| Aug 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school preseason football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings. First-place votes are in parentheses:
1. Apopka (13), 137; 2. Bradenton Manatee (1),...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Bok Tower Gardens will host its Dog Day of Summer event on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Leashed, friendly dogs -- and their humans -- are invited to spend the day at the Lake Wales attraction from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special canine programming will be presented from...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Bok Tower Gardens
The gardens are at 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales. Hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with occasional concerts and film screenings. Admission is $12 adults, $3 ages 5-12. Details: 863-676-1408 or boktowergardens.org.
"BARK" TOWER GARDENS...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Marcel Thomas is leaving Leesburg after three 20-win seasons and a 2011 Class 4A state championship to coach boys basketball for All Saints Academy of Winter Haven.
“I just wasn’t happy at Leesburg,” Thomas said on Thursday. “I...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:20 PM
There have been plenty of national high school football polls and rankings released in recent weeks, but there's always room for one more--especially one as local as this.
Early Saturday, the AP Florida Top 10 preseason poll was released and South...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:26 AM
"It wasn’t a very sophisticated operation, but they were producing, distributing, and selling illegal moonshine in the area,” said Sheriff Grady Judd, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Nonetheless, Granny from...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Speculation continues to swirl around the prospect of Orange County school Superintendent Barbara Jenkins leaving her post to become Rick Scott's lieutenant governor.
Frankly, I think it's more likely that I sprout a unicorn horn.
Why would the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:44 PM
American Heritage and Coral Springs Charter each had three baseball players named state all-stars by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association while Jupiter, Douglas and Archbishop McCarthy each had two.
The teams were selected by representatives...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
A stroll along a garden path should be interesting. Something should be peeking out along the way to invite you on. At this time of the year it may be hard to find that something to catch your eye but not if you have camellias. One gardener pointed out...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents said that Daniel David Pawa sold them over 40-gallons of moonshine, also known a hooch, a high-potency usually homemade liquor reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The agents met with...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:45 PM
From Bike Florida comes this news release: TALLAHASSEE, FL – Bike Florida, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to bicycle safety & education, has announced the dates and location of its 2013 spring fundraising ride: the Orange Blossom Express, March...