October 16, 2019

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Writer Randy Wayne White is a Florida Icon

The creator of the Doc Ford series of novels shares his view on writing, baseball and getting stabbed. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2019

Former chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court Fred Lewis

Former chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court; professor at Florida Southern College, Tallahassee/Lakeland; age 71 Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Florida Icon: Former Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams

The Orlando Magic executive shares lessons learned... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2019

Hall of Fame Florida swimming coach Randy Reese

“Coaching has changed. Competing against the phones is the biggest problem I have.” Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Florida Icon: Mike Jackson

Executive Chairman, AutoNation, Fort Lauderdale; age 70 Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Florida Icon: Biologist Mike Owen

Biologist Mike Owen on a lesson from his dad... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Florida Icon: Former HSN pitchman Bob Circosta

First on-air host at the Home Shopping Club — later the Home Shopping Network — entrepreneur, Clearwater; age 69 Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Florida Icon Thaddeus Bullard

Former football player, social activist, WWE wrestler "Titus O'Neil," Tampa; age 41 Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida Icon J.R. 'Johnny' Lopez de la Cruz

The retired U.S. Army colonel, 78, president, Bay of Pigs Veterans Association brigade 2506, shares his thoughts on Cuba, the U.S. and life in general Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Florida Icon: Diane McFarlin

The Dean of University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and former Gainesville Sun Editor shares her journalism and publishing experiences. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Duncan McClellan is a ‘Florida Icon'

The glass artist reflects on his life and offers lessons learned along the way. “I can alienate a lot of people with my opinions, so I generally don't advertise them.” Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Florida Icon: Jack Levine

Child and family advocate; founder, 4Generations Institute; former president, Voices For Florida's Children, Tallahassee; age 67 Read more »
Published on 10/24/2018

Florida Icon: JoAnn Morgan

JoAnn Morgan, NASA aerospace engineer, was the first woman to serve as a senior executive at Kennedy Space Center Read more »
Published on 9/27/2018

Florida Icon: David Lawrence Jr.

(Chairman, Children's Movement of Florida; former publisher, Miami Herald, Coral Gables; age 76) Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Florida Icon: Judith A. Bense

Former UWF President Judith A. Bense, sheds light on what she learned growing up on a dairy farm and more. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

Stephen Leatherman, aka ‘Dr. Beach'

Steven Leatherman is a coastal ecologist and professor at Florida International University. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Florida 'Icon' Jeff Klinkenberg

Longtime journalist and author Jeff Klinkenberg Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

Historian Raymond Arsenault – a Florida Icon

Historian, writer, St. Petersburg; age 70 Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Greg Asbed is a ‘Florida Icon'

“Being born poor shouldn't be a life sentence,” Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Sherrill Milnes is a ‘Florida Icon'

Operatic baritone, Palm Harbor; age 83 Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Florida Icon: Pedro José Greer Jr.

Professor of medicine, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami; age 61. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

Al Hoffman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Real estate developer, former U.S. ambassador to Portugal, North Palm Beach; age 83 Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

Ronald ‘Winky' Wright is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former professional boxer and two-time light middleweight world champion, St. Petersburg; age 45 Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Steve Spurrier, Florida Icon

Former football player, football coach, Gainesville; age 72 Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Wilson Bradshaw is a ‘Florida Icon'

(Former president of Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers; age 71) Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

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