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Deputies get raise, but medical leave is limited

Sheriff Eric Flowers will give his deputies the 7-percent raise he told county commissioners was necessary for his ...

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Copper pipes break: Is county water to blame?

Hundreds of our neighbors have spent many thousands of dollars to remediate and replumb their homes the past ...

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Has Elite Airways flown its last flight from Vero?

Is Elite Airways being sold? Let’s hope so. Something needs to change – and fast – after Elite’s ...

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Marina referendum threatens Three Corners future

Here’s what locally may be by far the most important question of 2022. How will an out-of-county judge ...

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DeSantis’ influence felt in local elections

The biggest winner in last week’s elections here was Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wasn’t on the ballot but ...

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Sheriff shoots off mouth about guns in schools

My first thought while watching Sheriff Eric Flowers talk about school security during an interview with a TV ...

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Toxic politics poisoning our School Board races

Anyone wondering why the Florida Constitution mandates that school board elections be nonpartisan need look no further than ...

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No jail time for driver of car that killed bicyclist

There will be no justice for Carl Cutler, the John’s Island resident who was riding his bicycle along ...

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Sheriff resumes affair; his wife files for divorce

Six months ago, the community was rocked by our report that Sheriff Eric Flowers had been caught having ...

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Taking the politics out of Vero’s Downtown Fridays

It’s not fair, really, that good people must be punished for the sometimes-thuggish behavior tolerated by a small ...

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Barefoot: Disappointed, discouraged, concerned

Twenty months into his four-year School Board term, Brian Barefoot said the experience thus far has left disappointed, ...

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Will this sheriff ever give the community answers?

It’s difficult to muster much sympathy for Jamall Frederick, the 19-year-old convicted felon who was shot multiple times ...