FORT PIERCE – Summer time is fast approaching and that means kids will be swimming to keep cool and have fun. But did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the U.S., and is the #8 cause of de…
Chloe McGinnis, 6, from Lansing, Illinois, caught this Whiting while fishing on the Atlantic ocean beach with her Grandpa and Dad.
A Morningside Drive developer’s request for rezoning ignites larger Martin County traffic discussion
Fort Pierce Commission vote divided over lack of previously requested onsite bed & breakfast manager
Jensen Beach activist complained that public records fees would hinder his effort to get county project info
The St. Lucie County School District unanimously approves conditional contract for planned Port St. Lucie campus
St. Lucie Commission approves conditional use for upscale detox/addiction facility on South Hutchinson Island
The majority approve final tweaks to design standards while two members express opposition
VERO BEACH - Vero Beach High School teacher Dr. Nicole Mosblech has been selected as a state Teacher of the Year finalist.
VERO BEACH - The city of Vero Beach has hired longtime city employee Monte Falls as the new city manager. The city council also voted to fill the city attorney position with John Turner, a partner with Peterson Law Group of Ft. Myers.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Tammy Roncaglione, community president for CenterState Bank, was presented with the prestigious Pete Hegener Leadership Award by the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County at its seventh annual leadership dinner on May 9.
TREASURE COAST – Telemundo is offering paid fellowships in Miami for Spanish speakers. The positions are 18-months long, full time, and designed to channel applicants into careers with Telemundo.
VERO BEACH - Vero Fitness is partnering with the Navy SEAL Museum on May 25 to raise funds for the Trident House Charity Program.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Three students have been arrested in recent weeks for making social media threats involving Indian River County schools. The schools involved were Storm Grove Middle School, Vero Beach High School, and Imagine School South Vero.
TREASURE COAST - In an effort to bring continued awareness to breast cancer, Bealls is pleased to announce the limited edition “Pink Power” tumbler in partnership with Florida-based artist, Leoma Lovegrove. Inspired by her personal story and strength as a breast cancer survivor, this special…
MARTIN COUNTY – In early February, U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened a facility at Witham Field. The customs facility allows Martin County boaters, pilots, residents and visitors to conveniently clear customs without having to travel to Fort Pierce or West Palm Beach. Nearly 250 airc…
MARTIN COUNTY – It only takes a minute to change a life. Martin County Emergency Management wants to help residents and businesses to stay informed during an emergency. AlertMartin is a free service provided by Martin County that allows Emergency Management, Fire Rescue, Utilities, Martin Co…
MARTIN COUNTY –Starting May 31, readers of all ages will be equipped to prevent the dreaded summer slide as Martin County Library System (MCLS) presents the Summer Reading Program. Children aged newborn through fifth grade will be eligible to earn book prizes and an invitation to a finale pa…
SEBASTIAN - The city of Sebastian is seeking volunteer members for four committees. Applications and further information are available from the City Clerk’s office and the city website.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Veterans. Seniors. Children. The working poor. Across the Treasure Coast, more than 86,600 people and 25,000 children struggle with hunger. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and Treasure Coast Food Bank are kicking off the sixt…
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Join the County vs. County Challenge! St. Lucie County residents have been challenged by four other counties from across the nation to a fitness challenge, County vs County: Across the Mediterranean, to see who can log the highest average number of steps. The challenge ru…
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie County’s Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to open its three community pools for the summer, starting Saturday, May 25.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The Health Department in St. Lucie County is urging good handwashing and vaccination to stop the spread of Hepatitis A in the community. Several Florida counties are experiencing increases in Hepatitis A among drug users, homeless persons, men who have sex with men, and ot…
Six Odyssey of the Mind students and their coaches are headed to World Finals after winning division title
SLC Code Enforcement Board recommends owner of unpermitted carport seek waiver from Adjustment Board
Martin County and FP&L coordinating change from high-pressure sodium bulbs to LED streetlighting in CRAs
Martin County School Board postponed resolution on temporary charter school location after lengthy debate
VERO BEACH - The 23rd Laurel Award Celebration was held May 8 at Riverside Theatre.
