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  • Napoleon Bonaparte Broward: the man behind the county's name

    Napoleon Bonaparte Broward: the man behind the county's name
    With such a grand moniker, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, who gave Broward County its name, was bound to be a bigger than life character. He didn't disappoint. Broward was Florida's governor from 1905 until 1909, and was responsible for starting to drain...
  • Bulletin Board

    Thursday Art exhibit, "A Chaos of Photography," wildlife and landscapes photographed by Carol Jankuv, Spanish River Library, 15601 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. View during library hours, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday,...
  • How New River got its name

    How New River got its name
    For centuries, the New River, not the beach, defined the region that would become Fort Lauderdale. Glades culture Indians, who occupied South Florida for about 2,000 years, made camps along the waterway. The first white settlers built their houses and...
  • Movie star Johnny Depp's roots are in Miramar

    Movie star Johnny Depp's roots are in Miramar
    Not only did Johnny Depp grow up in Miramar, he also might have helped build your house if you live there now. The movie star, 51, once told the Los Angeles Times he worked construction as a teen and "built a bunch of those houses" in the western part...
  • Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future

    Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future
    A lot of talk led to little agreement Monday in the debate over whether to allow more large-scale development in Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve. Builders and owners of prime farmland want the county to ease development limitations in the...
  • Broward Football Standings (Sept. 29)

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || DISTRICT 11-8A || Dist. || All || || W-L || W-L || || Monarch || 2-0 || 4-0 || || South Plantation || 2-0 || 3-1 || || Coral Springs || 1-0 || 3-1 || || Douglas || 1-1 || 3-1 || || Taravella || 0-1 || 1-3 || || Deerfield...
  • Enjoying the great outdoors with the family - without roughing it -- in Florida

    Enjoying the great outdoors with the family - without roughing it -- in Florida
    For those who love to get away from it all to enjoy the great outdoors – but definitely prefer to do so without roughing it — there is a trend that is growing in popularity: “glamping” or glamorous camping. Here are some...
  • Politics, not families, matter most matter to Scott

     Politics, not families,  matter most matter to Scott
    Last week, Gov. Rick Scott campaigned at Capt. Anderson's, the popular restaurant in Panama City Beach owned in part by State Rep. Jimmy Patronis. Two days later, Scott named Patronis one of Florida's five utility regulators. It was another serving of...
  • Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration

    Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration
    A snail invasion that is helping feed endangered birds also threatens to sabotage costly Everglades restoration. Millions of South American apple snails overwhelmed a stormwater treatment area in Wellington and devoured pollution-filtering plants in...
  • Sun Sentinel Top 10

    1. Flanagan (5-0) Friday's result: d. McArthur 41-6 Next week: at Everglades 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (3-1) Friday's result: d. Nova 59-0 Next week: South Broward 3. American Heritage (2-2) Friday's result: lost to Mainland 42-30 Next week: Miami...
  • Broward bond project could benefit western schools

    Broward bond project could benefit western schools
    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...