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...

AHEC LAUNCHES MOBILE DENTAL VAN FOR KIDS

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Some kids take for granted their twice-a-year dental cleaning and checkup, their choice of flavored toothpaste and a free new toothbrush. But plenty of other kids have...

MONROE COUNTY MOVES TO SETTLE $26.5 BILLION OPIOID LAWSUIT

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Monroe County has moved to settle its part in a nationwide class-action lawsuit against distributors and a manufacturer of opioid pain pills. According to the December 2021...

FLORIDA KEYS TABLE: FOOD, DRINK & PEOPLE

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The Florida Keys boast some of the most iconic eateries and bars in the world.  Creative culinary minds elevate local seafood to new levels and celebrate contemporary fusion,...

IN PICTURES: KEY WEST WELCOMES 2022 IN STYLE

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A pirate wench and a posh drag queen, a conch shell, a vintage PanAm flight attendant and a giant Key lime wedge all dropped into 2022 on...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COUNTY LEADER LOOKS BACK ON 2021 & FORWARD TO 2022

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2021 was a challenging year. With all the tribulations Monroe County has endured, our commissioners and staff have continued the forward press to enhance our citizens’, business...

HUMOR: TOP 10 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN BROKEN

We’re going to lose weight, quit drinking (at least in the daytime), get back in shape, start a retirement fund, paint the living room, eat less fast...

COVID-RELATED HOSPITALIZATIONS IN THE KEYS DECREASE

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As the highly contagious Omicron variant makes positive COVID tests the rule rather than the exception, experts point to hospitalizations rather than case counts as the most...

FLORIDIANS DEBATE DESSERT DESIGNATION

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As if there weren’t enough arguments in the world today, a Florida state senator from the Plant City area wants the Florida Legislature to designate strawberry shortcake...

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...