| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Most of us with children in school are counting down the days until this school year wraps up and summer begins. But if you have a soon-to-be kindergartner, local educators want you thinking about next school year before those vacation days kick in....
| May 17, 2014
| 9:37 PM
A 20-year-old Mount Prospect man was arrested May 6 in the 700 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He was charged with the retail theft of fitness merchandise valued at $1,339.
A 25-year-old Prospect Heights man was arrested May 6 in the 500 block of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:22 PM
School Boards in other Central Florida counties elected new chairman this week, too, with board members choosing among themselves a leader to run their meetings and to help set their agendas. In Lake County, it's Debbie Stivender (photo). In Osceola...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Joseph Dragojevich of Orlando vanished Thursday with his buddy by his side as the Central Florida scuba divers explored a sunken Navy ship — a popular underwater destination in the Florida Keys.
The body of the Lake County Emergency Medical...
| Dec 4, 2013
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Readers can get an inside glimpse of 20th-century sports figures who made money betting on themselves in book by Lake County author Dave Heeren.
In his 12th book, "The Sporting Stings," Heeren, who mostly has written Christian...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The annual Sunshine State Scholars program kicks off this evening in Orlando, honoring Florida high school juniors who've excelled in science. The program celebrates students with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) --...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Meet the members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. Our definition of a culinary professional is broad because the food and beverage industry requires a variety of skills and interests. In addition to chefs, the achievements are reflected in...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Two food establishments in Lake County and one each in Orange, Osceola, Brevard and Volusia counties have been recognized by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Hotels and Restaurants for having no safety...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:10 AM
A homeless Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she bent over, grabbed her ankle and started twerking in front of a school bus filled with children, Central Florida News 13 is reporting.
A Lake County deputy found 27-year-old Valerie...