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How Do Weeki Wachee’s Mermaids Stay Underwater So Long?

The famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs are the epitome of grace and elegance. They make what they do underwater look effortless. Surprisingly, the secrets behind their daily aquatic ballets haven't changed much since the classic Florida roadside...

Weeki Wachee’s Mermaids Put On a Great Show

Ever since I was a kid and saw Darryl Hannah don a fish tail in the 1984 film Splash, I've been intrigued by mermaids. I'm not the only one. The mythological sea creatures have been a part of folklore in cultures around the world for centuries. Sail...

PHOTO STORY: Wood & Swink

For 78-year-old Fred Wood II, everything about the Wood & Swink Community Store and Post Office is in his blood. His father served as postmaster over four decades until retiring in 1979. Wood's wife Wilma Sue held the same post for 31 years unt...