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Museum spotlights Coast Guard

Museum spotlights Coast Guard

CORTEZ – Members of the crew of Coast Guard Station Cortez gave Florida Maritime Museum visitors an overview last week of the history and...

Cortez celebrates Heritage Day

CORTEZ – Cortez may be the last fishing village in the state, and was certainly one of the first, settled in the 1880s by...
Cortez Rural Graded School

Cortez Heritage Day

Sign up for a tour of historical Cortez buildings narrated by local resident Alan Garner. Call Kaye Bell at 941-538-0945. Heritage Day continues at 2...

Cortez Author’s Day

The Cortez Cultural Center will hold an "Authors Day" on Thursday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 11655 Cortez...
Developer previews sustainable Hunters Point home

Developer previews sustainable Hunters Point home

PALMETTO – Pearl Homes president Marshall Gobuty recently gave The Sun a tour of the new research and design center in Palmetto that now...

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for Sun support

On behalf of the board of directors of the Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage (FISH) and the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival committee we want...
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Eric Von Band releases new CD

CORTEZ - Local musician Eric Von has a new CD, released the first day of the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival on Saturday and coming...

Cortez fishing village gallery

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Cortez net camp tangled in lawsuits

Cortez net camp tangled in lawsuits

CORTEZ – Junior Guthrie’s net camp is safe – for now. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) won a summary judgment against Raymond Guthrie...

Pulitzer Prize-winning author to speak

There has never been a more important time for residents of our Gulf coast region to understand the importance of the resource that brought...
John Stevely

Sponge talk absorbing

CORTEZ – John Stevely holds up a two-toned, blue kitchen pot scrubber. “This is not a sponge,” he declares. The manmade commercial product is not as...
Cortez fleet at A.P. Bell Fish Co.

Tour the A.P. Bell Fish House

Take a trip behind the scenes of the A.P. Bell Fish House with fourth generation Cortezian Karen Bell. Learn how fish are caught and...

Memoir Writing

Have you ever wanted to write down a significant event in your life but didn't know where to start? Check out the Folk School...
Burton/Bratton store

Painting Cortez: The Burton Store

Celebrate the second anniversary of the Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum with a beginning acrylic painting class. Students will paint the Burton Store,...

Shell flowers

Create a beautiful bouquet of flowers out of local seashells at the Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum's shell flowers class. Preregistration at least...