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The ‘Unforgettable’ King

When my husband and I were invited to a recent charity gala at the renowned Boca Raton Resort & Club, I was excited and nervous at the same time. I haven’t been much of a gala-goer since leaving the community social scene to raise our son. These days when I’m not working in the... -Read More


Looking for work? Try University Baptist Church’s job blog

In light of today’s economy, it’s no secret many people are out of work as the unemployment rate continues to rise. Leaders at University Baptist Church (UBC) in Coral Gables feel the pressing burden to take care of their own–church members who have lost their jobs. In an effort to reach their church and... -Read More


10 years of Good News

When my wife and I realized that God had called us to start a Christian community Newspaper back in 1999, we did what everyone else did back then. We went to the library. We checked out books on how to publish a Newspaper, because the internet wasn’t as overloaded with information as it is... -Read More


A Naples family calls Chick-fil-A “home”

By Arlene Colcombe The Good News Young Pedro Jason (“PJ”) Rodriguez had no idea when he took his first job as a teenager that he was making a decision that would impact the rest of his life. It almost didn’t happen. Alex Rodriguez, operator of a local Chick-fil-A restaurant, probably wouldn’t have hired young... -Read More


Local millionaire responds to ‘The Tap’

The name Frank McKinney may ring a bell.   Perhaps you’ve seen him on TV showcasing one of the jaw-dropping oceanfront mansions he’s constructed, or maybe you’ve seen him around town in rocker clothing and long blonde tresses flowing in the wind and wondered, “Who is that?” Most onlookers will be surprised to know... -Read More


Local high school student recognized as National Merit Finalist

The Good News Highlands Christian Academy is pleased to announce that Jenna Pirrie, a former student intern at The Good News of Florida, was recently named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). As one of only 8,000 finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, Jenna is in a very select... -Read More


Praise FM’s Sharathon starts March 18

The Good News Praise FM 89.5 (WSRX) Station Manager Arnie Coones is pleased to announce the dates for the radio station’s Sharathon 2009, a three-day event where callers make a pledge of financial support toward the station’s annual operating budget. The fundraiser is scheduled to start at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18 and... -Read More


Giving a hand up in Southwest Florida

By Arlene Colcombe The Good News When her last child moved out, there was an empty room in Angie Valentini’s house. So, she prayed and asked God what she should do with it. And He answered. “I saw – literally – boxes piled to the ceiling. I got excited,” she says. “I didn’t know... -Read More