policy, serving as foster parents for more than a decade

    OAKLAND — When David and Melanie Stimmell returned from their honeymoon in 1990, they jumped right into the responsibilities of parenthood when they became guardians of their 5-year-old niece. That one act was the catalyst for living...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    SIDELINE SCENE: CFCA football doubles down youth movement

    OCOEE — For small varsity football programs, including many that compete in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference, it’s not really uncommon to glance at a roster and see players in middle school or freshmen who would otherwise...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Visual Russell

    When he steps on campus for the first day of school this fall, Visual Russell won’t even be a high-schooler, technically. That didn’t stop the rising eighth-grader, who plays running back for the CFCA Eagles, from accumulating...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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On the Links
    ON THE LINKS: Make golf fun for the whole family

    Golf is on the rebound, with participation numbers growing. With that growth comes more opportunities for you and your family to play golf in different ways. BEGINNERS  If you and your family are beginners at golf, why...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • DR_PHILLIPS
    Developer introduces phase two of Dr. Phillips apartments

    DR. PHILLIPS — Residents in Dr. Phillips got their first look at a project that could add more than 300 residences to their community during a community meeting April 30 hosted by Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd....

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • NEWS
    County OKs plan for big-box store in Horizon West

    HORIZON WEST — Orange County commissioners approved a preliminary subdivision plan in Horizon West that some residents believe will lead to a Walmart in the area. At the Board of County Commissioners’ May 5 meeting, two development...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • The Rays won the championship game 10-5.
    GALLERY: WG Little League Majors Championship

    WINTER GARDEN — Amid 10 consecutive outs for pitcher Akash Shah, the Rays scored five runs in the fourth inning to take the lead for good in a 10-5 defeat of the Royals May 22, in the...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    GALLERY: Ocoee shows sign of improvement in 14-7 spring game loss to University

    OCOEE — With 1:06 to play in their spring football game May 21, the Ocoee Knights’ defense got a stop on fourth down to give the offense back the ball, down 14-7. The Knights drove from the...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    GALLERY: Ocoee High seniors walk out

    Ocoee High School seniors took their final walk off the campus Thursday afternoon, armed with spray string, shaving cream and water balloons. They spent their last day of high school watching movies, putting their hand prints on...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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