Jill Roberts

News and Public Affairs

Getting a child ready for college can be hectic, but you may want to add insurance to the list of things you should consider before the start of the semester.

Missionary Flights International provides support to missionaries working primarily in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas as well as emergency relief to places like Puerto Rico.  In the future they'll be able to provide housing for those volunteers. Find out more by clicking HERE.

Hands Along the Water is a statewide event to remind our politicians that toxic algae is an important issue to the state's voters.  It's Sunday Aug. 12 at 10:00 a.m.. Find and event near you by visiting the Hands Along the Water statewide site on Facebook by clicking HERE.

A referendum on the primary ballot in Martin County this month asks for a half mil increase.

Find out how the money will be spent and how schools are funded by clicking HERE.

Read the report on the referendum from the Martin County Taxpayers Association by clicking HERE.

Career Source Brevard helps Puerto Ricans now living here after Hurricane Maria adjust to their new community.  Workshops are held in Spanish.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Take a look at Mars and a whole lot more as IRSC's Hallstrom Planetarium hosts "Mars Watch."  Find out more by clicking HERE.


The State's Department of Economic Opportunity wants to hear from businesses harmed by the presence of toxic blue-green algae washed into waterways by Lake Okeebhobee releases.  You can find the survey by clicking HERE.

Port St. Lucie Police train with the St. Lucie Fire District in responding to a mock active shooter threat at the  Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie.

Stuart residents prepare for more releases from Lake Okeechobee and the blue-green algae it will bring.

Nevard Tellalian's book details the indie musician life in the music industry.  She will be at Riverview Coffee, Tea & Books in Sebastian Saturday July 14 at 11:00 a.m..

Several politicians have addressed the problem of toxic blue-green algae released from Lake Okeechobee.

Senator Bill Nelson met with business and environmental leaders and elected officials to talk about toxic algae.

Now is the time to get your yard ready for hurricane season.

George Takei visits the Wine and Film Festival in Vero Beach.

VBWFF 2018 "Life Worth Living Legend" Award Honoree

If you've ever wondered if IRSC offers a program or a course that you might like, now is the time for you to find out.  A program showcase will be held Tuesday, June 10, 2018.  It's from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Koblegard Student Union Building on the Main Campus in Ft. Pierce.  If you can't make it, or would like more information click HERE.  You can also email info@irsc.edu or call 1-866-792-4772.