Space startup Firefly to build $52 million rocket factory at Cape Canaveral, add 239 jobs

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Small- to medium-sized rocket builder Firefly Aerospace announced Friday it plans to build a manufacturing facility on the Space Coast and launch its rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. As part of Firefly’s agreement brokered with the state’s spaceport authority, Space Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation will reimburse 50 percent of what… Keep Reading

Kissimmee police say missing man found

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Kissimmee Police Department said it found a man that was reported missing earlier Sunday.  Police said 69-year-old Reginal McArthur was found unharmed and will be reunited with his family.  Earlier on Sunday, McArthur wandered away from his home and was seen leaving a Walmart at 4444 W. Vine St. CONTINUE READING Keep Reading

Community Hope Center to host ‘Strike for Hope’

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette The Community Hope Center, a holistic program providing assistance to homeless and near-homeless families in Osceola County, is hosting a black-tie bowling event, “Strike for Hope,” on Sunday, March 10, at 5 p.m. The event will be held at Disney Springs Splitsville Luxury Lanes, 1494 E. Buena Vista Drive, Orlando. The proceeds… Keep Reading

Dire warnings for beloved Lake Kissimmee

SOURCE: The Ledger LAKE KISSIMMEE — Jack Harper’s house offers a glorious view of Lake Kissimmee. From his second-story balcony on the lake’s south end, a visitor sees an osprey wheeling in the sky and hears a great blue heron squawking along the shoreline. It’s easy to understand why Harper, 74, feels such an attachment… Keep Reading

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