Osceola County Commissioners released approximately $90,000 this week to continue to fight food insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since April, the Board has committed more than $12 million in CDBG and CARES Act funds to help 950 households -- and this number increases daily. The Board of…
The Museum of Military History will be observing National POW/MIA Recognition Day with a special Commander’s Call Event on Sept. 19 that will begin at 11 a.m. at the museum. The ceremony will pay homage to all of the past and present POW/MIA service members and will be conducted by the museum staff…
A St. Cloud woman was killed in a Thursday morning crash after her vehicle overturned.   According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, the 27-year-old woman was driving an SUV northbound on North Canoe Creek Road near Landing Road, when for an unknown reason she failed to negotiate a curve and…
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was in Kissimmee on Tuesday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with some help from celebrities and local politicians.   During the virtual event at Osceola Heritage Park that was aired online, he was joined by Eva Longoria, an actress, activist and co…
Salary negotiations between the Osceola County School District and teachers union in remain stalled amid disagreement over a new state law. Gov. Ron DeSantis in June signed a bill requiring teachers be paid a minimum annual salary of $47,500, or as close to that as fiscally possible. State…
The Osceola County School District is asking students and parents to return more than 37,000 overdue library books, valued near $750,000, that were taken out last school year. The School District recently posted a plea on its social media platforms asking those who have books to return them.…
By Steve Norris For the News-Gazette Shower and thunderstorm chances will remain at about 60 percent for every day this week. Typical afternoon and evening storms will be most likely. High temperatures will be in the low 90s and low temperatures in the mid-70s. The tropics are very active, but…
The Osceola County Republican Executive Commitee (OCREC) held a Victory Dinner on Saturday celebrating the candidates winning the primary in August. It was held in the St. Cloud Room at Osceola Heritage Park. The committee also celebrated State Rep. Mike La Rosa (R-St. Cloud). He was given an award…
As conditions continue to diminish at Kissimmee’s Star Motel, Osceola County’s Human Services Department is working to secure safe accommodations for the property’s residents in partnership with local organizations.  Community Hope Center, Homeless Services Network and Health Care Center for the…
The number of Osceola County School District students testing positive for COVID-19 and those also quarantined dropped significantly from last week.   For the week of Sept. 7, 11 students had tested positive for the coronavirus, while 94 students were quarantined. That compares to the week of Aug…
This fall, a new and innovative attraction will keep Halloween traditions alive in the age of the coronavirus.  Scream n' Stream is a drive-through experience, available on select nights from Oct. 2-31 at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures, 2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee. Designed by a creative…
A St. Cloud woman was killed in a Thursday morning crash after her vehicle overturned.  …
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was in Kissimmee on Tuesday to celebrate Hispanic…
Salary negotiations between the Osceola County School District and teachers union in remain stalled…
 Osceola County Commissioners released approximately $90,000 this week to continue to fight food insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since April, the Board has committed more than $12 million in CDBG and CARES Act funds to help 950 households -- and this number increases daily.
The Osceola County Republican Executive Commitee (OCREC) held a Victory Dinner on Saturday celebrating the candidates winning the primary in August. It was…
Toho Water Authority (Toho) manages and operates 13 water treatment plants and 8 water reclamation facilities producing 37.5 million gallons of potable water…
A total of 25 Osceola School District students have tested positive for COVID-19, while 385 students have been quarantined, according to a district website…
Founder and Executive Director of CFL Precision Volleyball Training, Maxim Auguste, believes that optimal performance in the sport requires high level…
The Florida High School Athletic Association's Board of Directors has given school districts the authority to start fall athletic programs at their discretion…
Orlando City B Soccer and Boxeo Telemundo will take centerstage tomorrow night from Osceola Heritage Park. Although fans are not permitted at these events at…
The Museum of Military History will be observing National POW/MIA Recognition Day with a special Commander’s Call Event on Sept. 19 that will begin at 11 a.m.…
 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a historic milestone in its growth in Osceola County with the formation of the St. Cloud Florida…
We all have experienced the changes during this year 2020 and COVID-19. Those changes can bring emotional, mental and financial stress to you. The fast pace…