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  • Those who can, flee Bermuda as Igor nears

     
    Bermuda's Royal Gazette is reporting heavy activity at the island's L.F. Wade International Airport Saturday as visitors who could, left the island in anticipation of Hurricane Igor. The storm, weakened to Cat. 1 with top sustained winds of just 85 mph,.....
  • North Carolina wild horse population faces an uncertain future

     
    COROLLA, N.C. — On a stretch of barrier island without paved roads, some of the last wild horses in the Eastern U.S. are seeing their world get smaller each year. A boom in vacation homes in the last 25 years......
  • Int'l Space Station in flyover tonight

     
    Sky Watchers! (A reader told me she thought "Space Cadets!" was derogatory. What do you think?) The International Space Station will fly up the East Coast this evening under cold, but otherwise ideal conditions for viewing.On this pass the ISS will......
  • Sands Theater Company announces 2011-12 season

     
    The Sands Theater Company, which performs at the Athens Theater in DeLand, has announced its 2011-2012 season. The lineup includes five shows, including a joint holiday production with the Sands Youth Theater Company, plus a collaboration with Stetson...
  • Weather delaying Kona Pro surf contest in New Smyrna Beach

     
    Central Florida badly needs the rain (evidenced by a very active wildfire season) but all the lightning and rain today is delaying the start of the Kona Pro surf contest in New Smyrna Beach. Kona Pro is the first event of the Western Atlantic Pro Surf...
  • 'Porgy and Bess' at Court Theatre: Lovestruck Porgy drives a bright, new production

     
    THEATER REVIEW: 'Porgy and Bess' ★★★½ Through July 3 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Eliis Ave.; running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes; tickets: $46-$65 at 773-753-4472 or courttheatre.org In "Porgy and Bess," the masterful American folk opera...
  • Bret weakens overnight, now a fish storm

     
    Despite forecasts on Monday that he would become stronger overnight, perhaps reaching minimal hurricane force, Tropical Storm Bret got weaker instead, with top sustained winds slowing to 50 mph. More weakening is expected as the day goes by.The storm...
  • Season's second tropical storm going to sea

     
    Tropical Storm Bret, the second named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season, is smacking the northwest Bahamas with heavy rains and wind. But the tempest is not expected to head for U.S. shores. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane......
  • Auditions: “The Dixie Swim Club” in DeLand

     
    From the Sands Theatre Co. press release: Sands Theater Company will hold open auditions for THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB on August 7 and 8 (Sunday and Monday) at the Athens Theatre at 7pm. An additional Call Back Date is yet to be announced. The Athens Theatre is...
  • Auditions: ‘Dixie Swim Club’ from Sands Theater Company

     
    Here's an announcement for auditions for “Dixie Swim Club” from Sands Theater Company: Sands Theater Company will hold open auditions for THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB on August 7 and 8 (Sunday and Monday) at the Athens Theatre at 7pm. An additional...
  • As the world turns, high tides arrive later

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Terri Clayman, in Columbia, noticed that the high tide on the Outer Banks was roughly 50 minutes later each day. “We were surprised that there was such a difference in the times. What is the reason?” The......