| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
More than 75 Central Florida law officers are searching the swamps west of Lake County with helicopters and dogs for four men suspected of shooting into houses in Sumter County on Thursday, hitting one man in the stomach.
Residents in the south Lake...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14.
The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:03 AM
Don Christman still remembers the story behind the photo you see on this page.
He and some other boys were playing at their William Penn School playground in Bethlehem when a Morning Call photographer showed up. With the first day of school approaching,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:07 AM
By any stretch of the imagination the sight was odd, even by Florida standards.
Michele Rene Cerna, 51, was jailed on drug charges after being found peeling off her clothes and doing yoga in the middle of an Ocala street, cops said, reports the Ocala...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Several Florida cities are cracking down on a saggy pants problem.
This week, Ocala voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that prohibit anyone from wearing pants two inches or more below their natural waist. The ordinance is enforceable on city-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Don't come within 2-inches of violating this rule or the fashion police -- real fashion police -- will haul your butt to jail.
Yes, dare to wear saggy pants on Ocala city property and you could end up with some new duds -- an orange jumpsuit, perhaps?...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
In case you're keeping track, the odometer on my intrepid 2003 Ford Mustang — the unofficial car of the Postcards From Florida column — just turned over 291,000 miles.
So I'm always alert for ways to shave a few highway miles off a Florida...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TV stations owned by 21st Century Fox will soon have more data with which to judge the performance of their programs.
Rentrak, a media-measurement company that tries to marry demographic information with consumer-purchase behavior, said it had entered...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:47 AM
The scene: a swingers’ convention gathering at the rooftop pool of the Miami Hilton Hotel, surrounded by downtown office buildings and condos, where “a beach ball bounces over the crowd. Bare breasts and scrotums jiggle and sway to the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members.
Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were:
• Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...