| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:25 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Old Dominion University student Robert Lawson still finds it hard to relate to civilians, even after being one for the past five years.
After six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, he finds himself most at home with fellow veterans....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:21 PM
A judge sentenced a Westminster man convicted of distribution of marijuana and obstructing and hindering police to jail time but will consider modifying the sentence in 30 days in light of the defendant's military service and desire for treatment for...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The public is invited to attend a memorial program sponsored by the City of Clermont on Thursday at 9 a.m. The ceremony is being held to honor the victims and first-responders of the World Trade Center collapse following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Expect to see a lot of camouflage at Ocoee Friday night during the football team’s 7:30 home game against Winter Park.
It’s been dubbed “Camo the Complex,” a military-appreciation night. Admission is free for all military...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Memories of Tinker Field
When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:43 PM
U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district.
Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
| Sep 5, 2014
Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
| Sep 4, 2014
Sept. 6, 8 a.m. – Run Awake 5K for Achon, Uganda Children's Fund/Quiet Waters Park. Information: active.com
Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m. – Race to the Lake 5K/Pasadena United Methodist Church/ Pasadena. Information: pasadena5k.org...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist.
Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China.
Once he left the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.
The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:05 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire. Fitness experts say obstacle course gyms offer a fun, goal-oriented workout that cultivates endurance, strength and agility....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
The contract increase – one of the largest...