| May 4, 2015
| 11:31 AM
LAKELAND — Publix Super Markets Inc.'s sales, net earnings and stock price were up for the first quarter of 2015, the company announced Friday.
The Lakeland-based chain's sales for this year's first quarter were $8.3 billion, which is a 6.8...
| May 1, 2015
| 6:37 AM
Temperatures in the high 60s, bright sunshine, and a parking lot filled with bicycles and riders – it was, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted, exactly what he wanted to see.
“Beautiful day,” Dyer said. “It couldn’t be a more perfect...
| May 1, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Anybody can take something that seems like a well-established commodity - for example, a glass of fine wine, noted Jonathan Smiga - and find ways to reinvent it, quite creatively.
After all, wine drinkers may not simply want a choice between red and...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 3:08 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
I've got a coupon for BOGO meals at Denny's and a $10 off coupon at Lowe's. There are loads of restaurant offers, too.
Also, get outdoors and enjoy free entry at U.S. National Park on Saturday and Sunday to celebrate National...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 6:56 AM
A Tampa restaurant is offering Jameis Winston free crab legs, but only if he's selected to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during Thursday's NFL draft, according to The Tampa Tribune.
TMZ originally contacted Skipper’s Smokehouse as a joke,...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 10:17 AM
Jameis Winston didn't actually steal crab legs during an infamous incident last year. At least that's what he implied during a segment recorded back in February for ESPN's "Draft Academy."
Instead, he told Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh on the show, the...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 6:54 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
New University of Florida football coach Jim McElwain recently took over a downtrodden program, interest among his fan base might be at an all-time low, the offensive talent he inherited is abysmal and one of his...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:06 PM
Jameis Winston admitted to a possible NCAA violation -- albeit minor -- stating during an ESPN interview he received free food from a Tallahassee grocery store.
The former FSU quarterback made headlines in April 2014 when he was cited for stealing...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 8:18 AM
FSU coach Jimbo Fisher says Jameis Winston receiving free food from a Tallahassee supermarket was an isolated incident.
Winston, a former Florida State Heisman winning quarterback who was cited for stealing seafood at a Publix near campus last April,...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 10:02 AM
Timothy Shaffer wants to make the world of buying tires as easy as airfare and hotels.
The Orlando entrepreneur launched Tireconsumer.com last week, making an online collection of automotive tires and prices across the state.
"Online retailers are...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:57 AM
TAVARES — Construction on a new Publix off State Road 19 could start by fall, and workers putting it up will be able to snag a cup of coffee just to the north at a new Dunkin' Donuts as they roll to work.
Negotiations on how to get traffic in...