| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive.
On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Bank holding company BB&T Corp. will expand its presence in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic with a $2.5 billion deal to buy Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. announced Wednesday.
The takeover would make BB&T the fifth-largest bank in Maryland, while extending...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Eight former Franklin Federal Savings Bank branches opened Monday as TowneBank Richmond after the Suffolk-based TowneBank closed on a $253 million deal to acquire Franklin Financial Corp. on Jan. 2.
Staff worked "around the clock" over the weekend since...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MONTVERDE — Construction crews have returned for the first time in seven years to Bella Collina, the country-club community that owners describe as the face of both the real-estate boom and bust.
Builders at the 1,800-acre development have started...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:55 AM
Bank customers were seeing green Thursday, and not the green one would expect in a bank.
An armed robber sporting a green hooded jacket walked into the SunTrust Bank, 1900 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., at 2:25 p.m., showed a weapon and demanded money...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
By Allstate Corp. standards, it's small — $602 million in annual premiums for a property and casualty insurer that last year generated almost $30 billion selling mostly auto and home coverage to consumers.
But premiums of the Northbrook-based...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The Lighthouse of Broward, a nonprofit serving the blind and visually impaired in Broward County, will host its signature "Dining in the Dark" gala Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, located at 2301 SE 17th St. in Fort Lauderdale....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Despite an uptick in the growth of community banks, Central Florida's biggest banks have regained their stride in leading the race for customer deposits, new regulatory figures show.
The big three of Central Florida banking — SunTrust, Bank of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Joe Russoniello, a co-founder of Everywhere, a small business platform and consumer mobile application — and a co-founder and president and CEO of the Deerfield Beach-based marketing and branding firm Brand Tango — recently...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Bank of America Corp. said Friday it has named veteran Merrill Lynch executive Steven Alch as the top market executive in Orlando.
Alch replaces John Moskos, the banking giant's Orlando chief since 2007, who has retired. Alch has been head of BofA's...