Monthly Archives: January 2014

Congressman Patrick Murphy visits SELF office in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — The non-profit Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) was honored to welcome U.S. Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (District 18) as our special guest on Friday, Jan. 24. Congressman Murphy is a strong supporter of energy efficiency and … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce library ArtSpace features local artist Richard Symonds

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce branch library’s February ArtSpace features local artist Richard Symonds. Long-time Fort Pierce resident and artist Richard Symonds knew he had natural artistic ability at an early age. He won numerous awards in high school … Continue reading

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The Roof Authority in Fort Pierce cited for hazards following OSHA inspection

FORT PIERCE — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited The Roof Authority Inc. of Fort Pierce for one willful and one serious safety violation following an August 2013 inspection at a job site on … Continue reading

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Save the Chimps supporters tour Fort Pierce sanctuary | Photo gallery

See all16 photosat full size FORT PIERCE — More than 300 supporters of the Save The Chimps sanctuary gathered Sunday to tour the facility and get a firsthand look at the chimpanzees that call the facility home. The Member Day … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office releases more details on death of man after Fort Pierce standoff

Gregory Hill See all20 photosat full size A man who barricaded himself in his Fort Pierce home earlier this month died of gunshot wounds and “was in possession of a black Kel-Tec 9-millimeter handgun,” according to St. Lucie County Sheriff … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce library announces February movies

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Branch Library announces its ”Friday Matinee” program for February with films that shine a light on Black History Month. Held every Friday, the library presents a free film, starting at 2 p.m. • Feb. … Continue reading

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Save the Chimps supporters tour Fort Pierce sanctuary

Photo by Sam Wolfe SAM WOLFE/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Two chimpanzees sit on an island Sunday afternoon at the Save The Chimps sanctuary. FORT PIERCE — More than 300 supporters of the Save The Chimps sanctuary gathered Sunday to tour the … Continue reading

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2 more jailed in connection with armed Georgia Avenue robbery in Fort Pierce

The additional arrests were made Sunday in connection with a Jan. 21 robbery. Current Subscribers – Activate Now Already subscribe to TCPalm? Unlimited access to TCPalm on the web, your smartphone and tablet is included with your subscription. All you … Continue reading

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Police chief wants someone to coordinate effort to end violence in Fort Pierce

Combatting long-standing violence will take new approaches, officials say. Current Subscribers – Activate Now Already subscribe to TCPalm? Unlimited access to TCPalm on the web, your smartphone and tablet is included with your subscription. All you will need to do … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Commissioners seek applicants for Planning Board, Board of …

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce City Commissioners are seeking applications from civic-minded residents to serve on the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment. The Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the City Hall … Continue reading

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