Sadly, in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, arts and entertainment venues across the country have been closed for the safety of their patrons, artists, and staffs. Virtual play readings, art gallery tours and cabarets are just a few of the ways that art organizations have been able to…
Maryemma Bachelder has been hired as Director of Communications for the City of St. Cloud, effective July 13. “Maryemma brings a wealth of experience in communications, community outreach, and marketing that will benefit the city,” said City Manager William Sturgeon. “She is well qualified to help…
Submitted by Osceola County Osceola’s Green Initiative is on its way to Tallahassee where the newest element of the comprehensive plan will undergo interagency reviewed after it was approved by the County Commission on Monday.  Embracing sustainability – from economic to environmental initiatives…
Toho Water Authority is announcing the closure to through-traffic on West Bass Street between Union Street and Robinson Avenue starting at approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.  The road closure is necessary to conduct an assessment for an upcoming sewer rehabilitation project in the area.   The…
Courtesy of NASA NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission has ended with the Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley remain safely inside the spacecraft as recovery ships move toward them.…
The Orlando Health Medical Pavilion – St. Cloud located on the corner of U.S.  Highway 192 and Budinger Avenue is now officially opened to the public.   A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, July 27, with Brent Burish, president of Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital; Thibaut van Marcke,…
Here's an update on Hurricane Isaias, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane conditions and dangerous storm surge will continue in portions of the northwest Bahamas today and tonight.  Hurricane conditions are expected along portions of the Florida east coast by late tonight and…
The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management is actively monitoring Hurricane Isaias. Potential impacts to Osceola County could include gusty winds and sustained rains, beginning as soon as this weekend.  Florida is no stranger to dealing with disasters and there are a wealth of resources…
Osceola County has started the process to foreclose on the beleaguered Star Motel and also Lake Cecile Inn & Suites where dozens of residents are struggling to pay off an outstanding electricity bill. The extended-stay motels, on U.S. Highway 192 near State Road 535, are owned by Mary Nguyen,…
On Saturday, July 25, Pete and Jean Barber, of St. Cloud, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary at the couple’s home in St. Cloud. High school sweethearts, Pete and Jean were married July 26, 1945, in Winchester, Mass. Pete was born in St. Cloud in 1927, and is a fifth generation native…
My husband, Peter, is fascinated by hummingbirds. This year has been a difficult year for hummingbird watching as there has been a lot of competition at the feeder. First, the ants wouldn’t leave it alone. Then a bear smashed the feeder to bits. Right after Peter replaced the feeder, wasps…
Maryemma Bachelder has been hired as Director of Communications for the City of St. Cloud,…
Submitted by Osceola County Osceola’s Green Initiative is on its way to Tallahassee where the…
Toho Water Authority is announcing the closure to through-traffic on West Bass Street between Union…
Sadly, in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, arts and entertainment venues across the country have been closed for the safety of their patrons, artists, and staffs.
Here's an update on Hurricane Isaias, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane conditions and dangerous storm surge will continue in portions of…
Submitted by Cypress Cove Unbeknownst to many, the nudist movement in North America has been quietly and steadily growing since its introduction to our shores…
Osceola County officials are advising the public about a road-resurfacing project. The road is tentatively scheduled for resurfacing is Lindfields Boulevard…
The Osceola School District has joined other Central Florida school districts in the goal of providing opportunities for student-athletes during the COVID-19…
When it comes to high school football, things are back.  Just not back to normal. On June 15, Osceola County permitted students to return to campus for…
The Orlando Curling Club (OCC) has relocated to The Ice Factory of Central Florida in Kissimmee.  Since its inception in 2014, the club has held the majority…
On Saturday, July 25, Pete and Jean Barber, of St. Cloud, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary at the couple’s home in St. Cloud. High school sweethearts…
By Eva Pabon and Osceola County Faculty   During the last months, UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County has transitioned from in person activities to offer…
By Clint Bullock: In the midst of a pandemic, the last thing people need to worry about is a natural disaster. But hurricane season is here – and it’s…