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County Commission and School Board Forum slated

The Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a free forum Thursday, April 5, at the Hobe Sound Bible College. Residents can meet and hear in person the candidates for the Martin County Commission and School Board, perhaps the offices most relevant to residents’ everyday lives. […]

Mast to answer questions about safe schools at taxpayers meeting

Stopping the threat of more school shootings The Martin County Taxpayers Association opened ticket sales to the public for its annual dinner Thursday, March 29, to hear the opinions of two Republican political leaders, US Congressman Brian Mast and Martin County Sheriff Will Snyder. Mast’s […]

Maggy Hurchalla hijacks court’s order

Ruling in Lake Point case delayed by yet another hearing A jury took only 90 minutes on Valentine’s Day to find environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla, a former Martin County commissioner, liable for tortious interference. Now, two weeks later, the court still has not yet issued the order […]

Fielding, Heard pleaded the Fifth

The right to silence will protect 2 commissioners Two sitting commissioners, Sarah Heard and Ed Fielding, pleaded the Fifth Amendment in court affidavits filed Jan. 26 for a trial that does not begin until Feb. 5. The commissioners had been subpoenaed to testify in the […]

Commissioners in hot water … again

Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard and former commissioner Anne Scott turned themselves into the Martin County Sheriff’s Office today, both facing new charges of violating the state’s public records laws. Heard was indicted and booked today on two criminal counts of violating public records laws, […]