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Times of the Islands Magazine

Make-A-Wish and 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge Partner to Help Make Dreams Come True

A young boy with muscular dystrophy was recently granted a visit to 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge and sworn in as the manager for the day, through a partnership with Make-a-Wish Southern Florida.

Balancing Technology and Family Life

Common sense must prevail when deciding screen/phone use.

Bailey's General Store: The Island's Family Owned-and-operated General Store Since 1899

We caught up with Callaway, Baillie and Dane Johnson, who help run the long-standing community staple, Bailey's General Store.

Valerie's House Founder Talks Hope, Grief & Healing Together

We had the opportunity to speak with Valerie’s House Founder and CEO Angela Melvin, who recently presented at the 2017 National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium in Richmond, Va.

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.

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