| 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...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:51 PM
When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:53 AM
After a year with no marquee performance team, the freshly renamed Cocoa Beach Air and Space Show has landed the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds for 2013.
The show slated for Oct. 19-20 will feature the precision demonstration team on both Saturday and...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Welcome to the holiday baking homestretch. Today at my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, check out four twists on classic thumbprint cookies. These iconic treats have an indentation in the center made with the baker's thumb or a small spoon. The tiny...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:15 AM
When the Reddick woman arrived home and drove onto her driveway she felt a large “bump,” reports the Ocala Star-Banner.
That because some banditos had lifted 300-square-feet of brick pavers from her driveway Tuesday.
So, hold unto your hat...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Florida's elected officials can be generous to a fault – at least with your money.
They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs. Even if the company plans to add...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Goggles on, boys and girls. The test kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the tidbits go wild, let's dish:
Think before you eat. Friday's Food Revolution Day is part of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After Cedrick Royce Swinson, a 37-year-old North Carolina man, his girlfriend and her two kids, ages 6 and 11, had driven overnight to take a Disney cruise leaving Brevard County, he discovered the cash for his final payment on the tickets was not...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 11:03 AM
You're feeling a little better about the state's housing market, aren't you?
Don't worry. You won't jinx it by admitting that.
In Metro Orlando, the median home price has risen 22 percent in the past year. Statewide, the median sale price for single-...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The Osceola County Grown Farm to Picnic will be a chef-inspired celebration of seasonal dishes from 3-6 p.m. on May 4 at the Diamond P Ranch, 5700 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in St. Cloud. The event will feature a local growers market and hayrides....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Five Central Florida students who've already won top awards at county and state science fairs will compete this weekend in the Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition.
The five competing for the "Ying Prize" will explain their research to a panel of judges ...