All posts tagged "winter garden"

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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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  • Abigail Sprinkle is CFCA’s 2015 valedictorian.
    GALLERY: Central Florida Christian Academy Graduation

    Central Florida Christian Academy celebrated its Class of 2015 with a faith-filled Commencement Ceremony May 21 at CFCA. The 20 members of the Class of 2015 each received their diplomas, and the school honored valedictorian Abigail Sprinkle...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    Thornebrooke wins Solar Bears contest

    Thornebrooke Elementary School students and staff received a trophy and an ad in West Orange Times & Observer after winning our Orlando Solar Bears contest. The students enjoyed meeting Solar Bears mascot Shades and snapping photos with Principal...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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  • Valedictorian Cameron Currie spoke about the Bible as the ultimate legacy.
    GALLERY: Foundation Academy Graduation

    The class of 2015 graduated May 21, from Foundation Academy. The ceremony featured guest speaker Edward Gamble, who discussed the importance of making a change in the world, and a performance by the high school women’s ensemble,...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Army Capt. Bobby Withers will receive a specialized home built by Homes for Our Troops.
    U.S. Army Capt. Bobby Withers, family will receive specially adapted house

    WINTER GARDEN — Another wounded American military veteran will receive a West Orange house specially crafted for injured soldiers. This latest recipient will be Army Capt. Bobby Withers, who, with his family, will move into the house...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Kimberly Ann Bowman Ruggles was 23 when she was murdered.
    Twenty-eight years later, Winter Garden man sees his daughter’s killer

    WINTER GARDEN — Winter Garden resident Edward Bowman has experienced quite a bit in his 71 years. He’s been thrown out of the back of a pickup — twice — and lived to tell about it. He’s...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • U.S. Army Pvt. George R. Tamsitt was added recently to Winter Garden’s war memorial.
    Winter Garden adds new name to war memorial ahead of Memorial Day celebration

    It has long been thought that only one resident of Winter Garden, Hugh T. Gregory, was killed serving his country in World War I. But nearly a century after that war — and 22 years after a...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Winter Garden commission passes electronic billboard regulations

    WINTER GARDEN — Winter Garden city commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to enable the city to eliminate a minimum of two billboard signs for every electronic billboard installed.  City Manager Mike Bollhoefer told...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Tildenville Elementary to stage “The King and I”

    IF YOU GO WHAT: “The King and I” WHERE: Tildenville Elementary School, 1221 Brick Road, Winter Garden WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 COST: Free admission ATTIRE: Audience members are asked to dress as if they are...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Ocoee band selected as Florida rep in National Memorial Day Parade

    OCOEE — During the National Memorial Day Parade, which begins at 2 p.m. May 25, in Washington, D.C., there will be only one band from Florida, and only one band’s trumpeters from the entire country will play...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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