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  • Places In Their Hearts

    Weddings are a chance to build a fantasy world. Sure, out here in the real world you might be a lawyer, a teacher, or an accountant, but that doesn't mean you can't be an archaeologist, a sea captain, or a ballroom dancer on your special day. After all,...
  • Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List

    Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List
    Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015. My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
  • Woman's body found in submerged vehicle near Blue Spring State Park

    Woman's body found in submerged vehicle near Blue Spring State Park
    A Daytona Beach woman found dead in a car submerged near Blue Spring State Park Wednesday had been depressed, police said. Kathy Hilbert, 57, was reported missing on Tuesday. Her 37-year-old son told Daytona Beach Police that his mother, a recovering...
  • New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads

    New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads
    Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...
  • Tern released back into the wild

    Tern released back into the wild
    Flying south for the winter took on a new meaning as a tern from New York boarded a Delta flight to South Florida in November. After a few weeks being cared for at the South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale, the tern was recently released into...
  • A Visit To Groton's Copp Property

    A Visit To Groton's Copp Property
    Ah, Groton. The hiking opportunities aren't exactly numerous. There's Bluff Point State Park, Haley Farm State Park and the Gold Star Bridge to get you to other hiking spots in other towns. Just passing through, Submarine Capital of the World. But after...
  • Take holiday visitors along to sites of history, beauty

    If you've lived in these parts for any length of time, you know that sooner rather than later, company will be coming, often around the winter holidays. From Maine to Minnesota, Wisconsin to West Virginia, the folks Up North love to book a visit at Chez...
  • Less work planned on A1A during holidays

    Less work planned on A1A during holidays
    The A1A work zone north of Sunrise Boulevard will be a little quieter over the next two weeks because of the holidays. Drivers can still expect to see construction although on a more limited schedule. Crews will work only on the new decorative wave...
  • Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary

    Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary
    The Dade Battlefield Society and the Florida Park Service will commemorate the 179th anniversary of the Dade Massacre that sparked the start of the Second Seminole Indian War on Jan. 3 and 4 at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Sumter County....
  • State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1

    State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1
    America's state parks are encouraging individuals and families to take a First Day Hike on New Year's Day to get familiar with the year-round outdoor resources close to home. The first of these hiking days was organized more than 20 years ago at Blue...
  • California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015

    California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015
    The good news: You have a choice of four different 2015 annual passes for California State Parks. The not-so-good news: Even the most expensive pass at $195 won't give you free access to all of the 280 sites managed by the California Department of Parks...