| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A dip into the mailbag confirms that author Patrick Smith, who died in January, holds a special place in Floridians' hearts, and also yields nightclub and "King Kong" memories.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Mavens of murder and mayhem converged on Orlando earlier this month for SleuthFest, the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America that's celebrating its 20th birthday this year.
SleuthFest has become one of the nation's top...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE --Because you asked for it (not really), here's the entire text of House Speaker Will Weatherford's session-opening speech:
Opening Day Speech - 2014
House Speaker Will Weatherford
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Remarks As Prepared
Welcome back to...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:24 AM
"Every time these big Atlas V rockets would take off, our house would shake," Rick Smith recalls about growing up on Florida's Space Coast, where his family moved in 1966.
During the day, Rick's dad, Patrick, worked at Brevard Community College, where...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:41 AM
We're moved into prime day-trip weather, when cooler temperatures brighten the prospect of strolling historic streets, and none are more historic than St. Augustine's.
I've always loved historian Michael Gannon's quip that by the time the Pilgrims...