| Jun 8, 2013
Even a bad day at the beach is better than being at the office.
I kept repeating that to myself as exceptionally gusty winds threatened to blow everything off my outdoor table on the deck of Coconuts on the Beach, a longtime restaurant and bar on...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Ninth-grade world history classes in Brevard county should use supplementary material -- in addition to the assigned textbook -- because of criticism that required textbook has a pro-Islamic slant, the Brevard County School Board decided Tuesday,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:47 PM
It's good to be a professional sports team owner in the rockin' US of A.
There's a gravy train full of free money out there. All you have to do is find some pliable partners to go along for the ride.
All aboard, Osceola County!
Smitten by the...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Days after Eric Hough adopted a pit bull, he took him to Yosemite, unhooked his leash and walked about 50 yards away. Then he turned toward his pet and asked him a question: did he want to go off on his own or stay with him?
“He just got a huge...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:10 AM
There are plenty of no-nos at the pristine beaches of Canaveral National Seashore in Brevard County. But that's part of what keeps the 23 miles of pure Florida so unique.
No cars on the beach, no places from which to rent rafts or buy sodas, no pier...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If there's a convenient, get-there-easily beach for Central Floridians, that has to be Alan Shepard Beach Park at Cocoa Beach. Named after the first American astronaut sent into space, this five-acre beach has long been a favorite site to view space...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Dear Scott, my wife and I have been enjoying your column as long as you have been writing it. BUT I had to read your June 21 column several times to make sure that you had actually made an unforgivable error in the next-to-last paragraph – namely "&...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Kyle Powell, 18, of Palm Bay, is accused of entering two separate offices while serving as a juror at the Brevard County Courthouse and sealing an iPhone and about $227, reports Florida Today in Melbourne.
He was on a break at the time.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:47 AM
While "patients" lined up outside Professional Pain Center, dropped their used needles in nearby parking lots and sold their prescription pills across the street, federal agents were watching and quietly building a case against the Longwood pain clinic....
| May 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a total of 36 bills today. Among them are measures setting new standards for cyberbullying; banning the use of electronic funds transfer cards in adult entertainment or gambling facilities; and codifying an...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The Seminole County school district -- and neighboring Brevard County's -- are "academically high performing," based on Florida's annual designation.
Both have earned the title in previous years. Seminole, in fact, has been so-named for six...