Big Pine Key

Officials say screwworm gone

Officials say screwworm gone

 I don’t expect to see another case.” —    Dr. John B. Welch, USDA Officials will continue to treat disease for 120 more days In an abundance of caution, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam announced Thursday that a team of federal, state and local partners will continue to release sterilized flies for two more life […]

Kevin Madok declares candidacy for Clerk of Court

Kevin Madok declares candidacy for Clerk of Court

Kevin Madok announced today that he has filed as a candidate for the office occupied by Amy Heavilin. The election is in 2016. “I’m running to restore competence and accountability to the Clerk’s Office,” said Madok. Currently, Madok serves Monroe County as Senior Director of Strategic Planning. Prior to Heavilin’s arrival, Madok worked for eight […]

Gearl Jam plays in Big Pine Key this weekend

Gearl Jam plays in Big Pine Key this weekend

Seven women with one passion. Four years ago, the stars aligned to bring seven women together. Friendships grew during their jam sessions and soon enough the band Gearl Jam band was born. The ladies enjoy playing ’60s music, soft rock and fun sing-along songs that get the crowd moving. “We like to empower women our […]