Treasure Coast – With all precincts reporting, former State Representative Joe Negron, a Republican from Stuart, will the new State Senator to represent much of the Treasure Coast and parts of Palm Beach County. Negron took an early and commanding leader over Democratic Challenger Bill Ramos. Voter turnout was low. Senator Pruitt, former President of the Senate, resigned his seat more than a year early citing financial considerations and a desire to spend more time with his family.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Pam Gillette, Marketing Manager for Main Street Ft. Pierce. Main Street is a comprehensive revitalization program designed to encourage economic development in conjunction with historic preservation.
They will be having their 16 Annual Reverse Raffle, Live & Silent Auction on Saturday, August 15th at the Sunrise Theater in downtown Ft. Pierce.
Fort Pierce, FL – Some actual chunks of history -- large concrete obstacles that were buried on local beaches to aid in D-Day invasion training, can be seen at Round Island Beach Park in Indian River County and the National Navy/UDT SEAL Museum on North Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce.
St. Lucie Village, FL – The atmosphere at Fort Capron was healthful compared to other military installations in Florida's wilderness during the Third Seminole War. History buff and St. Lucie Village resident Anne Sinnott discusses the history of Fort Capron, which vanished in 1859.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with April Price of the Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast. They will be sponsoring the 2nd Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup on Saturday, July 25th at various locations in Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie Counties.
For more information visit: www.tcwaterwaycleanup.com or call 772.285.1646
Ft. Pierce – Ft. Pierce police are creating a data base to consist mainly of Alzheimer's patients and children with autism so information can be quickly released should these people wander away from their homes.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Katie McCarthy and Missy DuBois co-chairs of the Martin Memorial LifeSavers & the 8th Annual Goombay Bash that will benefit the LifeSavers.
This year's Goombay Bash will take place on Saturday, July 18th at Four Fish Marina in Jensen Beach. The funds raised will be used to purchase technology, equipment and renovations at the Martin Memorial Maternal-Child Department.