| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:22 PM
After a wayward adolescence hanging out with the wrong crowd, Catherine Hickland found direction in the one place that felt like home: the stage at Fort Lauderdale High School.
Today, Hickland is a veteran soap opera star, Broadway actress and celebrity...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:42 AM
On Thursday night, the street bash that kicks off Broward County's birthday celebration will also be saluting another fixture in the county: the higher-education buildings that fleck downtown Fort Lauderdale.
The Broward 100 at the Block Party is a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting.
"Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Brendan Curl, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, had a commendable effort during the recent ITU (International Triathlon Union) World Triathlon Series in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Curl, 39, joined more than 4,000 top amateur and professional triathletes...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:54 PM
When students returned to South Broward High School, it wasn't any ordinary start to the school year. Over the summer, the Bulldogs achieved Cambridge International School status, and this is their first year in the program.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Voters will have to wade through a crowded field of candidates to fill two commission seats on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Incumbents Scott Newton and Ted Galatis are seeking re-election, while former Commissioner Justin Flippen wants to return to the board....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends.
"He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west.
The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
| Sep 14, 2014
Broward County's best magnet schools are a hit, attracting waiting lists of students attracted to specialized areas of focus, high standards and close involvement with business and community groups.
But there are trouble spots, too, starting with five...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Pompano Beach bowler Zach Griffin picked a good time to get back on track on the lanes.
The 17-year-old student at Cardinal Gibbons High School bested his fellow competitors in the Boys' Junior Division of the recent Broward County United States...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Rascal Flatts is known for tight harmonies and upbeat messages, but another entertaining portion of their shows is the guitar work of Joe Don Rooney. The group has created "a musical playground," Rooney says.
"The melodies are so great that you have all...