Rio, FL – You don't have to live in a rustic cabin to be environmentally friendly. Rufus and Melynda Wakeman's riverfront mansion in Martin County has been certified green, all 23,900 square feet of it. 

St. Lucie County –

Ft. Pierce, FL – Drew Mello speaks with Jann Widmayer of the Manatee Observation and Edcuation Center.

Vero Beach – Singer Judy Collins appears April 5 in Vero Beach for the Mental Health Association. She shares with us her personal struggle with thoughts of suicide as well as how she coped with the suicide of her son, Clark.

Ft. Pierce – Who would the fiesty author and anthropologist support this busy election year.

Ft. Pierce – The St. Lucie County School District receives a donation of 300 Spanish Language textbooks from Mexico to be used in St. Lucie County classrooms.

Port St. Lucie – St. Lucie County School Resource Officers practice reacting to having a shooter on the campus of Treasure Coast High School in Port St. Lucie.

Gifford – Jill Roberts visits the Gifford Youth Activity Center as it celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

Gifford – Jill Roberts visits the Gifford Youth Activity Center as it celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

Treasure Coast – Treasure Coast legislators talk with Jill Roberts about what they'd like to accomplish this legislative session.

Vero Beach – Renowned Chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall vists Vero Beach to share her views on how to make the world a better place.

Vero Beach – Chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall gives children the chance to help the enviornment, people and their community.

Ft. Pierce – Jill Roberts takes a look back at the time author Zora Neale Hurston spent on the Treasure Coast.

Edwin Binney's great-granddaughter, Sally Chapman, tells the story.

No one's sure how Vero got its name

Apr 12, 2007

But it might have been derived from the pen name of a letter writer to an early newspaper. The  person signed letters as Veritas, which is the Latin word for truth. Pam Cooper of the Indian River County Library is investigating that and other possibilities, some of which she has debunked.