Monthly Archives: March 2012

Young entrepreneur from Fort Pierce to given 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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St. Lucie County notebook: Fort Pierce Central baseball team ‘settling in …

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — It took a little time, but Fort Pierce Central’s baseball team is starting to hit its stride. The Cobras have won three of their last four, with the lone loss coming at the hands of Martin … Continue reading

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Bus crash victims recount wreck that killed one student, injured dozens

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – It has been two days since a bus accident west of Fort Pierce killed one student from Frances K. Sweet Magnet School and injured many others. Flowers and messages covered a statue outside the school as … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County Community Calendar, Updated March 28

St. Lucie County Community Calendar NEW listings LOOKING AHEAD Spring Concert: Port St. Lucie Concert Band. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, 7 p.m., March 29. $5-$6. Ticket: 772-807-4488; pslcommunityband.org. Adoption Orientation: Early Learning Coalition, 804 … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce mom talks about entering school bus to help wounded children

FORT PIERCE – One person kicked off the emergency response to a bus and tractor trailer crash Monday, and she was not an EMT or a firefighter. She’s a 29-year-old mother who was driving home to pick her daughter up … Continue reading

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Jennifer M. Trefelner: Eat oysters and help build at reef at Fort Pierce …

I am sure you know the saying, “Have your cake and eat it, too.” In the case of the Inaugural Fort Pierce Oyster Festival, you can have oyster reef restoration and eat your oysters, too! The shells from the oysters … Continue reading

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St. Lucie Religion Notes, Updated March 27

St. Lucie Religion Notes New LISTINGS March for Jesus: Word of Faith Praise Ministries. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, 9 a.m., March 31. T-shirts/$10-$15. Register: 772-519-0718; wordoffaithpsl@yahoo.com. Good Friday: Worship Service. White City United Methodist … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce bus crash: 12 still hospitalized

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Grief counselors are spending their Tuesday at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School in Fort Pierce. They’re helping young students cope with Monday’s bus crash that left one of their schoolmates dead and a host of others … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Central proudly presents ‘Grease’

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Central Performing Arts Department is proudly presenting the Broadway musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, April 12-14 at 7 p.m. at the Fort Pierce Central High School Auditorium. Tickets are $8 for … Continue reading

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One student dies, 14 hurt when bus, truck collide near Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — Authorities say one child was found dead inside a St. Lucie County school bus following a crash with a truck. Officials say 14 other students and the bus driver were injured in the Monday afternoon collision near … Continue reading

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