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St. Cloud routs Celebration 52-8 to remain unbeaten

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 1:28 am

By Ken Jackson Staff Writer St. Cloud remains the only unbeaten team in Osceola County after a 52-8 dismantling of Celebration in the first District 7A-6 game for both teams. The Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0) shook off a relatively slow start to pound away, scoring 44 points over a 28-minute stretch that saw its defense force five turnovers, scoring a touchdown on one of them. The Storm (2-2, 0-1) only managed

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  • Dunkin’ Donuts has a grand-opening party in St. Cloud, Saturday

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor This is breaking news, if you love donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts is opening a new restaurant in St. Cloud, Saturday  (at 1421 S. Narcoosee Road) and everyone is invited to the party. From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the new restaurant will have a donut decorating station, face painting, balloon art and most importantly …a variety of items to sample. There also will be raffle

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  • Jimmy Bear’s serves up outstanding BBQ, also, satisfy those munchies before the Cheech and Chong concert

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 3:54 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor When a friend took me to Jimmy Bear’s BBQ for my birthday last week, he promised it would be good barbecue. He was wrong. This is great barbecue No offense, to some of the barbecue joints that have been operating for years in the area, but Jimmy Bear’s just might be the best barbecue you ever tasted, certainly in Osceola County. I have

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  • Reception set for artist of the month

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:24 pm

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The works of artist Kenneth Wilber will fe featured at the New York Artist Shop in St. Cloud Friday.

    The New York Artist Shop, 1124 New York Ave., St. Cloud, is hosting an artist reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, featuring the month’s artist of the month: Kenneth Wilber. According to a artist shop press release, Wilber said, “I have been an avid outdoorsman my entire life and the wildlife and surroundings that go with it.  Ever since I can remember, I have tried to capture this on

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  • School District opens new TECO site

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:25 pm

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There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday for the new St. Cloud TECO campus. From left are: St. Cloud City Manager Tom Hurt, St. Cloud Deputy Mayor Donald Shroyer, St. Cloud Council member Mickey Hopper, St. Cloud/Greater Osceola  Chamber of Commerce Director Keith Ronan, TECO Principal Jeannette Eddy,  Alternative Program Director Beth Rattie, School Board Member Barbara Horn and Osceola School District Superintendent Melba Luciano.

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer In the span of about a week, the Osceola County School District will have gone from having one site for its Technical Education Center Osceola and Adult Learning Center Osceola programs to three. On Tuesday, district members along with their partners from the city of St. Cloud cut the ribbon on the new TECO campus in St. Cloud. The two-story, post-secondary training facility welcomed the

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  • Shifting load causes truck driver death on Narcoossee Road

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    An Orlando truck driver was killed Wednesday afternoon in Narcoossee when he was crushed by the load he was carrying during a sudden stop. The victim, 32-year-old Glen Estien, was traveling northbound on Narcoossee Road when he attempted to stop for an Osceola Fire Rescue truck at Yukon Road at 3:50 p.m., a Florida Highway Patrol report said. According to witnesses, the fire truck stopped at a stop sign before

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  • St. Cloud author accepted to International Thriller Writers Association

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    By Precious Dorch-Robinson For the News-Gazette The International Thriller Writers Association has a new member who might be your next-door neighbor. St. Cloud author Gunnar Angel Lawrence has received an active membership of an organization that rarely awards independent authors. Lawrence said he applied nine months ago to become a member and he was surprised when he received the letter stating he was accepted. “It’s really an honor to be

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