Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy believes in community reporting, giving back and life on the water. A workout fanatic, diver and a bogey-golfer, Jim loves chicken wings, Marvel movies and sports.

TRAVIS PASTRANA PERFORMS DRIFT STUNTS DURING VIDEO SHOOT IN THE KEYS

Professional motorsports competitor Travis Pastrana brought the stunts and action not normally seen on U.S. 1 to the Upper Keys on Jan. 20. A portion of U.S. 1 at MM...

KEY LARGO SCHOOL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Former and current administrators, teachers and students peered at yearbooks and past pictures inside the Key Largo School library on Jan. 19. Fifty years ago to the day, the...

2 UPPER KEYS YOUTH SOCCER TEAMS TAKE HOME STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Upper Keys youth soccer reigned supreme with two teams crowned champs at the AYSO Region 345 State Games at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach this past weekend.  In total,...

ISLAMORADA COUNCIL BACK TO SQUARE ONE WITH VILLAGE MANAGER’S DEPARTURE

Islamorada Village Manager Greg Oravec’s resignation has a familiar face returning to acting manager duties and a dais searching again for the right candidate.  Citing a lost appetite for the...

MARINE MAJOR STARTS SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR UPPER KEYS STUDENTS

Coral Shores 1991 graduate Jason Kendall knows what it feels like to graduate without receiving a load of scholarships. A resident of Key Largo, the U.S. Marine major who’s...

FROM THE FAMOUS FOX: A FANCY MICROSCOPE & RESTORING LOCAL REEFS

Hi friends! Reef the fox here with this week’s “Reef’s Report.” Did you notice I got a new column photo? New Year, new me. I’m not a baby anymore, so...