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Explore Orange County parks with the little ones in tow

Exploring nature with little ones is a wonderful way to create lasting memories. Orange County’s parks aren’t just places to visit, they are wonderlands waiting to be discovered.
Who will win the 2024 Corridor of the Year in District 2?
Good luck to the People of Lockhart, Southern Apopka, Wekiwa Springs, and Clarcona-Ocoee in the upcoming Corridor of the Year competition.
Your child's best school year starts with their best smile
When our children are overly conscious of their smile, it creates unseen stressors on their mental health and overall well-being, which can be difficult to talk about with parents and family.
Protecting your energy freedom
Just as the American dream thrives on diverse opportunities, a varied energy landscape reflects our ideals by offering multiple options for powering our homes and businesses.
What to Know About Becoming a Surrogate in Florida
The journey is deeply rewarding but also requires careful consideration, legal understanding, and a commitment to the process. This guide will provide you with essential information on what it takes to become a surrogate in Florida.
Different Types of Tiles & How to Choose the Ones You Need
This article will explore the different types of tiles, and their unique properties, and guide how to select the ones that best suit your requirements.
Worried about the summer slide? UF/IFAS experts share options to fuel young minds
There are plenty of ways to engage kids at any age during these lazy summer days, say University of Florida experts. Here are a few ideas to keep your youth engaged while fueling their minds.
Independence Day: Is the American Dream of homeownership still alive?
It is the American Dream—to buy a home and raise a family. But that dream is falling out of reach for many average Central Floridians because of the mounting housing crisis in the region.
Apopka's Well Painted of Central Florida shares Painting Prep 101: Essential Tips for a Professional Finish
Well Painted of Central Florida wants to help you achieve professional results with a DIY approach for when you have the time but don’t have the budget to hire a professional. 
New Florida law in effect to protect against moving scams
Florida’s new law requires moving companies to register with the state, provide clear contracts, and avoid misleading advertising.
The understated affection of fathers
Family communication experts have found that the father and son pair is complicated by the need to negotiate a complex tension between masculinity and intimacy.
Kids Count Report: Florida maintains in education, ranks 30th in child well-being
The annual report ranks states on the overall condition of children in four areas: economic well-being, education, health, and community and family. Florida's education numbers maintained last year's high marks, coming in fifth.
Stay safe with natural gas this hurricane season
Take the opportunity this Hurricane Season to prepare by selecting the appropriate energy source for your home or business: the direct use of natural gas. Here's the difference it can make in a hurricane.
OCPS provides summer meals for children at no charge               
No need to sign up! No forms! Just meals at no charge all summer long. Orange County Public Schools offers free meals to every student and all children 18 years and younger, thanks to the Summer BreakSpot program.
Habitat for Humanity: Lessons from the front lines of the housing crisis
Habitat’s work in some of the most economically challenged places in America has given the organization a unique perspective on the many aspects of the housing crisis.
Kick it up a notch: Elevate your game at Indoor Soccer Camp this summer
Whether you're a fresh-faced newbie or a mini Messi in the making, the Central Florida Soccer Club in Apopka has programs to fit your skillset.
Blustery days are a breeze with proactive tree maintenance plan
Well-maintained trees can shield homes during severe weather. With the 2024 hurricane season starting June 1st, Orange County urges homeowners to proactively protect their property before blustery weather blows into town.