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A 58-year-old Polk County man was arrested Wednesday after deputies said he caused a Christmas Eve crash that killed a husband and wife and injured three other people, including an 87-year-old woman. Michael Sisco of Lake Wales was arrested on two...
Brevard RONALD A. HELKE, 59, Rockledge, died Monday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home and Crematory, Melbourne. Lake THEODORE DALLAS ALLEN, 53, Mount Dora, died Friday. Hayes Brothers Funeral Home, Eustis. AGNES ANN "TERRY" BORDELON, 70, Fruitland...
Pine Castle Christian, which lost to St. Petersburg Canterbury 3-2 in nine innings of the Class 2A state championship game Saturday -- the only Central Florida team to reach the state final -- is the highest ranking Central Florida team in the final...
The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.Florida watermelon growers get far less notice than their counterparts in citrus and the rapidly expanding blueberry industries, but Florida has consistently ranked among the top three states in watermelon acreage for the past five decades. And for...
Tags: Potatoes, Kissimmee, Polk County, Osceola County, Marketing
South Bend TribuneCULVER — John Gouwens, carillonneur of the Culver Academies, will present the second in the series of recitals on the 51-bell carillon in the tower of the Memorial Chapel, Culver Academies, at 4 p.m. Saturday. Because the program is part of the...
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What: 2013 FHSAA Softball Finals When: Thursday through Saturday Where: Vero Beach Sports Village, 3901 26th St., Vero Beach Schedule: Wednesday — Class 7A semifinals: St. Thomas Aquinas 1, Harmony 0; Freedom 1, Chiles 0; Class 5A semifinals:...
The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.In an effort to reverse a 15-year decline in Florida's citrus grove acreage and nine years of declining orange production, Coca-Cola Co. announced Tuesday a $2 billion agreement with Vero Beach and Brazilian companies to plant 25,000 acres of new orange...
Tags: Winter Garden, Oranges, Brazil, Auburndale, Coca-Cola Co.
2013 Florida High School Softball Top 10 - Final Four Poll Florida All Class Poll 1. Gulliver Prep 4A 2. American Heritage 5A 3. American Heritage Delray 3A 4. Bradford 4A 5. Harmony 7A 6. Coral Reef 8A 7. Bishop Verot 4A 8. Creekside 5A 9. Lake City...
A rare window to Central Florida's past opens May 11 when one of the area's most fabled mansions welcomes visitors in a fundraiser for the Zellwood Historical Society. Built by steel heir James Laughlin Jr. of Pittsburgh as a winter hunting retreat, the...
Tags: Zellwood, Arts, Apopka, The New York Times, Orlando
First off, your history lesson: On May 5, 1862, roughly 8,000 soldiers in the French army took a significant pounding from a Mexican force nearly half that size in the Battle of Puebla. Doesn't sound like a proper occasion for drinking? Neither is a...
Tags: Tacos, Winter Park, Dining and Drinking, Music, Bok Tower
If a resident of Sunrise, Weston, Southwest Ranches or parts of Davie has a lien against his house, Sunrise might soon give him a break. The leaders of Sunrise, which supplies water to about 70 square miles and 215,000 customers amongst those four...
OAKLAND — Wearing a T-shirt and jeans, Baybrook Homes owner Braxton Green leans over his desk and complains that small home builders are being shut out of the market as it recovers because they still can't get financing to buy land and build. He...
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