45 years later: Disney celebrates ‘Carousel of Progress’ and ‘Space Mountain’ with special merchandise

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla – Whether you’re at Disney’s Magic Kingdom for a few hours, or the whole day, you’re likely to step into Tomorrowland sometime. While in the land of the future, you might find yourself singing how there is a “Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” on Disney’s “Carousel of Progress,” or finding yourself cleared for… Keep Reading

‘Evil raised its head:’ Deputies shoot, kill knife-wielding man near The Villages

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com THE VILLAGES, Fla. – Two Marion County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a knife-wielding man near The Villages after he attacked them simply because they were law enforcement officers, according to authorities. The deputies, whose names have not been released, were not injured in the incident, which was reported around 10:30 p.m. at the… Keep Reading

‘Chris will have to do some time:’ Suspect in missing St. Cloud mom’s death incriminated son in jailhouse letter

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The suspect arrested in connection with the death of a missing St. Cloud mother whose dismembered remains were later found on his property incriminated his son, the victim’s estranged husband who is also facing charges, in a letter he wrote from jail. That jailhouse letter was included among more than 1,100 pages… Keep Reading

Kissimmee behavioral therapy center closes leaving parent of son with Autism in limbo for months

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Milagros Ortiz says she lost six months of valuable time, six months that could have helped her son King, who is diagnosed autistic, receive the therapy he needs to communicate with the world. “That’s basically holding him back from progressing from his struggles with tantrums, to control his emotions,” Ortiz said.… Keep Reading

4 bodies found in Celebration home; suspect in custody

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com CELEBRATION, Fla. – Four bodies were found Monday in a Celebration home, Osceola County sheriff’s deputies said. Deputies responded to a home on Reserve Place in the North Village neighborhood just off Celebration Avenue around 9 a.m. Investigators said a suspect is in custody, but very few details, including the names and ages of… Keep Reading

Death investigation underway at Celebration home

SOURCE: WFTV OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — • A death investigation is underway at a home in Celebration, deputies said. • The investigation is centered around the North Village area of the development. Osceola Sheriff@OsceolaSheriff OCSO deputies are conducting a death investigation in the North Village area at Celebration. Media staging area is located at Celebration Blvd… Keep Reading

Publix pharmacy fills 100 millionth free prescription

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Publix Pharmacy recently filled its 100 millionth free prescription as part of its free medication program. “We are proud to provide a service that helps our customers afford their medications,” said Publix Vice President of Pharmacy Dain Rusk. “As the cost of healthcare continues to rise, this program has become even more… Keep Reading

Kissimmee utility releases 2020 conservation calendar

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2020 calendar of energy conservation, featuring the winning entries from its 26th annual student art contest. The calendar, available for free at the utility’s customer service center at 1701 W. Carroll St. in Kissimmee, features an assortment of energy conservation tips and incorporates the Osceola County… Keep Reading

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