| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Dade City Pasco defensive tackle Andrew Ivie committed to the University of Florida football program Thursday afternoon, following in his older brother Joey's footsteps.
Pasco head coach Tom McHugh confirmed Andrew's commitment and said the 6-foot-1,...
| 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...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An attorney has paid $1 million for the historic Britt Mansion in Winter Garden, intending to use it as a law office while retaining historic character.
Joe Ort, of the Ort Law Firm, will relocate six employees from Ocoee to the mansion. BankFIRST ...
| 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 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
It’s been a busy week for Lockheed Martin. The defense contractor named three new executives, announced acquisition of a Titusville company and celebrated science and engineering education at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando:
| May 31, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As the Florida Gators continue trying to build what should be a ramped up spread offense under new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper, UF gained another future piece Friday. Electrifying Louisiana athlete Derrick Dillon committed to the 2015 recruiting...
| 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...