| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PHOENIX, AZ -- These reader questions were answered by veterinary experts attending the annual American Animal Hospital Association Conference here March 14-17. The AAHA is the only organization that accredits small animal hospitals throughout the U.S....
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:47 AM
People are passionate about proxy voting in community associations. Some strongly favor the practice, and others strongly oppose it. Few are neutral.
After this column recently discussed the pros and cons of proxies, we received more than 120 responses...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Bryan Porter just wanted a wedding date he could remember. So he and Darlene Hielscher flew to Las Vegas to get married at a burger joint at the stroke of midnight on 11/12/13, one of the last remaining sequential dates this century.
The couple from...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:42 AM
No. 1 Apopka 52, No. 3 West Orange 35 - F
No. 2 Dr. Phillips 49, Boone 10 - F
No. 4 Lake Mary 37, No. 10 Lake Brantley 28 - F
No. 5 Winter Park 34, No. 11 Timber Creek 29 - F
No. 6 Daytona Beach Mainland 62, Deltona 0 - F
| Jun 29, 2013
It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean almost to the Gulf of Mexico, a route that encompasses sandy beaches, springs, secluded forests and history from John D. Rockefeller to Elvis Presley.
There are a lot of diversions along State Road 40, a scenic east-...
| Oct 6, 2012
Roaring engines and crashing waves are the soundtrack for this week's Postcards dispatch.
Let's start with the engines.
Biketoberfest returns Oct. 18-21 in Volusia County, a magnet for motorcyclists worldwide interested in riding in the fall weather...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Angelo and Mary Virgona left their Apopka home for Orlando armed with a map, a GPS and a cellphone.
More than 30 hours later, 91-year-old Virgona and his wife, who is 88, pulled into a gas station 150 miles away, disoriented, hungry and tired.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The former head of a Naperville adoption agency who authorities said fled the country last year on the eve of a grand jury indictment for embezzling has been returned to the U.S. from Germany, according to the Illinois attorney general's office....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Bulow Creek boasts 5,600 acres of beautiful, old-Florida greenery that serves as a home to the 400-year-old Fairchild Oak. There are miles upon miles of shady trails including the Bulow Woods Trail, which leads visitors to the Bulow Plantation Ruins...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:18 PM
No. 1 Apopka 57, No. 16 Oak Ridge 32 - F
No. 2 Oviedo 27, No. 12 Lyman 13 - F
No. 3 Dr. Phillips 35, No. 6 Timber Creek 0 - F
Merritt Island 32, No. 5 New Smyrna Beach 27 - F
No. 7 West Orange 52, Boone 14 - F
No. 8 Evans 16,...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 9:45 PM
It was country music with the Blake Shelton stamp-of-approval. Traditional sounds yielded to rock and rap in Luke Bryan’s performance for a sold-out crowd on Saturday at Amway Center. That’s nothing new in modern country music, but Shelton...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:34 AM
It's all over but the shouting, so the saying goes, as the remaining two-thirds of Central Floridians –who did not early vote– go to the polls today to cast a ballot for who they want to be president for the next four years. Both the Barack...