Sue Quigley

Fish, Glorious Fish!

August 18, 2016 - 20:30
Fresh seafood experts Kendra Goodchild and Stephen Jean-Claude show off a whole grouper at Whitney and Son Seafoods retail market store. Photos by Sue Quigley

Local fishmonger Whitney and Son Seafoods specialize in sustainable wild-caught fish and shellfish.

Hello there; welcome,” said this cheery voice at the retail store of Whitney and Son Seafoods recently.

“Are you looking for a nice piece of fish for your supper tonight,” asked Kendra Goodchild from behind a display cabinet just bursting with fresh sea fare.

The cheery welcome was from Kendra Goodchild, 38, a fresh seafood expert who has worked at Whitney and Son Seafoods for several years.

Global Upcycling

August 03, 2016 - 22:55

Couple breathe new life into old, well-worn ‘stuff’ from the four corners of the world.

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There’s recycling and then there’s upcycling!

What’s the difference, you ask?

Recycling is the process whereby everyday waste like paper, metal, plastic or glass is broken down and turned into a another usable item.

Upcycling is the magical process of igniting new life into old and well-loved items and giving them a whole new personality in a new home or business.

Wilson: ‘Our focus is on quality’

July 21, 2016 - 18:42

Chuck Wilson, president and owner of Wilson Technology Group Inc., and an expert in the telecommunications industry, says ‘quality is key.’

Photography by Sue Quigley

Far out on US98 and nestled in the sleepy countryside beyond Brooksville might not seem an obvious place to base an IT company leading the way in full turnkey IT solutions.

But that’s where Chuck Wilson and his wife and business partner Terry Weaver decided was an absolutely great place to locate their business: Wilson Technology Group and the business of telecommunications and technology industry design and implementation.

“It was in 2000 and we decided we didn’t want to be city people any more — that’s when we discovered Brooksville,” Wilson said.

Wig boutique owner makes buying stress-free

July 20, 2016 - 23:12

Becky Anderson can smooth the way for men and women coping with hair loss.

Photography by Sue Quigley

For many cancer patients – male or female – hair loss is their biggest fear and, for some, it can be the most upsetting experience of the whole cancer treatment journey.

Becky Anderson understands this. Anderson has spent more than 40 years as a cosmetologist, the last 25 of which she has specialized in helping people cope with hair loss.

Sanctuary for Critters

June 20, 2016 - 21:00

Local woman's mission to rescue , rehabilitate and release back into the wild injured and displaced animals

Photography by Sue Quigley

Nestled in a quiet area off Mondon Hill Road in Brooksville lies 100 Acre Wood. It’s named after author A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh’s home in Ashdown Forest in England and serves as a safe haven for animals that are sick, injured, orphaned or abandoned in Hernando County.

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