| Jul 27, 2014
LEESBURG — For decades, Venetian Gardens was considered the gem of Leesburg. Today, the sparkle has disappeared.
On Monday, city commissioners will get their first look at a plan to spruce up the aging 65-acre park that sits along Lake Harris....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:57 PM
ELLIS BRAMAN, 78, Titusville, died Thursday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
BARRY BROCKHURST, 74, Titusville, died July 18. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
MARY CHAMBERLAIN, 82, Titusville, died Thursday. North Brevard...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
BEVERLY IRVINE, 73, Titusville, died Sunday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
JEAN PUSKARICH, 91, Titusville, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
JAMES JOSEPH VACANTI, 45, Mims, died July 15. A Community Funeral...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
JOSE E. SANCHEZ, 37, Melbourne Beach, died July 20. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee.
NATIVIDAD ALVAREZ, 88, Orlando, died Wednesday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek.
PABLO ESPINO GONZALEZ, 65, Orlando, died July 19. Funeraria Porta...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
LORA FERRIS, 91, Titusville, died Thursday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
LESLIE HUMPHREY, 79, Titusville, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
CRISTI ANNE BARNES, 46, Paisley, died Friday. Compassionate...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Former UCF catcher Drew Butera was part of Major League Baseball history for the second time during his career.
Butera caught Josh Beckett's no-hitter for the Dodgers Sunday.
It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Ridership is climbing on the SunRail commuter train, despite glitches ranging from balky crossing gates and ticket machines to crowded cars during the evening commute.
Each day, on average, more than 4,100 people board SunRail — just a bit fewer...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Alice Faye Sproul loves SunRail. She writes long emails about her train-riding experience and offers helpful observations and suggestions.
Recently she's been wondering why the tap-on, tap-off ticket validation machines malfunctions so often. ...