The NBA Board of Governors is expected to approve a plan to resume play on Thursday afternoon. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN summarized the latest plan for the league to invite 22 teams, 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams, to Orlando to compete in eight regular-season games. ThoseContinue Reading

As some protests and rallies erupt into riots and lootings over the last few days, Orange County Sheriff’s Office shows Sheriff John Mina and Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon made headlines by kneeling and praying with protesters. According to WOFL, Rolon urged protesters to do their part “to make sureContinue Reading

Disney presented their reopening plan today during an Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force meeting, proposing a July 11 date for Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a July 15 reopen date for Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Jim MacPhee, senior vice president of operations for Disney World presentedContinue Reading

Governor DeSantis

In the wake of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit across central Florida to meet with tourism officials Wednesday came a rebuke of reporters, journalists’ coverage of Florida’s response to the Wuhan Coronavirus and the false predictions in the media. “You’ve got a lot of people in your profession [journalists] whoContinue Reading

Universal Orlando has set a reopening date for CityWalk. Universal announced Tuesday that the complex will reopen in a limited capacity on May 14 at 4 p.m. as guests will have to adhere to new safety measures, including temperature checks and face coverings. “Temperature checks will be required upon arrival,Continue Reading

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has launched a COVID-19 Patient Support program giving $250 to any blood cancer patients that needed it.  To date, the organization has given over $2.9 million dollars to just over 11,000 patients. One of the local chapter’s largest fundraiser, the Central Florida Light The Night eventContinue Reading

Shanghai Disneyland reopened Monday, becoming the first Disney theme park to do so in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Photos have arrived via the Associated Press, showing visitors in masks following new social distancing rules as a limited capacity was allowed. The question in Florida: Is this a snapshot atContinue Reading

Organizers announced today that MegaCon has been canceled for 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Based on development globally and in Florida that COVID-19 continues to present, we’ve made the decision to cancel MegaCon Orlando 2020,” MegaCon said in a statement. The 2021 MegaCon event is now scheduled to takeContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in an update this morning report that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state has topped the 20,000 mark after reporting an additional 706 cases, for a total of 20,601. In addition, nine people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Brevard, LeeContinue Reading

Florida state health officials reported more than 150 additional coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases this morning reporting a new total of 1171 cases– 1096 confirmed cases in Florida residents and 75 cases in Non-Florida residents. The COVID-19 death toll has risen to 14. Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Hillsborough countiesContinue Reading

Physicians and leaders of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) participated in the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) Fall Session held in Orlando, Nov. 7 – 9.  The two-day statewide gathering of nearly 200 oncology physicians, clinicians and support staff featured dynamic educational presentations and case studies focused on colon cancer, multipleContinue Reading

UPDATE: Tour dates cancelled. The Orlando, FL on 9/22 remains as does Tulsa and Grapevine, TX. The contact with the group noted that  “everyone will receive a full refund within 72 hours.” For the first time in 10 years, we will hear new music and get a new tour from three-timeContinue Reading

Orange County Sheriff’s Office detailed how a drunk woman, Ellen McMillion, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios repeatedly tried to slap a taxi driver because he didn’t have any cigarettes to give her, then kicked a deputy as she was being arrested, landing herself on Disney’s “banned for life” list. McMillion, 53,Continue Reading

Worship leader Mack Brock announces his latest Covered, set to release Mar. 22. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee’s own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, Covered finds Brock unveiling his most vulnerable music to date. “These songs have been me wrestling with God – fighting to accept that it’s ok to letContinue Reading

A man and a woman killed from a car accident in Lakeland Friday have been identified as Juanita Paulino, of Tampa, who died at the scene, and Samuel T. Thomas, of Lakeland. Friday morning, around 10:20 a.m. a Freightliner tractor pulling a trailer, driven by Tywaun Jamel Blake Burgess, 30, of Orlando, wasContinue Reading