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100 Years on the Islands - Historic family to observe centennial; then and now

Eugene Gavin and his wife, Velma's predecessors arrived on Captiva 100 years ago. Most of us can’t imagine life without chilled air or bug juice. But the pioneers were clever and inventive.

Sanibold - Small island’s national rise credited to Mayor Kevin Ruane

Sanibel is packing a big punch in statewide issues. Lee County’s most remote town is amending its foreign policy.

Berry Good - Plant City’s Strawberry Festival has celebrated spring harvest since 1930

A new queen, live concerts, a midway, and vendors selling strawberry-related goodies. It's the town’s bread and butter.

Islanders on the Move - Where Mother Earth is the playing field

Those who live, work, visit and recreate on our gulf coast islands embody these positive and healthy styles of “travel”. Come along for the ride—by whatever means you prefer to move.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Returns to Southwest Florida

The faces behind popular music are in Southwest Florida in mid-September.The second annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is a different kind of sanctuary, with performers moving between venues and the streets filled with fans.

29th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship

The 2015 event begins November 20 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel. It promises 10 days of intense competition, with mind-boggling sculptures created by master sand sculptors and also advanced amateur sculptors.

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