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Managing invasive plants meeting July 31

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Managing invasive plants in the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is the topic of a July 31 public meeting hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The meeting is in Kissimmee from 6-8 p.m. in the fourth-floor County Commission Chambers, Osceola County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Square.  A live webcast will be available through the County’s website at The goal of this meeting is to provide updates,

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  • St. Cloud Band holding benefit Sunday to replace aging truck

    Posted on May 21, 2014 at 10:38 am

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer On Sunday, area residents will have the opportunity to take in a musical show featuring some of the biggest hits of the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s performed by a live brass ensemble. At the same time, they’ll be helping the St. Cloud High School Band program to find new transportation to get all its gear to away football games and its other competitions. In short,

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  • Planned Parenthood in Kissimmee to host ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday

    Posted on May 12, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, along with faith leaders, elected officials, care providers and members of the community, will celebrate the first Planned Parenthood health center in Osceola County at 610 Oak Commons Blvd., Kissimmee, with a ribbon-cutting event at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The new health center will provide a wide-range of health services and education programs with the mission of promoting community and family health, according to a press

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  • Boaters warned about low lake levels

    Posted on May 5, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Due to low lake levels on Osceola County lakes, boaters are advised to use caution, county officials announced. Water levels are particularly shallow on Lake Jackson, 2 feet deep or less in many areas. While Central Florida has received some rain in the last few days, the are is still in the dry season and boaters should act accordingly. April is typically the driest month of the year in Central

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  • County Commission to meet Monday, May 5

    Posted on May 1, 2014 at 11:47 am

    The Osceola County Board of County Commissioners’ regular meeting will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Board Chambers.  The Board Chambers are on the fourth floor of the County Administration Building, located at 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 4100 in Kissimmee. The agenda and back-up information may also be found online at  Just click on the “Board Meetings and Agendas” link in the upper left corner of the home page,

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  • Police to conduct car seat checks

    Posted on April 29, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Members of the Kissimmee Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit will be at local businesses this weekend conducting car seat checks. In an effort to build awareness of the upcoming Click It or Ticket Campaign, the Traffic Enforcement Unit will be at Walmart and K-Mart this weekend inspecting car seats to ensure they have been installed correctly. On Saturday, members of the unit will be at the Walmart  at 1471 E.

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  • Southland Chr. to “Feed the Need” Friday

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Southland Christian and its 500 students and faculty will be taking part in a school-wide event to help cure hunger that transcends a simple fundraiser. On Friday the school will host the Feed the Need event, a campaign to raise funds to afford students the opportunity to pack, seal and ship over 10,000 meals to hungry children in a third world country through the day.  Students will learn about world

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