False alarm: March 10 ‘Emergency?’

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “An ’emergency meeting’ of the Martin County Board of County Commissioners has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Friday, March 10, for the purpose of voting on a resolution supporting proposals to incorporate Hobe Sound and Indiantown. It is not clear how a resolution supporting incorporation of Hobe Sound and Indiantown meets the definition of an ’emergency’ … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound’s Burt Reynolds to auction off another Trans-Am

“Mustachioed silver screen legend Burt Reynolds keeps unloading his memorabilia,” according to The Wrap. “The movie star is auctioning off his very own 1978 Pro-Touring Firebird Trans-Am. It’s the actor’s signature car — … Click here to read more

From Tiger’s blog: Prez-elect Trump; ‘Make Tiger Great Again;’ advice at Hobe Sound’s Medalist

: “I recently played with President-elect Donald Trump. What most impressed me was how far he hits the ball at 70 years old. He takes a pretty good lash. Our discussion topics were wide-ranging; it was fun … Click here to read more

Vote would be Nov 2017: New towns in Martin County? Hobe Sound and Indiantown want in

From the Palm Beach Post: “Indiantown and Hobe Sound, two of Martin County’s oldest communities, want to be towns. Control of zoning and building codes is one of the main benefits of incorporation, say supporters from both areas … Click here to read more

MCSO update Jan 3, 3:54PM: 14-year-old James Cone located and in protective custody

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office seeking information on the whereabouts of 14-year old James Lee Cone. Cone is from Hobe Sound and has ties to Northern PB County. … Click here to read more

Stuart teen dies in Hobe Sound crash

From The Palm Beach Post: A 16-year-old boy from Stuart died in a motorcycle crash in Hobe Sound on Wednesday night which involved seven other people. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on the intersection of Southeast Gomez Avenue … Click here to read more

MCSO works to keep 60 head of cattle out of traffic in Hobe Sound

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a loose farm animal call this morning, only to locate about 60-head of cattle roaming the area near Bridge Road … Click here to read more

Martin County to reinstate CRA’s

From WFLX: “Martin County Commissioners are in favor of bringing back independent Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs). They are set to vote to rewrite the ordinance this month. … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound’s Tricia Todd trial: Steven Williams sentenced to 35 years

From The PBPost: “A Martin County judge sentenced Steven Williams to 35 years in prison for the death of Willams’ ex-wife, Tricia Todd. Williams appeared before Martin County Circuit Judge Lawrence Mirman Friday afternoon as Todd’s family, friends, Stevens’ family and Martin County Sheriff William Snyder sat in the courtroom … Click here to read more

Burt Reynolds and The Bandit: Documentary chronicles the making of a classic

“[Hobe Sound’s] Burt Reynolds is a megastar. But he may never have been that way without stunt man-turned-director Hal Needham,” according to The Austin Chronicle. “As Reynolds’ longtime double for all those hair-raising, life-threatening leaps and fights, he made Reynolds look like a badass … Click here to read more

PBPost: Online journal gives glimpse into Hobe Sound’s Tricia Todd, ex who killed her

“For years, Tricia Todd posted in her online journal about life, faith and her tumultuous relationship with her ex-husband, Steven Williams. ‘It takes a truly evil person to kill such a sweet kitten. That’s when I finally saw him for what he was and left him,’ she wrote in August 2009. ‘I have forgiven my soon to be ex-husband for many things, but have been holding out on these things … Click here to read more