Take a group of big-hearted motorcycle riders, an artistic 11-year-old, a 110-mile ride and a good cause, put them all together and you have the fourth annual benefit run for the Key Peninsula Family...

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Community rallies around a family after loved one...

On May 30 Melissa Smeltzer’s life changed forever. It was the seventh birthday of her son, Noah, and her husband,...

Vaughn family escapes burning home; belongings...

At 4 a.m. on June 14, Vaughn resident Christina Sailly was awakened by strange noises. “I thought it was the fire...

Vaughn students walk and run for school PTA

For the past five years, students at Vaughn Elementary have celebrated the end of the school year by raising money with...

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    The Red Barn Youth Center, located on the Key Peninsula…

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