The United States Marine Corps selected 24-year-old Siesta Key resident James Schmidt for honor guard duty at Camp David and the White House.
During the Florida Press Associationâ€™s annual conference, held July 18, in Orlando, the industry organization recognized the Observer Media Group newspapers in multiple categories for its 2012 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest
Head north from Longboat Key to check out the shops, destinations, restaurants and beaches of Anna Maria Island.
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