The Orlando Times-Home-The Orlando Times

The Orlando Times-Home-The Orlando Times

Join the Mailing List

Enter your name and email address below:


 

Recent Posts

 

Jerry Demings, Making History Again

BY DEVIN HEFLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER

 

ORANGE COUNTY - When one reads their history, they’re amazed to find the feats achieved by the figures they read about. Some close the book to resume reading at a later time, whereas many keep the book open to emulate, setting about the task of achieving their own history.

For a lawman turned legislator, the third time is most certain the charm. Twenty years ago, he made history as the first Black police chief of the City of Orlando. Ten years after that, he walked the pages of history once more in his election as the first Black Sheriff of Orange County and this year, has again become a historical centerpiece by becoming the first elected Black Mayor of Orange County, FL...

 

Read More

 

 

 

Confused about Prostate Cancer Screenings? Florida Hospital Specialist Helps Explain the Latest Developments

Screening for prostate cancer is a decision men often make based on risk factors such as age, race and family history. About one in seven will be diagnosed during his lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. However, about 1 in 36 will die of the disease.

The best modality for reducing mortality over the last two decades has been shown to be the early diagnosis strategy. Earlier diagnosis leads to the diagnosis of cancers in earlier more treatable stages. The best method for screening currently is the use of the combination of PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing and a digital rectal exam.

Read More




  twitterFacebook_Logo  instagram1


Public Shows "Zero Tolerance" For Trump's Policy


Immigration_ICE_Protest_60768

BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

Due to the threat of drug cartels, extreme poverty, gang violence, and other safety concerns, tens of thousands of parents and children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in recent years. Recently, former policies, the Trump administration, and other factors have led to a catastrophe that is the cause of over 2,300 children being separated from their parents...
 

Read More


 

 

 


Local Father Raises Funds And Awareness For Daughter’s Disease

 

Please_Use-_victoria  
BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

KISSIMMEE - A Charity Car Show was held on July 29 from 11am-6pm. The event, which raised funds and awareness to support Crohn’s Disease and Lupus took place on S. John Young Parkway in Kissimmee. With various competitive categories including best truck, best low rider, and a performance by Kid Balla, the event garnered over 20 sponsors and encouraged attendees to wear purple in support...

Read More