Osceola came at out-manned Longwood Lyman from too many angles Friday, emerging with an impressive 47-6 Kickoff Classic win at Kowboy field.
Superintendent sets district goals
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:57 AM
By Jessica Solis
With the first week of school now in the books, Osceola County school officials this week took a first look at Superintendent Michael Grego’s plans for the new academic year.
Program helped families end their homelessness
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:54 AM
News-Gazette Photo/Andrew Sullivan
Recent Helping Others Make the Effort, or HOME, program graduate Layka Perez stands in her daughters' bedroom at the family's new home. Ariangely, 7, foreground, and Michelle, 9, are both happy to finally be able to sleep in separate beds.
By Juliana A. Torres
Three years ago, Layka Perez was homeless.
She had escaped an abusive relationship and just moved from Puerto Rico to find better medical care for her youngest daughter, who for unexplained reasons was losing her hair. She couldn’t speak English and her housekeeping job at Walt Disney World wasn’t making her enough money so that she could pay a deposit to rent an apartment.
TDC looking at grants program
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM
By Jessica Solis
Osceola County tourism officials are seeking a clearer direction on how – and which – groups should benefit from tourist tax dollars.
Crist taps LeMieux to replace Martinez
Aug 28, 2009 at 08:51 AM
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist Friday morning announced he has chosen his former chief of staff, George LeMieux, to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez.
LeMieux is Crist's closest political adviser and will hold the Senate seat Crist hopes to win in the November 2010 election.
Deputy arrested for stalking
Aug 26, 2009 at 01:11 PM
Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies early Wednesday arrested 26-year-old Mario Dixon, a county deputy, and charged him with domestic stalking.
The investigation of Dixon, who has been with the Osceola County Sheriff's Office since 2004, began Aug. 25 when the Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at approximately 11:51 p.m. from a woman Dixon had been dating.
Firefighters out in force over cuts
Lynx routes to change
New in Narcoossee
Town hall meeting on city budget
Layoffs began Thursday due to $15.5M shortfall
Officials gather for economic summit
Sport pilot program takes flight at Gateway Airport
Springhead Lake project OK'd
Club art teacher arrested for sexual contact with 14-year-old
Fire Rescue station and library hours could be among county budget cuts