Monthly Archives: March 2012

Class Act: Fort Pierce School of the Arts

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Step into the art room at Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts and you step into an art project. There are, of course , typical art room sights: art supplies, student art projects and a … Continue reading

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Michael Goforth: Community cries in wake of tragic accident involving St …

The community cries. Because on Monday afternoon, shortly before 4 p.m., a St. Lucie County school bus carrying about 30 students from Frances K. Sweet Elementary School in Fort Pierce collided with a tractor-trailer at Okeechobee and Midway roads. “It’s … Continue reading

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Baseball: Fort Pierce Central pitchers combine on no-hitter

Tony Kobbe and Marcus Sigmon combined for a no-hitter Friday as Fort Pierce Central’s baseball team defeated Treasure Coast 2-1 in Fort Pierce. Kobbe, a senior right-hander, walked one and struck out two in six innings. Sigmon, also a senior … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County camps gearing up for summer fun

Summer heat already seems to have arrived on the Treasure Coast and the actual season isn’t far behind. If you’re looking for a way to keep your children busy this summer, after schools close, we have a database of local … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce library reopens its doors

By Dawn Krebs dkrebs@hometownnewsol.com FORT PIERCE – The renovation took a year to complete, but residents using the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library have been waiting for the day the remodeled library opened its doors a lot longer than that. … Continue reading

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Sentimental necklace stolen from Fort Pierce woman while she was gardening

FORT PIERCE — Former social worker Margaret Fulton-Still, 85, was quietly rising from pulling weeds in front of her home on Texas Court Saturday when her neck was jerked back — pulled by an unseen assailant yanking a gold chain … Continue reading

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Young entrepreneur from Fort Pierce to give Easter baskets, fun to 100 kids

FORT PIERCE — Although it’s been a year since young Fort Pierce resident Cedric Garvin Jr., 5, went on an Easter egg hunt, he can still recall the joyous activity in vivid detail. “I found a gold egg,” Cedric said. … Continue reading

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Former Sanctuary Animal Shelter owner-operator charged with 157 counts of …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A former owner-operator of the Sanctuary Animal Refuge west of Fort Pierce was arrested Thursday and charged with 157 counts of animal cruelty.  Palena Rae Dorsey was initially booked into the St. Lucie County Jail in … Continue reading

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Dozens rally over Trayvon Martin case in Fort Pierce

By Nicole Rodriguez TCPalm.com Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type FORT PIERCE — Emotions ran high on the corner of Avenue D and 15th Street Wednesday night as a crowd of close to 100 gathered to voice … Continue reading

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More than 1500 pay last respects to fourth-grader killed in St. Lucie bus crash

By Laurie K. Blandford TCPalm.com E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type Fort Pierce — A crowd of more than 1,500 family members, friends, teachers, students and people from the community overflowed from the Fort Pierce Central High School auditorium into … Continue reading

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