| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Florida school districts are encouraged to create more single-gender schools, under a bill the Florida Senate passed today. The bill, approved last month by the House, wants schools with boys-only or and girls-only classes to be open to interested...
| 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 22, 2014
| 2:53 PM
| May 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Harold Garde has a problem.
"I paint too much," says the 90-year-old who splits his time between New Smyrna Beach and Belfast, Maine.
"I'm too old for an active love life. I get indigestion if I eat too much. I can't drink. All that's left to do is...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
A barricade of tables, chairs, other furniture and odds and ends piles up onstage at the Athens Theatre in DeLand. Delicate lighting sets the mood. A half-dozen musicians tug at the heartstrings as they mournfully play. Before long, more than 40 actors...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:22 AM
A three-month state investigation into the autopsy of the DeLand man who was run over by a rookie cop in May determined that the Medical Examiner did not misrepresent facts in listing the cause of death as accidental suffocation.
Marlon Brown was run...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:51 PM
If you thought Miami was the culinary center of Florida, the list of semifinalists in the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards will set you straight.
Announced today in Orlando, just three South Florida chefs and one bar are among the nominees.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The boys track and field season is underway. Here is a look at top athletes and teams:
Xavier Atkins, Port Orange Spruce Creek, Soph.: One of nation's young sprint standouts with times of 10.47 seconds for 100 meters and 21.10 for 200....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:06 PM
If you live in DeLand and see a guy that looks just like movie star Napoleon Dynamite, you're not mistaken. It really is him, gosh!
Jon Heder is one of the stars in an independent film called "Walt before Disney" being shot in the downtown historic...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Class 8A, District 2 at Spruce Creek
Lake Mary 62, Orange City University 19
Port Orange Spruce Creek 49, Lake Brantley 36
Lyman 56, DeLand 49
Seminole 58, Hagerty 42
Seminole 52, Lyman 47.
Spruce Creek 51, Lake Mary 43....