Fort Pierce

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Fort Pierce is among the oldest communities on the east coast of Florida with its rich history beginning in 1837 when Lt. Benjamin K. Pierce built the fort that was the headquarters for the U.S. Army during the Seminole Indian War. After the war Fort Pierce, its accessible waterways and later Flagler’s railway gave rise to commerce that would make the city the economic hub of the Treasure Coast with fishing, canning of fish, pineapple and citrus. Today that transportation network includes the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, the St. Lucie County International Airport and the Port of Fort Pierce. More about Fort Pierce...

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Sheriff Mascara warns of Credit Card Skimmers recovered at local gas stations
Sheriff Mascara warns of Credit Card Skimmers recovered at local gas stations
On January 29, Detectives from the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office recovered a credit card skimmer from a fuel pump at the Mobile Gas Station Read More
Free Tax Assistance Available Throughout St. Lucie County
Free Tax Assistance Available Throughout St. Lucie County
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Trained volunteers with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) pro Read More
St. Lucie County Now Accepting Applications for Summer Lifeguards
St. Lucie County Now Accepting Applications for Summer Lifeguards
PORT ST. LUCIE – The St. Lucie County Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department is currently accepting applications for temporary Aquatic posi Read More
Verizon Customers Unknowingly Tracked by "Supercookies"
Verizon Customers Unknowingly Tracked by "Supercookies"
According to the Washington Post, some 100 million Verizon customers were unknowingly tracked by a third-party advertiser using so-called "superc Read More
Mother Charged with Child Abuse after Daughter Breaks Teeth Slamming into Windshield
Mother Charged with Child Abuse after Daughter Breaks Teeth Slamming into Windshield
A mother from Port St. Lucie has been charged with child abuse.  Investigators said Lorena Sullivan Simpson slammed on the brakes of her car to Read More
Dolphin Tale 2 Makes a Splash at Hurston Library Feb. 14
Dolphin Tale 2 Makes a Splash at Hurston Library Feb. 14
Spend Valentine’s Day with a famous dolphin as the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library presents “Dolphin Tale 2” (2014) on Saturday, F Read More
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