Tag Archives: Orlando politics

Orlando Police Chief Rolon Receives Don Quijote Excellence Award, Announces Retirement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon made a big announcement during an even bigger occasion: After being named the 2021 Don Quijote Excellence Award winner, he told the over 1,500 attendees–and everyone else watching from home–that he’ll be retiring from the Orlando Police Department. The 24th Don Quijote Awards, presented by the…

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Mayor Dyer, Downtown Development Board Honor 50th Anniversary with New Art Sculpture

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Mayor Buddy Dyer joined the Downtown Development Board (DDB) in honoring its 50th annviersary with brand new artwork Wedensday morning. City Commissioners Robert Stuart, Patty Sheehan, Regina Hill and Bakari Burns also joined Downtown Development Board Executive Director Thomas Chatmon, Jr. in the celebration at the Discover Downtown information center on…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Endorses Blind Candidate in Soil & Water Conservation District Race

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales has endorsed the Board’s first legally blind candidate, Karolyn Campbell, who is running for Supervisor Morales’s seat. “I endorse Karolyn Campbell for Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Seat 2. She brings experience and extensive knowledge of Orange County’s natural resources,” said…

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School Board Member Christine Moore Qualifies for County Commission District 2 Race by Petition

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Wednesday, Orange County School Board member Christine Moore qualified by petition to have her name placed on the ballot for the Orange County Commission District 2 race, according to the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office’s website. Moore joins Mark Byrd, Fred Brummer, and Patricia Rumph as the fourth candidate to…

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