Monthly Archives: January 2012

St. Lucie County Religion Notes Updated Jan. 31

St. Lucie Religion Notes NEW LISTINGS Alternative Worship Service: Release conditioning, experience wholeness through singing, chanting, movement silence. Unity of Fort Pierce, 3414 Sunrise Blvd., Fort Pierce, 9:30 am. Offering. 772-461-2272; unityoffortpierce.com. Pancake Supper: Shrove Tuesday to begin Lenten Season. … Continue reading

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USA: Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project Begins Soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin dredging for the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project on Feb. 8. Reauthorized as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996, this project is expected to be completed by … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce magnet school earns St. Lucie district’s top spot in state rankings

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Lincoln Park Academy has been ranked as one of the nation’s top high schools for many years. And on Monday, the Fort Pierce magnet school topped another list. According to the first-ever ranking of Florida’s 3,078 … Continue reading

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Seminar set in Fort Pierce for struggling homeowners

Real Living Realty Unlimited and CredAbility, the Consumer Credit Counseling Service, will hold a free seminar on Tuesday Jan. 31 at the Fort Pierce Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Real Living Realty Unlimited … Continue reading

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Former city commissioner Coke to run for Fort Pierce mayor

FORT PIERCE — A former city commissioner is the second candidate to enter this year’s mayoral race. Resident Christine Coke filed Friday with the City Clerk’s Office to run for mayor. Linda Hudson filed in June to run. Mayor Bob … Continue reading

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Treasure Coast GOP leaders look past primary, see need for unity

TO THE POLLS Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker predicts about 29,800 of the county’s 54,191 registered Republicans will vote in Tuesday’s GOP presidential preference primary, meaning an expected turnout of 55 percent. 3,656 ballots were cast during eight days of … Continue reading

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Country music star Travis Tritt thrills crowd at Sunrise Theatre

Photo by Sam Wolfe SAM WOLFE/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Country music singer Travis Tritt plays a guitar solo during his show at the Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce on Saturday evening. Photo by Sam Wolfe SAM WOLFE/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Country music … Continue reading

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Veteran’s spotlight: Fort Pierce veteran awarded Bronze Star in Korea

Vern Andrews FORT PIERCE — Vernon “Bud” Andrews, 83, learned that in the subzero temperatures of the Korean winter, a General Patton tank will freeze to the ground if it isn’t moved often. “One man had to be in each … Continue reading

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Girls weightlifting: Fort Pierce Central wins District 9 Championship

Photo by Jeremiah Wilson JEREMIAH WILSON/SPECIAL TO TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Junior Brandi Lucas of Sebastian River High School lifts 170 pounds on Saturday morning during the District 9 girls weightlifting meet at Fort Pierce Central High School. Lucas won her … Continue reading

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Boys basketball: Vero Beach clinches top seed in District 6-8A

The Vero Beach boys basketball team clinched the top seed in the District 6-8A tournament with a 62-47 win over Treasure Coast on Friday at Vero Beach. Jamario Lambert had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Jeremy … Continue reading

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