| Feb 12, 2011
| 8:57 AM
The Orlando area will be well represented today in Gainesville as the Gators host their first junior day for the 2012 recruiting period.
The Orlando players will join some of the top players in the state as Coach Will Muschamp and staff host the first...
| May 4, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Mount Dora quarterback Vegas Harley's athletic skills were on display for all to see last football season. His arm and his feet accounted for almost 3,100 yards of offense and 29 touchdowns — 1,261 passing yards and 14 TDs and 1,837 rushing yards...
| Jul 13, 2011
Anyone who thinks the written word has lost its power in this visual age should have been in Mount Dora on Saturday morning, watching tears stream down the faces of members of a Jewish synagogue whose new building was defiled by vandals.
What a jolt to...
| Feb 6, 2011
After Dorothy Lewis was raped twice, shot between the eyes and robbed of the most precious things in her world — her daughters Jamilya, 7, and Jasmine, 3 — the widowed mom was certain that her life was over, too.
"That's what I said and...
| Mar 4, 2011
TAVARES — Two mothers who lost sons to overdoses of prescription painkillers applauded county commissioners for imposing new restrictions on pain-management clinics that dispense the medicine.
"I hope this saves lives," said Ellen Tidwell of...
| Oct 13, 2010
The lies are starting to work.
A multimillion-dollar campaign financed by developers, builders, land speculators and others who stand to make fortunes from over-development is starting to convince Floridians that Amendment 4 will bring on Armageddon....
| Nov 13, 2010
If the wisdom on those ball caps with the fish hooks is to be believed, a bad day fishing is better than a good day at the office.
Well, I want my own cap, telling the world that even a rainy day at Cocoa Village is better than working, too.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:31 PM
You figure you've got the whole evacuation kit thing under control. The Band-Aids, flashlight, batteries, phone charger, drug prescriptions. Everyone knows where it's stored. You're prepared for anything, right?
Maybe. What about your insurance papers?...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Senior wide receiver Avery Johnson showed why he's the No. 1-ranked pass catcher in the state Saturday at the UCF 7-on-7 tournament. What he does on the field, however, was already a well-known fact about 6-foot-3 the Pompano Beach Blanche Ely star.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:51 AM
On Sunday, we will release the latest update in our 2012 Central Florida Super60 and we are counting down the Top 12 (SuperDozen) leading up to the release:
Ask any coach who's seen him, any coach who's played against him, and you'll hear some very...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 11:54 PM
Yulee High running back Derrick Henry is used to dominating opponents on the football field.
The 5,263 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns he has accumulated during his freshman and sophomore seasons are proof of that.
But now the junior-to-be is...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
The Bavarian Haus restaurant closed up shop in a Winter Garden strip mall this spring and found a new home in downtown Mount Dora by summer.
Leaving the west Orange County city surprised many, but the German eatery was not near the thriving historic...