| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.
Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Most people try to stay out of jail on St. Patrick's Day -- but apparently not this lad.
Jackie Eugene Mayo decided to turn himself in at Marion County Jail -- but the staggering man couldn't find a way in, according to deputies, reports the Ocala Star...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Old Dominion landed its second recruit in eight days when Javonte Douglas, a 6-foot-7 junior college forward, committed to the Monarchs this weekend.
Douglas is a Charlotte, N.C., native who played at College of Central Florida in Ocala. He led CCF in...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Grandview Prep's Jamal Palmer was named a Class 2A all-state first-team selection by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops on Saturday.
Zion Lutheran's Keith Stone was a second-team all-state pick, as was Boca Raton...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant health care program for seniors pays individual doctors, and some physicians got as much as $10 million in 2012.
The Obama administration is releasing a detailed account Wednesday of $77...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Marcus Waters, of Ocala, flew into a rage after discovering his dog was AWOL, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
Waters allegedly became "so enraged" and abusive that his girlfriend and daughter tried to get away. ...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Two Florida women have been arrested after authorities say they tried to sell three young women, the Ocala Police Department announced Monday.
Melissa Rodriguez and Ysbette Joseph attempted to sell "young females between the ages of 17 and 23" to a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:48 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters will decide whether to dedicate hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year to land and water conservation when they cast their ballots this fall.
And the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana may also be...