Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has been the year of virtual communication. So it should not have been a surprise when Osceola Coounty Commission Chairwoman Viviana Janer delivered her second State of Osceola address virtually this week. “In spite of all the hardships, the state of Osceola…
The eighth annual Paychecks for Patriots virtual event will be Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Connect with employers who are hiring and take advantage of opportunities to advance your skills and career. Register at careersourcecentralflorida.com/p4p.
These days good news is hard to find.  So, when you hear something great, it’s cause for a celebration.   Congratulations Poinciana High School in being named National Demonstration School by AVID (Advancement Via Individual Demonstration), a nonprofit organization that provides educators with…
The Kissimmee Police Department is looking for two suspects who attempted to burglarize the Joy Food Mart at 1822 N. Main St. on Sept. 6. Hours later, the same suspects attempted to burglarize other locations and did eventually burglarize another nearby business, according to a police press…
Here are a collection of photos from a Trump vehicle rally in St. Cloud on Oct. 17.
The second Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes Awards hosted by A Hero For Kids was held at the Embassy Suites in Kissimmee on Oct. 10. The gala handed out 2020 Community Hero Awards, Legacy Awards, 2020 “Real Hero” Awards and the 2020 “Real Hero” Lifetime Achievement Awards. It also included a live and…
History comes to life as Osceola History presents Carrie Chapman Catt (portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) talking about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30. Free Admission. Location…
St. Cloud city officials have launched a new website to hopefully clear the air about its water situation. The St. Cloud Water Matters website (https://our communitywater.com) went live Oct. 6 and includes a number of different educational information including: what exactly happened; a timeline…
The newest stretch of Hoagland Boulevard – more than three miles long – offcially opened Tuesday on budget and a year ahead of schedule, fueled by Osceola County’s partnerships with MetroPlan Orlando and the Florida Department of Transportation amid the need to rapidly improve the area’s…
“Polio” was a scary word when I was growing up in the Midwest in the 1950’s. Most elementary school children knew at least one family with a child who had contracted the dreaded, paralyzing polio virus. In my case, it was a boy my age living just a block from my home. We were told, “don’t go near…
After COVID-19 unemployment rates reached the highest in the United States at a 14.7 percent in April 2020. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics report, on August 2020 the unemployment rate has dropped to 8.4 percent. The State of Florida reported a 7.4 percent and Osceola County still…
The Kissimmee Police Department is looking for two suspects who attempted to burglarize the Joy…
The second Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes Awards hosted by A Hero For Kids was held at the Embassy…
St. Cloud city officials have launched a new website to hopefully clear the air about its water…
Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has been the year of virtual communication. So it should not have been a surprise when Osceola Coounty Commission Chairwoman Viviana Janer delivered her second State of Osceola address virtually this week.
HCA Healthcare facilities in Central Florida are doing their part to “Crush the Crisis,” partnering with local law enforcement for the U.S. Drug Enforcement…
The city of St. Cloud has set Nov. 20, 21 and 22 as the dates for the next citywide garage sale. All residents and property owners within the city limits…
   Toho Water Authority is announcing the closure of the outside westbound lane on Neptune Road between Lind Avenue and Westchester Drive starting Tuesday,…
It was a busy week in sports for Osceola County schools, including an impressive showing by both the St. Cloud boys and girls golf teams.   Looking around the…
In the end, it came down to one play.   Jeremiah Conley returned a fumble 59 yards for a touchdown with four seconds remaining to give Edgewater High School…
For a second consecutive year, the golf teams at St. Cloud High School reigned supreme at Orange Belt Conference Championships held at Royal St. Cloud Golf…
These days good news is hard to find.  So, when you hear something great, it’s cause for a celebration.   Congratulations Poinciana High School in being named…
Here are a collection of photos from a Trump vehicle rally in St. Cloud on Oct. 17.
After COVID-19 unemployment rates reached the highest in the United States at a 14.7 percent in April 2020. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics…