| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Florida should create an "early warning system" for middle schools that would identify students who are failing classes, struggling on standardized tests and missing too much school, according to an education panel of the Florida House.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Here's information about the venues and artists participating in this month's Sanford Art Walk from the organizers:
On the fourth Friday of each month — Jan. 24 this month — multiple venues in Sanford's downtown historic district host the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more absolutely free.
Free admission to the The Holy Land Experience: Jan. 28, 2014. To find...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Facebook hit double digits this week, marking 10 years since we were empowered to judge one another from the comfort of our living rooms.
To mark the occasion I've compiled a list of people in Central Florida who are especially funny, informative,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Dan Shaw will flash you a wide grin and tell you he is the mayor of Danville, arguably one of the most unique "towns" in the world.
His mini-village with a 1940s theme is tucked inside a large airplane hangar on the outskirts of Geneva in a rural pocket...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Attorney Mark O'Mara says that a pending Florida Bar ethics inquiry related to how he handled the George Zimmerman case is one he initiated more than a year ago when trying to figure out how to manage Zimmerman's legal defense fund and a social media...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:03 AM
All Central Florida traditional public schools met the state's class-size rules this year, according to state data released this month. Four Orange County charter schools and one Seminole County magnet school were cited for having too many students in...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:21 AM
The mother of Trayvon Martin told a large crowd Thursday in Utah that racial profiling and injustice are still alive and that the death of her 17-year-old son is more about "the person who thought he was suspicious."
Sybrina Fulton was invited by...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
I'd recommend going through a process like the Sentinel Editorial Board's annual ritual of choosing a Central Floridian of the Year to anyone who ever feels down about our region. It's a great pick-me-up.
Again this past year, we asked readers to give...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Osceola County is an odd place.
And that's saying something to those of us who live in Florida, where weird is often multiplied by 10.
Look past the county's deep-rooted rural history of cattle ranching and cowboys, and you'll find places such as...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A constitutional amendment effort asking Florida voters to legalize medical marijuana might be headed for a photo finish.
The group has until Feb. 1 to gather the more than 683,000 valid voter signatures to make the ballot. The group...