| Jul 3, 2015
These are tough times for patriotism. In March, a Georgia man who described himself as a "patriot" was charged with planting a bomb in the hope that Muslims would be blamed. And what NFL team has the worst reputation for cheating? The Patriots. As we mark...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 12:38 PM
I worked my way through college as a lifeguard, pool manager and swim coach. One thing lifeguards learn early on is to "read the weather." Besides watching over the swimmers in their charge, lifeguards scan the skies looking for ominous clouds that may...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 2:28 PM
LEESBURG — Winn-Dixie representatives are mourning the loss of a Leesburg grocery store employee who was killed by a car Wednesday while walking to work, as he did each morning.
Scott Parrish, 58, was struck by a 2010 Hyundai SUV as he was...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Florida Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian who died this morning in a Lake County hit-and-run as Scott Parrish, a 58-year-old Leesburg man.
Parrish was walking along the paved shoulder of U.S. Highway 27 near the intersection with Arlington...
| May 28, 2015
| 7:24 AM
A man died and went to heaven. Once there, an angel took him on a tour to explore his new, eternal home. He saw incredible things of wonder and beauty. Eventually he came to an expansive warehouse that extended as far as the horizon. When he looked...
| May 31, 2015
Last week, Mary Sue and I heard wonderful but long-awaited news: Our daughter, Katie, and her husband, Rob, informed us that we will become grandparents of a little girl sometime around Thanksgiving.
What do you say? Way to go! Bravo! Hoo-RAH! HOO-uh...
| May 22, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Four people were arrested by Suffolk police following a search of a home that uncovered a drug manufacturing operation to include more than 100 marijuana plants, as well as tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of gold, vehicles and other items.
| May 6, 2015
| 5:15 PM
First off, have to say that however flawed the logic leading to assertions that Eagles coach Chip Kelly is racially biased may be, the perception is real.
What running back LeSean McCoy most recently told ESPN in an interview that's blown up on social...
| May 12, 2015
| 11:26 AM
Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer than they have in at least six years.
"It's a cheap, cheap, cheap year," says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the...
| May 11, 2015
| 3:48 PM
From the sleepless, shapeless nights following the loss of her husband, Toni Creegan gleaned one clear goal: she would untangle her family's sorrow as she fought hard for her boys' success.
"She was the backbone of our entire family," said son...
| May 9, 2015
| 1:53 PM
At about 2 p.m. on May 7, 1915, Theodate Pope of Farmington, and her companion, Harvard man, Edwin Friend, were strolling along the promenade deck of the ocean liner R.M.S. Lusitania on the starboard rail when suddenly the ship was rocked by a violent...