Author Archives: Yelena Orrelly
The past 12 years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of women shooting guns at ranges. Women have now become major economic players in the business of guns.
Local undocumented immigrants Luis and Patricia Soto are hoping to take their family on a vacation for the first time since their parents brought them to the U.S. as children now that President Obama’s executive order will allow them both to have temporary legal status.
“We live in a heroic age.” Those are the first words Andrew Carnegie wrote in the original deed that started the Carnegie Hero Fund. In its 109 years of existence the fund has awarded almost 10,000 medals to recipients in […]
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho listened to community members and defended his decisions during a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance on Monday night.
Properties affected by the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site will soon enter the remediation process — ridding their yards and homes of harsh pollutants and chemicals.
Senators spoke on a panel at the University of Florida to discuss tuition equity for immigrants with students, faculty and community members.
The Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County faced a deadline Monday in its efforts to obtain a consumptive use permit from the St. John’s River Water Management District.
The Lake Butler community mourned on Friday the death of Marvin Pritchett, a community member and business leader who was shot and killed by former employee Hubert Allen Jr this week.
SeaWorld is the subject of criticism due to the release of a documentary called “Blackfish,” which questions SeaWorld’s treatment of the captive orcas and its actions after a trainer’s death in 2010. It opens at the Hippodrome later this month.
Rep. Clovis Watson Jr., of District 20, was one of the speakers at Saturday’s rally. During his speech, Watson announced his support for a repeal of the “stand your ground” law.