Stuart, FL – A historic marker about the first Roosevelt Bridge, built as a work project during the Great Depression, now stands under the new Roosevelt Bridge, one of the busiest spans on the Treasure Coast.
1. August 9, 2009 from 11am to 3pm at Jonathan Dickenson State Park Martin County Board of County Commissioner's Smokey Bear's Proclamation - August 11, 2009 at 9am. Smokey Bear will be present to accept the proclamation.
Treasure Coast – With all precincts reporting, former State Representative Joe Negron, a Republican from Stuart, will the new State Senator to represent much of the Treasure Coast and parts of Palm Beach County. Negron took an early and commanding leader over Democratic Challenger Bill Ramos. Voter turnout was low. Senator Pruitt, former President of the Senate, resigned his seat more than a year early citing financial considerations and a desire to spend more time with his family.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Pam Gillette, Marketing Manager for Main Street Ft. Pierce. Main Street is a comprehensive revitalization program designed to encourage economic development in conjunction with historic preservation.
They will be having their 16 Annual Reverse Raffle, Live & Silent Auction on Saturday, August 15th at the Sunrise Theater in downtown Ft. Pierce.
Fort Pierce, FL – Some actual chunks of history -- large concrete obstacles that were buried on local beaches to aid in D-Day invasion training, can be seen at Round Island Beach Park in Indian River County and the National Navy/UDT SEAL Museum on North Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce.
St. Lucie Village, FL – The atmosphere at Fort Capron was healthful compared to other military installations in Florida's wilderness during the Third Seminole War. History buff and St. Lucie Village resident Anne Sinnott discusses the history of Fort Capron, which vanished in 1859.