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Superb Joint in Vero Beach Where Guests Enjoys Fantastic Food And Spectacular ViewsMadocNewsBreak Contributor
Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County looking for foster homesCyndi LenzNewsBreak Contributor
Exploring the Benefits of Utilising Sustainable Materials in Car Park ConstructionJunaid AwanNewsBreak Contributor
Florida-based grocery chain reopens today in this Space Coast cityKristina WebbNewsBreak Contributor
Fort Pierce Police asking Publics help to id and locate two armed robbery suspectsCyndi LenzNewsBreak Contributor
St. Lucie County Parks & Recreation Offers New Rec & Roll Mobile Summer Camp Program
In an effort to provide recreational opportunities to residents with transportation issues, St. Lucie County’s Parks and Recreation staff are launching the new “Rec and Roll” program throughout June and July. For students unable to attend summer camp and other recreational programs, St. Lucie County’s Parks and...
Crash on I-95 southbound blocks 2 lanes near Fellsmere Road exit
FELLSMERE, Fla. (CBS12) — A crash on I-95 southbound near the Fellsmere Road exit is causing major delays. According to Florida 511, the crash was reported at 1:42 p.m. on Saturday near exit 156, Fellsmere Road. The left two lanes are blocked while first responders investigate. Photos from traffic...
One last lap: Bill Wilson's legacy recognized looking ahead to the future
Rain or shine, the recognition of a local legend was going to take place Thursday night at the Citrus Bowl. The track at Vero Beach High School was a place Bill Wilson pushed kids to reach goals they never thought imaginable through love and sometimes tough love. As the school...
IRCSO, DEA arrest 2 in drug selling operation; overdose death investigated
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – The death of a 37-year-old man in a suspected fentanyl mix-up led to the arrest of a 24-year-old Fort Pierce woman who detectives said dropped baggies of narcotics in stores and restaurants, according to reports from a Sheriff’s Office and DEA investigation. Niyah Hewitt,...
2 more arrested after illegal arcade raids, including Fort Pierce, Delray Beach
Two more people have been arrested in connection with the statewide raid of adult arcades, including in Delray Beach and Fort Pierce. Earlier this month, seven people were arrested, including two from Palm Beach County and one from St. Lucie County, after the Florida Gaming Control Commission announced the bust of multiple illegal gambling operations in the state on May 9.
IRCSO: Inmates Transform Jail Recreation Room Walls into Breathtaking Murals
Indian River County - Saturday May 27, 2023: The Indian River County Sheriff's Office has released a short video of the the murals painted by inmates in the County Jail's recreation room. The inmates utilized their creativity and artistic skills to create powerful visuals "that uplift spirits, foster self-expression, and...
Next time you feel like whining, remember lives of these Vero Beach High School graduates
I wonder what the Harlock brothers' perspective would be these days. Sitting in air-conditioned comfort, many of us grouse about this and that and who’s to blame: gasoline, insurance and food prices; tipping and toilet paper, funding Ukraine’s defense. ...
IRC Sheriff’s Office Participates in First Responders Appreciation Awards
Hundreds of Law Enforcement Officers across South Florida gathered on Thursday to attend the prestigious First Responders Appreciation Foundation (FRAF) LEO Awards ceremony. The First Responders Appreciation Foundation pays tribute to those who have dedicated much of their lives to serving as first responders. Lifetime achievement awards are bestowed upon individuals who have demonstrated unwavering commitment, often spanning decades of service. These recipients serve as inspiring examples of selflessness, resilience, and steadfast dedication to their chosen profession.
In Memory: May 26
From Cox-Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory. L. Paul Tardif, 97, husband of Irene Tardif, died Tuesday April 11, 2023 at HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital after a brief illness. Paul was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts on September 18, 1925, a son of the late Rodolphe and Fabiola (Demers) Tardif. He...
Pocahontas Park must become homeless-free
What you’re about to read might seem cold-hearted and harsh, but there’s no nice way to put it:. If the Vero Beach City Council is serious about reviving Pocahontas Park as part of its efforts to revitalize the downtown area, the growing homeless presence there must be removed.
34-Year-Old Apprehended in Barcode Scam at Sebastian Walmart
The police have apprehended a 34-year-old man from Vero Beach after stealing merchandise from the Walmart store in Sebastian. The incident occurred on Friday around 10:00 p.m. when a store loss prevention officer alerted the Sebastian Police Department about a man tampering with barcodes on items, resulting in him paying only $1.00 for each product.
More than 400 apartments come online on Route 60
Eighteen huge new apartment buildings have sprung up, seemingly overnight, along a stretch of State Road 60 west of the mall that was pastureland and forest until very recently – part of the ongoing push of new development rapidly filling in the space between Vero Beach and Interstate 95.
Restaurant server uses food delivery apps to collect $7K in fake tips
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A restaurant employee was jailed Tuesday after deputies said she collected nearly $7,000 in tips she sent to herself from orders made through food delivery apps. The Hurricane Grill & Wings waitress used a tab in the eatery’s computer system to add tips from Uber Eats and DoorDash orders.
Indian River County weighs the future of the recently painted Gifford water tower
GIFFORD — What to do with the Gifford water tower? The tower — which was emblazoned with the community's name just two years ago and immediately became a symbol...
The #1 Southern restaurant in Sebastian, according to Yelp—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Southern restaurants in Sebastian using data from Yelp.
United Way Needs Community Support in ‘Close the Gap’ Campaign
VERO BEACH, FL, May 22, 2023 – As June 30th rapidly approaches, United Way of Indian River County is taking strides to ensure its local community’s prosperity with the “Close the Gap” campaign. This initiative is a collaborative effort to help United Way reach its fiscal year goal of $2,970,000. As a collective, the organization is confident that it can close the gap and provide the community with much-needed resources.
Crime Blotter: May 25
Patrick Wassner Desmond, 39, of the 1300 block of 26th Avenue, Vero Beach; Status: Held without bond; Charge(s): burglary of dwelling/structure/conveyance with assault and battery, resisting arrest without violence. Dustin Allan Register, 27, Hollywood; Status: Held on $62,500 bond; Charge(s): false imprisonment, commit domestic battery by strangulation, battery domestic violence,...
Pickleball’s Power Couple
Whether it was love at first dink or a shared passion for America's fastest growing sport, Jack Foster and Amanda Hendry are rising stars on the pro pickleball circuit
Outdoor Gastronomic Bliss in Indian River County: Top Restaurants to Dine with Nature
Florida is a paradise for those who love to dine outdoors while enjoying the beauty of nature. The restaurants in Sebastian and Vero Beach offer a memorable dining experience that combines flavors, ambiance, and nature. Crab Stop of Sebastian is a perfect seafood dining experience that offers overflowing seafood bowls, including king crab, snow crab, Dungeness crab, peel & eat shrimp, and lobster, all seasoned with a secret spice blend and garlic butter. The restaurant's outdoor dining area overlooks the Indian River, providing an unforgettable dining experience.
VETERANS COUNCIL OF INDIAN RIVER DESIGNATED THE FIRST VETERAN SAFE PLACE IN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY
(VERO BEACH, FL) The Veterans Council of Indian River County (VCIRC) has been designated as the first Veteran Safe Place in Indian River County by The Fire Watch, a state-wide organization fighting to end veteran suicide. In 2021, The Fire Watch created the Veteran Safe Place (VSP) program for businesses...
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