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  • This week at attractions: More food, wine, Halloween and a day of Boktoberfest

    This week at attractions: More food, wine, Halloween and a day of Boktoberfest
    It's autumn, but there's no falling off in activity at Orlando area theme parks and attractions. Here's what's hopping this week. + Eat to the Beat concerts during the Epcot International Food & Wine Fest include Air Supply (today-Wednesday), Gin...
  • Bok Tower Gardens: New, spooky carillon music set for Halloween event

    Bok Tower Gardens: New, spooky carillon music set for Halloween event
    There will be a new spooky element at "Naturally Creepy," a trick-or-treating event at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales on Friday, Oct. 26.  Coming from the Singing Tower will be new music from new carillonneur Geert D'Hollander. "We though, why don't...
  • Man: I'm no moonshiner, but, yes, that was a still in my backyard

    Man: I'm no moonshiner, but, yes, that was a still in my backyard
    Robert McKissic Jr. told cops he is no moonshiner hillbilly after Oviedo cops found a still in his backyard and some homebrew in his attic, reports the Orlando Sentinel. His bud called it a "science project" inspired by a History Channel show,...
  • Week 10 Football Scores

    Week 10 Football Scores
      MONDAY   Orangewood 38, Pierson Taylor 7   Orange City University 28, Lyman 27   DeLand 32, Jacksonville Mandarin 30   Father Lopez 24, Ormond Calvary Christian12   THURSDAY   Jacksonville Sandalwood 28, Spruce Creek 13   FRIDAY   Agape...
  • Heritage should return in 2013-14 as favorite for state title

    It was hard for American Heritage’s boys basketball team and its fans to find much encouraging after the Patriots’ 21-point loss in the Class 5A state championship Saturday, so we should rewind to minutes after the semifinal the day before....
  • Orlando Philharmonic set for Bok Tower picnic event

    Orlando Philharmonic set for Bok Tower picnic event
    The Orland Philahrmoic Orchestra will perform at Bok Tower Gardens' annual Sunset & Symphony concert this Saturday. The event, which encourages guests to picnic on the grounds at the Lake Wales attraction, will also feature Bok's Singing Tower and its...
  • Week 6 high school football scores

    Week 6 high school football scores
    Friday's games Super 16 games No. 1 Dr. Phillips 23, Boone 6 - F No. 2 Timber Creek 31, East River 3 - F No. 3 Osceola 43, St. Cloud 0 No. 4 South Sumter 41, Starke Bradford 0 - F No. 5 Freedom 42, Cypress Creek 0 - F No. 6 Lake Brantley 35, No. 15...
  • Week 4 High School Football Scores

    Week 4 High School Football Scores
    Super 16 scores No. 1 Dr. Phillips 35, Hollywood McArthur 7 - F No. 8 Timber Creek 30, No. 2 Boone 7 - F No. 3 Osceola 48, Celebration 0 - F Edgewater 28, No. 4 Oak Ridge 6 - F No. 5 South Sumter 34, Mount Dora 12 - F No. 15 Olympia 38, No. 7 Apopka...
  • Picture these perfect Florida spots

    Picture these perfect Florida spots
    This week's column is dedicated to regular Postcards reader Allan Greene, who emailed last week to inquire about the 10 most photogenic spots in Florida. OK, Allan, I'll take a crack at it, but you should know that I'm usually the guy who puts his finger...
  • Stolen Lives: James Bain spent 35 years in prison for a rape he did not commit

    Stolen Lives: James Bain spent 35 years in prison for a rape he did not commit
    TAMPA — James Bain is 55 and struggling to pass his driving test. He's taken it twice this year and failed both times. He had a license in the 1970s. He also had a job and a future. But someone raped a 9-year-old boy in Lake Wales. The child said...
  • Dentist, pharmacists accused of illegally prescribing, dispensing painkillers

    Dentist, pharmacists accused of illegally prescribing, dispensing painkillers
    Polk County sheriff's detectives on Wednesday arrested an 80-year-old dentist and two pharmacists, including one from Orlando, on charges that the professionals were illegally prescribing and dispensing painkillers. Three separate investigations...