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Election Connection: Polls Open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. for August 28 Primary Election

Orange County – Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, August 28, to select the people they want to win key public offices, including local ones such as county mayor and commissioners, as well as county and circuit court judges. They … Continue reading

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Election Connection: Early Voting Aug. 17-26

  August 17, 2018 (Orlando) – Florida’s Primary Election is Tuesday, August 28, but Orange County voters can take advantage of voting early to avoid long lines and a chance of bad weather on Election Day, starting today, August 17 through … Continue reading

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Polls Open, Absentee Ballots Mailed – It’s Time To Vote

August 9, 2018 (Orlando) – It’s Time to Vote! Yes, this is Primary Election season and voters around the country have the chance to select the people they want to represent them, especially locally and statewide.  Florida voters will have … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for Elections

Registration underway for Primary Election in August July 13, 2018 (Orlando) – Voters have a couple more weeks to register if they want to vote in the August 28 Primary Election. The deadline is Monday, July 30. That’s the same … Continue reading

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Court is in Session: Mentoring Group Exposes Youth to Federal Court System

Exposure has got to be a key component to successfully mentoring young people. There’s nothing like showing them key life skills, various careers and well-known places or events – not just talking about those things. Positive exposure could spark an … Continue reading

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Number Seven!

7! This week, we reached the seventh year of launching Orlando Community News! To God be the glory for the vision and future of this online publication and organization!  To borrow a friend’s take on this year: The seventh anniversary of your … Continue reading

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Two Years in A Row: Orlando’s WOKB Radio Station Wins National Award

When you see them, congratulate them. They are the winning team at WOKB 1680 AM radio station, headed by Shanti Persaud. The team recently won its second Stellar Award for Best Gospel Station in the Large Market. Lady Drina, host … Continue reading

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Will Voters in Central Florida Cities Get Out and Vote on Tuesday, March 13?

Most of you will read this on the day of  your local general elections and say something like, “Oh yeah, now I remember!” If you live within the city limits of Apopka, Belle Isle, Ocoee or Winter Park and you are … Continue reading

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Performing Arts Center to Honor Dr. King

Soon it will be 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee and people around the country will pause to honor the civil rights leader’s life.  Here in Orlando, the Pine Hills Community Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Hello Mayor: Voting Underway in Local Cities

It’s election season! Yes! Right now, people are voting – whether early, by absentee ballot or at their polling place, in cities throughout Orange County. In Eatonville today, Saturday, March 3, voters will decide whether to keep Eddie Cole as … Continue reading

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