| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Big corporations and startup companies alike are planning to mix it up this week at a unique business event at the Hyatt Regency near Orlando International Airport. The event is called the ICSE, or Innovation Concourse of the Southeast.
| May 2, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Three technology business leaders in the Orlando area have been honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor with this year’s Faces of Technology program.
The program is like a hall of fame for the region’s tech industry. Since it began in...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:31 AM
As was evidenced by the recent NFL Draft, the stock of local football talent is on the rise and UCF could certainly benefit from landing more hometown stars like the quarterback they snagged back in 2010 by the name of Blake Bortles.
The former Oviedo...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Spring football schedule
(Games at 7 p.m. unless noted) FRIDAY, MAY 23
Piper at Port St. Lucie; Miramar at Lake Wales; Boyd Anderson at Columbus, 5; Belen Jesuit at Archbishop McCarthy.
Palm Bay at Royal Palm Beach; Palm Beach Lakes at American...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:35 AM
What's a busy dad to do when he has a schedule conflict -- probation meetup versus childcare?
Guess this dad never heard of babysitters.
When David Kirkham, 42, arrived back home from his probation meeting three hours later, New...
| May 18, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Jalen Merrick was highly anticipating the phone call he made to FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett on Sunday.
He said Saturday that he might have some good news today and he was right as Trickett offered the 6-foot-5, 317 pound offensive tackle from...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the college scholarship offers roll in for New Smyrna Beach offensive tackle Jalen Merrick, they just keep getting bigger and bigger. In the eyes of a high school football player, there are few offers bigger than Alabama.
Merrick, the 6-foot-5, 315-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
New Smyrna Beach offensive lineman Jalen Merrick, already with college football scholarship offers from Florida, Georgia and South Carolina in his pocket, picked up several more this week, including UCF.
Merrick, a 6-foot-5, 270-pound tackle who is...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
All-time wind-legal bests (recorded wind readings no more than +2 meters per second)
24-9½ Charles Nelson, Seabreeze, 2012
24-8½ James Beckford, Boone, 1993
24-7 Marquis Burns, Edgewater, 2008
24-5 Charlie Arnold New Smyrna Beach, 1987
| May 7, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A Florida teen has been arrested after police say he caused two separate crashes in New Smyrna Beach on April 30 and then uploaded a YouTube video titled "me driving like an idiot" that shows most of the incident, according to The Daytona Beach News-...