20 YEARS AGO
The single-family home at 1207 16th St. sold for a reported $145,000.
The Stock Island cleanup resulted in 82 drug arrests, 102 tons of waste removed and 120 derelict vehicles towed.
Gov. Lawton Chiles flew over Florida Bay to look at an algae bloom that had alarmed South Florida water managers.
50 YEARS AGO
The Utility Board turned down a request by the Key West city manager that the electric system handle billing for the sewer accounts.
A petition from the NAACP to the Monroe County School Board asked that all student and teachers be assigned without regard to race.
The tentative Key West budget for the next fiscal year, with a $27,000 deficit, was approved by the City Commission.
100 YEARS AGO
Andrew Peter Jerguson, blacksmith, boilermaker and machinist, was located at the corner of Margaret and Caroline streets.