All posts tagged "winter garden"

  • OUR TOWN State Heritage Marker
    Downtown W.G. getting heritage marker

    Did you know that downtown Winter Garden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. Most people are not aware that the five-block business district along Plant Street is listed...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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    GALLERY: Winter Garden Squeeze vs. DeLand Suns

    WINTER GARDEN — The Winter Garden Squeeze fell 13-2 to the DeLand Suns Friday night. After starting ahead in the first inning, the Squeeze fell behind in the fourth inning and were unable to take the lead...

    • Posted June 27, 2015
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    GALLERY: Area teams take field at Throw Down in O-Town 7-on-7 football tournament

    ORLANDO — Teams from around Central Florida converged upon the campus of Faith Christian Academy in southeast Orlando on Friday for the Throwdown in O-Town 7-on-7 football tournament. Included in the 20-team field were local teams representing...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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    Budding entrepreneur sells natural skin care products from downtown W.G. shop

    WINTER GARDEN — When Jessica Collins reached her 20s, she expected her skin problems to be behind her. Instead, they intensified. She spent hundreds of dollars in aesthetician visits and skin care products, which only made her condition...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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    Baer’s Furniture to open in Winter Garden

    WINTER GARDEN — Officials of Baer’s Furniture had been looking at opening a store in Winter Garden since 2004. Now, more than a decade later, that store will open.  “We lost our Altamonte Springs store, so it made...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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    Wii Bowling league for seniors is right up their alley

    WINTER GARDEN — “Be careful today, girls — I’m in a good mood,” Kathy Atthanasoff said as Marie Staight turned on the TV and started setting up Wii Bowling at the Jessie Brock Community Center. “I’m going...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Speed humps would start near the south end of Williams Road,
wind along Seidner Road and then continue around Lake Avalon with Davenport Road to its intersection with Avalon Road.
    Engineers plan speed humps near Lake Avalon

    HORIZON WEST — Orange County officials presented a Municipal Service Benefit Unit plan June 11 at Korean Presbyterian Church that calls for 13 speed humps on Lake Avalon Rural Settlement streets around Lake Avalon. Many residents of...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Winter Garden-based Parent Booster USA has partnered with Permission Click for online services.
    Winter Garden-based Parent Booster USA partners with Permission Click

    WINTER GARDEN — Among guesses for the first place for company heads from Winter Garden and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to meet, San Diego might not be near the top of the list. But early this year, at...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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    Winter Garden couple traveled to Vanuatu to deliver food, medics and supplies

    Anytime a devastating natural disaster strikes a far corner of the world — Haiti, Nepal and the South Pacific among recent examples — charitable organizations rush aid. But sometimes that aid does not reach the remotest of...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Morning After 9812-JUMBO
    Winter Garden family works with state leaders to create laws protecting parents from abuse

    WINTER GARDEN — Alice Flowers and Rosemary Slaughter-Pate were best friends as much as they were sisters. They worked for the same company, ate lunch together and took vacations together. They cooked big Sunday meals together and...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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