| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:02 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando native and former Boone High standout Marvin Bracy appears to be ending his college career before it ever really got going.
The Orlando Sentinel has learned Bracy hasn't attended a practice with the FSU men's track team and has...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:56 AM
In an unusual, late-night meeting, Florida lawmakers negotiating a state budget unveiled – and quickly agreed to – a new tax break meant to help a California company that recently hired one of Tallahassee’s most influential lobbying...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Less than 24 hours before ACC presidents unanimously approved the conference’s landmark grant of rights last month, commissioner John Swofford met with Virginia’s Board of Visitors in Charlottesville. But the trip was not a last-minute sales...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Gov. Rick Scott, continuing efforts to be seen as a friend of public education, will be hosting a Teacher of the Year summit in Tallahassee this morning.
More than 40 of Florida's top teachers -- each selected by their school district -- will attend the...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:36 PM
I figured out how they manage to look at themselves in the mirror. I’m talking about the Republican legislators up in Tallahassee who adjourned without extending health care to a million or so of Florida’s poor.
You have to assume that a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Prosecutors today added manslaughter and felony hazing to their case against former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas, who was once charged only with a misdemeanor.
Deas, 24, was scheduled to appear in court this morning on a misdemeanor charge of hazing in an...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:39 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Here's a toast to the Florida Legislature, that perennially loathed lot that comes to work in this steamy, backwoods armpit of an otherwise scenic, celebrity-filled and entertainment-abundant megastate.
No one in their right mind...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Corsicana, Texas: Funeral services for Mildred Erdmann, 92, of Corsicana, Texas, and formerly of Groton, will be 2 p.m. June 17 at the Presbyterian Church in Groton.
Burial will follow in Groton Union Cemetery, under the direction of Paetznick-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:59 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's black caucus has tapped Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, to lead the caucus next year.
Williams is replacing Tampa Sen. Arthenia Joyner, D-Tampa, as chair of the 27-member Florida Legislative Black Caucus,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The entertainment biz is a mission.
At least that’s the way Actors, Models and Talent for Christ (AMTC) feels. The non-profit ministry is holding auditions for their education program Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at GALLERY one –...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Abigail Elizabeth Showman and Jonathan Roy Shiver, both of Tallahassee, Fla., are announcing their engagement.
Miss Showman is the daughter of Capt. (Ret) Gregory and Beatrice Showman, Melbourne, Fla. Her grandparents are Mrs. Lewis Weaver and the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:34 AM
If you spend any amount of time in Tallahassee, you’ll hear constant railing about top-down government.
Legislators complain about everything from Obamacare to unfunded mandates. They argue that one government should stay out of another one&...