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Student down to the wire on graduation requirements

Savannah Ackles is an aspiring photographer preparing to graduate Coral Shores High School in June. Her shaggy red hair is in no way indicative...

Main Attraction takes Leon Shell title

Warmer water temperatures combined with a wicked forecast for windy weekend conditions made sail fish hookups during the 14th Annual Leon Shell Memorial Sailfish Tournament particularly challenging, but the 14th annual event still raised $15,000 for Florida Keys Hospice and Visiting Nurses Association.

Patterson joins Weekly Newspapers team

The Weekly Newspapers are proud to welcome former hotel and resort sales manager Anneke Patterson as the newest account executive to their sales and...

Chairs for rent at Sombrero Beach?

Nearly a year after Marathon-based realtor Josh Mothner began floating the idea of establishing a chair and umbrella rental service at Coco Plum and...

Key Largo man charged for sex with a minor

Nine months after he first received complaints from a Key Largo father concerned for his 14-year-old daughter’s well being, Det. Daniel Mehler arrested Jorge...

Vinos on Duval expanding

Clayton and Valerie Chelley weren’t necessarily hunting for a wine bar when they kept strolling past the building at 810 Duval Street. The pair of...

Conch shell blowing contest in 50th year

When ships ran aground on the reefs around Key West in the 1800s, there was no Facebook or Twitter to send out alerts. The conch...

“Transition Bus” makes stop in Florida Keys

Most would probably call them idealistic, but the Daum-Astier family of four is part of a growing movement to localize and reinvent stronger and...

Tanner bids farewell

Marina and Ports Manager Richard Tanner remembers when he first pulled into port aboard a Naval ship in Key West. He hopped aboard a bus...

“Lighthouse Larry” to erect his structures in Marathon

When Larry Herlth’s 15-year-old daughter, Kaya, asked for a paddleboard for her birthday, the former homebuilder countered with another offer. At the center of his...