All posts tagged "west orange times & observer"

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    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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  • Ocoee honored men and women who sacrificed their lives serving their country during its annual Memorial Day ceremony.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Ocoee Memorial Day Ceremony

    The city of Ocoee remembered men and women who sacrificed their lives serving their country during its annual ceremony May 22, at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. The keynote speaker was Michael McDaniel, department adjutant of the Florida...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Othel Phillips

    Othel Phillips, 86, of Winter Garden, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Coffee County, Alabama, to the late Eldridge and Josie Thorn Phillips. He is survived by his wife, Nadine...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Obituary: Rose Emma Postell

    Rose Emma Postell, 70, of Oakland, Florida, departed this life on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. She was employed as a home health aide. She was also a former employee of West Orange Hospital, Winter Garden and Health...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Obituary: Martha Evelyn Johnson

    Our beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend spread her wings and flew away peacefully on May 17, 2015, after a long illness. Martha (Evelyn) Joiner Johnson was born to parents John L. and Willie (Blanche)...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Obituary: Mary Lynn Brandenburg

    Mary Lynn Brandenburg, age 42, of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away Friday, May 22, surrounded by her loving family. She is the loving wife of Stephen Brandenburg; proud mother of Andrew and Aidan Brandenburg; daughter of Kenneth...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Winter Garden teen named a champion by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

    WINTER GARDEN — Like many teenagers, Katie Karp participates in a number of active hobbies. She rides and cares for her horse, and she particularly thrives on the lacrosse field.  The difference between Karp and most other...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Jack Black gave an inspirational and, of course, hilarious commencement address.
    GALLERY: Montverde Academy 2015 Graduation

    Montverde Academy celebrated its Class of 2015 during its commencement exercises May 23, at the academy’s Center for Sportsmanship & Wellness. Actor, comedian and musician Jack Black served as Montverde’s commencement speaker. The academy also honored 2015...

    • Posted May 24, 2015
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  • The Rays won the championship game 10-5.
    GALLERY: WG Little League Majors Championship

    The Rays defeated the Royals 10-5 in the Winter Garden Little League Majors Championship Friday night, May 22, at Winter Garden Little League Field 1. Crush of the Winter Garden Squeeze was on hand to help congratulate...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    GALLERY: Olympia High School Senior Walkout

    Armed with silly string, shaving cream and streamers, the members of Olympia High School’s Class of 2015 stormed out of school this morning during the ceremonial senior walkout celebration. Members of Olympia’s drumline performed as the seniors...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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