JI’s Tiger ‘dating’ ex of friend fellow pro golfer: Started relationship while with Lindsey Vonn

Putt-ing on a cheeky show: This raunchy photo of Amanda Boyd posing at a golf course is on social media. (Source: The Daily Mail)

From The Daily Mail: “Serial cheater Tiger Woods is dating the ex-wife of a friend and fellow professional golfer, a report claims. Jupiter Island’s Woods, 39, is said to be dating Amanda Boyd, 27, Jason Dufner’s ex-wife. He reportedly flew her to Seattle as he prepared for last month’s US Open … Click here to read more

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Sewall’s Point

(Source: Floridahealth.gov)

A raccoon that came in contact with two dogs in Sewall’s Point has tested positive for rabies. The dogs were vaccinated and will receive a booster. As a precaution, the dogs are quarantined and monitored by Martin County Animal Control. This is the second case of rabies in Martin County this year. … Click here to read more

Ouch! Florida ranks as ‘#1 Worst State’

(Source: Thrillist)

From Thrillist: “When putting together a list such as this, there can be some temptation to defy popular expectations, and go against the grain. However, Florida’s awfulness resume is so staggeringly impressive that it couldn’t go any other way … Click here to read more

Martin County says study of All Aboard Florida impacts underestimated boat traffic

Florida East Coast Railway bridge over the St. Lucie River, Stuart (Source: bridgehunter.com)

From The Palm Beach Post: “Martin County officials on Monday took aim at a draft federal study evaluating the impacts of the All Aboard Florida rail project, saying that the study grossly underestimated the number of boats that travel passed the St. Lucie River railroad bridge each day … Click here to read more

His dying wish: Celine leaves husband on deathbed to perform in Las Vegas

Celine Dion (Source: Celebrity Dirty Laundry)

From Celebrity Dirty Laundry: “Jupiter Island homeowner Celine Dion’s husband Rene Angelil is on his deathbed in Boston after a long and unsuccessful battle against throat cancer. You can imagine attendees’ surprise at the 19th annual ‘Power of Love’ gala at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when Celine arrived to perform … Click here to read more

Summer program: Regardless of income, Martin students eligible for free food

The Martin County School District Summer Food Program offers lunch, snacks and breakfast, similar to what these children are having at the Stuart Learning Center Head Start program. The summer program is open to all students, regardless of income. (Source: Palm Beach Post)

From The Palm Beach Post: “’I think people tend to think of Martin County as a very wealthy county and the students here aren’t in need,’ said Tina Jensen, Martin County School District’s Food and Nutrition Field Supervisor Trainer. The summer program is open to all students, regardless of income … Click here to read more

Palm City man attacked, robbed: Suspect captured after manhunt

(Source: MCSO)

Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 67-year old man was randomly attacked and robbed as he was walking along SW Mapp Road in Palm City. The suspect initially walked past the man, then circled back and attacked the victim from behind … Click here to read more

Jack Nicklaus family real estate company expands to Mariner Sands

MIke and Jack Nicklaus (Source: Golden Bear Realty)

From World Golf: “Golden Bear Realty has announced a new partnership with Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart as its preferred on-site real estate brokerage company. Golden Bear Realty will oversee all Mariner Sands real estate operations, including marketing, property listing, sales and rentals … Click here to read more

Wall St Journal: Billionaire John Malone buys Jupiter Island home of late Playmobil tycoon for $38 million

Billionaire John Malone has paid $38 million for the Florida home of the late German toymaker Horst Brandstätter. (Source: Wall St Journal)

“Billionaire John Malone has paid $38 million for the Jupiter Island home of the late German toy maker Horst Brandstätter. Mr. Malone is chairman of Colorado-based Liberty Media Corp. He is the largest individual landowner in the country … Click here to read more

Year-long investigation shuts down growing heroin empire on Treasure Coast

(Source: MCSO)

“The multi-jurisdictional investigation involved the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, DEA, Stuart Police Department, and the State Attorney’s Office. Ruben Massas was operating the heroin ring out of East Stuart Tire Center, located at 1205 SE Dixie Cutoff Road in Stuart. He had more than two dozen people assisting him in his criminal enterprise … Click here to read more

Reuters: Environmental groups sue Florida legislature over budget

(Source: earthjustice.org)

“Three environmentalist organizations sued the Florida legislature Monday, accusing lawmakers of defying a constitutional mandate and short-changing conservation land purchase and water protection projects. Earthjustice filed suit … Click here to read more