Why this year’s brush fire season might be the worst some counties have seen

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – After seeing one of its warmest and driest years on record, Brevard County is one the areas expected to see an active brush fire season. “When you average the highs and lows throughout the entire year, the annual temperature in Melbourne ran about 3 degrees warmer than normal,” News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said.  Those numbers put… Keep Reading

Revenue for roads: County officials explore sales tax increase to fix traffic woes

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette The county is preparing to bring a transportation tax increase proposal to Osceola County voters that would create much-needed road construction funds. On Monday, County Manager Don Fisher asked commissioners to waive a statement of legislative intent typically needed for staff to move forward with crafting ordinances that impact local taxes. Waiving… Keep Reading

Disney: Epcot readies arts fest for big encore

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel The Epcot International Festival of the Arts is returning to Walt Disney World, so it’s high time get those creative juices flowing. The event runs daily between Jan. 18 and Feb. 25, and the bulk of the entertainment is included in regular theme-park admission. (You’ll have to pony up for food —… Keep Reading

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