Monthly Archives: May 2013

Oculina Bank renovates Delaware Avenue branch in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — The St. Lucie County business community helped celebrate Oculina Bank’s May 10 open house for the renovation of its branch at South Seventh Street and Delaware Avenue. The Fort Pierce-based bank invested in upgraded landscaping, painting, décor … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Central High School graduates 532 students Thursday

Photo by Christopher Arnold // Buy this photo CHRISTOPHER ARNOLD/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Mary Elizabeth Eberhart, right, hides behind Cheyenne Bowser as Eberhart’s mother (not pictured) walks by Thursday before Fort Pierce Central High School’s graduation ceremony at the St. Lucie … Continue reading

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Military device washes ashore in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – St. Lucie County Sheriff’s bomb squad is investigating a possible military type phosphorous device that washed ashore on Friday morning at Seaway Drive on Jetty Park in Fort Pierce, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office. … Continue reading

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Garden Club of Fort Pierce – Share the joy of gardening

photos by Joe Mumaw Members of the Garden Club of Fort Pierce gather for the installation of new officers. June Beers, Diane Orme, Sara Dale, Katie Santomartino, Pat Austin, Kathy Erickson and Coleen Rodeffer are the newly installed officers of … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Library to host small business startup workshop June 11

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Branch Library will host “An Excellent Business Plan” workshop presented by Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) on Tuesday, June 11 from 5-7 p.m. A member of SCORE will cover the benefits of a … Continue reading

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Animal cruelty, dog fighting charges aren’t Fort Pierce man’s first brush with …

Nahume Belvilus FORT PIERCE — Three ailing, unfed pit bull dogs were left chained to stakes and running in circles, Fort Pierce police said. It isn’t the first time the owner’s been investigated involving dogs. Thirty pit bulls were taken … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Area Fishing Report 5/28/13

Capt. Joe Ward/Capt. Joe’s River Charters May 28, 2013 INSHORE –  “With the closing of snook season just around the corner, you can look for some good catch and release action in the Ft. Pierce Inlet on the falling tide. Try … Continue reading

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Ft. Pierce Rotary presents Rotary Youth Leadership Awards to local students

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce Rotary Club presented the 2013 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) to four deserving students. Winners included; William Clarizio of Westwood High School, Isabella Atandi of Westwood High School, Chantel Pappadouplos and Samreen Razuman of Lincoln … Continue reading

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3 more arrested in connection with Friday night gunfire in Fort Pierce

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Often gunfire in the Fort Pierce area ends with uncooperative witnesses and no arrests and frustration for investigators — but not this time. Deputies on a beefed up anti-shooting patrol on Friday night saw gunfire from … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man, 24, shot to death on street corner; Sheriff asks for help …

A 24-year-old Fort Pierce man was shot to death on a St. Lucie County street corner after a confrontation with someone just after midnight. Authorities are asking the public to help solve the crime. Thomas James Alexander was shot several … Continue reading

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