January 20, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers.
October 2, 2011
The first time Mike Thomas appeared on my radar screen might have been Oct. 8, 1985. I was covering environmental issues for Florida Today in Brevard County. Thomas was covering the environment for the Orlando Sentinel.
January 2, 2011
To tell the truth, Michael Dippy wasn't on our radar screen when the editorial board started talking about candidates for Central Floridian of the Year.