FL - Sand can't come quick enough for homeowners

The sand so many Manasota Key beachfront homeowners have been waiting for may be on its way soon.

Sand is a precious commodity on Manasota Key.

Just ask beachfront homeowners.

Laura and Richard Klinski have spent their winters on the Charlotte County key since 1979 and can remember, even three years ago, being able to walk the beach for up to a mile into Sarasota County. That’s impossible now.

The beach is nearly gone.

Stairs and boardwalks that led to the beach are left hanging over the Gulf of Mexico’s churning water.

Read the full editorial here.