2017 U. S. OPEN

Is Stephens the next Serena? Sloane Stephens, who was born in Plantation (Broward County), returns a shot during her semifinal win against Florida resident Venus...

Brown and ‘stank’

Irma leaves her mark in Central Florida BY JEFF WEINER ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – Not content to damage homes, toss trees and knock out power...

Hurricanes drive up Florida gas prices

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gas prices in Florida have hit a three-year high after the combination of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The cost...

Sturdy Keys homes could be model for reducing damage

BY DAVID OVALLE MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Built directly on the Atlantic Ocean in Summerland Key, Bob Chapek’s home stood in the crosshairs when Hurricane Irma...

USF launches enhanced supplier diversity program

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The University of South Florida System is expanding efforts to promote opportunities for a wider range of businesses across the...

Florida Memorial dean stays with students at shelter during Irma

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER It was never a part of his job description, but Dr. Michael Gary, the assistant vice president for Student Affairs...

HURRICANE IRMA – THE AFTERMATH

Destruction and an unknown number of deaths in the Keys; power outages statewide; and flooding yet to come, as Floridians begin life after Irma. COMPILED...

Not just a Florida event

The historic Fort Pulaski National Monument is surrounded by flood waters after Irma came through on Tuesday near Savannah on Georgia’s east coast. The...

‘Bastard stepchildren’

Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten BY JIM WYSS MIAMI HERALD / TNS ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Caribbean last...

Got questions? Here’s who to contact

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida Power and Light: www.fpl.com/storm or 800-468-8243. Here is a statement issued just prior to the Florida Courier’s press time Wednesday night:...

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