| May 27, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Tony Atkins has been hired as the boys basketball coach at Tavares Liberty Christian Prep, the school announced Tuesday.
He also will serve as the upper school’s principal and athletic director.
Atkins has been the head coach of the Nike E1T1...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Gordon Stein, 60, of Boca Raton, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Stein purchased his winning ticket at Cumberland, located at 23077 State Road 7 in Boca Raton. Stein...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Central Florida often ranks as the nation's riskiest area for pedestrians, but at least one group says Orlando does better when it comes to bicyclists.
This year, Orlando made a list of 11 bike-friendly communities in Florida, which moved to 28th from...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Alvin Forrester, 64, of Pompano Beach, claimed the May 2 Mega Money jackpot of $1.5 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,157,521.02.
Forrester purchased his ticket at Food Plus Food...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:02 PM
FORT MYERS — The Orangewood Christian baseball team is seeking its first state baseball title in school history.
The quest could end Thursday.
The Rams advanced to the Class 3A state final after an 8-0 victory against Fort Myers Canterbury on...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Broward County Judge Gisele Pollack was suspended by the state Supreme Court on Friday, after an investigative panel's recommendation to the court that found Pollack had allegedly violated the code of judicial conduct during her struggles with alcoholism....
| May 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Climate change is not a new issue in Florida policymaking circles, but it's making an inconvenient intrusion into Florida's gubernatorial contest.
Gov. Rick Scott has been taking heat over the past two weeks because he's repeatedly...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The first round of the 2014 NFL Draft starts at 8 p.m. this evening and FSU could very well be left out of the action.
FSU has a couple of first-round caliber players – namely DL Timmy Jernigan and WR Kelvin Benjamin – but the Seminoles...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Florida is determined to be on the front lines when it comes to recruiting more veterans to the state.
This year the Legislature passed the "Florida G.I. Bill," which "makes Florida the most military-friendly state in the nation and supports the brave...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:46 AM
You may have never been in public service, but you likely can remember what finals week felt like in college. That's what's going on in Tallahassee, with budget talks No. 1 and gambling talks, oh, maybe No. 15?
But here's a quick update of what's...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
American Film Institute, Los Angeles
Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...