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Ladies Club of Poinciana to host spring carnival April 2-5

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 1:05 pm

Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The Ladies Club of Poinciana will present its annual Spring Carnival April 2-5 at Vance Harmon Park (Country Club Road and Cypress Parkway). Admission is free. All funds raised at the carnival and the recently held fashion show goes toward the Ladies Club of Poinciana scholarship fund. Last year, the Ladies Club of Poinciana awarded four $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who live in Poinciana.

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  • Ninth annual Poinciana Community Expo held today

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The Ninth Annual Poinciana Business and Community Expo will be held today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will be held at Liberty High School, 4250 Pleasant Hill Road. The Poinciana Business and Community Expo is presented by the Poinciana Area Council, which operates under the umbrella of the Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Poinciana Medical Center, Toho Water Authority, CenterState Bank, the

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  • Acclaim Academy will remain open through school year

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    By Charlie Reed 
 Staff Writer The School District of Osceola County will take over operations of Acclaim Academy Military Charter School, allowing it to stay open through the end of the school year. The news came Thursday night as School District officials were meeting with parents of students from the charter school, which serves grades 7-12 in the Poinciana area. Acclaim Academy announced last week that it had only

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  • ALCO/TECO Poinciana campus offers new programs

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:06 pm

     Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer ALCO/TECO – Open House at Poinciana Campus new programs, new locations . . . new opportunities – The Technical Educational Center Osceola (TECO) and Adult Learning Center Osceola (ALCO) will be holding an open house today from 9 a.m. to noon. The open house will showcase a variety of post-secondary training programs that are available to adults. There will be campus tours and meet and greets

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  • Fatal crash at Reaves, Poinciana intersection has roads blocked

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 11:21 am

    Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a fatal crash that occurred at around 10 a.m. this morning has travel lanes blocked at the intersection of Reaves Road and Poinciana Boulevard. The crash involves four vehicles, and a person died after being flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center, FHP spokesperson Kim Montes said. There are an unknown number of injuries. The investigation is ongoing and updates are forthcoming.

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  • Nature Conservancy gives glimpse of ‘Old Florida’

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer There’s a front row seat with your name on it. The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve, 2700 Scrub Jay Way (off Old Pleasant Hill Road) offers visitors a glimpse of old Florida’s natural beauty. Owned and manage by The Nature Conservancy, this 12,000-acre preserve was established in 1992 through an agreement with The Walt Disney Company and several public agencies. Before becoming a preserve, the land

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  • Parkway could be completed by Dec. 2016

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    Shown above is the route for the Poinciana Parkway. Portions of the road could be open in July 2016. The project is currently 38 percent complete.

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Construction on the Poinciana Parkway remains on schedule and could be completed by December 2016, according to the January 2015 update prepared recently by the Osceola County Expressway Authority. The original contract amount of $68.78 million, awarded to Jr. Davis/UIG Poinciana Parkway LLC, includes a $7 million contingency fund, but to date no contingency funds have been allocated. And according to a the presentation, expenditures

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