Announcement

Announcement
12:27 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Gas leak

A leak in a propane tank on Bandy Blvd. in Ft. Pierce has caused the evacuation of businesses in the area west of Glades Cut-Off Road including  Southern Eagle Distributing and the Walmart distribution Center.

St. Lucie County Fire District Spokeswoman Catherine Chaney also says rail traffic has been halted as emergency crews respond.

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Announcement
11:06 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

WQCS Streaming Upgrade

We have installed new streaming equipment here at WQCS to help improve your listening experience.  We would appreciate your input on our streams.

Please follow this link to comment on our streams.

Announcement
7:17 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Madison Hodges, WQCS Station Manager dies

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Madison Lee Hodges died on July 18, 2014, in Tallahassee, from cardiac arrest following lengthy treatment for a rare bone cancer.  He was born on December 25, 1947 in Pine Bluff, AR, to the late Elsie Madison (McBurnett) and Norman L. Hodges, Sr.  He was the grandson of the late Matthew and Janie (Byrd) McBurnett of Pine Bluff and the late Samuel and Emma (Haven) Hodges of Forrest City, AR.

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Announcement
6:47 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Remembering Madison Hodges

Madison Hodges, WQCS station manager died Friday following a long illness.

Drew Mello has this remembrance.

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Announcement
1:56 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

FM Chips in Mobile Phones

WQCS’s audiences and local communities know that we provide up-to-the minute public safety and weather information through Emergency Alert System, local Emergency Operations Centers and new Florida Public Radio Emergency Network. And they rely on us for unbiased news and engaging cultural programming anytime. In order to accomplish our mission of public service, we must make sure we are available to our audiences anytime, anywhere, and on their favorite mobile devices.

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Announcement
3:56 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

WQCS reporters recognized once again with multiple awards from the Associated Press

News Director Jill Roberts received first place from the Associated Press in the category of Public Affairs for a story on White Cane Safety Day and first place in the Light Feature category for her story on the Little Free Library in Sewall’s Point.  In the Hard News Category she received second place for a story

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Announcement
2:30 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Florida Public Broadcasters To Expand Digital Learning Resources

Florida’s children, families and educators will soon have access to thousands of customized digital learning resources at no cost through Florida PBS stations and the Florida PBS LearningMedia. 

As part of the 2014-2015 state budget, FPBS was awarded $1 million to customize more than 85,000 digital learning materials from the national PBS LearningMedia library to meet Florida state standards.

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