Central Florida is a quiet region of small farming communities dominated by one town that hit the big time very, very hard: Orlando. That city is now the single most popular destination in Florida, due to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and a host of other attractions, large and small.
The economy of the region has boomed as a result, and many of the smaller communities have benefited from the boom while retaining the quiet, rural character that makes them so livable. Others have experienced considerable growth, especially in the Orlando-Tampa corridor along I-4.
Central Florida touches the Atlantic coast in just one area, but that area is a doozy: the Volusia County shoreline includes Daytona Beach, sometimes referred to as "the world's most popular beach," attracting an estimated 8 million visitors annually. The region's Gulf coast is in complete contrast: the southern part of what is known as "the Nature Coast," it is sparsely inhabited in comparison.
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Sign Grants Available
Oct 13, 2016 11:32 am
Businesses, including hotels and timeshares, considering to replace downed, damaged or older nonconforming pole/pylon signs with a conforming monument sign are advised that the Daytona Beach Shores No...
Oceans Racquet Club Closed
Oct 10, 2016 6:35 pm
Oceans Racquet Club is closed until further notice.
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New Senior Center & Community Center Activities
Jan 21, 2015 6:54 pm
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Dragged passenger reaches settlement with United Airlines
Apr 27, 2017 7:41 pm
United Airlines has reached a settlement agreement with the passenger who was bloodied and dragged down the aisle of a plane after refusing to give up his seat, attorneys for the passenger and United ...
Ann Coulter supporters hold peaceful event in downtown Berkeley
Apr 27, 2017 7:17 pm
A few dozen supporters of President Donald Trump and conservative commentator Ann Coulter converged on a park in downtown Berkeley for a peaceful gathering as two dozen police officers looked on. Hold...
Pentagon to investigate ousted Trump adviser Michael Flynn over foreign payments
Apr 27, 2017 5:24 pm
The investigations into President Donald Trump's ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn intensified Thursday as the Pentagon's watchdog joined lawmakers in scrutinizing the legality of payment...
City National Bank launches Orlando-based division
Apr 27, 2017 4:10 pm
A Miami bank?s new financing division that will target large- and medium-sized businesses that need money for equipment and other assets will be based in Orlando. City National Bank, which reported ?s...
Florida teacher accused of calling students 'murderers' for raising livestock
Apr 27, 2017 3:55 pm
OCALA ? An Ocala science teacher stands to lose his job after school officials said he harassed and called Future Farmers of America students ?murderers? for raising livestock to be sold for slaughter...
'Groveland Four' get apology from Senate; Will pardons be next?
Apr 27, 2017 3:15 pm
TALLAHASSEE ? The Legislature has apologized to the ?Groveland Four,? black men falsely accused of raping a white woman in Lake County in 1949. Now, it?s up to the Florida Cabinet to decide whether th...
Raytheon reports strong earnings shortly after Tomahawk launches
Apr 27, 2017 2:40 pm
The manufacturer of Tomahawk missiles for the U.S. Navy reached an all-time high in stock price today following its quarterly earnings report. Raytheon, which has a technical services facility in Orla...
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