Amanda Towne’s Disappearance Marks 4th Anniversary in Fellsmere
Can you grasp the anguish of a beloved family member—be it a mother, daughter, or sister—disappearing without a trace? The Towne family has endured this anguish for the last four years. Amanda Towne, 27, disappeared from Fellsmere, Florida, on March 2, 2020, shortly after departing her aunt’s residence...
Restaurant review: Something-for-everyone menu ranges from Asian to Mexican to Southern
Readers may recall several previous restaurants that have inhabited the north end of the South Vero Square shopping center, including Arturo’s American Grill, Blue 42 Sports Bar and Grill, JR’s American Bar & Grill, and YNOT Restaurant and Night Club. Florida restaurateur Gary Sofen and his managing partner...
Poll: What's the best steakhouse on the Treasure Coast?
Looking for a fine dining establishment whose chef features high-quality steaks on the menu?. Whether your favorite cut is ribeye, sirloin, porterhouse, filet mignon or New York strip, there are several Treasure Coast restaurants known for their steaks. What's your favorite local steakhouse on the Treasure Coast?. If you don't...
Vero Beach-Sebastian: Neighbors demand change; westbound cars backed up 3 miles to A1A
In January, Mark Shaw talked about being stopped in traffic at the crest of the westbound Wabasso Bridge. It was clear major improvements had to be made where the backup began ― at the intersection of County Road 510 and U.S. 1, the deputy chief of the Indian River Shores Public Safety Department told the Indian River County Metropolitan Planning Organization Technical Advisory Committee Jan. 26.
Indian River County Sheriff’s Office helps intercept Haitian migrant boat
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that its personnel assisted in intercepting a boat of Haitian citizens on Thursday. The sheriff’s office said the boat was a smuggling attempt in the Sebastian Inlet. The sheriff’s office assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in stopping the boat with 24 undocumented Haitian citizens.
WATCH: 57th Annual Grant Seafood Festival Now Underway, Features Free Admission and Parking
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Grant Seafood Festival is a time-honored tradition like none other but what really sets it apart is the total commitment from our community — the festival is run 100% by volunteers and many booths are made up of family members, often having several generations working alongside one another.
Results: Here's who won TCPalm's poll for best Greek restaurant on the Treasure Coast
What's your favorite Greek restaurant on the Treasure Coast? Here are the results of our poll:
Safety First a railroad motto; don't risk more extra Brightline victims by silencing horns
As a full-time resident of Indian River County since 2006, retiring here after a 37-year career in the railroad industry, I have been a keen observer of virtually all the events after Florida East Coast Railway’s announcement to re-establish passenger service in the Miami to Orlando corridor in 2012. I do not wish...
TCPalm Student of the Week poll (March 3-8)
Editor's note: Scroll down for the poll Welcome to TCPalm's Student of the Week voting. High school administrators from across the Treasure Coast nominate top students from their schools to...
Joint Operation Thwarts Human Smuggling Attempt at Sebastian Inlet
In a significant display of interagency collaboration, a smuggling attempt involving 24 undocumented Haitian citizens was foiled last night at the Sebastian Inlet, thanks to the concerted efforts of the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (F.W.C.), Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations (H.S.I.), and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Motorcyclist, Passenger Arrested at Wendy’s in Palm Bay Following Failed Attempt to Elude Troopers
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – This week, Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Troopers spotted a black motorcycle northbound on Interstate 95 (I-95) near mile marker 166, recklessly speeding at approximately 100 miles per hour in a 70-mile-per-hour zone. The motorcycle driver was dangerously weaving in and out of traffic without signaling,...
Plea deal reached after man shot by Indian River Co. deputies
A plea deal was reached Wednesday in a case that raised questions in Indian River County regarding a deputy-involved shooting.
Duck, duck, geese, zebu and more: This Sebastian petting zoo is a true animal kingdom
If you’re wondering how many animals can comfortably fit onto five acres, the number is 150, give or take a chicken. The key word is comfortably and it’s just one of the remarkable facets of life on a micro-farm hidden among the fishing boats and retirees of Sebastian. If you’re wondering how much joy...
Police, deputies investigate report of bomb, evacuate Vero Beach businesses
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY − Several downtown Vero Beach businesses were evacuated as police worked to determine if there was a bomb in a black sport utility vehicle parked near a pizzeria. No bomb or explosive device was found in the SUV and law enforcement officials said the threat was...
Indian River Co. leaders sound off on Brightline's Stuart decision
Following this week's decision by Brightline to build a station in Stuart, there is fallout across the Treasure Coast.
Highschool Softball | 04 March Vero Beach Girls Game Notice
The Vero Beach Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Okeechobee(Okeechobee, FL) on 04 March, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Indians has won 17 games and lost 4 games, and the winning rate is 0.81.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.16 and $3.39 in Sebastian as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
The Ultimate Seafood Experience: 4 Sebastian Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants in Sebastian. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? We would love to hear about your experiences, so please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Want some Grant Seafood Festival shrimp?
A tradition that has gone on over half a century will continue on Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the 57th annual Grant Seafood Festival is held at 4580 1st St. in Grant. A host of seafood...
Indian River County Supervisor of Elections - Appointments Available for Early Voting
Indian River County - Friday March 1, 2024: The Indian River County Supervisor of Elections is rolling out a new voting appointment program for the 2024 Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election. Voters can schedule an appointment to cast their vote during the early voting period from March 9 – 16. Appointments are available in 15-minute intervals. The Supervisor of Elections Early Voting site located at 4375 43rd Avenue, Vero Beach is the only location where appointments are available.