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Hunger, Hospitality and Trafficking Dominate Orange County Board Meeting

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Orange County Board of County Commissioners saw hunger, hospitality and human trafficking as the main conversation during its August 20th meeting. The board signed a proclamation to recognize September as Hunger Action month. The board also gave an award to representatives from the Recycling Improvement Program. In the public…

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Orlando Continues to Support Small Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Small businesses play such an important role in the economies of cities, and without them communities would be very different. Orlando has taken steps to help promote small business growth and keep small businesses running. With the Orlando Main Streets program, small businesses and communities can look towards growing instead…

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Photos: Players, VIPs Walk the MLS All-Star Purple Carpet at Dr. Phillips Center

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – During MLS All-Star week, players were welcomed to Orlando with a purple carpet welcome reception at the lavish Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The purple carpet not only featured MLS All-Star team and Atletico de Madrid players and coaches–it also included elected officials: Congresswoman Val Demings, Orange County Mayor…

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A Quick Primer on the Team Solving Orange County’s Affordable Housing Crisis

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County faces a growing affordable housing crisis, and Mayor Jerry Demings has taken notice–and action. Shortly after his inauguration, he formed Housing For All, an affordable housing task force to face the challenge head-on.  The Housing For All task force doesn’t meet monthly like the County Commission–in fact, their next…

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