ANDREW’S LEGACY

Here’s a short list of changes made in Florida as the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew approaches. BY BRETT CLARKSON SUN SENTINEL / TNS SOUTH FLORIDA –...

Amazon bringing more than 1,500 full-time jobs to Orlando

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – Amazon announced Monday it will expand its internet retailing empire by building a massive fulfillment center south of Orlando...

Judge rejects new trial, acquittal for Brown

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A federal judge Wednesday set a Nov. 16 sentencing date for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown after rejecting her requests...

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...

Holiday shopping forecast looks bright

In spite of the impact of Irma, the Florida Retail Federation is predicting an increase in sales over last year. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE...

Florida mental health counselor releases ‘The Hangover’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Carleah East, a licensed from St. Petersburg, has released a new book, “The Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction – 12 Steps for...

Tampa organization to help nearly 45 business owners thrive

The Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan (THAP) has launched a new initiative titled PITCH (Push, Improve, Teach, Challenge and Help). In its initial phase, the East...

ONE YEAR LATER

Hundreds gathered at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando for a final ceremony to mark the first anniversary of America’s worst mass shooting to date. BY...

Senators seek school study funding

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two Republican senators Tuesday requested a study of a long-controversial part of Florida’s school-funding formula, arguing it helps urban school...

Florida better prepared on Andrew anniversary

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Thursday marking the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew pounding Miami-Dade County, the state’s top emergency-management official said the...

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