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Driver in hit-and-run on I-95 arrested after foot chase in Indian River County
Shortly after 11 a.m., Jason Ryan Rhodes, 30, of Orlando lost control of his vehicle as he traveled south on Interstate 95, crossed the median and struck a car in the northbound lanes, according to his affidavit.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Education Foundation of IRC awards $30,000 to Osceola Magnet School for "Mission Smart Science"
Photo provided: Patrice Stowe, EF-IRC Board chair, stands with Osceola Magnet School grant recipients Tricia Perakes and Kristen Bruckner and principal Kathleen Goldstein.
Harvest Food to collect nonperishable food at fair
Harvest will kick off its Spring Into Summer Food Drive at the Firefighters' Fair.
Join Pansy the dog in solving the mystery of the missing paintings in Paris
Cover photos by Tania Ortega-Cowan: Featured author Cynthia Bardes is flanked by "Love of Literacy" luncheon co-chairs Evelyn Wilde Mayerson and Fran Mellett.
#TCPalmSocial: March 14 at the Firefighters Indian River County Fair
It's the first day of the Firefighters Indian River County Fair and the gates open at 5 p.m. As you stroll the fairgrounds, be on the look out for rodeo clown Dirty Dingus McGee as he drives around in some of his crazy vehicles.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
United Way of Indian River County has record-breaking fundraising campaign
With its annual fundraising campaign winding down, the United Way of Indian River County raised $2.62 million, making the 2013-14 campaign the most successful of its 53-year history.
Local author Tania Ortega-Cowan releases her first book 'My Adventure ...
The book is full of action photos and moment by moment descriptions of her experience riding in the fire engines and ambulances and going through overnight shifts.
1 dead after boat capsizes in Stick Marsh area west of Fellsmere
One unidentified person drowned when a 16-foot boat with three males aboard overturned in the Stick Marsh, a remote fishing area west of Fellsmere, an Indian River County Fire Rescue official said Thursday morning.
Alzheimer Caregivers Conference to educate during 'Day of Hope' on March 26
Author Betsy Broyles-Arnold, who helped write "Coach Broyles' Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers," and her daughter Molly Arnold Gay will share their family's experience at the 9th annual Day of Hope Alzheimer Caregivers Conference in Vero Beach on March 26, 2014.
Skydiver caught in powerlines says he's lucky to be alive, buys lotto ticket
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
'Living with Florida's Urban Wildlife' free program March 19
Humane Society of Vero Beach and IRC Director of Animal Protection Ilka Daniel and Vero Beach Animal Control Officer Bruce Dangerfield will be sharing their knowledge of Florida's urban wildlife on March 19. - Have you ever spotted something slithering, creeping, running or flying in your backyard and wondered what it was? Want to see a mystery ... (more)
Missing woman found safe in her car's trunk in rural Indian River County
A woman reported missing was found safe in the trunk of her car by deputies in rural Indian River County, but she refused to tell them how she wound up there.
No ruckus from opponents as county commission ends debate on Seven50 plan
March 11--Palm Beach County commissioners voted this morning to receive and file a county attorney's memo regarding Seven50, essentially ending any more debate on the regional planning blueprint.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Legendary Florida Citrus Grower To Exit The Business
LEGENDARY FLORIDA CITRUS GROWER TO EXIT THE BUSINESS Mar. 11, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: The Kennedy Family, owners of Kennedy Groves and United Indian River Packers in Vero Beach, announced they will sell their citrus holdings in order to concentrate on the family's other businesses.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Scholarship applications available for University of Florida at Fort Pierce
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com The University of Florida/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce offers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as PhDs.
ITS Fiber, LLC and Outlier Yachts take top two honors in 2nd Annual...
Joining the 1st place winners from ITS Fiber LLC are Principium Foundation members Jan Pagano, Kevin Barry and John Moore , Don Pittman , Denise Lechner, Dan Rankow, Jeff Leslie and Jeff Meyer.
#TCPalmSocial: Firefighters' Indian River County Fair General Info
FILE PHOTO Kaleigh Nesbit, 18, carries her trophy after her steer, Cody, was named Grand Champion during the 2012 Indian River County 4-H Steer Show at the Firefighters' Fair.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Florida sets tourism record for 2013; Treasure Coast visitors plentiful this year too
Boosted by record levels of overseas and Canadian visitors, Florida had another record year for tourism in 2013, with 94.7 million visitors, a 3.5 percent increase over 2012, which had been the previous record of 91.5 million.
Vero Beach's Orchid Island Brewing puts local twist on beer
File Orchid Island Brewery owner Alden Bing , of Vero Beach, explains the Randell, a tap device he uses to enhance the flavor of his company's beer to festival attendee Sandra McMorris at the Treasure Coast Beer Fest at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie last November.
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Fast-moving wildfire in Indian River County
The eastbound lanes in the 500 block of 9th Street SW are blocked because of a fast-moving wildfire in suburban Vero Beach, said Chief Brian Burkeen, spokesman for Indian River County Fire Rescue.