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.
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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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