City Planning & Zoning Board recommends denial of text amendment raising fence height from six to eight feet
City officials claim need for additional funds despite promising a portion of half-cent sales tax funds to sector
City’s current bike-share vendor proposes adding electric scooters to the mix
Three St. Lucie County girls beat odds to graduate with dual-enrollment credit and a clear path to the future
ST. LUCIE COUNTY ― In keeping with its mission to provide health, safety, education and enjoyment, St. Lucie County’s Aquatics staff is offering a variety of activities at the county’s three public pools this summer.
FORT PIERCE ― Indian River State College (IRSC) welcomes the community to the “Lincoln Park Career Pathways Health and Job Fair” on Friday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.—a family-friendly, community block party featuring food trucks, music, free giveaways, door prizes, and much more. Valuable in…
Consultant says Utilities Authority must address salary disparities, while some members want to tweak benefits
TREASURE COAST ― The Treasure Coast Food Bank is partnering with other charitable organizations across the region to offer children free summer meals. Now through August 9, children ages 18 and under can walk into any of the locations listed below and receive a free meal or snack.
TREASURE COAST ― St. Lucie Medical Center in Port St. Lucie and Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian received the highest hospital safety scores on the Treasure Coast in a new report.
City Council believes Cleveland Clinic partnership can reignite fledgling biotech research corridor
FORT PIERCE – The Spanish game of Jai Alai has been played in South Florida for almost 100 years with ups and downs in popularity. During its peak in the 1980s, the television show Miami Vice included it in the opening credit montage; wedged in between palm trees, beaches, pink flamingos and…
TREASURE COAST - Four Treasure Coast museums are offering free admission to military personnel and their families now through Labor Day.
Friends and family recall the charm and generosity of Dot Adams, the wife of the area’s most famous rancher
West Palm investment firm to pay annual carrying costs on land in exchange for 50 percent of sale proceeds
TREASURE COAST– Wildfire dangers are elevated this week due to forecast hot and dry conditions and the Florida Forest Service, Okeechobee District wants to remind residents to burn responsibly. Burning yard waste does not require a burn authorization from the Florida Forest Service as long a…
Fort Pierce Commission determined to craft bed and breakfast zoning criteria to protect neighborhoods
Fort Pierce animal rights activists criticize the way officials handled dog death at special magistrate hearing
STATEWIDE ― June marks the start of hurricane season and a time for Floridians to stock up on qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holi…
Commissioners contemplate tax increase to fund future salary increases and capital expenditures
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools Kindergarten open enrollment is scheduled to re-open with 24/7 online access.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie County’s Animal Safety, Services and Protection Division, in partnership with Operation SOS, is extending the Outreach Spay/Neuter Program by offering five different dates through the summer.
Florida Atlantic University provost and other officials hope FIU trustees and Board of Governors approve alliance
TREASURE COAST – Television network CNBC has named Sebastian and Port St. Lucie as two southern cities “where the economy is booming and salaries are on the rise.” CNBC said that Americans are flocking to both cities.
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.
Fort Pierce Commission vote divided over lack of previously requested onsite bed & breakfast manager
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
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.
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…
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
Sponsorship opportunities now available for Community Celebration and Block Party
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
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.
66 percent of St. Lucie County voters agreed to 1 mil tax increase to fund teacher pay raises and school security
The St. Lucie County Commission awarded Dania Beach firm 30-year contract for old Indian River Terminal
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – There’s only a few weeks left to “take a hike” in St. Lucie County through the Environmental Resources Department guided hike program. Led by knowledgeable volunteers and county staff, these scheduled guided hikes offer the opportunity to explore and learn about the more t…
PORT ST. LUCIE –– Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, presented Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful (KPSLB) with its 2018 President’s Circle Award recognition at Keep America Beautiful’s recent National Conference.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC) is pleased to announce the semi-finalists for the prestigious Pete Hegener Leadership Award: Amy Brunjes, Florida Power & Light; Rob Lord Jr., Cleveland Clinic Martin Health; Joey Miller, St. Lucie Battery &am…
FORT PIERCE – There is still a chance to play in this year’s tournament, but spots are going fast for the 5th Annual Dickerson Ultimate Drive Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 4 at Fairwinds Golf Course, benefiting the United Way of St. Lucie County. Food and beverage will be provided by The …
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The 11th Annual Treasure Coast Business Summit is the Treasure Coast’s largest business-to-business summit and expo, providing a networking and educational experience which will include a unique opportunity to meet other business leaders and professionals, learn about curr…