Tourist Amazed by Menu at World's Largest McDonald's Featuring Dessert Bar and ArcadeLELA NewsNewsBreak Contributor
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Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival to return for paw-some weekend in Sanford
SANFORD, Fla. – If you and your four-legged pal are in search for some festival fun, cancel your plans this weekend because the Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival is coming to Sanford. The 11th annual festival will take place in historic downtown Sanford between the two businesses...
Motorcyclist killed after crashing into minivan, deputies say
Deputies in Volusia County are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that happened Friday night in Deltona.
Central Florida professor fired for disputing systemic racism and White privilege fights back, files lawsuit
A University of Central Florida (UCF) professor at the center of a years-long saga is fighting back after he was fired for speaking out against the notion of systemic racism.
Sanford mom thanks bar patrons for coming to her family's aid after crash
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A Sanford mother is thankful for the group of bar patrons who came to her family's rescue after a bad crash right outside its parking lot. "Even the cops, everyone, they couldn't believe we all came out safely," Amanda Vazquez said Friday. The crash happened right...
Faith Spotlight: Local pastor feeds souls, stomachs
Rev. John Brown spent his youth surrounded by people who served the community. As the youngest of nine children, Brown looked up to his older brothers, who had a significant impact on him. So did his father, a deacon for a Seventh-day Adventist church in Sanford, where Brown grew up.
Florida homeowner shocked to find 11-foot alligator swimming in pool
A Volusia County woman got a huge surprise (literally) after she found an 11-foot alligator swimming in her home's pool.
Prank phone calls sends SWAT team to Sanford family home multiple times
SANFORD, Fla. - For two straight nights, a Sanford family has been woken up numerous times during the early hours of the morning. Each time the knock at the door came from Sanford Police. "Open the door! Come to the door," said Sanford Police. The interaction Thursday morning at 3...
Seminole County Resident Wins $1 Million Monopoly Scratch-Off Prize
Florida lottery officials recently announced a Sanford resident won $1 million from a $5 MONOPOLY DOUBLER scratch-off lottery ticket. The winning was sold in New Smyrna Beach. Tyrone Bouie, from Seminole County, reportedly decided to take a one-time, lump sum of $798,985 instead of multiple payments for more money. Lottery...
Search involving two counties continues for two missing boaters near Legoland, Polk County Sheriff’s Office says
The search for missing boaters in Lake Eloise, Jeffrey Marrero and Orlando Ortiz, will continue until the men are found, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Sunday as the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office assists in the underwater search. According to a news release by PCSO, deputies received a call on Saturday at around 4 p.m. from Marrero’s 10-year-old daughter, who was on board a 16-foot ...
Motorcyclist killed in Deltona crash, deputies say
DELTONA, Fla. — ABOVE: Take a look at the top headlines. Volusia County deputies are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Deltona on Friday night. According to the sheriff's office, the crash happened just after 6 p.m. on Friday along Providence Boulevard near Murphy Avenue. Investigators believe a minivan traveling south was making a left turn onto Murphy Avenue when it entered the path of the motorcycle traveling northbound.
Orlando Weather Forecast: March 19, 2023
Orlando and Central Florida will see passing showers in the overnight hours with lows dipping into the upper 40s to lower 50s. It will be a cloudy start to the work week with a gradual warming trend.
Orlando pastors spread news of looming Medicaid loss to their communities
The Rev. Sharon Riley is part of a growing number of church leaders who believe their duty to congregants doesn’t stop when they leave the pulpit. Within the last 10 to 15 years, church leaders, particularly in minority communities, have increasingly used parts of their budgets to share health resources and even create dedicated health ministries after observing health inequities, Riley said. ...
Event lineup for Mister Rogers' Week of Kindness in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - Monday would have been the acclaimed children's TV host and American icon, Fred Rogers' – also known as Mister Rogers – 95th birthday. In the Orlando area, there will be free public events inspired by him for the inaugural year of Mister Rogers' Week of Kindness.
Update: FDLE cancels missing child alert for 4-year-old and 2-month-old
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a missing child alert for two young children out of Orange County.
A Florida town, once settled by former slaves, now fights over "sacred land"
"This is sacred land," said N.Y. Nathiri, a third-generation resident of Eatonville, Fla. "It's special for us. It's who we are. And we're not going to let them take it away from us, no."Nathiri heads the association to preserve the Eatonville community, a town founded in 1887 by Joe Clark. That it even happened was remarkable. After the end of the Civil War, formerly enslaved African Americans flocked to central Florida to work. White property owners refused to sell them land, until Clark convinced two White Northerners with homes in the area, Lewis Lawrence and Josiah Eaton, to make available...
Sanford gets bid to redevelop downtown site
Sanford has received just one bid tied to the redevelopment of a downtown property.
Top Three Things You Should Be Eating at Universal Orlando Resort This Week (March 19, 2023)
As we get closer to the spring season, the weather becomes warmer. Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras season continues through April 16. If you find yourself at Universal Orlando, we have a “Top Three Things” list of food items for you to enjoy this week. Top Three Things.
Thousands of people visit Winter Park Art Festival
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — It's one of the largest outdoor art shows in the nation and it takes place right here in Central Florida. Somewhere between 250,000 and 300,000 people walked through Park Avenue this weekend for the Winter Park Art Festival, an event that's earned some notoriety through its 64 years of production.
Welcome to the RSR Homeowners Association: Where you're either on the bus or under it
Imagine, if you will, a bus on its way down Rock Springs Road in Apopka. It turns into the Rock Springs Ridge subdivision, drives a couple of miles past the upscale homes and land that formerly housed 27 holes of golf, and pulls up to the Tavern at Rock Springs Ridge.
Man Arrested for Shooting Teen on International Drive in Orlando
According to the Orlando Police Department, a man has been charged with aggravated battery with a firearm after shooting a teen on International Drive. Police said West Patrol Officers responded to the Sonic restaurant at 5399 International Drive on Wednesday, March 8th, 2023, at approximately 10pm. A female victim was shot and transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center in stable condition.
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