Dennis Corrick On His Passions For Photography, Video Production And Local Agribusiness

Local lawyer Dennis Corrick came to Dean Mead’s agribusiness office in Fort Pierce by way of a video production company and a wine shop, with a professional camera in tow.

Johanna Wade’s Local Impact Through Wade Veterinary Services

Photography by Lindsey Potter Wade Veterinary Services operates unlike any other animal-care practice on the Treasure Coast.Dr. Johanna Wade, who started the business one year ago...

Why This Port. St. Lucie Couple Adopts Children In Crisis

They met on a college campus in Iowa during August 2013. Both 21-year-old students about to graduate, Chris Norton and Emily Summers struck up conversation...
Sophie Araque-Liu in Palm City. Photography by Steven Martine

Meet Global Sensation Sophie Araque-Liu

The Palm City teen became a household name when she recently had her artwork displayed as Google’s home page doodle.

Steven Vitale Commits To Preserving The Historic Old Colorado Inn

Steven Vitale is committed to preserving and spotlighting the community and its historic integrity as the owner of the Old Colorado Inn.

A Look At Guy Coheleach’s Art And Adventurous Life

Guy Coheleach’s artistic talent for painting wildlife inspired two PBS films, garnered him exhibits in the White House, Carnegie Museum and China, and earned him the vaulted Master Artist Medal—then awarded to only nine artists—living or dead.

Environmentalist Mark Perry Discusses The Florida Oceanographic Society, The Importance Of Clean Waterways, And...

Whether in the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C., or in the classroom of an elementary school in Stuart, Mark Perry champions the cause of the Florida Oceanographic Society.

Nerissa Okiye Promotes Our Slice Of Paradise As Martin County’s Tourism And Marketing Manager

Nerissa Okiye is our county’s best advocate, sustaining local tourism and winning national recognition.

S. Darrell Lee Transforms The Community Both Medically And Through Charitable Giving

S. Darrell Lee not only transforms the community medically, but he’s also known for his charitable giving.
Dr. David Kassay, Photo by Doreen Poreba

On the Mend with Dr. David Kassay

Meet a local chiropractor who moonlights for the PGA Tour medical team

How Golfer Ken Duke Perservered In The Face Of Adversity

What do life, golf and a moonshot share in common?One mild miscalculation, one innocent alteration, one unnoticed deviation, and you could end up landing...

Hobe Sound Resident Michael Tougias Discusses His Writing Career

Photography by Lindsey Potter Michael Tougias never imagined he would become a published writer—let alone a New York Times bestselling author. Born in Massachusetts, Tougias spent the majority...

Tim Black Discusses The Story Behind One Of His Most Personal Books

Tim Black started his writing career in the pursuit of a paycheck. But when his daughter became ill, Black discovered a more meaningful, theraputic form of storytelling.
Tiffany Copeland, photo by Jason Nuttle

Tiffany Copeland is a Marine Queen

After traveling the world working on boats—and a stint on a reality show—the Stuart resident returned home to her true calling

Palm City Artist Gives Voice to Sex-Trafficking Survivors Through Paintings

A paint brush, a pulpit and The Power of Art, a therapy-centered curriculum, have turned Lynne Barletta into the voice for survivors of the sex-trafficking trade.
Jenna Derrenbacker’s ode to Florida. Photo by Stacey Derrenbacker

Riding the Wave with Art by Jenna Lynn

Jenna Derrenbacker's accidental art business features resin-made wall and table decor, featuring ocean waves, sunsets, and galaxies

For Jeanne Pidot, Philanthropy Is Much More Than Working With The American Red Cross

Jeanne Pidot chaired the 59th International Red Cross Ball, honoring the history of nursing and those who volunteer their time to give back.

Martin County Philanthropist Bobbie Trimble Leaves Behind Long Legacy Of Giving

The late Barbara Briggs Trimble dedicated her life to philanthropy and helping those in need.

A Career in Bloom

Kelly Siliato provides fresh flora, arrangements, and more at her family-owned (and operated) shop.

Southern Charm

Southern Charm Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Tue, 2014-02-18 13:27 “Number, please?” Thousands of times over her 35 years as a telephone operator for Southern Bell in downtown Stuart, Dorothy Anderson’s sweet Southern drawl helped connect calls for residents, even before there was a dial on the phone and before you even had to know the number you were calling. “There were less than 300 telephones in Stuart, and pretty soon I had all the numbers memorized,” says Anderson, who is a healthy 96 years old and living with her daughter, Debra Sigafoose, in Tropical Farms. “Stuart was a quaint little town, even smaller than Port Salerno.”Read more about Southern Charm