For several months, I have kept my own counsel on the Election of 2020, an event which should rate an entire chapter in history books.
Every year before Halloween, our special victims unit detectives remind registered sexual predators and sexual offenders who have restrictions related to having contact with children and participating in holidays that involve children.
Seniors have been harder hit by COVID-19 than any other age group, and it is not even close. Across the country, lawmakers, and public health officials must do everything they can to help this population, and this starts with learning the right lessons.
After reading Mr. Baker's article on the recent school board issues, I developed strong concerns about the suggestion for the rule to "make it unethical for school board members not to support a school policy once it is instated.." This sounds like a type of "cancel culture" going on today, …
As we make our transition to the Thanksgiving Holiday, we can be assured there is a new normal. The holidays ahead will be redefined in the wake of the Coronavirus. Wearing a face-mask, hand-sanitizing, social distancing and following the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to protec…
It feels like we are in a unique moment in history.
The month of November is Aviation History Month, so I figured it would be interesting to not only take a look back at the history of the Aviation Unit at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, but also fill you in on what the unit does for our fine community.
A progressive dinner — or “safari supper” as they call it in the United Kingdom — is a meal in which you go to different locations for each course.
A few days ago, I had the opportunity to attend a unique program to honor 32 citizens of the community of Apopka who lost their lives in combat from the Spanish-American War to the Global War on Terrorism.
Occasionally, our family observes half-birthdays.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about how 10 percent of all the drivers on Florida roads are driving on a suspended license. This epidemic of suspended licenses is because Florida imposes heavy court fees we expect everyone to pay, regardless of their income. If you can’t pay your fees and…
I am a strong believer in peaceful protests and marching for a legitimate cause that impacts our society at its core. It is important to get involved in changing unethical policies and laws that touch our daily lives.
It is so exciting to observe children learning, growing and changing.
I have been reading several articles in The Sun Newspaper about the public school superintendent Jacqueline Byrd. First she was going to retire, giving up her salary of half a million dollars. That is okay if that is her decision. The article sounded racial but I am really not sure but it so…
Few proposals coming from the nation’s capital have the potential to wreak as much havoc on the American economy as one to allow employers to defer withholding Social Security taxes from salaries of employees making up to $104,000 a year.
The reopening of schools across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic has gained major attention, with strong opinions on both sides.