| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:16 PM
If your son or daughter has dreams of being the next Kathryn Bigelow or Steven Spielberg, Florida Film Academy can help this summer.
And even if you child doesn't yearn for a Hollywood career, FFA can help, too, because at the Winter Garden-based...
| 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 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
If your town is holding elections today and you're thinking about sitting it out, let me tell you why that is a bad idea:
You're giving up your say about who leads your city. And that is the most powerful elected job around. That's right -- more...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Tired of seeing drivers texting or yakking on their cellphones? Now you can take action against these risky practices -- by riding your bike. The third annual Winter Garden Bike Fest to benefit Drop It n' Drive is Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:48 PM
On a beautiful Saturday at Austin Tindall Park, Dexter Williams took advantage.
The Winter Garden West Orange running back, who surprised numerous people in February when he posted a 117.03 rating at the Nike SPARQ Combine in rainy, blustery...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Will Weatherford testified Tuesday that Republican political consultants had "sullen faces" when he and other lawmakers told them flatly they could not have a hand in re-drawing new congressional maps.
| May 15, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Winter Garden West Orange wide receiver Eddie McDoom, one of the top receivers in the state for the 2016 class, received his first college football scholarship offer from Clemson on Thursday.
Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris visited the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies.
Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:47 AM
American Heritage won its sixth FHSAA softball state championship, tying Miami Gulliver Prep for third most in Florida high school history. St. Thomas Aquinas repeated as Class 7A state champion, winning back-to-back state titles as it last did in 2002-...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:07 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will announce Tuesday that its annual collaborative Campaign for the Arts raised over $2 million for more than 50 local arts, sciences and history organizations.
The group raised $2,080,826, 22 percent over goal and...