Largest industrial development ever undertaken in Martin County now ‘shovel-ready’ in Indiantown

South Florida to Benefit From One of Largest Industrial Land Developments in Recent Years: Florida Commerce Park -- Park is Ready, Redundant & Sustainable and at Crossroads of Commerce; Park Anticipates Burgeoning Business Related to Expansion of Panama Canal -- (Source: www.FloridaCommercePark.com)

“Florida Commerce Park in Indiantown represents one of the largest non-residential land developments in recent South Florida history, and with up to 1.3 million buildable square feet is by far the largest industrial development ever undertaken in Martin County,” according to a Florida Commerce Park press release. “Approval comes at an opportune time for trade and industry in South Florida as the Panama Canal expansion … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island’s Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn marrying on Valentine’s Day?

The 30-year-old champion skier has credited Tiger as her secret weapon while recovering from multiple knee injuries. (Source: The National Enquirer)

“Tiger Woods wants to tee off on a Valentine’s Day wedding to Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn – but her family and friends don’t trust the golfer’s handicap as a reformed sex addict,” according to The National Enquirer. “Her family believes, ‘Once a cheater, always a cheater,’ … Click here to read more

Fleeing suspect takes off into Palm City woods during drug enforcement operation

(Source: Martin County Sheriff's Office)

24-year-old Jonathan Mesta’s night quickly went downhill when he refused to stop for Martin County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detectives during an interstate drug enforcement operation Monday night. Mesta, of Port St. Lucie, prompted a two mile pursuit that began near the exit of the Interstate 95 and ended on State Road 714, near Cobblestone. … Click here to read more

Just who is the One Florida Foundation?

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Is a bogus environmental group a shill for Big Sugar, Ag? Find out from award-winning Palm Beach Post blogger Sally Swartz: “In the world of water politics, people are not always who they seem to be … Click here to read more

Saving the goose and her golden eggs from AAF

Decaying railroad bridge, New River, Fort Lauderdale (Source: Flickr.com)

From The Triton: “All Aboard Florida’s proposal could have some positive impacts. But these benefits, that include profits for some, must not come at a price the rest of South Florida can’t afford to pay. … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post editorial: Move now to buy sugar land, send excess Lake O water south

Protesters, including active paddler Tracy Booth, of Stuart, show their opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers release of water into the St. Lucie Estuary at the St. Lucie River lock and dam last week. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post)

“The message to Gov. Rick Scott from a growing number of South Florida residents is clear: Buy U.S. Sugar Corp. land south of Lake Okeechobee now. Use it to store and clean the lake’s excess water, and send it south to the Everglades. Environmental activists want the water cleaned up and sent south to the water-starved Everglades instead; and for the first time in years, everything is aligned to make that happen — … Click here to read more

Keiser University backs down from becoming next Digital Domain tenant

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The city of Port St. Lucie has been seeking a new tenant since Digital Domain went bankrupt in 2012 when Jupiter Island’s John Textor was at the helm. The city borrowed money to purchase the nearly $40 million facility in 2009. The city of Port St. Lucie is losing millions of dollars as the building sits empty. For WPTV video … Click here to read more

Mark your calendar: Children’s Emergency Resources Golf Tourney at Martin Downs Golf Club

(Source: Childrens Emergency Resources)

Since 1979, Children’s Emergency Resources, Inc. (CER), has been providing help to Martin County children in need. The annual golf tournament is the largest fundraiser for CER, and will be held on Saturday, February 28 at the Martin Downs Golf Club in Palm City … Click here to read more

Video: Local pizza delivery man carjacked, kidnapped, forced into trunk of car

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A Martin County Papa John’s pizza delivery man was carjacked, then kidnapped while making a delivery to a home along the 5800 block of SE 47th Avenue in Stuart. The 40-year-old victim told the detectives that two gunman forced him into the trunk of his own car. For WPTV video … Click here to read more

JI’s Tiger missing a tooth after media scramble at girlfriend Lindsey Vonn’s World Cup win

According to his agent, (Source: Daily Mail)

From London’s Daily Mail: “‘During a crush of photographers at the awards’ podium at the World Cup event in Italy, a media member with a shoulder-mounted video camera pushed and surged towards the stage, turned and hit Tiger Woods in the mouth,’ Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg said. The identity and network of the camera operator is not known, nor it is it clear what became of the tooth … Click here to read more

Three things to do right now to help combat Lake Okeechobee releases into the St. Lucie Estuary

(Source: cyndi-lenz.com)

To help combat the Lake O releases, River Warrior Cyndi Lenz of Jensen Beach offers these suggestions: “1. Email Gov. Rick Scott and ask him to exercise the US Sugar Option on the 46,000 acres south of the Lake. 2. Go to the Senate web site on Amendment 1 … Click here to read more