Saturday Nov 16
The owner of Melody Key, formerly Money Key, has decided to withdraw the island from an online auction due to the request of private negotiations by several interested buyers who wish to remain anonymous, according to auction firm Fisher Auction.
Man pistol-whipped in his bed, police say
A teenager carrying an airsoft pistol accused of beating a man in the head during a burglary was arrested early Thursday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Luxury island will go to the highest bidder
Prospective real estate buyers looking to add their own private island to their portfolio can start their bidding next month when Melody Key, the 2-acre island off the southern edge of Summerland Key, is put on the auction block.
Our changing sea world
Mote Marine Lab on Summerland Key is working this month with an international team of coral ecologists researching the causes and effects of a major threat to corals throughout the world -- ocean acidification.