Jill Roberts

News and Public Affairs

Col. Andrew Kelly, Commander of the Jacksonville District of the Army Crops of Engineers says that due to expected oyster spawning, releases to the St. Lucie River from Lake Okeechobee will be slightly reduced.  You can find out more about the lake and its management by clicking HERE.

Former WQCS reporter Kenrick Thomas met with Mary Ann Carroll in July of 2014.  We reach into our archives for that story.  Carroll was named a featured artist and her work was displayed in the governor’s mansion for Black History Month.

The group held a Vero Beach press conference to express concerns about safety with Virgin Trains USA.  The higher speed rail line to connect Miami to Orlando has no stops planned on the Treasure Coast.  Find out more about the group by clicking HERE.

Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Florida Oceanographic Society's Coastal Center on Thursday to announce the appointment.

Port St. Lucie residents can attend the Citizen Summit on Saturday or complete the citizen survey online.  Find out more on either option by clicking HERE.

Drew Mello

Feb 19, 2019

It is with sadness that we share with you the passing of WQCS Morning Edition Host Drew Mello.

Drew’s smooth voice and sense of humor helped so many of us get our day off to a great start. Despite the fact that he got up well before the sun each weekday, he was always at his best both on the air and in person. Whether it was the location of morning traffic crashes or information during a threatening hurricane, Drew helped to keep us informed with his calm voice and clear delivery of information

Gretchen Rose writes from her daughter's point of view in her honest memoir titled "Dancing With the Devil."  She will be at the Vero Beach Book Center Feb. 20 at 4:00 p.m..  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Heart Disease remains the nation's number one killer.  Reduce your chances of heart disease and other health problems by reducing your weight.  More information on keeping your heart healthy can be found by clicking HERE.

Men and women will walk a mile in red stiletto heels to raise awareness of domestic violence issues and raise funds for SafeSpace.  You can find out more about services offered by SafeSpace and about the event by clicking HERE.

Seniors vs Crime is a statewide effort that helps recover money and educate seniors or potential fraud risks.  You can find you more by clikcking HERE.

It seems you can find out how to do just about anything on YouTube.  Finding out what you need for things like renewing your driver's licence in St. Lucie County is now one of them.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Juvenile killers who received life sentences are entitled to resentencing under a supreme court ruling.  A new podcast explores several local cases.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

The annual Citrus Show is at the Fenn Center in Ft. Pierce Jan. 23-24.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Archeology Day will be presented Saturday Jan, 19 the Richardson Center on IRSC's Meuller Campus from 10 a.m. till noon.  Admission is free.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

With too many activities to pack into one week, St. Lucie County Shedules Martin Luther King commemorateive activities.  To see a schedule, click HERE.

See Indian River County Events by clicking HERE.

Martin County Events can be found by clicking HERE.