Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fort Pierce Branch Library announces August movies

The Fort Pierce Branch Library announces its “Friday Matinee” lineup for August. Held every Friday, the library presents a free film, starting at 2 p.m. Aug. 3: “Two-Face Woman” (1941) featuring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas and Constance Bennett. Aug. 17: … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Post 358 remains unbeaten at American Legion state tournament

FORT PIERCE — A quick start Friday kept Fort Pierce Post 358 unbeaten through two days of the American Legion baseball state tournament. Post 358 scored four runs in the first inning of a 6-3 win over Royal Palm Beach … Continue reading

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Syque Caesar: Bangladesh Olympic gymnast got his start tumbling in Fort Pierce

At age 6, Syque Caesar started tumbling at the Academy of Olympic Gymnastics in the former Orange Blossom Mall in Fort Pierce. “I used to jump around and do cartwheels a lot when I was a little kid,” he wrote … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police investigating shooting of 4 in 29th Street apartment complex

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting in which a 12-year-old boy and three adults were wounded at the Madison Cay Apartments on North 29th Street, according to police and records released Monday. The three … Continue reading

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FISHTALES: Hot weather! Get out early to enjoy the fishing

PORT ST. LUCIE — Hot weather continues along the Treasure Coast this week. Getting out early will give you the best opportunities to enjoy the fishing before it gets too hot out on the water. We have enjoyed good success … Continue reading

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American Legion Baseball: Hot-hitting Fort Pierce knocks off Vero Beach

Photo by Eric Hasert ERIC HASERT/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Fort Pierce Post 358 second baseman Matt Nocito fires to first to complete a double play after forcing out Reece Green of Vero Beach Post 39 in the second inning Thursday during … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County felony arrests: July 26, 2012

Kelvin Smith, 31, 2800 block of Heathcote Drive, Fort Pierce, attempted second degree murder by discharging a firearm. Christopher Lang, 27, 30th block of Nogales Way, Port St. Lucie, sale of a substance in lieu of a controlled substance. Fred … Continue reading

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FHP documents detail how, why 9-year-old died during March school bus crash …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — More than 100 pages from the Florida Highway Patrol’s traffic homicide investigation detail what happened during a March 26 fatal school bus crash in Fort Pierce.   The report states 9-year-old Aaron Beauchamp was wearing his … Continue reading

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2 Fort Pierce men charged in federal synthetic marijuana crackdown

FORT PIERCE — Two Fort Pierce men are facing federal charges following a nationwide crackdown targeting the sellers and manufacturers of synthetic marijuana. Sabir Ahmed, 29, of the 400 block of Grand Club Place, and Mohammad Abu Sayem, 32, of … Continue reading

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School bus driver in fatal March St. Lucie crash cited for carelessness

A federal inquiry is all that remains in closing government investigations into a March school bus crash that killed a 9-year-old Port St. Lucie boy and injured 16 others, since state authorities announced Tuesday no criminal charges will be filed. … Continue reading

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