VERO BEACH - The first annual Stars and Stripes Spectacular Gala, held at the Grand Harbor Club House on April 13th, raised over $15,000 to assist veterans in need.
VERO BEACH - The Rotary Club of Vero Beach Oceanside has brought Josh the Otter back to visit children and spread the message about water safety.
Update: after this story went to press, the Vero Beach City Council voted to hire John Turner as City Attorney.
VERO BEACH - The Learning Alliance celebrated the community's efforts to transform lives through literacy during its 2019 Gala at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.
Sponsorship opportunities now available for Community Celebration and Block Party
VERO BEACH - Professional wrestling returns to Vero Beach May 18 at noon with a new card of fan favorites from IGNITE Wrestling.
VERO BEACH - A Vero Beach woman is anxiously waiting to find out if the bone marrow she donated will save the life of a two year old boy, a child she has never met and knows little about.
Florida Oceanographic Society’s planned lagoon-to-ocean observation deck falls victim to public protest
FPUA broadband division proposes fiberoptic loop through Lincoln Park business corridor to lure development
The County Commission has struggled for more than a year to encourage civility during public participation
VERO BEACH - The 100 year celebration for Vero Beach is approaching quickly. Many groups are working towards the finale Oct. 26. Volunteers are needed to set up, take down, and help with the morning parade and other activities. To volunteer or find out more, call Tammy Bursick at (772) 978-4700.
TREASURE COAST – Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, announced April 19 the closing of $1.75 billion in private activity bonds to help fund the company's expansion to Orlando. Morgan Stanley was the underwriter for the transaction that was purchased by 67 different investors.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Environmental activists are celebrating an April 23 County Commissioners decision to deny a temporary construction easement to John's Island Water Management to construct a tunnel under the Indian River Lagoon for a reuse-water pipeline.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Last month The Pelican Island Audubon Society and the Environmental Learning Center launched an ambitious effort to plant 100,000 native trees in Indian River County over the next 15 years. Residents can participate by planting free oak trees, with all training and inst…
FELLSMERE – Jason Nunemaker, Fellsmere City Manager, has submitted his resignation, effective May 10. He is taking a new position in Broward County as chief administrative officer with the city of Plantation.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Indian River County School Superintendant Dr. Mark Rendell submitted his resignation on April 24. Dr. Rendell gave 30 days notice.
66 percent of St. Lucie County voters agreed to 1 mil tax increase to fund teacher pay raises and school security
VERO BEACH – Four Vero Beach businesses spent April collecting socks for homeless people. The event was so well received and rewarding for the participants that they intend to make it an annual effort.
The St. Lucie County Commission awarded Dania Beach firm 30-year contract for old Indian River Terminal
Jinxy is a four-year old spayed female black and white mixed breed cat who came to the Humane Society in February. She will come over to meet you as you enter the cat room. Her cute black and white face and adorable little pink nose are sure to make you smile! Jinxy likes adults and other ca…
Willow is an eight-month old spayed female orange tabby mixed breed cat. She came to the Humane Society in February after being trapped as a stray. At first Willow stayed in her kitty condo all the time, but now she ventures out to spend time exploring and playing in the cat room. She likes …
Clover and her sister Pansy recently came to HSTC when both of their pet parents passed away unexpectedly. Both are adjusting well to the shelter in spite of this recent tragedy. Clover is around 16 years old and is on a special diet for kidney disease; she is looking for a home to send her …
Spork is a four-year old neutered male white and brown tabby mixed breed cat who came to the Humane Society in February. At first Spork was vying with other strong cats to be the alpha cat in the room, but he has mellowed considerably since then. He is more relaxed, gentle, and affectionate.…
Burt is a four-year old neutered male gray tabby mixed breed cat. He is just a love. He likes to be with people and will come over to sit near you. Burt had lived with other cats and children in his home. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring other cats’ kitty condos, sometimes settling in …