Monthly Archives: April 2016

Softball Dolphins’ title hopes end in Fort Pierce, they finish 21-8

It’s been 12 years since Marathon High School athletes made it to the state finals, when Maciek Sykut and Marek Czerwinski won singles and doubles tennis titles. The Dolphins softball team came oh so close this year but John Carroll … Continue reading

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Opinion column: Anthony Westbury: Fort Pierce is on the brink after shooting

This getting downright scary. Over the course of 25 years of living and working in Fort Pierce, I’ve never seen the city closer to a potential conflagration as it has been after the Saturday night shooting death of Demarcus Semer … Continue reading

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Some in Fort Pierce want more answers about police-involved fatal shooting

By Will Greenlee of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — The anonymity of two Fort Pierce police officers involved in last weekend’s fatal shooting of a city resident isn’t sitting well with some community leaders and neighbors. Nor is a City Commission … Continue reading

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Chemical Containers expands service in Fort Pierce

By Contributed Report FORT PIERCE — Chemical Containers Inc., a specialist in liquid-handling products, announces an expansion of its service to the agriculture industry in the Fort Pierce and east Central Florida areas at a facility at 15897 Orange Ave., … Continue reading

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Anthony Westbury: Fort Pierce is on the brink after shooting

This getting downright scary. Over the course of 25 years of living and working in Fort Pierce, I’ve never seen the city closer to a potential conflagration as it has been after the Saturday night shooting death of Demarcus Semer … Continue reading

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Questions over who should investigate an officer-involved shooting in Fort Pierce

The Fort Pierce City Council could decide to take the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office off the investigation into a deadly Fort Pierce officer-involved shooting. That shooting killed 21-year-old DeMarcus Semer over the weekend. Sheriff Ken Mascara said there is … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce will not seek Justice Department intervention in police shooting | Photos

Fort Pierce commission meeting, protests following fatal police shooting Loud but peaceful demonstration in Fort Pierce held at police department Demonstration at Fort Pierce Police Department By Keona Gardner of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — The City Commission on Wednesday declined … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce bank robbery suspect sought by police

Fort Pierce police are looking for a bank robbery suspect. They say a man robbed a Wells Fargo bank at 2597 S. US Highway 1 Thursday morning The suspect entered the bank, passed a note to the teller stating he … Continue reading

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Region baseball: Alonso 7, Fort Pierce Central 1

TAMPA — The first round of the playoffs continues to be a haven for the Ravens. Related News/Archive Region baseball: Boca Ciega 7, Auburndale 5 5 Hours Ago District baseball: Alonso 3, Palm Harbor University 1 6 Days Ago Region … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce will not seek Justice intervention in shooting

Loud but peaceful demonstration in Fort Pierce held at police department Demonstration at Fort Pierce Police Department By Keona Gardner of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — The City Commission on Wednesday declined to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene … Continue reading

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