Stuart http://wqcs.org en Gilded Age inventor, aviator helped develop Sewall's Point http://wqcs.org/post/gilded-age-inventor-aviator-helped-develop-sewalls-point <p>Hugh Willoughby also is credited with building the world&#39;s first seaplane, which he named the Pelican. Stuart&nbsp; researcher and writer Alice Luckhardt&nbsp;discusses the life of this remarkable man, who also&nbsp;made a &nbsp;historic trek across the Everglades in 1892.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:19:01 +0000 Janie Gould 14033 at http://wqcs.org Gilded Age inventor, aviator helped develop Sewall's Point 100 homes for Habitat for Humanity of Martin County http://wqcs.org/post/100-homes-habitat-humanity-martin-county <p>Ground was broken this week for Habitat for Humanity&#39;s 100th home.&nbsp; Meet the McClain family who will live there.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:46:53 +0000 Jill Roberts 13599 at http://wqcs.org 100 homes for Habitat for Humanity of Martin County Before 'pill mills,' moonshine was king in Florida http://wqcs.org/post/pill-mills-moonshine-was-king-florida <p>Veteran law enforcement officer Jim Mills of Martin County, now retired, remembers trucks loaded with&nbsp; moonshine made in North Florida that tried to pass through Stuart en route to Miami.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 16082 at http://wqcs.org Early Stuart dentist didn't stay long the first time http://wqcs.org/post/early-stuart-dentist-didnt-stay-long-first-time <p>In the early 1920, Dr. Harry Hipson moved back to Jacksonville&nbsp;when he learned that Stuart had electricity only on Wednesday afternoons. He returned&nbsp;to Stuart about a year later, as soon as&nbsp;he was able to plug in his drill. His son, Dr. Dale Hipson, also a dentist, tells the story.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 16086 at http://wqcs.org