| Jun 7, 2014
Although the signature attraction is 13 miles of white-sand beaches, a visitor can be captivated in New Smyrna Beach without putting toes in the water.
Art galleries, museums, antiques shops, history and an array of laid-back bars and eateries compete...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Former UCF star Blake Bortles is now officially an NFL quarterback.
Bortles signed his rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars early Wednesday morning.
The four-year deal is worth a reported fully-guaranteed $20.6 million, including a $13.3...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
It's 90 degrees at noon. It's Sunday. It's Memorial Day weekend. Let's go to the beach.
For the owners of the cars and trucks parked on the sand of New Smyrna Beach, going to the beach marks the unofficial beginning of summer. They stuff their...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
1. New Smyrna Beach: Barracudas edged rival Spruce Creek 21-19 for 2A state title.
2. Port Orange Spruce Creek: Hawks beat New Smyrna for Five Star Conference title.
3. St. Cloud: Bulldogs tied for sixth in 2A state meet.
4. Colonial: Metro...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 15
Foundation 28, Orangewood Christian 7
Lake Minneola 28, Lecanto 0
Oak Ridge at Lake Nona, canceled (weather)
Friday, May 16
Naples St. John Neumann 34, Master’s Academy 0
Mount Dora Bible 34, Legacy Charter 14
| 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.
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:26 AM
If anyone knows how dangerous driving can be for teenagers, it's Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes.
That's why Montes, the agency's spokeswoman for the Central Florida region, has laid down the law for her 16-year-old son: Wear your seat belt. Don'...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Central Florida singers Alex & Sierra are home, and the reality-show champs acknowledge they have something to prove.
Since winning "The X Factor" and a million-dollar recording contract in December, they have written more than 40 songs, mostly 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...