Monthly Archives: March 2016

Birthday party shooter in 2014 incident shot in leg in Fort Pierce

By Elliott Jones of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — A teenager who shot into a birthday party in late 2014 was shot in the leg last week while out on probation, according to police records. Cornelius Ivory, 18, went to Lawnwood … Continue reading

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Caretaker charged with stealing from 99-year-old man

By Elliott Jones Elliott.Jones@Tcpalm.Com 772-978-2224 FORT PIERCE — It seemed odd that a 99-year-old man, who needed daily care, was ordering tightfitting women’s jeans, police said. Turns out, according to an arrest report, that someone was financially “squeezing” him: taking … Continue reading

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New plant now making railroad cross ties in Fort Pierce

A tour of Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. in Fort Pierce By Keona Gardner of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — More than 60 people Wednesday attended opening of the Rocla Concrete Tie plant that will manufacture cross ties for All Aboard Florida’s … Continue reading

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Stuart Green Market, Fort Pierce Farmers Market Provide Farm-Fresh Offerings On Treasure Coast

Green markets from West Palm Beach to Fort Pierce are sprouting as fast as the produce each of them sells. Thanks to local farmers, sustainably grown crops are feeding the need for crisp, flavorful fruits and vegetables. Shoppers can purchase … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Oyster Festival Will Offer 15000 Oysters And An Oyster Shucking Contest As It As It Works To Promote …

Get ready for some shucking and slurping. The Fort Pierce Oyster Festival returns Saturday, April 2, with an all-new oyster shucking contest, tons of seafood vendors and, of course, thousands of oysters. The daylong event will take place along the … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man rams car ex-girlfriend was in, police say

SAY THE SUSPECT HIT THEIR CAR THREE TIME AND MY FOCUS WAS, ONE HAND ON STEERING WHEEL, ONE HAND ON HER, JUST GET AWAY FROM THE SITUATION. ANGELA: THIS MAN IS DESCRIBING WHAT HAPPENED SUNDAY NIGHT WHILE HE AND HIS … Continue reading

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B-17 bomber on display at airport in Fort Pierce | Video

World War II era B-17 at the Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort Pierce By Eric Hasert of TCPalm “It’s really amazing to see such a great piece of history,” said Holly Logiudice (front), of Vero Beach, while examining a … Continue reading

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Linda Hudson seeks another four years as Fort Pierce mayor

By Lisa Broadt of TCPalm Four years ago, six candidates battled it out in the Fort Pierce mayoral race, from which Linda Hudson emerged victorious — though only by the narrowest of margins. That 61-vote victory shaped her first term … Continue reading

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Crayola’s tie to Fort Pierce

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the connection between Fort Pierce and Crayola crayons.  I learned about it in the spring issue of Indian River Magazine.  The connection is Edwin Binney, born in 1866, 150 years … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man charged after woman shot in back

By Elliott Jones of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — A 27-year-old man confessed to shooting a woman Saturday night, saying he had had enough of “big girl,” according to an arrest affidavit. The victim is hospitalized at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center … Continue reading

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