Monthly Archives: October 2011

Michael Goforth: City Hall threatens character of Archie’s, an Old Florida …

Archie’s, that iconic Old Florida establishment across the street from the ocean on Fort Pierce Beach, is beloved by natives and visitors who appreciate its casual, laid back atmosphere, its burgers and seafood, its cold beer and the live music … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce health clinic to participate in federal pilot program

FORT PIERCE — Florida Community Health Centers Inc. in Fort Pierce has been selected to participate in a federally funded pilot program starting Nov. 1 that over the next three years is designed to improve Medicare patient access to care. … Continue reading

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Longtime director leaving Fort Pierce’s Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Photo by Tyler Treadway File photo Amy Dahan, director of Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce. FORT PIERCE — Change is in the wind for Heathcote Botanical Gardens. The Savannah Road public garden is about to lose its longtime director … Continue reading

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Letter: City Hall meddling at Archie’s undermines Fort Pierce treasure

Curtis Boyd, Fort Pierce Letter: City Hall meddling at Archie’s undermines Fort Pierce treasure Archie’s Seabreeze, one of the only businesses in Fort Pierce that is doing so well that it is actually expanding, is facing the control of our … Continue reading

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Weather cancels Fort Pierce Central-Centennial game

FORT PIERCE — The much anticipated game Friday night between St. Lucie West Centennial and Fort Pierce Central was cancelled due to heavy rain and lightning. Cobras head football coach Josh Shaffer said the game would not be made up. … Continue reading

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Families gather in Fort Pierce to raise awareness of missing loved ones

FORT PIERCE — Bound together in sorrow, loss and unanswered questions, the families of missing Treasure Coast people stood united Thursday to raise awareness about their loved ones’ unsolved cases. The gathering just outside the Fort Pierce City Marina was … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce woman accused of having crack pipe in Bible

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – In the movie “5 Card Stud,” Robert Mitchum hid a handgun in a Bible while playing a murderous preacher. In Fort Pierce, police reported finding a crack pipe in a Bible in a purse belonging to … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Central-Centennial showcases running backs

Marcus Levy has 796 yards, 10 TDs this season. Jonny Poma has consecutive 100-yard games. FORT PIERCE — Josh Shaffer told anyone who would listen during the spring that running back Marcus Levy was someone they had to see. Even … Continue reading

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Resident accuses Fort Pierce of breaking public records laws over resignation …

FORT PIERCE — A resident is alleging the city violated state public records laws and asking the State Attorney’s Office to help get a copy of a city department head’s resignation letter. City activist and former mayoral candidate Rick Reed … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce pair rushed to hospital in possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

FORT PIERCE — Two people in their 60s are being taken to trauma centers Thursday morning following an incident on Gator Trace Circle, a St. Lucie County Fire District spokeswoman said. Crews received a call at 9:03 a.m. to the … Continue reading

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