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  • Margate special election is nail-biter

    Margate special election is nail-biter
    It's possible the next Margate city commissioner could be decided by a mere 15 votes. County election officials were still combing through absentee and provisional ballots until the early morning hours Wednesday making sure nothing had been overlooked....
  • Lots of new things at Broward schools this year

    Lots of new things at Broward schools this year
    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...
  • 150 laid off as Anthem Education Group is sold

    A year after receiving state and local incentives for job creation, Anthem Education Group has sold its Florida schools and laid off 150 workers at its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. The transaction with California-based International Education Corp....
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Body found in Margate canal near Sample Road

    Body found in Margate canal near Sample Road
    Police found the body of a 41-year-old man in a canal in Margate early Friday. Investigators found Scott Holloway, of Margate, about 8 a.m. behind a gas station and an auto repair shop near the Blue Isle Apartment Homes in the 5200 block of West Sample...
  • Margate to lower tax rate in upcoming budget

    The tax rate is likely to be lowered next year in Margate, but some property owners will still pay more. "The property values have gone up and, although not a tremendous amount, we need to give something back to the residents," said Mayor Lesa "Le"...
  • Margate man accused of molesting girl for several years

    A Margate man is facing sexual battery and lewd molestation charges after a 15-year-old girl accused him of abusing her since she was eight, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. According to the arrest report, the girl told a counselor that Miguel Angel...
  • Margate woman dies during lobster dive in the Keys

    A Margate woman died while diving for lobster near Marathon on Thursday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Melissa Fellows, 36, was diving near the Seven Mile Bridge about 2 p.m. during a dive trip aboard a private boat. Her husband, Wayne...
  • Margate man sought sex with teen girl, police say

    Margate man sought sex with teen girl, police say
    A Margate man accused of trying to seduce a 15-year-old girl remained jailed Friday morning on a $70,000 bond. Kevin Blaine Millsap, 31, is facing five charges, including traveling to meet a child after using a computer to lure a child, transmitting...
  • Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness

    Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness
    First it was the lawsuit to open a Broward County commission race to all voters that threw the county's August primary into a tizzy. Then came two mistakes on the sample ballots, including incorrectly listing an incumbent circuit court judge as a...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...