| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A months-long investigation led to raids at eight Volusia County homes — and a cabinet business — on Thursday, leading to 17 arrests in a Deltona-based heroin trafficking ring, the Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities said the investigation...
| Aug 10, 2014
JULIA ANITA CHRISTOPHER, 89, Eustis, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
BENNIE DEITRICH JR., 57, Leesburg, died Wednesday. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady Lake.
EDITA LARA, 85, Clermont, died Thursday. Funeraria San...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:29 PM
This chart illustrates how we would have formatted area FHSAA districts for the upcoming school year in sports with team brackets (basketball, baseball, softball, girls volleyball). The soccer setup would be similar. We believe the FHSAA can ease travel...
| Aug 3, 2014
ANTONIO RACINES, 59, Melbourne, died July 26. Dove Funeral Home, Orlando.
JESSE JAMES BLALOCK, infant, Mount Dora, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
JOSEPHINE DIETZ, 89, Clermont, died Friday. D.J. Enea Family...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel.
The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Blackfin restaurant has closed in Maitland but one of the owners is hoping to move to another location. However, a sign posted on the door today stated: "We are closed and will reopen in a few weeks. Thank you for being patient." Developer Eric Kovar, who...
| Aug 6, 2014
JOHN DAVIS, 94, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
LYNDA GEELAN, 69, Mims, died Monday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
ROBERT WHITE, 81, Cocoa, died Monday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Fans of local feature reporting can look to WUCF-Channel 24 on Thursday, when the PBS station offers the programs "Artisodes" and "One" back to back.
On "Artisodes," New Smyrna Beach artist Bryce Hammond will share his process.
The program, at 8 p.m....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:53 AM
How are Central Florida singers Alex & Sierra doing as a couple in real life?
"We've done very well. We have a lot of fun together," Alex Kinsey told Savannah Guthrie on Monday's "Today." "We don't disagree on pretty much anything as far as the music...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Alex Kinsey doesn't know when he'll finish his University of Central Florida degree. But he will return to UCF to perform as part of Alex & Sierra at the Aug. 21 Karmin concert.
Alex & Sierra, winners of "The X Factor," are a real-life couple who...
| 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...