Tag Archives: Orlando Community News

Orlando Elections: Commissioners Keep Their Jobs

The official results are in and all three City of Orlando commissioners will stay in office for another term – four more years. Commissioners Jim Gray and Regina I. Hill handedly beat their opponents in the Nov. 2 City of … Continue reading

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Early Voting Winding Down for Upcoming City of Orlando Election

October 29, 2021 (Orlando) – If you live in the city limits of Orlando and you are registered to vote, this should be a reminder: There are two days left of Early Voting at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections … Continue reading

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Unapologetically You: Dr. E. Laverne Williams’ Nuggets of Wisdom for High School Graduates

Retired Educator, Professional Christian Counselor and American Red Cross Volunteer, Dr. E. Laverne Williams, has imparted wisdom to high school graduates from Central Florida for years. And the tradition continues: She participates in drive-by graduation celebrations sponsored by her church, … Continue reading

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Local Elections This Week, Tuesday

Orange County, March 7 – One vote can make a difference. One hundred votes can make the difference also, as well as one thousand. It has happened here before in local, state and national public office elections: Candidates have won … Continue reading

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Living Black History: Nouchelle Hastings, Trailblazing Community Leader and Humanitarian

February is the month we all observe Black History. All day, every day is when it is! Truth be told, we live among greatness and Nouchelle Hastings’ life is proof. That name should sound familiar because Hastings is well known … Continue reading

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2021: Moving Forward

2021: Forward, March! Let’s all get to work in our perspective communities, states and the nation. I solicit your continuous prayers for this organization and I will continue to pray for you, your family and your endeavors. I am speaking it: Better days are ahead. Amen, Amen! Continue reading

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Jesus, the Light of the World

My Christmas Eve tradition over many years was thwarted somewhat by a mean old virus. I would rush from work, most times still in work clothes, and head down Interstate 4 to get to the Candlelight Service at First Baptist … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Rev. Sid Crudup II, Doctor of Educational Leadership

Defending his dissertation, earning a doctorate degree, has been the grandest achievement in Sid Crudup II’s life. “It definitely was a journey,” he said in a recent interview. “Not bad for a kid from Jersey [Perth Amboy]. Dr. Crudup, long-time … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

Great news! Orlando Community News this week continues its occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” It’s a tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers … Continue reading

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November 3, 2020 – Historic Presidential Election Day

With a deadly virus still affecting the country, voters have been encouraged to make a plan to vote and vote early – to be safe and educated on the issues. Before today’s Presidential Election Day began, more than 100 million … Continue reading

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