Central Florida Bar Owner: State Using Bars as “Scapegoat” for COVID-19 Spike

SANFORD, Fla. — Bars across Central Florida remain closed after the state of Florida banned the consumption of alcohol at bars in an effort to curb the spike in positive coronavirus cases. But one Central Florida bar owner says that’s unfair. What You Need To Know Paul Williams owns bars in Sanford, and he believes the […]

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Cirque du Soleil Lays Off Members of Blue Man Group

ORLANDO, Fla. – Another major blow to the arts and entertainment industry.  What You Need To Know Blue Man Group hit with layoffs Cirque du Soleil has filed for bankrupcty protection Company had to closed all its shows in March due to the pandemic Cirque expects to resume resident shows in Orlando  ​​Performers and crew […]

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Dr. Fauci on Coronavirus: We’re Going in the Wrong Direction

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci wants to be optimistic, but he also wants Americans to understand — they need to follow public health coronavirus recommendations. What You Need To Know Fauci: US could go to 100K cases a day if we don’t turn this around 4 states account for 50% of new coronavirus cases Fauci […]

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Webinar Teaches Florida Renter’s Rights as Moratorium Expires

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic is set to expire Wednesday. Happening today, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is hosting a webinar to make sure you know your rights as a renter. The webinar is free and begins at 2 p.m. The group has shared a link to join the […]

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The Polarization of Mask Mandates

ORLANDO, Fla. — Though face masks are not a political issue — they’re recommended by the CDC to potentially keep the wearer from spreading the coronavirus to others — mandates to wear them have been polarizing. What You Need To Know “You’re seeing a lot of our local governments step up and mandate mask-wearing,” Florida Agriculture and […]

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Orange County Official Hosts Free Face Mask Giveaway

WINTER PARK, Fla. — A local government official is giving people a chance to receive a free face mask on Tuesday. What You Need To Know Orange County District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla is hosting a free face mask giveaway drive-thru event at the Goldenrod Recreation Center in Winter Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-registration […]

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