Owner of McDonald’s in Stuart apologizes for flying upside-down flag

From CBS12: “A Treasure Coast veteran is outraged after seeing the American flag flying upside down outside a McDonald’s on U.S. 1 and Johnson Avenue. An upside-down flag is the official sign of distress and the flag wasn’t being flown properly. Ben Gilbreth, a local Air Force veteran, said ‘It basically offends everybody who is an American … Click here to read more

‘Coffee with a Cop’: Building community relationships one cup at a time

” McDonald’s and the Martin County Sheriff’s Office are inviting community members to Coffee with a Cop, a national initiative supported by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.The informal events, hosted by local McDonald’s in July and August, aim to help build relationships between officers and the communities they serve. (See locations, dates and time … Click here to read more

Rolling Stone details St. Lucie’s Hadley murders: ‘…killing time at the mall in Stuart…’

Rolling Stone’s December issue details the shocking story of a St. Lucie County teen, his wild house party, and two grisly murders: “Even the parks were closed at night. Mike and his friends had already spent three hours killing time at the mall in Stuart, 20 minutes down the coast, and another hour at McDonald’s… … Click here to read more