St. Lucie County Chief Deputy Brian Hester asks for the public’s help to identify a body found Tuesday in Fort Pierce. Still image from Facebook video. The cause of death of a woman whose body was found late Tuesday in Fort Pierce appears to be homicide, said St. Lucie County Chief Deputy Brian Hester.
The accident happened on Dixie Highway south of SE Kensington Street. Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash. A three-vehicle-crash on Wednesday in Martin County claimed the life of a 47-year-old Stuart woman and seriously injured a 46-year-old man in the same car. The occupants of the other two cars escaped with minor injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The clinic is a partnership between the city of Port St. Lucie and Dr. Mark Pamer. Photo by Unsplash. In a public/private partnership between the city of Port St. Lucie and Dr. Mark Pamer, there will be a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Keiser University. No appointment is needed.
Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes Sanjiv Tewari, MD, as the Medical Director of Critical Care. Photo provided. Sanjiv Tewari has joined Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital as the Medical Director of Critical Care.
Adam Leisenring (inset photo) is charged with driving with a suspended license, habitual offender, and resisting arrest after fleeing from the hospital after the seven-car crash police said he caused. Photo by VBPD.
Plans call for 150 detached single-family homes on 55 acres at the northeast corner of 58th Avenue and 8th Street. Photo from IRC. Indian River County commissioners on Tuesday approved a proposed single-family development to include 150 detached single-family homes on 55 acres at the northeast corner of 58th Avenue and 8th Street.
Arbor Day in Florida is Jan. 21 because it’s better to plant trees in Florida in cooler months. Photo by Elisabeth Arnold on Unsplash. Many people may recognize Arbor Day on a national scale to be celebrated on the last Friday in April. However, that is not the case for every state. Florida in particular celebrates Arbor Day on the third Friday in January, which this year is Jan. 21.
The workshop covers all the skills and inside information necessary to start selling on eBay. Image from eBay. Learn how to earn money selling items on the internet as the Morningside Branch Library hosts an eBay new seller workshop on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Writer Ellen Gillette, who also publishes under the pen name Emily Sharpe. Photo by Adam Gillette, II. What started as a dare from fellow members of The Inner Truth Project’s Use Your Words Writing Group has morphed into a career – actually two of them – for local author Ellen Gillette.
TCCH’s mobile healthcare vehicle will be offering flu and COVID-19 vaccinations in Fellsmere on Friday. Photo provided. Treasure Coast Community Health (TCCH) will host a flu and COVID-19 vaccination event in their mobile healthcare unit on Jan. 14 from 1-5 p.m. in Fellsmere.
A promotional photo from the show “Carousel.” Provided by Riverside Theatre. Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach has halted its production of “Carousel,” just one week after it opened, after more than 25% of the show’s musicians tested positive for COVID-19. The show was scheduled to continue through Jan. 23.
Clayton Dalmaso is charged with traveling to meet a minor for a criminal act. Photo by IRC Jail. A Vero Beach man is being held in the Indian River County Jail in lieu of $115,000 bond after detectives determined he tried to solicit sex from a minor, according to an arrest affidavit.
Glass artist Dot Galfond has created 50 limited edition glass sea turtle sculptures for the scavenger hunt. Photo provided. The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing and MartinArts have partnered together again to organize the Hidden Turtles scavenger hunt, beginning Friday, Jan. 14, as a lead-up to ArtsFest 2021.
The trains will start test runs passing through the Treasure Coast starting next week. Photo provided. Treasure Coast residents should not be surprised when they see Brightline trains passing through starting next week.
Deputies Clayton Osteen and Victoria Pacheco were laid to rest on Saturday. Photo by SLCSO. A fund has been set up for the support of three-month-old Jayce Osteen, whose parents, both St. Lucie County sheriff’s deputies, took their own lives recently.
Input is sought regarding the future development of Peacock Park in Port St. Lucie. Photo provided. The city of Port St. Lucie is seeking public input on the development of O.L. Peacock Sr. Park, located at 1950 SW Dreyfuss Boulevard.
St. Lucie County’s Oxbow Eco-Center will hold an open house on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the past 20 years, the Oxbow has provided the community with nature programming including youth camps, family activities, guided excursions, adult trainings, and lecture series.
Orange juice labeled “from Florida” sells better than juice from elsewhere, the study says. Photo provided by Florida Department of Citrus. Consumers are more likely to buy orange juice if they think the fruit comes from Florida, new research from the University of Florida shows. In fact, the top reasons consumers purchase orange juice include taste, health benefits, and origin of the fruit.