Former owner of Palm City’s Martin Downs Country Club: Billionaire Glenn Straub’s ex claims revenge

WPBF reports that a civil court battle is underway between [the former owner of Palm City’s Martin Downs Country Club] developer Glenn Straub’s Palm Beach Polo company and his former girlfriend … Click here to read more

Recent methamphetamine arrests put dangerous and addictive drug back on radar in Martin County

“Martin County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detectives are ramping up efforts to target those selling and distributing methamphetamine, after the arrest of two Palm City residents. Following an investigation into possible meth sales, detectives executed a search warrant at a home on the 700 block of SW 36th Terrace in Palm City … Click here to read more

MCSO local fraud alert: Scammers using your family info to obtain thousands of $$$ of gift cards

“A clerk at a local Wal-Mart store is credited with saving a Jensen Beach woman $3,000, after the woman received a phone call that her grandson was in trouble. The woman reported that she received a call from a male who she thought was her grandson … Click here to read more

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-Palm City) under consideration to be Veterans Affairs secretary

From The Sun-Sentinel: “A White House official on Thursday said U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, who was elected to the House in 2016, was among the list of candidates for the job heading an agency of 360,000 employees serving 9 million veterans. The White House official would not say if Mast is the leading candidate for the VA position. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations … Click here to read more

Costco looks into opening warehouse club in Stuart

From WPTV: “Costco is now looking at opening a store in Stuart, just a few miles away from where some people in Palm City protested a proposed Costco store last year … Click here to read more

Woman carjacked outside fitness center in Palm City

From CBS12 — “A trip to the gym Saturday afternoon turned into a harrowing ordeal for a woman from Stuart. The woman became the victim of a carjacking at gunpoint. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said the carjacking happened in the parking lot of Anytime Fitness in Palm City … Click here to read more

MCSO: Alert tellers at Palm City’s Bank of America initiated a crime prevention chain reaction

“A Miami man on a mission to steal $5,000 by attempting to cash a fraudulent check at a Palm City Bank, underestimated the skill of the players behind the counter. The check that 31-year old Vicente Rodriguez of Miami presented to tellers at Bank of America on SW Martin Downs Boulevard … Click here to read more

Armed and dangerous suspect pursued: Dramatic takedown at 95/High Meadows exit in Palm City

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “A 2 a.m. call about a suspected armed and dangerous carjacker moving through Martin County had a dramatic ending following a pursuit through Martin County over the weekend. … Click here to read more

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush now members at Palm City’s Floridian Golf Club

From Golfweek: “Jim Crane, the owner of The Floridian in Palm City as well as the Houston Astros, explained that former President Barack Obama is actually now a member at the club. And he’s not the only ex-commander-in-chief to join the membership at The Floridian. George W. Bush is on board, too … Click here to read more

Tickets available now: Caring Fields Felines presents Merry Meows fundraiser, December 3

From Caring Fields Felines: “The MERRY MEOWS GALA is coming up Sunday December 3 from 4-8PM. Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door. ​Please come and bring your friends! Everyone is welcome. … Click here to read more

Armed carjacking suspects located in Palm City, now in custody after early morning manhunt

“Armed carjacking suspects were located hiding in the Four Rivers community in Palm City. Deputies actively searched for the suspects in communities throughout Palm City. All three subjects now in custody … Click here to read more