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Monroe County plans to reopen to visitors Monday, June 1 by suspending the checkpoints on U.S. 1 and State Road 905 and allowing lodging establishments to take guests at 50 percent occupancy.

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Due to bad weather and unexpected conditions, the intersection of Davis Parkway and Krome Avenue is anticipated to remain closed through Wednesday, May 20, so the contractor can perform striping operations. A detour has been established to guide drivers around the work zone.A full nighttime …

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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez held a virtual press conference Friday May 14 on “Moving to a New Normal”, announcing his draft guidelines on reopening business in the County.

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When hurricanes roar through with whatever level of destruction they leave in their wake, there is an assessment of damage, and responders flow in. Insurance companies are called, repairs set into motion, and general timelines for recovery calculated. Every restaurant that has been through a…

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Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced a second phase of critical infrastructure projects that have been accelerated throughout the state.

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With another expected active hurricane season starting June 1, Florida emergency management officials are taking into account a big new factor: the coronavirus.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted his two-months-long stay-at-home order for Miami-Dade and Broward counties Thursday, allowing the two south Florida metro areas to enter phase one of his reopening plan with the rest of the state.

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In an effort to allow for the lead time many of our local businesses may need in order to prepare for an anticipated Phase I reopening date of Monday, May 18, 2020, we are publishing the New Normal Guide that has been prepared and submitted to Governor Ron DeSantis for the state's review. If…

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While other locations may wish to make the claim of being, “The Dive Capital of the World”, thousands of scuba divers come from across the country and around the globe each year to Key Largo.

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The last time the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory received international attention, they were appearing in the beautiful, historic Mexican

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Recent government action to purchase crops/products directly from farmers and give those to food banks brought some relief as well as reduced the disturbing sight of food being destroyed even as massive unemployment grips the country. The severe adverse economic impact to the agriculture com…

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On Sunday morning Rodger Dearmas and two of his golfing buddies were masked and standing six feet apart as designated by the tape lines in the breezeway outside of the Pro Shop of the Redland Golf and Country Club. The 4th member of their group was inside the shop checking them in.

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If you are anywhere on the east side of town today (Friday) a few minutes after 1:00 pm, look up.

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Principal Corinne Baez and her Sunshine Committee of Keys Gate Charter School celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with a drive-through lunch for teachers and staff of the school.

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Daniel Weisberger, 17, the suspect in the murder of his 14-year-old brother and stabbing of his father, Ariel Jacob Poholek, 43, early Thursday morning reportedly jumped in front of and was struck by a moving car on U.S. 1 near Founders Park at Mile Marker 87 at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday. 

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Those familiar with the demographics of Homestead are aware “food security” is not a new issue. Wide-spread business closures and subsequent massive unemployment due to the COVID-19 crisis have exacerbated the problem to a degree no one would have thought possible a mere three months ago. Fi…

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THE FLORIDA KEYS ARE CLOSED TO ALL VISITORS. MONROE COUNTY DOES NOT ANTICIPATE OPENING TO VISITORS IN MAY. ALL THOSE ENTERING THE KEYS NEED TO CARRY IDENTIFICATION OR DOCUMENTS PROVING HOMEOWNERSHIP, RESIDENCY, ESSENTIAL WORK.

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As Gov. Ron DeSantis begins to slowly reopen the state, recommendations issued by a task force offer a glimpse into what Florida could look like as it emerges from the coronavirus shutdown.The final report from DeSantis’ Re-Open Florida Task Force, released on Thursday, includes plans for th…

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On Wednesday the City of Homestead partially reopened Blakey Park, Audubon Park, Mayor Roscoe Warren Municipal Park, James Archer Smith Park, and the Homestead Sports Complex.

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“We actually started half an hour early because so many cars were lined up we were about to block Krome Avenue,” Senior Pastor Howard Harden said of their first food distribution in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced charges against Praxsyn Corp. and its CEO for allegedly issuing false and misleading press releases claiming the company was able to acquire and supply large quantities of N95 or similar masks to protect wearers from the COVID-19 virus. Th…