Four Orange County municipalities held elections on Tuesday. Former Winter Park commissioner Phil Anderson defeated Sarah Sprinkel with 53% of the vote.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.
Police say a man looking for work snapped and started attacking people with a machete at an Orlando-area staffing agency. It happened on Tuesday morning at the Staff Zone on Old Winter Garden Road. One of the victims had a gun and shot in defense, police say.
Investigators tell FOX 35 it was mostly cash and small items stolen from the businesses, but this is just insult to injury for these small businesses already struggling during the pandemic.
The Central Florida Expressway Authority will soon begin to widen State Road 429 to six lanes (three lanes in each direction), between Tilden Road near Horizon West and State Road 414 in Apopka to improve traffic flow and relieve congestion.
Orlando Health has opened their newest hospital in Central Florida. The Winter Garden facility is the first Orlando Health hospital to be built here in more than 15 years.
Investigators are reportedly still working to determine what happened and identify any possible suspects.
These neighbors in Orange County have about 300,000 lights in sync to music. Check out their display at 12005 Florida Hills Street in Winter Garden.
Several people were shot in Winter Garden late Thursday, according to police.
Authorities have not released any information on the crash, including how many people were involved.
A Winter Garden man who donated thousands of face shields to first responders is helping out children now.
A Winter Garden movie theater is back in business after being closed since mid-March because of the pandemic.
Regal Theaters plans to plans to reopen cinemas next Friday, more than four months after closing due to the pandemic. However, Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas, in Winter Garden, has already reopened its doors.
A Winter Garden mom is collecting face masks for her son and his unit serving overseas.
The county said that they are performing tests to identify the cause and loss of the water from the pond.
Parents are building a large treehouse for their children at their Winter Garden home, but they have run into a road block with code enforcement.
Two Florida dads are celebrating the latest addition to their family over zoom. After meeting their new baby boy in the hospital, COVID-19 forced the adoption to go digital.
A World War II veteran passed away in a nursing home during the coronavirus lockdown. His daughter says he didn't have the virus, but they were still unable to visit him due to Governor Ron DeSantis' ruling that said no visitors were allowed.
For the first time in a while, Floridians are able to visit a restaurant and dine on-site. Retail stores are also open and allowing customers to shop with limited capacity.
A restaurant in Winter Garden has created custom partitions which they hope will make customers feel more secure while they dine.