| Aug 30, 2014
Three Coral Springs city officials have asked candidates running for City Commission to desist from spreading lies, false information and half-truths about the city for political gain.
Mayor Vince Boccard and Commissioner Dan Daley did not name names,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Laura Martin arrived for a School Board meeting in May, ready to be honored as she retired after nearly six decades as a Broward County educator.
But her recognition for being Broward County's longest serving teacher — at 59 years — came...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours.
As an estimated 265,000 students return...
| Aug 24, 2014
A Jersey Mike's Subs has opened for business in Boynton Beach.
The restaurant is at 1780 N. Congress Ave. and serves wraps, cold and hot subs. The chain opened its first storefront in 1956 and now has more than 1,300 restaurants open and under...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Broward County schools have been firing and suspending teachers for reasons that state administrative law judges increasingly say are baseless.
The judges, who hear appeals of employee discipline cases, have determined in 10 out of their last 12...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Perennial powers Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage-Plantation are ranked No. 1 in their respective classes in the AP Preseason Florida High School Football Poll released Wednesday.
Miramar, which won 11 first-place votes, enters the...
| Aug 21, 2014
It's not a good idea for day care operators to prop up toddlers in front of television sets, iPads or other gadgets for hours on end over a chance to play outside.
Also, skip the chocolate milk. Everybody knows skim is a healthier alternative.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum.
A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Related Group and two other South Florida developers announced plans Monday for a waterfront condominium-hotel in Hollywood.
Related, 13th Floor Investments and Key International expect to begin construction later next year at 4000 S. Ocean Drive....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:45 PM
House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation
Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent.
But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...