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

Chase Bank location on Cove Road robbed, MCSO says

From WPTV: “The robbery suspect is described as a thin black male in his 40s, approximately 5′ 9” tall and wearing a black dress shirt, jeans, black sneakers and a camo baseball hat. … Click here to read more

WPTV: Martin County could cut funding to Community Redevelopment Agencies

“Martin County Commissioners are considering cutting the Community Redevelopment Agencies from the county budget. CRAs are areas in the county that receive extra funding for projects to help revitalize the area. The county has given more than $23 million to CRAs since 2000 … Click here to read more

From Martin County Commissioners: ‘Citizens, now is the time to weigh in on All Aboard FL’

Martin County staff is closely examining the Federal Railroad Administration’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) regarding All Aboard Florida’s proposal to provide intercity passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando. … Click here to read more

Prime suspect in Port Salerno girl’s disappearance dies

Two decades after 10-year-old Andrea Parsons disappeared from her Port Salerno neighborhood, the prime suspect since the very beginning is now dead. CBS12 has confirmed that Claude Davis has died. … Click here to read more

Murder suspect says 10-year-old Port Salerno girl fought hard to get away

From TCPalm: “Almost 20 years after the disappearance of a 10-year-old Port Salerno girl, the man charged with her kidnapping and presumed death recalled her as a nice girl, who fought hard to get away.” … Click here to read more