It’s been just over a year since Chef Chadi Mokbel and his wife Cindy opened their quaint Lebanese restaurant in Winter Haven. Over that year, despite the obstacles facing many businesses in the wake of the coronavirus, the Mediterranean Fresh Grill has amassed a loyal foodie following. Read more

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has affected the health of many directly. For others, interruptions in daily routines have meant changes in their diet and exercise habits.

Later this month at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, Miss Florida, Michaela McLean will join 49 women from around the country to vie for the 2020 Miss America 2.0 crown. McLean took some time to talk with us about her journey to Miss America, people who have inspired her along the way, and to share her message to young women. READ MORE

Florida native, JC Andersen lived the first few years of his life in Norway where his dad is from.  His family made the move to  Lakeland in the late 80s when he was five, where he lived until moving to Nashville in 2004. Growing up, his goal was to be a doctor.  In fact, he had earned a full ride scholarship to college after graduating Bartow High School in 2003.  The thing was, he had al… READ MORE