| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman threw a glaring international spotlight on the city of Sanford, Fla. The city became closely identified with the controversial shooting whose racial overtones riveted the nation.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In a world where fame is valued currency and celebrities are worshipped as deities, some people have received more than their fair share of the limelight. Anywhere you turn, they're there. Always there.
These overexposed folks remind me of a Spanish...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The 34-degree temperatures that hit Central Florida this morning may feel balmy to Minnesotans, but they caused minor disruptions in local schools.
In Seminole County, six buses broke down, but because the district had backup buses ready to go, there...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
I remember when UCF was for selected for a bowl game for the first time in 2005.
I am the guy who reports graduation rates and academic progress rates for all the bowl bound teams each year. I felt badly that I had to report that year that UCF had the...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Last year, Orlando lost an iconic figure when former Sentinel columnist Charley Reese passed away.
One of Charley's New Year's traditions was a disclosure column — revealing what he believed, how he made a living and to whom he was...