| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:47 AM
When high school students in Broward County were asked for original plays for the inaugural 2013 New Short Play Fest, no one had any idea what kind of submissions might come in.
“We asked them to present a couple of pages of what kind of shows...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Free shows, exclusive interviews, backstage passes and social media coverage add up to an indescribable theater experience.
Four years ago, The Broward Center for the Performing Arts initiated the Teen Ambassador Program to encourage high school...