| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A former Orlando area banker was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 years in federal prison on charges of bank fraud tied to a bogus mortgage scheme.
Braden Koegel, 35, of Apopka was arrested last October and charged in an alleged scheme that used fabricated...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:58 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida may beef up penalties for poachers who harvest shark fins in state waters, but a Senate panel on Thursday gutted a broader effort to restrict the trafficking in fins for the dwindling population.
Shark meat and fin sales in...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
What: State tennis tournament
When/where: Monday-Wednesday — Class 4A competition, Sanlando Park, Altamonte Springs; 2A team (Red Bug Lake Park, Casselberry) and individual (Sylvan Lake Park, Sanford) competition. Wednesday-Friday — 3A...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Three Dr. Phillips girls tennis players advanced to singles finals, and the Panthers lead the team standings after the first day of the Class 4A state tennis tournament Monday at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs.
DP has 10 points, two more than Boca...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:55 AM
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS — Olympia's Kaden Funk dropped the first set but came back to win the Class 4A overall singles state tennis title Wednesday.
Funk (17-0) defeated David Engel of Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 at Sanlando Park.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:20 AM
When it comes to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Kathy Ramsberger said, it’s important to note that location isn’t all that important, but what is significant in the long run is how well this facility in downtown Orlando...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:48 AM
One-hundred yards to go and Special Olympian Monica Hernandez started sprinting.
With a torch extended into the air from her left hand, Hernandez, 26, of Oviedo, crossed the finish line as more than a dozen Seminole County law enforcement officers...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The March edition of the Soundboard Talks video series goes into the studio with one of the forces in the Orlando music scene.
If there’s a common thread that runs through the best recorded music that comes out of the Orlando scene, it’s the...
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...