By Ilya Arbit For the News-Gazette: On a bright, sunny spring afternoon in St. Cloud, the Harmony High School parking lot that has been deserted the past few weeks was filled with students.  But they were not there to attend class. They were seniors whose final school year at Harmony was…

The Osceola County of Association of Realtors has announced that long-time member and past president Tim Weisheyer has been inducted into the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Hall of Fame. Weisheyer is the youngest member of the association ever inducted into the Hall of Fame and joins a…
The Osceola School District is hard at work to determine what learning will look like in the fall for its 69,000 students.   Superintendent Debra Pace has created a Back-To-School Task Force that is looking  into how to best keep students and staff safe when school resumes on August 10, 2020. The…
To support small businesses and give back to local nonprofits, Addition Financial recently participated in the “Credit Unions Care Challenge,” presented by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU). Through this initiative, Addition Financial purchased lunches for its employees throughout…
The Kissimmee Police Department is still investigating a homicide back on May 16. Officers found Ricardo De Lara deceased inside a home off of Fox Crossing Drive. If you have any information, contact the Kissimmee Police Department or Crimeline anonymously at 1-8000-423-TIPS.
Osceola deputies are searching for a homicide suspect after a man was found dead in an area home. On May 10, at about 10:30 p.m. a shooting occurred at 2317 Old Dixie Highway in Kissimmee. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a deceased male in the home, later identified as, Cornel Omar…
Cathy Lynn Fisk, 68, of Saint Cloud, passed away suddenly on Friday May 15, 2020, at her residence. She was born on November 3, 1951 to Ralph and Audrey (Lounsberry) Fisk in Dunkirk, NY. Cathy worked as an Administrative Assistant for a plumbing company for many years. Cathy is survived by her…
 The following roads are tentatively scheduled for resurfacing on the designated dates listed below. ·Waters Edge Drive: East Osceola Parkway to Poinsettia Drive. Monday, June 1, through Tuesday, June 9. ·Royal Palm Drive: Buenaventura Boulevard to Florida Parkway Wednesday, June 10,  through…
With what could be an active hurricane season, state officials are preparing new protocols for sheltering and evacuations during the pandemic. “This virus really thrives and transmits when you have close sustained contact with people inside an enclosed environment,” Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters…
We will continue to see a wet weather pattern through Friday with at least a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms on most afternoons, and some of these storms can get rather intense on these hot humid afternoons, as we have been seeing recently.   Many of the storms will produce downpours along…
Frank J. Neuman, age 72, of Kissimmee, Florida, passed away on May 18, 2020. He was a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Neuman, parents; Francis and Helen Neuman. Survivors: Daughters: Sheila Shetters (Chris) of Kissimmee, Florida and Tammie Juaire of Kissimmee,…
The Osceola School District is hard at work to determine what learning will look like in the fall…

The Osceola County of Association of Realtors has announced that long-time member and past…
To support small businesses and give back to local nonprofits, Addition Financial recently…
By Ilya Arbit For the News-Gazette:
The Kissimmee Police Department is still investigating a homicide back on May 16. Officers found Ricardo De Lara deceased inside a home off of Fox Crossing…
The mother-in-law of a slain St. Cloud mother has been charged with being an accessory to the crime, according to media reports. Wanda Rivera is the mother…
Goodwill Industries of Central Florida has reopened 90 percent of its retail stores and all Donation Xpress Centers across a six-county region.  By the end of…
For the first time ever, two well deserving Osceola coaches are sharing the title of M. Dean Cherry Memorial Coach of the Year: Kathrin Pennanen, softball…
By Taylor Sharpe, For the News-Gazette:  Graduation is an accomplishment itself, but one University of Central Florida senior is getting more than a degree as…
The ECHL and Professional Hockey Players’ Association (PHPA) have announced the development of a relief fund to assist ECHL players and their families…
Out with the old, in with the new. New deworming methods that is. In the past horse owners would deworm their horses every four to eight weeks to treat for…
If you live in an area where tornadoes or hurricanes happen, you already know how important it is to prep early. With little to no notice, these severe…
First it was toilet paper, then hair dye, now mushrooms. Mushroom sales have gone up while people are staying at home and cooking more. Healthy and flavorful,…