| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Athletes have long known about the benefits of running in sand. But running in thick, black muck? While chasing rabbits as they dart and weave?
That's a south-central Florida thing — specifically in the towns of Belle Glade and Pahokee, where...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Will Likely bypassed second-semester high school senioritis in favor of a head start on his 2013 college classmates by enrolling at Maryland last month. The transition from Belle Glade, Fla., to College Park has been smooth so far for the four-star...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Growing up in bleak surroundings in South Florida, Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee learned long ago that life can be cruelly snatched away, bright light suddenly replaced by darkness.
Although the newly minted Super Bowl-winning defensive lineman...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of profiles on Ravens draft picks whose first months as professionals have been disrupted by the NFL lockout. Coming next Sunday, Tyrod Taylor.
When Pernell McPhee arrived on campus at Itawamba Community...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Bass results: Aymon Wilcox and Kevin Thomas caught 19.97 pounds of fish to win the King of the Glades club tournament Sunday on Lake Okeechobee out of Belle Glade and Wilcox had the big bass of 5.2. Dave Mathis and Billy Brown were second at 12.45....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida's economic rebound has rekindled a flurry of hometown projects in the Capitol this year.
The competing, $75 billion House and Senate budget plans that legislators will hash out in the next three weeks hold hundreds of requests...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:33 PM
It doesn't matter what species the members of Doing It All/Team Hard Way are fishing for, because if it has fins, they will figure out a way to catch it.
Capt. Mark Lamb, Daryl Deka and Rick Burton won scores of bass tournaments on Lake Okeechobee...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A nearly $2 billion plan to help the Everglades and ease coastal pollution stayed alive Thursday when the South Florida Water Management District agreed to potentially pay half of the steep cost.
That could make South Florida property taxpayers, with...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI Much of the massive plan to restore the Everglades exists in theory, a vast and complicated circuit of interconnected canals, culverts, gates and reservoirs, mostly located far inland and far from people. Few sections have been built. Far more exist...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Reading, writing and the Everglades.
A new education effort aimed at Florida schools seeks to help students become "Everglades literate" before they graduate. The idea is to teach children, from kindergarten through 12th grade, how the Everglades is more...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:33 PM
It's the only Indian burial mound in urban Broward to have survived development. And now, nearly 1,000 years after it was created, it stands to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
As many as 100 Tequesta Indians are thought to be...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Lake Okeechobee may no longer be the dumping ground for polluted water that washes off South Florida sugar cane fields and other farmland, after a federal judge's decision Friday.
Environmentalists are declaring a key win in their long-standing legal...