| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Don't be that guy.
That's what Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher always heard.
Don't be that guy who follows the legend.
Don't be that guy who succeeds the winningest big-time coach in major college history.
Don't be that guy who replaces the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Four months after all signs pointed to a divorce between the Florida High School Athletic Association and longtime state basketball tournament host Lakeland the two sides will be back at the negotiating table on Monday.
Lakeland, which has hosted...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:31 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's fight over "fair" congressional lines has left policymakers and the court in a paradox: should they require voters throughout Central Florida to cast ballots on illegal maps, or invalidate some votes already cast?
| 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,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:05 AM
TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer.
The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66.
The daughter of William Purdum, an...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
| May 30, 2014
| 8:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The phone call came on the eve of the season opener.
Gage Smith had been telling friends and family that he was going to finally see action as a pitcher for Florida State. Growing up in Tallahassee, it was all he ever wanted.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Chicago Cubs are making inroads in signing their top picks in this month's amateur draft by announcing Thursday that four of their top seven picks signed bonuses.
Pitchers Jake Stinnett of Maryland and James Norwood of St. Louis agreed to terms....
| May 1, 2014
| 7:15 AM
“Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...