Wire Service: AP
On January 14, 2005 WFTV/AP reported, "a group of Osceola County homeowners is fighting to prevent construction of a mosque in the neighborhood. Members of the Albir Islamic Association want to build a new mosque between 17-92 and Tampa Highway. They say they've outgrown their storefront mosque off State Road 535... County planners have recommended commissioners approve the building. They'll vote on it after a public hearing January 24th."