Jill Roberts looks at issues of interest to the Treasure Coast. 

To combat distracted driving crashes in Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation and GEICO Insurance have teamed up by designating Florida's highway rest areas, service plazas and welcome centers as Safe Phone Zones.

June is Flood Awareness Month in South Florida

Jun 29, 2015

For Flood Awareness Month in South Florida, Randy Smith from the South Florida Water Management District talks about safety tips.  


This weekend, Treasure Coast Amateur Radio Clubs are participating  in the amateur radio ‘Field Day’ exercise going on around the Country.  As Joe Lenartiene tells us, Ham radio functions completely independent of the Internet or cell phone infrastructure, can interface with tablets or smartphones, and can be set up almost anywhere in minutes

Summer Fertilizer Bans

Jun 15, 2015

Dianne Hughes, Martin County Senior Ecosystem Specialist, discusses the fertilizer ban in Martin County.

For information on the fertilizer ban in Martin County click here 

For information on the fertilizer ban in St. Lucie County click here

For information on the fertilizer ban in Indian River County click here

Find out if there is a pet-friendly shelter near you by clicking HERE.

June 7th is Cancer Survivor's Day

Jun 8, 2015

Stephen Spencer, Lin Reading and Greg Burton talk about their experience with cancer and how they were able to overcome their illness.

Meals On Wheels Helps Indian River County Residents

Jun 3, 2015

WQCS Intern Leti Landrau visits Meals on Wheels.  You can find a Meals on Wheels program near you by clicking on the county below.

Brevard County

Indian River County

St. Lucie County

Martin County

Palm Beach County

The Treasure Coast Food Bank will provide free meals for hundreds of Treasure Coast Children this summer.  You can find open summer feeding programs near you by clicking HERE.


Scientists at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute determine dolphins have social networks.  Read the study by clicking HERE.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 29, 2015

Felix Martinez and State Representative, MaryLynn Magar share their stories on having a stroke. Martinez visits the Aphasia/Stroke support group that takes place at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital at Martin Health. For more information, visit Magar still spreads the word about stroke awareness and informs people on the symptoms.