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The Dilemma Of David Beckwith

The Dilemma Of David Beckwith

In the summer of 1969 David Beckwith, a recent graduate of Old Miss, was not looking to be a part of history. He was just looking for a job.

From Golf To Glamour

From Golf To Glamour

Sixty Years in Indian River's Gardens

Sixty Years in Indian River's Gardens

94-year-old Beverly Graves is still bemused by the Hall of Fame award recently presented to her by the Garden Club of Indian River County.

New Hope for the Homeless

New Hope for the Homeless

What do you think of when you hear the words “soup bowl?” Shotsi Lajoie hopes the first thing that comes to mind is the Samaritan Center’s major fundraising event.

New Flavors for an Old Favorite

New Flavors for an Old Favorite

So you think cupcakes are just for kids? Well, think again! Today, cupcakes are a lot more than an easy treat to take to an elementary school birthday celebration or a holiday party. Oh, they are still that, but much, much more.

Summer Sojourn to a 400th-Year Fiesta

Summer Sojourn to a 400th-Year Fiesta

The fiesta has already started, but you’ve got an open invitation so don’t worry about being late.

Composting The Right Way

Composting The Right Way

Mother Nature has composted without human intervention for eons.

Fishing For Fun and Profit

Fishing For Fun and Profit

There is plenty of truth in that famous old Chinese proverb. And for nearly 30 years, Brian Williamson has been feeding people as a charter boat captain and owner of Vero Tackle & Marina, located below the foot of the Barber Bridge on the island side.

Little Island of Memories

Little Island of Memories

On Sept. 29, 2007, a small group of former prisoners of war gathered on a tiny island in the Indian River just south of the Merrill Barber Bridge.

With Sharp Knife in Hand

With Sharp Knife in Hand

Wanted: Good-humored men and women from all walks of life who like to work with their hands.

Attorney Tameika Jackson,  For the Defense

Attorney Tameika Jackson, For the Defense

Attorney Tameika Jackson likes to say that one of the reasons she entered her profession is because her teachers at Saint Edward’s School encouraged it.

A Home with Personality

A Home with Personality

When Susan Ritter spied a colorful plate lying on a dusty shelf in the back room of a Winter Park junk shop she snapped it up.

Bridge: A Matter of Life and Death

Bridge: A Matter of Life and Death

While Vandal hordes hammered at the gates, St. Augustine, the fifth-century patron saint of theologians and sore eyes, put his fingers in his ears and theorized that time did not exist before the beginning of the world.