| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Bowl season is upon us giving everyone a few more weeks to enjoy the gift that is college football.
Wrapped inside that gift is knowing there are quite a few Broward and Palm Beach County football players will be gracing our TV screens.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The deep freeze is bringing out the climate-change skeptics, who are mocking “global warming.” True, it’s gotten so cold around the nation that the National Weather Service even issued a freeze watch for the Everglades in Florida. Yet...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A mere three hours separate Auburn from Florida State. But where the Auburn folks come in with their iPhones and expensive sweaters, the Florida State fans show up all chicken-fried — big hair, big personalities. You know you're a Florida State fan,...
| Jan 6, 2014
AP - The Florida All-State Teams as chosen by newspaper editors and reporters.
First Team Offense
QB - DeAndre Johnson, 6-3 185, Jr.; Jacksonville First Coast
RB - Jacques Patrick, 6-2 220, Jr.; Timber Creek
RB - Brandon Powell, 5-9 175,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The osprey swooped down to the surface of the water in the Florida Everglades to snatch a large fish, and then flapped its strong wings to regain altitude.
That was not what impressed my wife and me the most. In flight, the bird used its talons to twist...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is coming to Florida this week to show the Obama administration’s “sustained commitment to restoring and protecting the Everglades.”
The immediate purpose is to meet with landowners at the Durando...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:48 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The environmental groups attempting to place a land conservation constitutional amendment before voters this year grossed another $162,700 last month, bringing their total spent on the effort to nearly $2.7 million.
The group, called...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Reigning Class 3A state champion American Heritage is the nation’s third-ranked high school girls soccer team in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.
St. Thomas Aquinas is sixth.
The two traditional powers, and the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The initials H.P.B. are painted above the doorway at Hardy Park Bistro. The word "Beach" and an arrow pointing east are on one side of the building. A westward arrow and the word "Everglades" are on the other.
The historic South Side School sits...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:47 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's environmental lobby has amassed another $700,000 last month to help land a billion-dollar conservation constitutional amendment on next year's general election ballot.
Environmentalists from Audubon of Florida, the Trust for...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...