20 YEARS AGO
After years of delay, the 180-unit Sheraton Suites was to open in the spring on South Roosevelt Boulevard, overlooking Smathers Beach.
Low Key Production, filming the Fox TV series "Key West," was working on Higgs Beach for two days.
A fight broke out between two people at a code enforcement hearing about Little Knockemdown Key.
50 YEARS AGO
The Community Center, one of the city's improvements, meant to be used for conventions, had not been a success. Of the three conventions held in the past year, none had used the center.
Deputies and highway patrol chased two sailors in a stolen car on the Overseas Highway at speeds of more than 100 mph. The chase ended on Key Largo when a highway patrolman shot out a tire.
Crawfishermen filed suit contesting the right of conservation agents to stop them from fishing around Pennekamp Park.