When one of the largest companies in the world decides to open a branch in the area, that gets your attention.
Before you read the rest of this column, turn off the TV, put down your phone (not if you are reading this on your mobile device), close your eyes and for about 20 seconds ask yourself if you consider yourself a rude person.
OUR POSITION: New safeguards aside, Florida is still under the siege of phosphate mining years after some operations have been shut down.
There’s an entire school of thinking for beautiful words. It’s called phonaesthetics. Think about words that sound nice to your eardrums; these words make your brain release oodles of endorphins. Hearing pleasant-sounding words is the aural equivalent of watching baby river otters perform a …
South Florida State College is pleased to have Cross Creek RV Resort in Arcadia as the host of the 2020 Heartland Senior Games Mah Jongg Tournament.
I once wrote to a friend thanking him for a comment he made when I visited him shortly after the death of his wife. Reminiscing over their years together, he explained the reason for their successful marriage in one simple yet profound expression of love. "We were good to each other," he said.
Have you ever seen a picture of yourself from an unusual angle? You look at the photo and realize, “Who is that person? Oh, that’s me. I do not like what I see.”
The Arcadia Woman's Club January meeting was called to order by President Linda Waters, with three new members present—Nancy Osgood, Susan Kuczenska and Janet Hanus. Welcome new members! Birthday wishes to Iris Varner. A wonderful lunch was enjoyed by all.
I’ll admit it ... I don’t know much about street art. I’m no graffitist (a person who does graffiti), but I do know that to “tag” something is when someone quickly spray paints a surface, or it can indicate the way a graffiti artist signs his/her work. I’m aware that I’m breaking down basic …
I’ve heard it said about Florida that if you don’t like the weather, just wait and it’ll change for you in a day or two. We native Floridians (aka “endangered species”) know this to be true. Sometimes the weather can go from chilling to grilling in a matter of hours.
Cyclists of all abilities are expected to gather for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services (DCHS) one-day bicycling event. The event on (Saturday) Feb. 8 begins and ends at Mosaic Arena, home of the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo. The cycling event has a new director, all new routes, and th…
The Mosaic Company is no stranger to criticism, even protests, from anti-mining groups, environmentalists and even this newspaper when we believe it is appropriate.