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Second annual Sarasota Lionfish Derby to be held by Mote

The second annual Sarasota Lionfish Derby is an exciting and environmentally beneficial event that invites SCUBA divers a…

Obituary: Ann Louise Arehart

Ann Louise Arehart, born July 13, 1925, died at home on June 27, 2015 at age 89 after a long illness. Ann was born in …

Letter to the Editor: A big Ladies Day ‘thanks’

To the Editor: The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual Ladies Day Tarpon Tournament had a successful outc…

CCSO: Things you need to know for July 4th

To the Editor: It is only a few days until the beginning of the Ju…

Obituary: Philip E. Benton III

Philip E. Benton Jr., 86, of Orleans, Mass. passed away peacefully…

Profile: Scott O’Connor

BY JACK SHORT – To put it simply, Scott O’Connor is living the good life. He and his wife, Kristin, aren’t cruising the s…

Blaze ends tarpon tournament season with a win

BY ANGIE MILLS AND MARCY SHORTUSE –  The 4th Annual Turnin’ Tides Invitational, is now in the history books. It began wit…

GIBA discusses recent bridge failures, wayward walls and paving projects at quarterly meeting

BY JACK SHORT – The Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority board met on June 25 for a quarterly meeting, and foremost on the …

Indian tacos to be served this Saturday

On Saturday, June 27 a new twist on lunch will be served in the courtyard next to Hudson’s Grocery beginning at 11 a.m. T…

Visitor loses ring worth 100K

Finders keepers, losers weepers, indeed. According to a report provided by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a visitor to …