SEBASTIAN - The Indian River County Board of County Commissioners has approved funding for repairs and improvements at the North County Aquatic Center in Sebastian.
Sally O’Malley and Annabelle
Cameron Rogerson with Boy Scouts of America Troop 422 works on his Eagle Scout project with fellow scouts at Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce on Sunday, July 19. The Scouts renovated and enlarged the Community Garden, including replacing old fencing, and clearing some brush.
The Marine First Responders hosted the Treasure Coast Junior Life Guard Summer Camp at Jensen Beach Park on Monday, July 13. The Marine First Responders Junior Lifeguard Summer Camps combines elements of marine safety, lifesaving, lifeguard training and advanced surfing instruction. The sum…
VERO BEACH - On Jan. 15, an accident at the intersection of Indian River Blvd. and the Barber Bridge in Vero Beach took the life of Grace Rett, an athlete on the College of the Holy Cross Women's rowing team in Massachusetts.
VERO BEACH - According to the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association, local beaches are experiencing an attendance boom. The VBLA estimates 841,413 people visited the city’s three lifeguarded beaches at Jaycee, Humiston and South Beach parks during 2019.
PORT ST. LUCIE - Fourteen Indian River County residents competed in the inaugural World Pickleball Open, held Dec. 13-15 in Port St. Lucie. Three county residents took home gold medals.
VERO BEACH - According to the latest report from the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association, November beach attendance set a new record.
SEBASTIAN - The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will play a basketball game at Sebastian River High School on Sat., Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.
VERO BEACH - Former Commissioner of Major League Baseball Fay Vincent spoke on Nov. 15 at a celebration of the 244th birthday of the Marine Corps.
SEBASTIAN - Sunday Strong, a Vero Beach-based non-profit dedicated to providing fitness classes for adults with intellectual disabilities, is expanding to Sebastian.
VERO BEACH - Following a rare, sustained public outcry that packed several consecutive city meetings, the Vero Beach City Council has reversed plans to close the Leisure Square pool.
VERO BEACH - Tennis star Mardy Fish, whose children’s foundation is based in Vero Beach, sent a video message to his foundation’s supporters in August, thanking them for supporting programs for Indian River County children.
VERO BEACH - The 12th annual Mulligan’s Skim Jam returns to Vero Beach Sat., Aug. 31. The event at Sexton Plaza Beach is billed as the world’s largest one-day skimboard contest.
VERO BEACH - As the city of Vero Beach debates whether to close the Leisure Square swimming pool, the community is invited to try out the recreation center’s facilities and programs for free on Sat., Aug.24, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
VERO BEACH - The second annual Paddle Dash on Aug. 10 will benefit the Keep Indian River Beautiful Lagoon Friendly Lawns program.
George Matthews caught a 22 inch, 26 lbs, black drum in Titusville on Father's Day.
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…
VERO BEACH - The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department will hold Gymnastics and Aerial registration on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 8 a.m. at Leisure Square Fitness Center, 3705 16th St., Vero Beach.
SEBASTIAN - Swimming charity Float Hope will hold its third Float Hope Invitational Swim Meet Friday, Oct. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the North County pool in Sebastian.
ST. LUCIE WEST - The Indian River State College Foundation announces the Pioneer 5k Run/Walk to be held at the IRSC Pruitt Campus in St. Lucie West Saturday, November 10 starting at 7:30 a.m. The Pioneer 5k Run/Walk provides a great opportunity for experienced runners and beginners, and for …
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Indian River County Recreation Department has received a grant from the USA Swimming Foundation to fund free or reduced cost swim lessons in underserved communities.
The Westwood High School Panther’s Varsity Football Team’s home non-conference game against rival Fort Pierce Central High School’s Cobras was held at Lawnwood Stadium in Fort Pierce on Saturday, September 22. The Panthers defeated the Cobras with a final score of 26-18.
TREASURE COAST - In high school football, there is nothing like a battle between two undefeated rivals. Both enter the game on top of the world, believing they are the best and can beat anybody. One leaves the game with those lofty ideals confirmed; the other leaves dejected and defeated.