Don Moore, a defining local journalist, meets his final deadline

For more than 50 years, Thomas D. “Don” Moore wrote stories along Florida’s west coast. (more…)


Politicians underestimated this reporter. Bless their hearts.

Virginia Ellis was the first woman to lead this newsroom’s statehouse bureau. She died on Christmas Eve at 77. (more…)


Historian, writer detailed Clay County’s past for a decade for Clay Today

For more than a decade, Mary Jo McTammany provided readers with a magical portal to Clay County’s past. (more…)


Family, friends, colleagues remember community figure Anne Heymen, former Record staffer

Anne Heymen loved St. Johns County and it loved her back. (more…)


Veteran journalist Tom Rawlins remained true to his craft

At the Rawlins family dinner table, meals began with two things: a prayer and a running joke that the conversation to come was off the record. (more…)


Louis McCarthy, contributing Times photographer, dies

Louis Peter McCarthy, a contributing photographer to the Daytona Times, died on Nov. 6 at age 78. Mr. McCarthy was the husband of Daytona Times columnist Jeroline “Jerry’’ McCarthy. (more…)


Remembering Alligator alumnus and photographer Matt Marriott

Matt Marriott’s energy filled a room. He had a large stature and a beard with its own zip code. But above all, he’s remembered for his sense of humor and talent, photographing above and below the sea. (more…)


Former UF Journalism Dean Ralph Lowenstein Dies After Stroke

Ralph Lynn Lowenstein, lauded as a visionary in the news industry and who led the University of Florida’s journalism school for nearly two decades in the post-Watergate era, died Monday after suffering a stroke. He was 90. (more…)


Larry Kahn 1963-2020

Larry Kahn, former editor of the Keynoter, passed away on July 18, 2020. (more…)


Michael Konrad spent his life making his co-workers and community better

The obituary Mike Konrad’s family wrote would never have made it past him. He died at Oak Tree Hospital, it read. That was incorrect. It was Oak Hill Hospital. (more…)