Break the Internet Greg Norman! Golf legend strips off for a dip in the wilderness at age 62

The Daily Telegraph reports that Jupiter Islander “Greg Norman turned 62 this year and judging by this revealing shot the musclebound golf legend isn’t ready to put away his iron just yet. The Great White Shark, showing off a body a man half his age would be proud of, is clearly still happy to take out his favourite club … Click here to read more

Sprint sues All Aboard Florida for $646,000 over partially paid bill

From The Sun Sentinel: “Sprint wants All Aboard Florida to pay up. The communications company has filed a lawsuit in Miami federal court against the parent-company of Brightline and a second company with ties to Florida East Coast Industries … Click here to read more

‘What Now, Tiger?’ Six questions for a player who once had all the answers …

“[Jupiter Islander] Tiger Woods once seemed invincible before he became the latest and perhaps most powerful proof that no one is. Now, like everyone else, all Woods has is hope.” [Editors’ Note: This story appears in the August 2017 issue of Golf Digest … Click here to read more

McClatchey: Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warn

“Federal gauges stationed around the state’s coast document the slowly rising water. After decades of almost imperceptible increases, the sea began rising faster about 30 years ago, said William Sweet, an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Click here to read more

ABC: Florida driver’s licenses and ID cards are getting a new look in August

“The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will begin issuing a new, more secure Florida driver license and ID cards, beginning in August. The new ID’s are said to be the most secure over-the-counter credentials … Click here to read more

MCSO: String of bad decisions lands out-of-county security guard in jail

“27-year-old Ashley Clarke of Palm Beach County knows the importance of her job as a security guard, it did not stop her from selling Fentanyl and Cocaine to undercover narcotics detectives … Click here to read more

Taxpayers mocked, insulted, soaked by BCC

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Martin County Commission will vote Tuesday to spend taxpayer dollars to try to persuade taxpayers to agree to increase taxes to allow Commissioners to spend still more tax dollars. An item on the Consent Agenda (Item 4B2) authorizes staff to spend $10,000.00 in tax dollars to provide ‘educational’ (translation: ‘promotional’) materials for the August 29 sales tax surcharge referendum. … Click here to read more

Ticket scofflaws beware of The Barnacle; Stuart employing a new parking enforcement tool

From WPTV: “The old fashioned boot is getting the boot. Say ‘Hello’ to the brand new ‘Barnacle’ … Click here to read more

Bacteria levels elevated at Leighton Park in Palm City

An advisory is now in effect for the waters near Leighton Park in Palm City. Results from samples taken yesterday show higher than normal levels of enteric bacteria in both areas. The advisory will remain in effect until results show consistent readings in the good range. … Click here to read more

BREAKING: ‘Significant’ algae bloom on Lake Okeechobee

The Palm Beach Post reports that “The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are monitoring an algae bloom on Lake Okeechobee that has been growing since at least last week. ‘We would consider it a significant algal bloom,’ … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound murder: Tricia Todd’s killer faces new troubles behind bars

From WPTV: “Steven Williams is currently serving a 35-year sentence, that was part of a plea deal, for the murder of his ex-wife Tricia Todd. Prison records show Williams is facing even more trouble behind bars. He was punished for contraband … Click here to read more