Winter Garden approves inter-local agreement to annex East Winter Garden
Winter Garden's city commission inches closer to annexing the remaining 60-plus, Orange County-governed residential properties in the historic Black neighborhood, with an important change.
It's National Voter Registration Day!
It's a nonpartisan civic holiday to get Americans registered to vote because as many as 1 in 4 who are eligible aren't registeredt. VoxPopuli talked with Equal Ground's Nicole Benton about how Florida has a new law that aims to suppress voters' rights.
9/11 ... 20 Years Later
Ocoee's police and fire departments' honor guards helped the city mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Police officer Duane Hunt sang "The Star Spangled Banner."
Winter Garden Covid-19 vaccine effort gets boost from U.S. Rep. Val Demings
Congresswoman Val Demings (D) hosted a Covid-19 vaccine clinic with the Florida Department of Health in Orange County and 26Health at the Tildenville Missionary Baptist Church Friday afternoon in Winter Garden.
“As long as they don’t harass us, we’ll be good”
Construction of the Winter Garden Police Department's "pop-up" police station and community development center in East Winter Garden is expected to be completed Wednesday, but not everyone is comfortable with it.
Pastor Hodge Trains for 1965 Civil Rights Walk
Pastor Hodge trains for the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March as he also tries to raise awareness about "racial tensions" in East Winter Garden.
9/11 ... 20 years later
9/11 Imagery and artifacts on display in Winter Garden
A New York first responder who was at Ground Zero on 9/11 created an exhibit “to keep that memory alive.”
Local Government Matters
Winter Garden City Manager’s Report 8/12/21
The Winter Garden city manager reports on status of city's ambulance service launch, emergency rental assistance and other matters of interest to residents.
Buffalo Soliders Motorcycle Clubs honor those killed in the Ocoee Massacre
The Buffalo Soliders Motorcycle Clubs in Orlando and Tampa rode Saturday to honor African-Americans who died in the Ocoee Massacre, which occurred in 1920, because they tried to exercise their right to vote.
Orange County demos assistive voting machines
It's National Disability Voter Registration Week and the Supervisor of Elections' hands-on event helped promote awareness about the Express Vote technology that will be available to voters with disabilities at every polling location during the 2022 election.
Local Government Matters
Winter Garden City Commission Meeting 8/26/21
This regular meeting of the City Commission took place at City Hall. You can also view the video on our YouTube channel along with other videos that we produce.
East Winter Garden's Marvelous Rodgers on her neighborhood's key issues
VoxPopuli asked Marvelous Bing Rodgers, East Winter Garden Community Resource Navigator, about the biggest issues her community is facing at present. Here's what she told us.