Friday Jul 11
WPTV Local News
State releases grades for elem., middle schools
The number of elementary and middle schools earning a preliminary "A" grade increased by 195 over last year, according to preliminary data released by the Department of Education.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Palm Beach Post
Anti-rail group challenges denial of public subsidies to All Aboard Florida
The newly-formed Citizens Against Rail Expansion is challenging the stance taken by All Aboard Florida and Gov. Rick Scott that no public money is involved in creating the express passenger rail, questioning municipal costs for crossings and millions given to the Orlando International Airport.
The Miami Herald
Florida Teacher of the Year to be announced
Florida first lady Ann Scott, who will attend Thursday's ceremony, said it's an honor to join the state's best teachers to celebrate their commitment to their profession.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Jennifer Crosby Suspected Of Hiding Crack Cocaine In Her Vagina
A Florida woman accused of hiding crack cocaine in her vagina had her plans foiled by the foil allegedly used to wrap the drugs.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017
The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida.
SunUp ARC elects two new board members
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - At the June 30th SunUp ARC Board of Directors meeting, Elizabeth Morgan and Paul Nezi were elected as new Directors.
Career choices through IRC's Adult and Community Education programs
The Indian River County's Adult and Community Education programs offer short-term and inexpensive job training, so that individuals can get job training without the long-term commitment to college programs.
Vero Beach street maintenance part of budget discussions
Pitches for taking better care of city streets and selling the fallow Dodgertown golf course were advanced Monday morning, when City Council met for its first day of a week of workshops on a proposed 2014-15 budget.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
WPTV Local News
Deputy rescues woman after house fire
A woman says a local deputy is her hero. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office says the deputy went inside a house filled to smoke to save the woman.
Childcare Resources welcomes new board members
"We are delighted to welcome these new members to our Board of Directors," said Carolyn Veeneman, President of Childcare Resources.
Local couple off to Japan to serve church's mission
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - Perhaps you have seen them riding their bicycles two by two around town and wearing white shirts and ties.
Historic Roseland Women's Club installs Officers
This group was founded in the early 1920s and was instrumental in developing and preserving one of the oldest settlements in Indian River County, and is truly an "Old Florida" community.
WPTV Local News
Bus driver on verge of being fired?
A letter from the Indian River County School superintendent says that she will recommend that bus driver Beatrice Anderson should be terminated effective July 23rd.
Hospital trustee was 'thoughtful advocate for the average taxpayer' in Indian River County
FILE PHOTO Treasurer Trevor Smith speaks during the Hospital District Board meeting at the County Administration Building in the Commission Chambers in Vero Beach in December.
Natural gas pipeline hit during construction work; CR 512 closed west of Fellsmere
Part of County Road 512 is closed west of Fellsmere after construction workers hit a natural gas line at Florida Organic Agricultural.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Scholarship Foundation Awards $536,100 to Class of 2014
Photos provided: Members of the Class of 2014 gather at the Richardson Center before the Scholarship Foundation's 49th Annual Awards Ceremony.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Heavy thunderstorms forecast for Indian River, Brevard counties until 5:45 p.m. Saturday
The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory until 5:45 p.m. for Indian River and Brevard counties for strong wind gusts and small hail.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Willi Miller: Enjoy fireworks and other weekend activities in Indian River County
Kristen O'Connor is doing double duty on Friday. The 2014 "American Idol" contestant will have roles in two different Fourth of July celebrations in Indian River County.
The Miami Herald
Funeral set Monday for man strangled by another patient at Aventura Hospital
While the family prepares to say goodbye to Rios, who struggled most of his life with bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia, the man accused of strangling him at Aventura Hospital last week sits in Miami-Dade County jail.
Thu Jul 03, 2014