April 22, 2021

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Dan ‘Tater' Porter is a Florida Icon

Tater Porter is a rodeo champion and an Osceola County sheriff's deputy. Poarter lives in Kenansville and is age 45. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Joe Redner is a ‘Florida Icon'

Adult business entrepreneur, Tampa; age 76 Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Nicole Johnson is a 'Florida Icon'

The former Miss America, age 42, is a health educator and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Ron Magill is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zoo Miami Goodwill Ambassador, Miami; age 56 Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Artis Gilmore is a ‘Florida Icon'

Member, NBA Hall of Fame; special assistant to the president, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville; age 66 Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

An Interview with George Billiris

Sponge industrialist, Tarpon Springs; age 89 Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Frank Morsani is a ‘Florida Icon'

Auto dealership entrepreneur, philanthropist, Tampa; age 84 Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Alto ‘Bud' Adams Jr. is a ‘Florida Icon'

Ruminations from Florida rancher Alto “Bud” Adams Jr. on life and ranching in Florida, including: Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Winston Scott is a 'Florida Icon'

Shuttle astronaut, senior vice president, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, age 65 Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Florida Icon: Carlton Ward Jr.

“My mom always encouraged a sense of wonder in me about things, like picking up seashells and learning the difference between univalves and bivalves,” says Florida environmental photographer Carlton Ward Jr. The eighth-generation Floridian shares other lessons he's learned along the way. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Florida Icon: Mel Tillis

Entertainer Mel Tillis talks about life as a stutterer and singer. Tillis is 83 and lives in Ocala, Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Robert M. 'Bob' Beall II is a Florida ‘Icon'

Lessons from Bealls department store chairman, Bob Beall. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Peter Meinke - A life in poetry

Peter Meinke (Poet laureate of Florida, St. Petersburg; age 82), reflects on a life of poetry. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2015

Carl Hiaasen is a Florida ‘Icon'

The writer and columnist talks about his life and about “a glorious abundance of weirdness and depravity” in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Nan-Yao Su is a Florida 'Icon'

The entomologist and inventor, age 64, shares his life story. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

Roland Martin is a Florida ‘Icon'

Professional fisherman Roland Martin, 75, shares his life story. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Florida Icon: Derrick Brooks

NFL Hall of Fame linebacker; founder, Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School charter school, Tampa; age 42 Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

An interview with Annika Sorenstam

The retired professional golfer has turned her efforts toward business and says, "A lot of people think, ‘oh she's coming back.' But I don't need to." Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Iconic Florida developer H. Irwin Levy

Attorney, Century Village developer, West Palm Beach; age 88 Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

‘Alligator' Ron Bergeron is a Florida Icon

Businessman; commissioner, Florida fish and Wildlife conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale, Age 70 Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Howard Schnellenberger is a Florida 'Icon'

Football coaching legend lives in Boynton Beach; age 80 Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

Florida Icon: Barbara Mainster

Executive director, Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Fort Myers; age 73 Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Florida Icon: Walter Lanier ‘Red' Barber

Sports announcer: born: Feb 17, 1908, died: Oct. 22, 1992 Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Louise Gopher is a 'Florida Icon'

The former director of education for the Seminole Tribe of Florida talks about the value of education in her life and other lessons learned. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

H. Lee Moffitt is a 'Florida Icon'

Attorney, former speaker of the Florida House and namesake of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa; Age 72 Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

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Earth Day events across the Tampa Bay area
Earth Day events across the Tampa Bay area

Earth Day is April 22, so don't miss out on these events happening around the area.
 

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