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Family Ties

Family Ties

For 77 years, building relationships has been a Maus family tradition.

December 2017
Sundries, Celebrities & Small Town Charm

Sundries, Celebrities & Small Town Charm

Today, over six decades later, Corey’s Pharmacy is still going strong at the same location on the corner of Ocean Drive and Easter Lily Lane.

October 2017
The Prince of Sea Turtles

The Prince of Sea Turtles

Dr. Carr’s work taught him to see the world through the eyes of other species. He was able to transcend science and reach out to the broader public with his eloquent writings and books on these mysterious sea creatures.

October 2017
A Flower, A Family, And A Fight For A Name

A Flower, A Family, And A Fight For A Name

Mrs. Joe W. (Anne) Michael is on a crusade to educate full and part time residents and visitors as to the correct name of Indian River County’s barrier island — Orchid Island.

July 2017
Following in her Footsteps

Following in her Footsteps

When the founder of Indian River Hospital left to serve in World War II, a committed group of volunteers took charge of Indian River Hospital.

June 2017
A Gentleman’s Collection

A Gentleman’s Collection

A special night at the Amelia Island concours saw Orin Smith’s storied classic automobile collection go up for auction.

May 2017
Short But Sweet

Short But Sweet

Due to the speed of pineapple's growing cycle, it was a highly marketable product before orange and grapefruit trees were harvestable.

April 2017
Moonshiners & Rum Runners

Moonshiners & Rum Runners

When Prohibition became the law of the land, many were still determined to enjoy a cocktail no matter what, and Florida played a major role in the illicit liquor trade.

January 2017
Off Vero's Beach: 1942

Off Vero's Beach: 1942

During the early months of 1942, German submarines, unopposed, ravaged shipping lines along the Eastern Seaboard from New England to Florida. With the demands of a two-ocean war, the Navy and Coast Guard initially had few resources to defend against U-boats.

November 2016
A Passion To Change The Future

A Passion To Change The Future

“You cannot live with people without loving them.” This simple-sounding philosophy inspired Harriet Bedell, born in 1875, to spend more than a half century living among and serving as a missionary to the Cheyenne in Oklahoma, the Koyukon in remote Alaska and the Seminoles in South Florida.

September 2016