| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:26 PM
For three years, Max Rock has been on a mission, and the ambitious 17-year-old isn't letting the state of Florida get in his way.
Max, a senior at East Ridge High School in Clermont, has been taking tuition-free college courses so he could be among...
| Sep 12, 2013
Foreclosures in Orlando —- and the rest of Florida — have dropped dramatically since the state started expediting them under a new law that took effect July 1.
Compared with a year ago, the number of new foreclosure filings has been cut at...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Millions of Floridians without health insurance can start signing up through the Affordable Care Act next Tuesday, Oct. 1. If you're wondering where you can go for information, here are some answers:
Where can I find out my options and sign up?...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Affordable Care Act navigators -- people trained to help uninsured Floridians explore and perhaps select health insurance -- will be setting up in at least four Central Florida locations Tuesday as the federal health care exchange opens. But it's...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Palm Beach Maritime Museum, which already runs a charter school in South Florida, has been approved to open another in Seminole County. The Seminole County School Board also approved the Galileo School for Gifted Learning 's request to expand its...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Without a last-minute safety net, Central Florida's annual school report card would have been much uglier, with 13 more F-rated schools — including a first-ever in Seminole County — and two dozen more D's.
But an "emergency" action by the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida policymakers have been battling for the last decade over how easy it should be to vote, a conflict that will produce new rules – and, no doubt, some confusion -- for voters next year.
Those arguing for easier access ...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Several members of Historic Seminole will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, scheduled for Saturday, September 28. Many have free admission. Print your ticket. www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
The Museum of...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Deputy Jason Forgy, who has an official hunting permit, and his hunting buddy, a recently retired Winter Park Police detective, recently bagged whopper of a gator weighting 737.5-pounds, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's...
| Sep 23, 2013
Creative Sanford this weekend presented the first staged reading of "Witness" in this year's commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, a night of terror against Jews in Nazi Germany.
The 1938 horror-filled event of Kristallnacht is being...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Central Florida there is a unchanging list of names on the tongues of residents and tourists alike as to where people should go to experience the natural beauty of Florida. Wekiva Springs. Blue Springs. Rock Springs. Some people will even mention...