| Aug 1, 2013
Redfield: Constance Green, 93, of Redfield died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Eastern Star Home in Redfield, with her daughter and grandson, Paul, at her side.
Constance’s wishes were to have no formal funeral service.
She was cremated and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:02 AM
As I photographed the very first press conference after Trayvon Martin’s death, I had the feeling that this story could grow into something bigger. That feeling was confirmed when I covered the first rally at the Allen Chapel AME church in Sanford a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:27 AM
By sheer coincidence, each of this week's happenings relate to our shared local history, shared and varied cultures, and the effects of "progress" on us all.
Preserving old Florida
The Kenton Kowboy Classic is a new organization dedicated to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Action in response to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial continues to sweep the nation, as lawmakers, preachers, students and others took to Washington, Tallahassee, Orlando and beyond to gear up for protests and rallies through...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Two days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in Trayvon Martin's shooting death, the initial grief among supporters of the dead teen is being channeled into protests, marches and calls for action echoing across the country.
In Florida, elected...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The 17 organizations designated as cultural partners on the pledge form for United Arts' Campaign for the Arts mostly beat their goals in the annual spring fund drive. These partner organizations determine their individual goals and then report them to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Soon, Central Florida residents will be able to log physical activity and healthy meal decisions in a phone app inspired by a community initiative.
The app is the brainchild of Michelle Gardner, a University of Central Florida doctoral candidate....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Two members of Eatonville's Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will be recognized at the White House on Wednesday, March 6, for winning first place in the Communities on the Move Video Challenge. Health Ministry Chairman Lavon Willliams and Faith...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
State Rep. Bryan Nelson, R-Apopka, took a quick outside fundraising advantage in the Orange County Commission District 2 race, according to the latest reports. And little of it came from that Apopka area of the county that he wants to represent. Instead,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:34 AM
WINGIN’ IT FESTIVAL: with chicken wing competitions and live music: 1-11 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; Winter Haven Airport Terminal, 2073 W. Highway 92, Winter Haven; free; 863-585-6849.
STRATES FUN FAIR: with midway games and...