VERO BEACH - Sea turtle nesting season in Indian River County is March 1 through Oct. 31. The non-profit organization Coastal Connections invites everybody to celebrate the season at their inaugural Tipsy Turtle 2 Mile run/walk on Sat., April 10 from 8-11 a.m., rain or shine, at Sexton Plaza…
Rhonda DuBord, who is a member of the Freedom Boat Club of Ft. Pierce, landed this permit game fish on April 6 off the second buoy from the Ft. Pierce Inlet. It measured 31-inches and weighed in at 17 pounds! "It was heavy to hold!" said Rhonda. Nice catch!
VERO BEACH - After taking a break due to COVID-19, Skim USA skimboarding competition returns on March 13-14, and the first tournament of the year will be in Vero Beach at Mulligan’s Beach House.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Indian River County has become the first jurisdiction in Florida to install new bike safety signs recently approved last year by the state.
SEBASTIAN - The Indian River County Board of County Commissioners has approved funding for repairs and improvements at the North County Aquatic Center in Sebastian.
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.