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  • Apopka rebuffs state DOT, won't reverse yellow-light changes

    Apopka rebuffs state DOT, won't reverse yellow-light changes
    Wait just a second here. That's the message state transportation engineers sent to Apopka city leaders, who on Wednesday lengthened by one second the duration of yellow lights at all 10 intersections monitored by red-light cameras. The state wants...
  • Orlando's Gabriel Preisser faces 'Trouble in Tahiti'

     Orlando's Gabriel Preisser faces 'Trouble in Tahiti'
    Central Floridian Gabriel Preisser is glad to be home. "We were on the road for three or four years," he says of himself and wife Christina, a high-school sweetheart. "But it made sense to come back home. Our family is here. We're Orlandoans now."...
  • 3/27: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard VIVIAN BARNES THOMAS, 95, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. Lake JANE STEWART BARBER, 94, Sorrento, died March 20. DeGusipe Funeral Home and Crematory, Maitland. SHERWOOD G. "BUZZ" PAULSON, 92, Leesburg,...
  • Yes, Mayor Land, I've been to Apopka park

    In Sunday's newspaper Apopka Mayor John Land penned an op-ed and took issue with my recent columns about his re-election bid. Fair enough. I don't expect Land to agree with me on everything. But I do want to answer a question that he poses. Land...
  • Boys honor roll lists top 2014 performances (latest update)

    Leading performances for the 2014 season (through April 13). All race distances are in meters. All marks for jumps and throws are in feet and inches: Long jump 24-1¾ Charles Nelson, Seabreeze 23-5 Leon Boyd, Evans 23-4 Marion Brown, Liberty 23-3¾ Jeffrey...
  • Beyond camp: Keeping kids' interest piqued once summer ends

    Beyond camp: Keeping kids' interest piqued once summer ends
    Summertime is a time for fun, to experiment with new activities, and engage with new people. It's also an ideal time for children to learn a new skill or hobby. But those skills often fall by the wayside when the new school year comes around, and the...
  • Boys 100 meters all-time bests

    Boys 100 meters all-time bests
    All-time wind-legal bests (recorded wind readings no more than +2 meters per second) 10.01 Jeff Demps, South Lake, 2008 10.25 Marvin Bracy, Boone, 2012 10.28 Levonte “Kermit” Whitfield, Jones, 2013 10.35 Terry Jernigan, East Ridge, 2014 10....
  • Softball Super Six area rankings: March 3

    Softball Super Six area rankings: March 3
    1. Harmony: Lele Ocasio's 17-strikeout no-hitter highlights season-opening unbeaten string. 2. Hagerty: Huskies still unbeaten after tough 2-0 victory against Seminole. 3. Apopka: Blue Darters take 3-2 victory against West Orange, with only blemish...
  • Metro Conference track: Jones hurdler wins 2 titles in star-studded meet | Video

    Metro Conference track: Jones hurdler wins 2 titles in star-studded meet | Video
    WINTER PARK — Stefani Kerrison of Jones continued her stellar senior season with two victories at Thursday night's Metro Conference Championships. Kerrison was in a class of her own in the Metro West division finals and cruised to winning times of...
  • Boys discus throw all-time bests

    Boys discus throw all-time bests
    All-time best distances 188-9 Danny Hallaver, Colonial, 1976 188-2 Brett Williams, Osceola, 1998 185-9 Jamal Whitaker, Apopka, 2014 185-5 Robert Sippio, St. Cloud, 1980 184-6 Marc Rankin, Winter Park, 1988 183-7 Chris Lickfield, Spruce Creek, 2009 182-...
  • Boys 800 meters all-time bests

    Boys 800 meters all-time bests
    All-time bests 1:47.79 Andres Arroyo, Colonial, 2013 1:51.43 Otniel Teixeira, Lake Brantley, 2012 1:52.25 Danny Smith, Oak Ridge, 1995 1:52.63 Nathan Duby, Winter Springs, 2008 1:52.8c George Gardner, Oak Ridge, 1983 1:52.8c Byers Phelps, Oak Ridge,...