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Festival bringing N'awlins flavor to area
FORT PIERCE -- From jambalaya and gumbo to the toe-tapping sounds of the Michael Allman Band and The Porchdogs, Fisherman's Wharf will be transformed into a tiny piece of 'The Big Easy' as the inaugural Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival takes over the waterfront. The event, which will be surrounded by the natur...
Big fun at the Taste of Little Italy Festival
The seventh annual Taste of Little Italy festival presented by Fort Pierce GMC was held at Tradition Square in Port St. Lucie, from Friday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 26. Kaylee Krazz, 16, and Marisa Scaringe, 16, of Fort Pierce, flying high on Pharaoh's Fury....
Video Production grant deadline Feb. 3
FORT PIERCE -- There are less than two weeks left to apply for the St. Lucie County Office of Media Relations' video production grant program. The grant program will provide a not-for-profit organization or government agency located in St. Lucie County with a video public services announcement created by the County's media sta...
In memory of Lt. Morrison
At the ceremony for the Emergency Services Lounge, dedicated in memory of Lt. Mark Morrison, Susan Morrison watches as Associate Vice President of Nursing Association Jim Kruger and Deputy Chief Brian Blizzard unveil a plaque honoring her husband. Lieutenant Mark W. Morrison, 25 year veteran of St. Lucie Fire D...
Police seeking help in identifying a suspect in robbery, sexual assault case
PORT ST. LUCIE -- On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at around 12:20 a.m., Port St. Lucie Police went to Mariposa Elementary located at 2602 SE Mariposa Avenue to investigate reports of a robbery with firearm and sexual assault. Officers were told that a group of six people, two adult females and four teenage males, were walking to the ...
Commissioner receives Community Service Award
FORT PIERCE - St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara presented County Commissioner Tod Mowery with his annual Community Service Award. "It's a great honor to be recognized by Sheriff Mascara, especially since he is an elected official who leads by example," said Commissioner Mowery. "The Sheriff and his staff contribute countles...
The three best of the best of the educators
Last year's St. Lucie County Teacher of the Year award winner, Fort Pierce Central High School math teacher Harry Belafonte Williams, surprises teacher of the year finalist Fort Pierce Central High Schools band and choral director Matthew Boswell. St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent Genelle Yost, school boar...
Celebrating finalists
St. Lucie County School Board Member Debbie Holley hugs surprised Teacher Of the Year finalist Heather Bolitho, media specialist from Oak Hammock K-8 School....
Teacher of the Year finalists announced
St. Lucie County Schools Superintendent Genelle Zoratti Yost, right, surprises Teacher Of the Year finalist Kelly Riddle, media specialist at Fairlawn Elementary School....
Seven firefighters from the Treasure Coast honored
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- The Treasure Coast Fire Chief's Association honored local firefighters during their Annual Banquet on Friday, Jan. 10 at Gator Trace Golf and Country Club in Fort Pierce. Lt. Steven Burns and Lt. Christopher Longo, from the St. Lucie County Fire District, were recognized for their actions saving Demetris Goll...
Commission unanimously rejects sound ordinance
By Alisha McDarris STUART -- The City of Stuart Commission's unanimous rejection of the proposed sound ordinance for the city of Stuart was met with cheers and applause at the commission meeting on Monday. Before the public even got a chance to voice their opinions, Vice Mayor City Commission Kelli Glass Leighton made a motion to reject the ord...
Parent Academy offers two workshops
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- Are you the parent of a high school student who wants to go to college? Do you have questions about the application process, financial aid or scholarships? Does your child have questions about programs of study? Get all your questions answered at Parent Academy's Charting a Course Beyond High School with Indian ...
Norovirus 'stomach bug' circulating in county
Florida Department of Health in Indian River County wants residents to be proactive in protecting themselves from Norovirus For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- "We have seen an increase in illness characterized by vomiting and diarrhea in Indian River County" advised Cheryl Dunn, Environmental Health Manager for Florida Department of Hea...
Excellence on and off the court
Sevin Bullwinkle/staff photography Student athletes receive plaques honoring their academic achievement from, far right, Dr. Ed Massey, president of IRSC, and Vice President of Student Affairs Frank Watkins. The Indian River State College Athletic Department recognized this year's student athletes with the top grade point averages in the athletic ...
Need to know
Health fair taking place Feb. 4 IRSC Nursing Student Health Fair Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn how to take care of your health in a fun and engaging way. Information about health issues for every age group. At the Koblegard Student Union on the IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, and the J Building at the IRSC Pr...

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