2 hrs ago
Local volunteer receives national recognition
For the second time in as many years, the Fort Pierce Police Athletic League has taken home one of the top awards presented by the National Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues.
9 hrs ago
Chamber seeks nominations for board
The St. Lucie County Chamber board of directors and the Nominating Committee are seeking nominations and/or applications to serve on the board of directors for a three-year term beginning Oct.
13 hrs ago
Tornadoes very rarely deadly on Treasure Coast
Hurricanes might be the most common natural disaster impacting Floridians, but the storms aren't the only severe weather Treasure Coast residents must anticipate.
Wed May 22, 2013
Honoring the "fallen heroes"
The overcast sky reflected the somber mood of those who attended the wreath-laying ceremony held on May 13 at the St.
Village Green welcomes Dr. Seuss to reading day
Each community reader was assigned one classroom where they read to the whole class.
Tue May 21, 2013
New library approved for southwestern Port St. Lucie
St. Lucie County commissioners, in a 5-0 vote Tuesday, approved allowing county staff to negotiate with Port St.
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National funds to test rape kits
Julie Weil, a Jupiter mother of two, was one of his victims. "He beat me," Weil said.
Gator Club awards record scholarships
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com The recipients of the Treasure Coast Gator Club scholarships with Anthony Guettler, Club president; Danita Nais, Executive Director of the UF Alumni Association; and Jeremy Foley, UF Athletic Director.
Florida record Burmese python killed in Miami-Dade County
The UF/IFAS St. Lucie County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a meeting of Treasure Coast members of the Python Patrol to formalize its 2013 plan of work on Wednesday, Jan.
Sun May 19, 2013
Here comes the judge! Judge Vaughn visits Southern Oaks Middle for civics class
With help from St. Lucie County's Circuit Court Judge Dan Vaughn, the seventh grade civics classes at Southern Oaks Middle School have been learning about the three branches of government with particular emphasis on the judicial branch upon Judge Vaughn's recent visit to one of St.
Wed May 15, 2013
St. Lucie County Mosquito Control sprays, pumps Water
St. Lucie County's Mosquito Control District has begun aerial and ground spraying in addition to pumping water within the coastal impoundments to reduce mosquito populations that may be produced as a result of seasonal rains and high tides.
Anthony Westbury: Wanted: One schools visionary for St. Lucie County. Must hit the ground running
How is is that commercial developers are starting to buy into St. Lucie County's future, yet the candidates for school supreintendent don't inlcude any obvious superstars? Already subscribe to TCPalm? Click below to activate your Premium Subscription and receive access to TCPalm on the web, smartphone and tablet.
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Woman accused of throwing baby
A Fort Pierce woman was being held without bond at the St. Lucie County Jail on Wednesday after allegedly becoming angry and throwing her 8-month-old-son onto a stretcher at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fort Pierce park memorial to be dedicated to late judge
Wallace Sample is often remembered by local residents as a revered circuit court judge who served the community on the bench for some 20 years.
Budget cuts force St. Lucie to cancel contract with operators of alternative Delaware Avenue School
St. Lucie County Assistant Superintendent Bill Tomlinson met with employees of the Delaware Avenue School two Fridays ago to announce that for budgetary reasons, the county was terminating its contract with Helping People Succeed, the Stuart-based nonprofit that runs the school.
Tea Party to Recount Votes in Allen West Congressional Loss
A Texas-based Tea Party organization and the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections have agreed on a plan to provide the group access to county voting records from the 2012 federal election and voter registration and other records going back to 2009.
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Police search for armed suspects
Police are investigating a robbery and a shooting at the La Quinta Inn in Fort Pierce this morning.
St. Lucie names park in honor of ardent conservationist Jane Brooks
When ardent wilderness protector Jane Brooks died earlier this year, she left behind a legacy of wild places for the generations to come.
Mon May 13, 2013
Alan Mathison: New St. Lucie County schools superintendent must have solutions, not ongoing excuses
By the end of the month, the St. Lucie County School Board will be weighing in on a new appointed superintendent.
2 injured in fire in Spanish Lakes in Lakewood Park
One man was flown out and another person was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after a Monday fire that destroyed a double-wide manufactured home, a St.