BCC to consider referendum: $10M waterpark expansion, $12.25M to improve Martin County Golf Course, $10M for new indoor sports facility

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Martin County Commission will be asked on Tuesday to put a bond referendum on the ballot in November to raise millions of dollars for parks projects including an expansion of Sailfish Splash Waterpark and a new indoor sports facility. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will make a presentation at 11:00 a.m. … Click here to read more

Tuesday’s BOCC agenda: Contentious ‘Battle of Pitchford’s Landing’ concludes another chapter

Local attorney and civic activist Virginia Sherlock details Tuesday’s upcoming Board of County Commissioners meeting agenda, which has been shortened by elimination of the Pitchford’s Landing application for final site plan approval: “The application is being withdrawn, concluding another chapter in the long and contentious Battle of Pitchford’s Landing.” … Click here to read more

Golf cart thefts lead to Sailfish Splash Waterpark burglary arrests

The Martin Sheriff’s Office has arrested 20-year old Timothy Strunk Jr., of Stuart, in connection to a rash of golf cart thefts taking place in Martin County. Strunk confessed to stealing a number of carts then abandoning them in wooded areas throughout the county. Strunk also confessed to taking part in the July 6th burglary of the Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart. … Click here to read more