| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
"Everything old is new again," according to a vintage adage, and I recently experienced a real-Florida example of that truth.
Shuffleboard — celebrating its 100th anniversary this year — is casting off its old image, enshrined in 1950s...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:18 PM
He said "A man's home is his castle; It always has been and so it remains"
But he holds the keys in a fist of rage
His home is his castle
And mine is a cage
"A Man's Home is His Castle," by Faith Hill
This time, when she stirred from blackness,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:56 AM
A Volusia County safety officer was fired Friday after he was accused of posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following the George Zimmerman trial, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
Todd Snipes, 45, a Volusia County lifeguard for...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Loads of tourists visit Florida to experience thrill rides ... just not with Uncle Leon.
Leon J. Lovelady, age 20, woke up his nephews, ages 8 and 5, at 4 a.m. Sunday to go for a joyride, according to an arrest affidavit from the Daytona Beach Police...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Benjamin Barber, a 20-year-old from DeBary, allegedly told deputies that his mom always had warned him that someday his new home would be prison, reports The Daytona Beach News-Journal.
It looks like his momma was right.
Barber is accused of...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Summer and camping vacations go hand in hand – what with the allure of lots of fresh air, activities like fishing and hiking, and Mother Nature’s charms to admire including forests and lakes. If a camping getaway is on your radar this...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Looking to get to know the places you visit in Florida in a fresh and flavorful way? Check out a local farmers market. These colorful markets have free admission – and some feature live entertainment – and they also offer visitors...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Daytona Beach remains one of the few Florida destinations where you can drive the minivan onto the sand, park it and unload for an easy family day in the sun and surf on lifeguard-patrolled beaches.
But this traditional Atlantic Ocean vacation spot...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:45 AM
"You know André was a mysterious person," says Christine Madrid French, bending over her computer at the Maitland Art & History Museums, where she has recently become curator of history.
She's talking about André Smith — architect, artist and...