| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
An expansion project at Florida Hospital DeLand has been put on hold after construction workers found a human skull, possibly remains from a roughly 100-year-old "indigent" gravesite.
"We have the remains for safekeeping pending a response from a state...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:52 PM
There's room for just nine bar stools inside the closet-size tap room at The Hourglass Brewery, a craft-beer oasis in Longwood.
But when the 2-year-old startup brewer moves this fall to a cavernous 6,000-square-foot space across Ronald Reagan Boulevard,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs, games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
| Aug 14, 2014
TERESITA EVENSON, 87, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
JACK RAWLES, 70, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
EDWARD F. BROOKS, 79, Tavares, died Wednesday. Steverson, Hamlin...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:45 PM
"Foraged Along the Way" is the theme of the Florida-driven June 3 dinner at James Beard House in New York. Chefs Kevin Fonzo (K Restaurant, Orlando), Bram Fowler (Journeys Catering, Orlando) and Hari Pulapaka (Cress, DeLand) will be assisted by...
| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:07 AM
There is a good old-fashioned turf-war brewing in college football.
Coaches from the Southeastern Conference are upset with Penn State’s James Franklin for scheduling several satellite football camps in locations deep in the heart of SEC...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Retiring boys basketball coaches John Zeoli of DeLand and Bob Traina of Seminole will be honored for compiling over 500 career wins and their contrilbutions to high school basketball as part of Wednesday’s Florida Association of Basketball Coaches...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A six-member team from DeLand won first place at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held last week at Iowa State University. A team from Princeton Elementary won third place in their category.
The DeLand group turned a broken lawnmower into a Model T,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Jones football coach Kevin Lewis expects to see some new players on his practice field in August.
He just wishes they could come sooner.
An Orange County Public Schools rezoning plan could send 300 to 350 students from Evans to Jones for the 2014-15...