| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.
Back to school block party
Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A three-car collision on Maitland Boulevard killed a 22-year-old man and left a young woman with serious injuries Saturday morning, officials said.
Kyle Raymond Lowe, of Ocoee, was pronounced dead at the scene.
He was driving west on Maitland...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Antibiotics, pesticides and hormones are not on anyone's grocery list, yet they are standard fare in the foods we eat.
But that is changing in Central Florida and across the state, as buying organic becomes easier, and grocers such as Publix, Whole...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Here are three recipes that showcase Florida blueberries, plus a list at the end on where to pick fruit in Central Florida. Save the first recipe for your Fourth of July celebrations. But before I send you out to the market and into the kitchen, here's my...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An attorney has paid $1 million for the historic Britt Mansion in Winter Garden, intending to use it as a law office while retaining historic character.
Joe Ort, of the Ort Law Firm, will relocate six employees from Ocoee to the mansion. BankFIRST ...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:58 PM
Celebration senior Jhonny Victor won the boys high jump (6 feet, 8 inches) and long jump (22-6) and placed second in the triple jump (44-7) to highlight a Class 4A, District 5 track and field meet that was interrupted by inclement weather, but completed, ...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Jones football coach Kevin Lewis expects to see some new players on his practice field in August.
He just wishes they could come sooner.
An Orange County Public Schools rezoning plan could send 300 to 350 students from Evans to Jones for the 2014-15...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The results of spring football games don't count — in the standings, that is.
They matter to fans who want to see their schools do well. They matter to players, who could be fighting for playing time in the fall and want to impress coaches....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Charles King and Chris Hays discuss some of the best high school linebackers to watch in 2014.
Here's a list of players we talk about, in order of video (all seniors-to-be, unless otherwise noted):
— Marcus Brunson, Mainland, 6-0, 210
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Gov. Rick Scott last year used a visit to an Orange County school to announce plans to give Florida teachers raises. He returned to to the same campus on "victory tour" a few months later, touting the money the Florida Legislature had earmarked...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Track & Field
Golden South Classic
at First Academy
Long jump: 1. Deiondre Porter, Tampa Jefferson, 23-11; 2. Chedlin Sagesse, Lantana Santaluces, 22-8.5; 3. Kameron Tate, Colonial, 22-3.5; Discus: 1. Brad Smith, Tampa...